Keyword: Design processes

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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Despite the growth in MIS advancements over the last two decades, these techniques are still in their adolescence. There is much room for growth.
Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
Briefs: Design
Modifications to existing N95 masks improve their reusability.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
An appropriate aesthetic can be much more than consequential cosmetics; it can improve ease-of-use and safety.
Features: Medical
An industry expert offers tips for overload protection of defibrillators and ultrasound machines used in critical cardiac care.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This relationship is important to understand when developing the end system.
Technology Leaders: Medical
Ventilators are mission-critical to sustaining life and require a robust design to ensure they maintain the necessary up-time for patient care.
Applications: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Even the latest medical and biomedical innovations, from imaging equipment to sensors, require fasteners that never fail.
Technology Leaders: Design
The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty and delays in procedures, and the orthopedics industry must keep innovating.
Features: Materials
Learn how liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is playing a major role in the fabrication of new medical devices.
Features: Design
Medtech devices have become smaller over this last decade, and the advancements in connected technology are just beginning.
Features: Electronics & Computers
Ensure that your embedded parts will both work for the application and meet the workload and environmental requirements.
Technology Leaders: Design
For wearable devices to function as intended, they need to have a secure, reliable hold for the desired duration of use.
Features: Design
Here are five medical device specific strategies UEGroup recommends to make stronger products with stronger FDA submissions.
Features: Medical
Cold plasma has been used for decades to treat surfaces in a variety of industries.
Briefs: FDA/Regulatory

Medical device companies recognize that having an emphasis on design controls helps to assure good design and engineering practices that yield high-quality solutions. This is critical...

Features: Medical

Peak Analysis and Automation (PAA), Farnborough, UK, has designed a budget-friendly plate handler that works in a tight laboratory footprint, developing an innovative product that could...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Although the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported progress on reducing overall infection rates with enhanced safety measures and better disinfection...

Features: Medical

When it comes to diabetes management, accurate blood glucose readings are paramount. And when it comes to generating accurate readings, the quality of the test strip is...

Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Laser sintering technology enables medical technology designers to print plastic objects for feasibility studies within a very short time. The functional prototypes...

Briefs: Medical

While the regulatory and validation burden can be high, it's not surprising that the medical device industry is one of the earliest adopters of additive manufacturing (AM, aka...

R&D: Medical

Engineers have developed a more stable prosthetic leg — and a better way of designing them — that could make challenging terrain more manageable for people who have lost a lower...

R&D: Medical

Researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone. Signals are collected by a user wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Precision in surgery is paramount. Surgeons rely on a variety of handheld instruments, and they increasingly want tools that can aid in accessing hard-to-reach areas...

Features: Wearables

People often talk about thinking “outside the box” but one of the things most exciting in modern technology is being able to design “off the glass” — meaning a piece of technology...

R&D: Nanotechnology

Researchers have designed a temperature-controllable copper-based material for sieving or storing different kinds of gases. The rationale used to design the material could act as a blueprint for developing...

Briefs: Software

NIBIB-funded engineers are designing and testing aortic heart valve replacements made of polymers rather than animal heart tissues. The goal is to optimize performance of these valves in an...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Traditionally, small chip antennas used in Bluetooth-enabled devices have required a designated ground “keep out” area to minimize interference from other components and...

Features: Design

Selecting an adhesive when designing a wearable medical device is not a trivial exercise. Too often the adhesive selection process is executed with the mindset “tape is...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.