Keyword: Augmented /​ virtual reality

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Briefs: AR/AI
See how immersive mixed reality has helped medtech manufacturers maintain factory output despite the challenges posed by COVID-19.
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Global Innovations: Medical
A single-strained electronic skin sensor, powered by deep learning, can capture human motion from a distance.
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Briefs: Medical
3D interface provides cellular-level, full-body blood flow modeling to study and treat cardiovascular disease.
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R&D: Medical

Scientists have shown that amputees can actually be convinced that the prosthetic hand belongs to their own body. They do this by going beyond the “seeing is believing” idiom based on...

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R&D: Medical

A new wireless eye-tracking technology is based on electro-oculography (EOG), an ophthalmology technique used to examine eyes and record eye movement. The technology, which is integrated into a standard pair...

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Features: Medical
THE WESTIN WALTHAM BOSTON • JUNE 25, 2018
www.medinnovationevent.com

Medical devices are an innovative, essential, and rapidly evolving component of healthcare technology and delivery. This...

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Features: AR/AI

Digital design tools — computer modeling and realistic simulation — have emerged as key contributors to success in medical device product design and manufacturing, and increasingly in the...

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Global Innovations: Medical
Imperial College London
London, UK
www.imperial.ac.uk

In a series of procedures carried out by a team at Imperial College London at St Mary’s...

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R&D: Medical

A new type of soft and stretchable sensor could find uses in applications ranging from athletics and health monitoring to prosthetics and virtual reality. The technology, called iSoft, is capable of...

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Features: Medical

The reliability of the embedded software used in medical devices and the risk associated with it has become a vital concern. IEC 62304, “Medical device...

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Features: Medical

For years, anatomical models have played important roles in hospitals and healthcare facilities. From educational aids to practice dummies, these models serve many functions for...

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Features: AR/AI

The global biophotonics market is estimated to reach $91.31 billion by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research, San Francisco, CA. The developments in optical...

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Global Innovations: Medical
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
www.unibas.ch

Before an operation, surgeons have to obtain the most precise image possible of the anatomical...

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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The next industrial revolution is on its way. It is bringing innovative technologies that are available and proven and placing them in the modern...

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Briefs: Medical

For veterans who have lost a limb, a prosthesis is a lifeline. An artificial device not only provides mobility and enables routine activity, it can be life giving —...

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R&D: Medical
Foot Device Controls Video Game Action

A group of graduate students from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, devised a sandal-like controller that allows a video game player to control the on-screen action with his feet. The team — dubbed GEAR, for Game Enhancing Augmented Reality — created the device for amputees or those with...

Briefs: Medical

Being able to manipulate virtual fingers, or even fingers attached to a functioning prosthetic device, is not the same as feeling like the device is part of your own body. Researchers at Arizona...

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Features: AR/AI

At a time when the healthcare industry is undergoing profound foundational shifts and the regulatory and legislative...

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Mission Accomplished: Photonics/Optics

When you think of the word cave, you might think of a dark, hidden place, right? Not anymore. The CAVE™ and CAVE2™, developed by the Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) at...

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Features: Electronics & Computers

Facing multiple challenges including cost pressure, global competition, and evolving market de mands, medical device companies may consider engaging with a design...

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Features: Medical

We’ve all purchased new technologies, trinkets, and toys that were so counterintuitive that it was surprising how the product ever made it to market. While a poor gadget may present...

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Features: Medical

Most medical electronic systems now depend on combinations of hardware and software, forming elaborate mechatronic systems that both monitor and regulate patient...

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Applications: Medical

Medical device design presents specific challenges for finite element analysis (FEA) engineers, who are tasked with simulating the mechanical behavior of medical devices or their...

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Briefs: Materials

Advances in body armor and life-saving technology have increased survival rates of severely injured military personnel. Unfortunately, the survivors of improvised explosive...

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Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords
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Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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Inside Story: Ensuring Reusable Devices Are Safe for the Next Patient
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe processes for cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology Medical Device Testing, Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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