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From the Editor: Communications
Wireless charging at a distance could be a game changer for medical devices in hospital settings.
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Briefs: Data Acquisition
Implantable bioelectronics are now often key in assisting or monitoring vital organs, but they often lack a safe, reliable way of transmitting their data to doctors.
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Products: Software
Electrolyte tanks, medical servers, lab management software, and more.
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R&D: Communications
An ultra-thin wireless device grows to the surface of bone and could someday help physicians monitor bone health and healing over long periods.
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Products: Communications
Trackers, interferometers, laser sensors, and more.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis.
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R&D: Communications
Researchers are creating new tools for a method called optogenetics, which shines light at specific neurons in the brain to excite or suppress activity.
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Briefs: Communications
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
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Supplements: AR/AI
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
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Products: Materials
Embedded antennas, fume hoods, computing nodes, and more.
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Products: Medical
Murata has released a Type 1RM ultra-small Medical Implant Communication System (MICS) band radio module.
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From the Editor: Medical

AT&T is building up its FirstNet network, while also rolling out 5G New Radio — both of which are part of the future of connected of healthcare. FirstNet is...

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INSIDER: Medical

A new tool can monitor people for cardiac arrest while they’re asleep without touching them. A new skill for a smart speaker — like Google Home and Amazon Alexa — or...

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Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Technology has always played a central role in healthcare. From microscopes to medical imaging, and from pacemakers to prosthetics, technological breakthroughs throughout history have improved diagnosis,...

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Briefs: Medical

A new device developed by Stanford University researchers could make it easier for doctors to monitor the success of blood vessel surgery. The sensor, detailed in a paper published in Nature...

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INSIDER: IoMT

Researchers are developing an eco-friendly, 3D printable solution for producing wireless Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors that can be used and disposed of without...

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INSIDER: Connectivity

A new neurostimulator can listen to and stimulate electric current in the brain at the same time, potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases...

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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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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A team led by the University of California San Diego has developed a chip that can detect a type of genetic mutation known as a single nucleotide...

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Briefs: Communications

Researchers at Caltech have developed an implantable pressure sensor that can reside in the human eye for years at a time while wirelessly sending data about the eye’s...

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Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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

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Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

In hospitals and healthcare institutions, the sheer amount of patient metrics to track for the staff of doctors and nurses can be been a point of contention....

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Features: RF & Microwave Electronics

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been described as the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and...

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INSIDER: Connectivity

A first-of-its-kind portable wireless device can monitor stomach motility to enable physicians to measure and ultimately better understand slow wave activity. It will help doctors treat the...

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INSIDER: Connectivity

Researchers have devised a way to wirelessly power small electronic devices that can linger in the digestive tract indefinitely after being swallowed. Such devices could be used to sense...

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News: Medical
FDA Touts New AAMI Report on ‘Wireless Coexistence’ and Medical Devices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is flagging a new technical information report (TIR) from AAMI that provides crucial guidance for “wireless coexistence” for a wide array of medical devices and systems.

Products: Medical

Steute Meditech, Ridgefield, CT, introduced wireless, medical-grade, handheld controls designed with its proprietary 2.4-GHz frequency-hopping protocol. The bidirectional, 32 RF-channel protocol changes...

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R&D: Medical

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have built implantable wireless devices that trigger — and may block...

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Products: Test & Measurement

Advanced Orientation Systems, Inc., Linden, NJ, has released the wireless EZ-LEVEL-PRO dual axis inclinometer suitable for laboratory, QC, or high-resolution production applications and allows users to...

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Ask the Expert

John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control
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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Residual Levels for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe EO Residual levels for medical devices, Medical Design Briefs recently spoke with Leonard Harris, Manager, Chemistry and Container Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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