Keyword: Design

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INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed a dynamic respirator that modulates its pore size in response to changing conditions, such as exercise or air pollution levels,...

Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The products that help stop the spread of communicable diseases range from simple to sophisticated.
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.
Technology Leaders: Packaging & Sterilization
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
INSIDER: Design

Anticipating the increased need for better oxygen concentrators as the fight against COVID-19 rages on, researchers have laid a computational framework to design the most...

Features: Design
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
Features: Design
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
R&D: Energy
The cardiac pacemaker of the future could be powered by the heart itself.
Briefs: Design
Deadlines are approaching for compliance.
Technology Leaders: Semiconductors & ICs
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
Special Reports: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Reference design kits, smart textiles, thermoplastic elastomers, and more.
R&D: Design
An intra-oral device is fitted by a dental professional to the upper and lower back teeth.
Products: Materials
Touchless switches, biocompatible adhesives, 3D-printing materials, and more.
Features: Wearables
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
Briefs: Medical
Modifications to existing N95 masks improve their reusability.
INSIDER: Design

Researchers have transformed copper nanowires into metal foams that could be used in facemasks and air filtration systems. The foams filter efficiently and...

Features: FDA/Regulatory
The "Evolving To MedDev" 2021 digital event will provide automotive and aerospace companies with practical information about how they can enter into the medical device supply chain.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
An appropriate aesthetic can be much more than consequential cosmetics; it can improve ease-of-use and safety.
Technology Leaders: Design
Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.
Features: Design
Mulherin helped to bring the CellSearch circulating tumor cell instruments and kits to the market.
Blog: Design

Ford is stepping up its drive to encourage Americans to #FinishStrong in the battle against COVID-19 with the announcement of three new initiatives that include new...

Briefs: Design
The respirator earned a 100 percent success rate for fit testing.
White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Laser Restructuring Enhances Electrode Performance and Durability

A new surface modification process enhances the properties of the metal alloys used for implantable medical electrodes. Called laser restructuring, this patented process...

Blog: Design

Minalex Corporation is playing a pivotal role in shortening the time needed to process RT-PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 by supplying a component essential for the...

Features: Medical
Having a strong business plan can provide a resilient foundation for successful medical device innovation.
INSIDER: Medical

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ research team has invented a novel face mask using a transparent shield with filtered vents. The see-through “Clear Talker” mask allows...

R&D: Design
Researchers have developed a handheld, portable ammonia detector that — like glucometers used to measure blood sugar — assesses ammonia levels from a finger or earlobe prick.
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.

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John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control

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.