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R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using 3D printers, scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures.
Products: Medical
SPC Software

Zontec, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, has released new statistical process control (SPC) software designed to improve manufacturing quality. The Synergy 1000™ and...

News: Software

A new NYU Langone study offers the first solid evidence that functional MRI scans of brain entropy are a new means to understanding human intelligence. High-tech scans of the resting human brain...

R&D: Design
Computational Model Designs Building Blocks for Synthetic Muscle

In order to develop synthetic muscles for applications in regenerative medicine or robotics, scientists must understand which combination of myosin produces each desired action. This would require a labor-intensive process of nanoscale trial and error that could take years in the...

Products: Medical

Hexagon Metrology, N. Kingstown, RI, has launched PC-DMIS 2014.1, a significant update of the popular measurement software to collect, evaluate, manage, and present manufacturing data. The new...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Cognex Corporation, Natick, MA, announces its PowerGrid™ technology, a texture-based location algorithm that takes a unique, inside-out approach to reading 2D matrix and Direct Part Mark codes. While conventional...

News: Software
Medical Imaging Software Helps Diagnose Lung Cancer

Scientists at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, are developing imaging software that, they say, could give radiologists a tool to measure the growth of nodules in patients at risk of lung cancer. In a two-year study, Nathan Cahill, an associate professor in RIT’s School of...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control
New Surgical Guidance System for Minimally Invasive Surgery

A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, has designed a computerized imaging process to make minimally invasive surgery more accurate and streamlined using equipment already common in the operating room.

Products: Software

Express Logic, San Diego, CA, introduces GUIX™, a new graphical user interface (GUI) development framework. GUIX is a small-footprint, low-overhead runtime engine and development tool that targets the ARM...

Products: Software

Tektronix, Beaverton, OR, the world’s leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, announced a series of enhancements to its USB 3.0 test solutions including an industry first transmitter test solution...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control
New App for Tablet PCs Aids Surgeons in the OR

Until now, surgeons had to memorize the precise location of important blood vessels in organs and where tumors were likely to be found. But, a new app for tablet computers developed by Fraunhofer MEVIS research institute in Bremen, Germany, could help surgeons reduce the rate of complications during...

Products: Software

COMSOL, Inc., Burlington, MA, released major new additions to the COMSOL simulation platform. The latest version of COMSOL Multiphysics, version 4.3b, introduces five new application- specific modules: Multi-body...

Products: Software

Grayhill, Inc., La Grange, IL, announces the release of the latest version of its ground-breaking Instinct™ Gesture Recognition Library. Instinct is an innovative software tool that converts...

Products: Medical

Following the recent release of its fastest 3D scanhead to date, ShapeGrabber, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, announced the release of its ShapeGrabber Software v.7, which encompasses a wide range of features, APIs, and tools...

News: Medical
Finding and Fixing Software Bugs in Surgical Robots

Surgical robots could make some types of surgery safer and more effective, but proving that the software controlling these machines works as intended is problematic. So say researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory,...

Briefs: Software

Product development teams are under increasing pressure to engineer more complex products that combine numerous electrical systems within a single design, including visual interfaces,...

Briefs: Software

This technology helps technical application developers incorporate mathematical and statistical functionality in their applications, while providing the documentation...

Ask the Expert

Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords

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.

Inside Story

Rapid Precision Prototyping Program Speeds Medtech Product Development

Rapid prototyping technologies play an important role in supporting new product development (NPD) by companies that are working to bring novel and innovative products to market. But in advanced industries where products often make use of multiple technologies, and where meeting a part’s exacting tolerances is essential, speed without precision is rarely enough. In such advanced manufacturing—including the medical device and surgical robotics industries — the ability to produce high-precision prototypes early in the development cycle can be critical for meeting design expectations and bringing finished products to market efficiently.