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Drivers, linear actuators, micro servo drives, and more.
First Sensor devices combine two sensing elements in a single housing.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Large-Area Flexible Organic Photodiodes
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
The two materials are interlocked as closely as links in a chain.
The achievement could increase the understanding of the brain's connectivity and detect signs of traumatic brain injury, dementia, and schizophrenia.
A new biomaterial significantly reduces scar formation after wounding, leading to more effective skin healing.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Easier Printing of Circuitry on Wearable Fabrics
The breakthrough involves inkjet printing and materials with a crystal structure discovered nearly two centuries ago.
Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
Surgical Robotics: The Art of Saving Costs with Cables
Learn about the motion-control options that give robot makers a wider stride than their competitors.
Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion
Exploring Medical Applications of Ultra-Fine Nitinol Wire
Nitinol also has a unique ability to adapt to extraordinary strains and is compatible with the human body.
Global Innovations: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D Printed Bioink-Loaded Stents Treat Inflammation
New biodegradable stents treat radiation esophagitis.
A recent survey of medical device industry leaders finds that they are shifting their perspective toward digital technologies in the wake of COVID-19.
Learn about the semiconductor products and capabilities on the market today ideally suited for healthcare devices.
An industry expert offers tips for overload protection of defibrillators and ultrasound machines used in critical cardiac care.
An award-winning pacing system eliminates shocks, leads, and wires.
As sensors become more complex and specialized, they require a protective coating.
Winners will be announced in Medical Design Briefs and online.
Products: Data Acquisition
Product Focus: Test & Measurement 2020
Auto-injectors, transmitters, laser scanners, and more.
Magnetic angle sensors, heat-staking platforms, regulatory software, and more.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc., Santa Clara, CA, has released an RGB-IR medical image sensor, which provides simultaneous white-light RGB captures and infrared monochrome captures in a single CMOS sensor.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible Sensor Offers Less Hysteresis
Flexible TRACE sensor patches can be placed on the skin to measure blood flow in superficial arteries.
Using 3D printers, scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures.
A biodegradable, transparent, flexible and fast-acting thermo-therapy patch from plant leaves is compatible with flexible electronic applications.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wearable Pressure-Sensitive Devices
A gelatin-based hydrogel addresses the problems presented in constructing wearable pressure-sensitive sensors.
The rectangular robot is as tiny as a few human hairs.
Researchers have developed a biomaterial that significantly reduces scar formation after wounding.
A paper-clip-sized device has been shown to help patients with upper limb paralysis to text, e-mail, and even shop online in the first human trial.
Smart dressings made of silk and nanodiamonds effectively sensed wound temperature.
A new report indicates how the medtech industry will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.

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