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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.
In the universe of wear resistant thin films, diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings have emerged as the ideal solution for demanding physical applications
A wound-healing patch; a blood-pressure monitor; an implantable wireless pacing system; and a wearable glucose sensor are this year's "Create the Future" nominees.
EMS providers, contract manufacturers (CMs), and printed circuit board (PCB) fabricators are the strongest link in the supply chain critical for building medical electronics equipment, including ventilators
Smaller parts and devices will likely play bigger roles in the advancement of robotic surgery and telesurgery.
See how advanced adhesive compounds provide manufacturers with an effective alternative to mechanical fasteners.
Having a strong business plan can provide a resilient foundation for successful medical device innovation.
Regardless of the pace of production, quality control testing is still required to ensure that the products being sent to our front lines will perform as required.

As summer 2020 gives way to fall and we continue grappling with unprecedented challenges, healthcare industry efforts persist to ensure that medical supplies are available when and where they are...

Engineers are thinking of creative ways to design a packaging system that will ensure safe arrival of a medical device.
Machine-to-machine communication, deep learning, XR, and AI are all going to have an extraordinary will require low-latency manufacturing.
See how six-robots are being used to produce medical devices.
Learn how liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is playing a major role in the fabrication of new medical devices.
Medtech devices have become smaller over this last decade, and the advancements in connected technology are just beginning.
Medical device developers are providing more options through intuitive user interfaces (UIs).
A secure communications channel protects the privacy and integrity of a patient’s information
Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.
A number of manufacturers are still in the process of confirming who qualifies as an "Economic Operator."
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
Collaboration and innovation, born of necessity, hold potential to improve the healthcare industry’s PPE product choices and supply reliability.
Battery-powered, highly portable oxygen concentrators are a growing trend in patient mobility, but building the devices is still an engineering challenge.
Instruments used in minimally invasive surgeries today often require elaborate features, and greater attention to detail in the product-design process.
A plasma etching process called electron enhanced material processing (EEMP) has been shown to improve performance of metal and alloys.
Ensure that your embedded parts will both work for the application and meet the workload and environmental requirements.
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Q&A: How Do You Protect Your IP?
Philip Nelson, a partner with Knobbe Martens, provides some insights for device companies facing challenges with intellectual property.

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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.

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