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Blog: Medical

Israel’s Pangea, which specializes in digital transformation of government and business services, is at the forefront of efforts to reopen airports and facilitate travel in the age of...

Blog: Nanotechnology

Scientists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have succeeded in detecting anti-avian influenza virus antibody in blood serum within 20 minutes, using a portable analyzer they have developed to conduct rapid...

Blog: Design

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there’s been a worldwide shortage of face masks — particularly, the N95 ones worn by healthcare workers. Although these coverings...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Royal Philips has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its wearable...

Blog: Medical

After receiving more than 100 applications, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has selected eight U.S. manufacturers to make a new ventilator...

From the Editor: Medical

As COVID-19 has swept through the globe, it has brought with it a new normal — at least for the time being. As I discussed last month, the...

Blog: Materials

In the midst of the current pandemic, time is of the essence. So, when the US Department of Health & Human Services tapped Hamilton Medical, Inc. to aid the...

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Keter North America Inc. has begun production of high-quality, reusable face shields at its plants in Anderson, IN, and Milton, ON, Canada. Both...

Blog: Medical

Medical staff treating patients on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic come face to face daily with the risk of exposure to the virus. Among the riskiest...

Blog: Design

MERS, which struck South Korea in a 2015 outbreak, was caused by a coronavirus — the same family of viruses that is responsible for COVID-19 (disease: COVID-19,...

Blog: Medical

Everlywell, a digital health company that offers individuals access to at-home collection lab tests, has received an Emergency Use...

Blog: AR/AI

In an effort to harness diverse streams of data to understand and respond to COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has entered into an agreement with Aetion to...

Blog: Motion Control

With the advent of COVID-19, medical ventilators are more critical than ever. Ewellix, which manufactures linear motion and actuation solutions, is...

Blog: Design

“Testing, testing, testing.” It’s a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to...

Blog: Medical

Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics received an amended emergency use authorization from FDA for the first SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus test that will allow people to collect...

Blog: Medical

ICHORtec GmbH today has filed patent applications in the United States, Germany, and the European Union for in situ detection of the novel...

Blog: Medical

WAI, Miramar, FL, will leverage its proprietary wiper motor technology to begin producing medical motors to address the shortage of life-saving ventilators during the ongoing...

From the Editor: FDA/Regulatory

FDA has issued multiple emergency use authorizations, loosened regulations for telemedicine, and eased the requirements for production...

Blog: Design

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration included, under the ventilator emergency use authorization (EUA), a ventilator developed by the National...

Blog: Medical

Members of the Open Science Grid — a network of organizations that provides computing services for science research of all stripes — have...

Blog: Medical

OU Medicine, the OU Health Sciences Center, and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation collaborated to create a new test for COVID-19 using technology and...

Blog: Medical

Now that diagnostic companies can sell COVID-19 antibody tests without FDA authorization, healthcare teams should work closely with clinical laboratory experts...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control

VAT, a manufacturer of high-end vacuum valves, is providing crucial valves needed for the production of the development of medical flow sensors. Flow sensors are...

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Tru-Form Plastics, Westminster, CA, has shifted its production plans to develop a face shield protective mask for healthcare workers on the front...

Blog: Design

Medigus Ltd., a technology company developing minimally invasive tools and an innovator in direct visualization technology, has signed a binding letter of...

Blog: Medical

Amid the nationwide cautionary shutdown of many commercial industries, AZCO Corp. remains in operation designing and building units and machines that help companies produce protective devices for...

Blog: Wearables

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have developed a tool that could be instrumental in “tracing and tracking individuals” in order to identify those who need...

Blog: AR/AI

Academics from University College London are working with artificial intelligence (AI) firm Causaly, London, UK, to help accelerate various aspects of research...

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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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