Tech Briefs

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Briefs: Medical
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
Next-generation sutures can deliver drugs, prevent infections, and monitor wounds.
Briefs: Medical
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
Briefs: Energy
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
Briefs: Medical
The implant provides real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels.
Briefs: Medical
The thermoelectric textile produces a small amount of electricity when heated on one side.
Briefs: AR/AI
See how immersive mixed reality has helped medtech manufacturers maintain factory output despite the challenges posed by COVID-19.
Briefs: Medical
Modifications to existing N95 masks improve their reusability.
Briefs: Wearables
Infused lenses create a safer way to see colors.
Briefs: Medical
Patches with wireless sensors monitor vitals without interruption.
Briefs: Motion Control
Achievable coils increase the capabilities of the micromotors.
Briefs: Tubing & Extrusion
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
Briefs: Imaging
The patch can be folded around surgical tools.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The surface waves provide a thermal transport solution.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
Briefs: Medical
The materials change shape over time in response to stimuli.
Briefs: FDA/Regulatory
Regulatory changes have allowed these essential healthcare professionals to step in and help out more independently.
Briefs: Medical
A phased approach helps maximize return on investment.
Briefs: Materials
New polymer promises localized pain control for critical first four days.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Specialized computational algorithms provide for highly efficient DNA sequence analysis.
Briefs: Connectivity
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
Briefs: Materials
The materials are suitable for use in soft tissue repair or flexible bioelectronics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The small sensor allows detection of subtle movements.
Briefs: Medical
The system harvests energy from human breathing and motion.

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