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Researchers have developed a new method to accurately record brain activity at scale.
Cornell Dubilier Electronics has launched a series of film capacitors for medical defibrillator applications.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scalable Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
3D interface provides cellular-level, full-body blood flow modeling to study and treat cardiovascular disease.
Ensure that your embedded parts will both work for the application and meet the workload and environmental requirements.
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
Trackwise, Tewkesbury, UK, is expanding its flexible printed circuits (FPCs) to better service the medical technology industry

There are several safety concerns for patients with metallic implants who require MRIs, including magnetic forces, torques, radio-frequency-induced heating,...

Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Disposable Device Treats Severe Side-Effect of Cancer
The device eliminates oral mucositis, a side effect of chemo- and radiation therapy.
A new, inexpensive technology could save lives and money by routinely screening women for breast cancer without exposure to radiation.

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

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
Clippard Adds Staff to Address COVID-19 Demands

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a crisis unlike anything the world has ever faced, and Clippard recognizes its unique role as a manufacturer of critical components and subassemblies for...

OnScale, which develops cloud engineering simulation software, today announces that it will provide free cloud core-hours to customers to promote customer safety...

As demand for smaller and faster devices grows, scientists and engineers turn to materials with properties that can deliver when existing ones lose their punch or can’t shrink...

Next-generation devices made with new “peel and stack” method may include electronic chips worn on the skin.
Gas valves, flame-resistant polymers, robot actuators, and more.
Power-Entry Module

A new power entry module from Schurter, Santa Rosa, CA, integrates an IEC inlet, circuit breaker, and mains filter, with optional IP protection. The...

Incubators, used for cell and tissue cultivation in hospital and laboratory settings, grow and maintain cell and tissue samples under controlled conditions for hours, weeks, or even months. They create...

A thermal sensor measures body temperature by simple contacts such as wearing clothes or shaking hands and an actuator that could control movements of artificial muscle.
IoT Prototyping Board

Renesas, Tokyo, Japan, has introduced a low-power prototyping board that will simplify and speed up product development for IoT endpoint equipment...

Color video technology paired with artificial intelligence holds great development potential for the future optimization of patient care.
Nanothin flexible touchscreens could be printed like newspaper.
Many manufacturers still struggle to digitize the “last mile” of their factory floor.
Software for Linux

Synopsys, Exeter, UK, has launched Simpleware Release P-2019.09. The latest version of the software includes new features and performance improvements....

A system of “electronic skin-integrated haptic interfaces” jointly developed by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and other academic institutions can help users...

DC-DC Converters

New Yorker Electronics, Northvale, NJ, offers a family of 2- and 3.5-W DC-DC converters for medical applications from Polytron Devices. The 2:1 input range MTWA2 and MTWA4 2-...

Researchers have developed a free open source computer program that can be used to create visual and quantitative representations of brain electrical activity in laboratory animals in hopes of...

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