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New Products & Services: February 2020 Medical Design Briefs

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...

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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- converters...

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 developing...

Technology Leaders : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical Design Briefs: 2019 Technology Leaders
Learn about 2019's stand-out manufacturers and cutting-edge applications in special metals, coatings, robotics, and more.
Webinars : Software
Modeling Interactions in Energy-Based Medical Devices Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

If you are interested in learning how to design, simulate, and prototype energy-based medical devices, then tune into this 60-minute Webinar featuring guest speaker Daniel Smith from Emphysys.

The medical market is becoming more and more impacted by influences of emerging market mega trends including expanding global markets, where products must be made to meet the...

By electrically stimulating nerves, neuromodulation therapies can reduce epileptic seizures, soothe chronic pain, and treat depression and a host of other health...

Technology Leaders : RF & Microwave Electronics
How to Protect Patients from Potential Electrical Failure

People and power don’t mix well, and this is particularly true when people are medical patients. Aside from the more usual environment of a medical facility, patients are also...

External PSUs

XP Power, Tokyo, Japan, has released two series of external power supplies that are intended for modern medical applications, including safety approvals for...

Flexible Printed Circuit

Trackwise, Tewkesbury, UK, offers advanced flexible printed circuits (FPCs) that are ideal for catheter construction. The FPCs can be fed inside a...

Engineers have embedded high-performance electrical circuits inside 3D printed plastics, which could lead to better-performing biomedical implants. They used pulses of high-energy...

Medical device companies recognize that having an emphasis on design controls helps to assure good design and engineering practices that yield high-quality solutions. This is critical...

Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically as bodies change or transform to relocate from one...

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies, and small children without concern for skin...

Composite Tubing

Polygon, Walkerton, IN, has released a high-performance composite tubing for surgical applications. PolyMed® composite tubing is ideal for...

Each month, the editors of Medical Design Briefs choose a Product of the Month that has exceptional technical merit and practical value for MDB's design engineering readers.

Researchers are developing a novel, implantable device that can sense the effects of a potentially fatal level of ingested opioids and then automatically and immediately deliver a life-saving...

Thin nylon films are several 100 times thinner than human hair and could thus be attractive for applications in bendable electronic devices or for electronics in clothing. The researchers...

One of the challenges of using commercial power supplies in medical instruments is electromagnetic interference (EMI). Commercial power supplies often list “meets Class B” for EMI,...

Computational methods are not widely used in practical medicine, mainly because it is difficult to model specific medical procedures and their effects on the human organism...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Modeling Microfluidic Devices with COMSOL Multiphysics®

Learn how to enhance your modeling and design processes for lab-on-a-chip and organ-on-a-chip devices, or any other microfluidic systems, in this webinar featuring consulting firm Veryst Engineering.

With increasing investments in R&D to develop self-healing, comfortable monitoring systems, a recent report indicates that electronic skin is gaining...

Researchers have developed highly programmable actuators that, similar to the human hand, combine soft and hard materials to perform complex movements. These materials have great potential for...