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Explore the advancements in medical electronics and instrumentation, including new embedded systems and power supplies. Read technical briefs that demonstrate successful engineering applications.

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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...

Trackwise, Tewkesbury, UK, is expanding its flexible printed circuits (FPCs) to better service the medical technology industry
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products & Services: June 2020 Medical Design Briefs
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
Ensure that your embedded parts will both work for the application and meet the workload and environmental requirements.
The device eliminates oral mucositis, a side effect of chemo- and radiation therapy.
Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.

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

To meet the rapid increase in customer demand for critical medical equipment such as lung ventilators, mobile x-ray, CT systems, ultrasound, and patient monitors, AVX...

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...

Features: Electronics & Computers
Thermal Considerations for Incubators

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.
Next-generation devices made with new “peel and stack” method may include electronic chips worn on the skin.
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...

Gas valves, flame-resistant polymers, robot actuators, and more.

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...

Nanothin flexible touchscreens could be printed like newspaper.
Color video technology paired with artificial intelligence holds great development potential for the future optimization of patient care.
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...

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-...

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....

Technology Leaders: Materials
Medical Design Briefs: 2019 Technology Leaders
Learn about 2019's stand-out manufacturers and cutting-edge applications in special metals, coatings, robotics, and more.
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 catheter...

External PSUs

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

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

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