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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.

Products: Test & Measurement
Micro-Dimensionair II Portable Air Gage

Mahr Federal, Inc., Providence, RI, announces the new Micro- Dimensionair® II, the next generation of its line of portable air gages, which incorporates an enhanced digital indicator and an...

API Technologies Corp., Orlando, FL, announces its latest NTC thermistors, Surge-Gard™ inrush current limiting devices, which help reduce circuit failures and lower rectifier costs by reducing required...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Precious Metal Clad Wire

Anomet Products, Inc., Shrewsbury, MA, provides Precious Metal Clad Wire, which can be formulated to accentuate specific performance characteristics such as strength, radiopacity, and corrosion-, contact-, or...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Automating a Bottling Plant for Reaction Vessels

Tasked with the design and build of a fully automated in vitro diagnostics (IVD) bottling plant, an engineering firm specializing in the development of analytical medical equipment found...

R&D: Materials
R&D Roundup
Celtic Knot Designs Inspire Polymer Breakthrough

A slow-motion method of controlling the synthesis of polymers, inspired by trees and Celtic Knot designs, could open up new possibilities in areas including medical devices, drug...

Developing a medical device requires sensitivity to the delicate balance between usefulness, usability, desirability, and manufacturability. Every medical device must be useful (meet a need) and...

Dymax Corp., Torrington, CT, has introduced MD® 1901-M, a flexible, high-performance, LEDcurable coating for medical micro circuits typically used in hearing aids, wound-care devices, and medical...

With numerous developments in medical equipment and software, physicians no longer have to wait three to five days for lab results for accurate and timely...

Wireless technology increases the effectiveness of countless every day functions. While some simply are about the convenience factor, like being able to quickly...

News: Electronics & Computers
Security Risks in Sensors for Medical Devices

According to a new study conducted in controlled laboratory conditions, sensors that pick up the rhythm of a beating heart in implanted cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers are vulnerable to hacking. In experiments using simulated human models, an international team of researchers demonstrated that...

News: Electronics & Computers
Pedestrian-Powered Medical Devices?

It could happen someday, say a group of mechanical engineering students at Rice University, Houston, TX. As a project required for graduation, four seniors created PediPower shoes that extract and store energy with every step to power portable electronics and, maybe even medical devices.

News: Electronics & Computers
Researchers Helping to Validate Spintronics

Scientists at the University of Delaware, Newark, say that they have confirmed the presence of a magnetic field generated by electrons, which scientists had theorized existed, but had never been proven until now. This finding, they say, could help to lay the groundwork for electronics of the future....

Features: Electronics & Computers
Removing Need for Leads in Cardiac Monitoring

Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) measurements typically involve time-consuming skin preparation, lead application, conductive gels, and even shaving of body hair. More recently, dry contact sensors...

Today’s medical device OEMs live in an age of abundance: both abundant options and abundant regulatory requirements. With so many options and so many restrictions, it can be very...

Products: Imaging
AccuVein AV400

AccuVein Inc., Huntington, NY, announc ed the launch of the AccuVein AV400 vein illumination device to help healthcare professionals locate veins by displaying a map of the patient’s vasculature directly on the surface of...

Products: Photonics/Optics
SV300 Series of Heat Sinks for LED Modules

Ohmite Manufacturing, Arlington Heights, IL, introduces a new line of heat sinks for single LED power modules. The SV300 Series is composed of high performance, low cost, scalable heat sinks...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Silicone Cables for Telepresence Robots

Cicoil, Valencia, CA, designed ultraflexible flat silicone cables are halogenfree, flame retardant, and provide premium current carrying capacity, reduced skewing effects, weight and space savings,...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Wireless 4 Channel Light Logger

TandD Corporation, Saratoga Springs, NY, has introduced the RTR-574-H, a Wireless 4 Channel Logger that monitors illuminance, ultraviolet, temperature, and humidity, and achieves a temperature measurement...

Products: Medical
RIO-47300 Pocket PLC

Galil Motion Control, Rocklin, CA, announced the latest product in its RIO Pocket PLC Series, the RIO- 47300, which includes more I/O, screw terminals, and two Ethernet ports, which allow management of an unlimited...

Products: Electronics & Computers
New Digital Position Sensor

Measurement Specialties, Hampton, VA, a global manufacturer in sensorbased measuring of pressure/force, position, vibration, temperature, humidity and fluid properties, has released the KMA36, a digital position...

Products: Electronics & Computers
High Performance QFP Socket

Ironwood Electronics, Eagan, MN, introduced a new high performance QFP socket for 0.4mm pitch 128 pin QFP. The SG-QFE- 7011 socket is designed for 14mm x 14mm x 1.6mm package size with 16mm x 16mm lead tip to tip...

Products: Electronics & Computers
PMP135 Series of AC/DC Power Supplies

The PMP135 Series of AC/DC power supplies from PROTEK Power, Hudson, MA, offer 135 watts of performance packed design and are compliant to UL60601-1 and EN60101-1 3rd Edition medical safety standards....

The RNV14 from Stackpole Electronics Inc., Raleigh, NC, is a ¼ watt high voltage metal film resistor with a maximum working voltage of 1,600 volts DC, 1,150 AC. It can withstand thousands of surges of...

Today, a wide array of laser technologies support an amazingly diverse range of medical and biomedical applications. In fact, it would take a large volume to discuss...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Micro-Endoscope as Thin as a Human Hair

Engineers at Stanford University have developed and demonstrated a prototype single-fiber endoscope that, they say, quadruples the resolution over existing designs, which might lead to the development...

Global Innovations: Electronics & Computers
Creating Cathodes for Air-Breathing Biobatteries
Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
http://www.ichf.edu.pl

Devices that support various functions of our bodies are being used...

Mission Accomplished: Electronics & Computers
Dry Electrodes Facilitate Remote Health Monitoring

You wouldn’t find a big bowl of spaghetti served on the International Space Station (ISS). In microgravity, it would be a complete mess. There is, however, something like spaghetti on the...

News: Electronics & Computers
Developing Edible Electronics for the Medical Device Industry

Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, are developing edible electronic devices that can be implanted in the body, and say that the device could be programmed and deployed in the gastrointestinal tract or the small intestine and once the battery packaging is in...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Chroma Sync Hipot Tester

Chroma Systems Solutions, Inc., Foothill Ranch, CA, a leading provider of electrical power test equipment and systems, announces its new 19020 Series Multichannel Hipot tester, which allows one unit to perform 10...

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Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords

Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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