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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: Electronics & Computers
Smart Voice Coil Actuator

BEI Kimco Magnetics, Vista, CA, introduces its latest generation Housed Voice Coil Actuator (VCA), the LAS28-53-00A. Engineered as an all inclusive package, the new VCA incorporates an integrated position feedback...

The objective of this effort was to demonstrate the feasibility of using ultrasound induced neuromodulation (UNMOD) to manage pain. Pain management for acute trauma is generally...

Facing multiple challenges including cost pressure, global competition, and evolving market de mands, medical device companies may consider engaging with a design...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that, in 2005, 133 million Americans suffered from at least one chronic disease. The magnitude of the effect of...

Quest International, Inc., Irvine, CA, a leading supplier of medical imaging display technologies and information technology solutions, introduces the AlphaView®...

News: Electronics & Computers
New Stretchable Battery for Stretchable Electronics

Researchers at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL and the University of Illinois have demonstrated a stretchable lithium-ion battery can power their innovative stretchable electronics. The stretchable electronic devices now could be used anywhere, including inside the human body, they say,...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Self-Charging Power Cell for Small Devices

Scientists at Georgia Tech say that they have developed a new self-charging power cell technology that directly converts mechanical energy to chemical energy. Then, the power is stored until it is...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Wire and Cable Catalog

Northwire, Inc., Osceola, WI, presents its 2013 NWI Lab360 catalog available in print and web-ready downloadable formats. This catalog presents complex technical information clearly so users can quickly source standard...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Illuminated Tact Switches

Master Distributors, Santa Monica, CA, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect, and passive components, now carries TL3240 Series and TL3210 Series illuminated tact switches from E-Switch. Both...

Products: Medical
New TVS Diode Arrays

Littelfuse, Inc., Chicago, IL, has expanded its SP1005 and SP1007 Series General Purpose TVS Diode Arrays with two new 0402 size devices designed to offer modern integrated circuits better protection from electrostatic...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Ultra High-Density 160W AC/DC Power Supplies

Formerly HiTek Power, LHV Power Corporation, Santee, CA, has introduced a state-of-the-art family of ultra high-density AC/DC single-output power supplies that provide up to 160 watts of...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Parametric Search iPad App

Austin, TX-based Silicon Labs’ Parametric Search iPad app allows you to find products fast by defining your application and technical requirements. Simply download this free app, then select filter options with...

Minmax Power, Inc., Hudson, MA, introduced its MKW10M Series, a 10 Watt, high performance, medical grade converter with reinforced 4200VAC I/O-isolation. This compact industry standard 2"×1"...

Products: Medical
250W and 400W Power Supplies

Murata Power Solutions, Mansfield, MA, has introduced the MVAC series of highly efficient, a 3"×5" open frame AC-DC power supplies suitable for use in a wide variety of medical equipment needs. The series...

Products: Medical
Electronics Cleaning Process

Digicom Electronics, Inc., Oakland, CA, a technology and quality- driven electronics manufacturing services company, introduces its new Diamond Track Cleaning Process. This process uses a proprietary combination...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Tiny EZ-Mount Rotary Position Sensor

Piher Sensors & Controls S.A., Chicago, IL, has introduced the MTS-360 Mechanical Mount Rotary Position Sensor with integral PCB for fast and easy mounting. Designed with the sensor directly mounted onto...

Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Navigation Aids Enhance Foot Control Usability

The ever-increasing functional capabilities of emerging medical de vices have precipitated new requirements for the multi-function foot controls used to operate the equipment. These foot...

An electronic system that stimulates the nerve of the diaphragm muscles received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in patients with Amyotrophic...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Digital High Airflow Sensor Portfolio

Honeywell Sensing & Control, Golden Valley, MN, announced it has expanded its Zephyr™ airflow sensor HAF Series portfolio with new digital versions that provide airflow ranges of 0 to 20 SLPM (standard...

Harvard Apparatus, the world leader in syringe pumps, announces the new Harvard Peristaltic Pump series. These remote-controlled, programmable peristaltic pumps with interchangeable sealed pump heads...

Electrical equipment used in medical technology must not place patients or medical staff in danger. This, in turn, requires that designing safe equipment starts at the...

For medical device OEMs seeking compliance to the 3rd Edition of IEC 60601-1 for their power supplies, what is quite clear by now are the regional dates for...

Contour Energy Systems, Inc., Azusa, CA, introduces its new Lithium/Carbon Fluoride (Li/CFx) primary batteries to be used in medical devices. A proprietary Fluoronetic fabrication...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Wireless ELF 2 System

Tekscan, Inc., Boston, MA, has released a Wireless ELF 2 System, which eliminates wires and enables a laptop or PC to quickly capture and store force data for product research, quality assurance, and testing. Wireless...

Product development teams are under increasing pressure to engineer more complex products that combine numerous electrical systems within a single design, including visual interfaces,...

No other industry in the US is under more pressure than medical electronics, and those pressures continue mounting each year for greater innovation and products that...

Suntron Corporation (Phoenix, AZ), a leader in integrated electronics manufacturing systems (EMS) and embedded computing solutions, will showcase its capabilities for the medical industry in Booth #126 at...

News: Medical
Defibrillator Setting Change Leads to Health Gains

A new study shows that many implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), which are designed to detect and correct dangerous heart rhythms, are programmed to too low a setting, delivering painful shocks for heart rhythms that aren’t dangerous. Making a simple change in the way physicians...

News: Medical
Disposable MEMS Market Growing, Study Says

The market for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) used as pressure sensors in medical electronics is likely to grow by 7 percent this year, aided by the use of disposable devices as well as respiratory monitoring, according to iSuppli, El Segundo, CA, a global leader in technology value chain...

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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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