Optics/​Photonics

Imaging

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Global Innovations: Design
Engineers have developed an innovative surgical needle whose trajectory can be corrected on the fly, thanks to a flexible tip controlled with a simple button.
INSIDER: Imaging

A team of scientists received a four-year, $3.7 million NIH grant to attempt what they say would be a medical first: performing robotic heart catheterization while the patient is inside a...

INSIDER: Medical

A new national collaborative — Biomedical Technology Research Resource — will develop label-free optical imaging technologies for medical and biological applications. Researchers...

From the Editor: Medical
Connectomics, the field of understanding brain connectivity, is poised to change the future of neuroscience.
R&D: Medical
Using an office-based human-sized version of this non-invasive device, it may prove possible to cure Alzheimer’s by delivering drugs and genes to specified tracts in the brain under real-time imaging guidance.
Products: Imaging
The new products and services in November 2022.
Briefs: Design
Using the device, assorted functional imaging was demonstrated to satisfy clinical needs.
Products: Motion Control
Compact Digital Microscope

Vision Engineering, New Milford, CT, has launched a new, compact digital microscope for a wide range of applications. The VE Cam digital microscope is available in two variants with...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

A telerobotic system helps surgeons quickly and remotely treat patients experiencing a stroke or aneurysm. With a modified joystick, surgeons in one hospital may control a...

News: Imaging

Advanced imaging technology developed by Yale researchers has helped them confirm that the destruction of brain synapses underlies the cognitive deficits experienced by patients with...

News: Medical

Researchers have used MRI imaging to map visual brain activity in stroke survivors with sight loss, giving new hope for rehabilitation and recovery.

News: Physical Sciences

Thanks to 20 years of seismic data processed through one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, scientists have created the first complete, 3D visualization of a mountain-size rock...

Products: Imaging
Medical Hyperspectral Camera

OmniVision Technologies, Inc., Santa Clara, CA, and Diaspective Vision GmbH, have developed a new type of endoscopic camera. The MALY- NA system, which is based on proprietary...

Features: Test & Measurement
Real-time imaging at high speeds faces three primary challenges.
News: Imaging

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found a noninvasive brain imaging procedure to be an objective and reliable way to identify individuals whose performance has...

News: Imaging

Recent advances in brain imaging techniques facilitate accurate, high-resolution observations of the brain and its functions. For example, functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) is a...

R&D: AR/AI

An artificial intelligence (AI) platform analyzes potentially cancerous lesions in mammography scans to determine whether a patient should receive an invasive biopsy. But unlike its many...

Briefs: Imaging
The endoscope fits inside a fallopian tube and sees below the surface with high resolution.
Applications: Wearables
A preconfigured starter saves time when you develop a medical vision system.
Products: Software
Metal additive manufacturing, high-performance grease, filters, and more.
Briefs: Imaging
New optics-on-a-chip device paves way to capturing fast chemical, material, and biological processes.
Briefs: Medical
On-premises data centers give way to virtual solutions.
Briefs: Imaging
A deep-learning framework transforms images of intact skin acquired by an emerging noninvasive optical technology.
Products: Motion Control
Linear stepper stages, tubing, Bluetooth modules, and more.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Researchers have proposed a solution to both clearly visualize and accurately assess the brain via photoacoustic imaging.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A supersensitive magnetometer detects and records brain electrical activity.
R&D: Imaging
The system both pinpoints the exact location of a tumor and measures its depth.
Products: Imaging
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
From the Editor: Wearables
A new report from research firm Evaluate gives the medtech industry a fair grade for its performance in 2021.

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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.

Inside Story

Rapid Precision Prototyping Program Speeds Medtech Product Development

Rapid prototyping technologies play an important role in supporting new product development (NPD) by companies that are working to bring novel and innovative products to market. But in advanced industries where products often make use of multiple technologies, and where meeting a part’s exacting tolerances is essential, speed without precision is rarely enough. In such advanced manufacturing—including the medical device and surgical robotics industries — the ability to produce high-precision prototypes early in the development cycle can be critical for meeting design expectations and bringing finished products to market efficiently.

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