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CAD software is helping to build cutting-edge medical devices. Learn about the essential engineering and simulation tools, including CAD software, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and computer aided engineering (CAE) products.

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See how A.I.-based machine learning supports orthopedic revision surgeries.

Working with computer simulations, researchers have developed a concept for a soft-bodied robot that can turn rigid on demand. The approach could enable a new generation of robots that combine the...

R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D Printed Biomimetic Tongue Surface
Using 3D printers, scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures.
Corrosion-resistant marking, robot cells, medical freezers, and more.
Simulation Software

Volume Graphics, Charlotte, NC, has added and augmented important functionalities to its software that help designers and manufacturers capture and...

FDA has issued multiple emergency use authorizations, loosened regulations for telemedicine, and eased the requirements for production...

OnScale, which develops cloud engineering simulation software, today announces that it will provide free cloud core-hours to customers to promote customer safety...

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...

Great quality assurance is what turns great software into great product. Testing is a crucial part of any software development process, whether to ensure safety in a medical device, to minimize risk...

Orthopedic devices play a crucial role in providing pain relief, improving mobility, and enhancing the quality of life for patients suffering from musculoskeletal...

The increasing demand for miniaturized electronics and Internet of Things (IoT) devices has created new challenges for the specialists who design microdevices such as...

NIBIB-funded engineers are designing and testing aortic heart valve replacements made of polymers rather than animal heart tissues. The goal is to optimize performance of these valves in an...

Guided by computer simulations, an international team of researchers has developed an adhesive patch that can provide support for damaged heart tissue, potentially reducing the...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Finger Support Could Help Regain Motor Function

A Kennesaw State University engineering professor and her team of students have developed a new finger support that could ultimately help those suffering from finger deformities regain motor...

Medical Power Supply

Bear Power Supplies, Phelps, NY, has designed a CF-rated medical power supply for surgical instruments and other medical applications. The rugged...

Without a way to prove that a new MRI technique is safe for all women, clinical MRIs haven't been able to keep pace with the latest advances in MRI research. More informative cancer...

Close metabolic control through glucose monitoring is a well-known way for persons with diabetes to maintain good health and avoid medical complications. The current...

News: Medical
Computation Modeling, Digital Health Focus of Design of Medical Devices Conference

The University of Minnesota’s Design of Medical Devices Conference is poised to to bring together medical device designers, researchers, manufacturers, and students to share perspectives and innovations in medical device design. This year’s event, which takes...

At St. Jude Medical, ventricle assist devices are developed to improve the lives of patients with heart failure. Numerical simulation is used...

Swing a baseball bat, eat with a fork and knife, steer a bike with both handles — without two hands, a child can’t do any of these ordinary activities that most children take...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Underground Radar Sheds Light on Post-Katrina Damage

An innovative underground radar technology developed at Louisiana Tech University is helping the City of Slidell in south Louisiana to identify and document underground infrastructure damage that had gone undetected in the months and years following Hurricane Katrina.

Intricate tasks that require dexterous in-hand manipulation — rolling, pivoting, bending, and sensing friction — are a challenge for today's robots. A University of Washington team of computer scientists...

Products: Software
COMSOL Server

COMSOL, Inc., Burlington, MA, announces the release of COMSOL Server™, a new product developed specifically for running applications built with the Application Builder. COMSOL Server is the engine for running COMSOL...

COMSOL, Inc., Burlington, MA, has released COMSOL Multiphysics® 5.0, featuring extensive product updates, three new add-on products, and the new Application Builder....

News: Imaging
FDA Signs Agreement with Dassault for Living Heart Project

The FDA has signed a five-year collaborative research agreement with Dassault Systèmes Vélizy-Villacoublay, France, a world leader in 3D design software, for the development of testing paradigms for insertion, placement, and performance of pacemaker leads and other cardiovascular...

Products: Software
Enhanced NSG 438 ESD Simulator

Teseq, Edison, NJ, has enhanced its NSG 438 electrostatic discharge (ESD) simulator to include a brand new color touch display, allowing changes to settings and features right on the pistol. This is the first...

News: Materials
Free Online Simulation Tools for Composite Materials

Individuals in industrial associations, educational institutions, and government organizations who are interested in composite materials made from constituent materials with different physical or chemical properties now have free, 24/7 access to simulation tools through an online community...

News: Medical
Advancing Virtual Artificial Heart Implantation

Researchers and medical professionals from Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, and Phoenix Children’s Hospital have performed what they believe is the first virtual implantation of a pioneering artificial heart, and implantation of that artificial heart in an undersized adolescent patient. The...

One of the most promising surgical options for treating spinal injury and deterioration of spinal discs is the use of artificial discs to replace the patient’s natural...

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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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