Electronics & Software

News : Software
OPEN MIND Partners with Okuma America, Joins Partners in THINC

OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, has partnered with Okuma America, joining the Partners in THINC, founded by Okuma. Partners in THINC is a collaboration network of more than 40 industry leaders who come together to solve problems and explore new...

INSIDER : Software
Re-engineering Injection Molding

Researchers are getting a better basic understanding of how plastics cool from a liquid to solid shape in injection molding. They hope to understand how these polymers crystallize during flow in order to put...

INSIDER : Medical
AI Tool Automates Cancer Radiation Planning

Beating cancer is a race against time. Developing radiation therapy plans — individualized maps that help doctors determine where to blast tumors — can take days. Now, artificial intelligence...

News : Robotics, Automation & Control
Electronic Skin Stretched to New Limits

An electrically conductive hydrogel that takes stretchability, self-healing, and strain sensitivity to new limits outperforms previously reported hydrogels and introduces new functionalities. Smart...

Features : Electronics & Computers
Securing the Future of Healthcare through the Right Cybersecurity Architecture

In 2017, the healthcare industry experienced a dramatic surge in cyberattacks. Thousands of healthcare organizations around the world suffered various attacks...

Briefs : Wearables
Low-Voltage Cap Could Improve DBS Devices

Treatment to control involuntary body movements characteristic of Parkinson's disease could someday be guided by brain signals recorded by electrodes inside a fashionable hat. That is a piece of a...

INSIDER : Medical
No More Painful Finger Sticks for Diabetics

Researchers are developing new technology that would free people with diabetes from painful finger sticks typically used to monitor their blood sugar. A team has combined radar and artificial...

Products : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products and Services: July 2018 Medical Design Briefs

Foot Switches

Steute Meditech, Ridgefield, CT, has released a line of medical table/chair foot switches that are easy to navigate. Its ergonomic designs make for ease-of-use...

Features : Internet of Things
Preparing for E-Health and the loMT Evolution

Momentum is building around connected health applications and the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), and many believe that, as an emerging sector, it has great potential. It isn't hard to see why...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: July 2018 Medical Design Briefs

Medical Tantalum Capacitors

AVX Corp., Fountain Inn, SC, has released a series of medical-grade tantalum capacitors for noncritical medical devices. The T4Z Medical Series...

News : Medical
ICU Medical's Plum 360 Infusion System First Medical Device to Earn UL Cybersecurity Certification

ICU Medical, Inc., which makes medical devices used in infusion therapy and critical care applications, has become the first medical device manufacturer to obtain certification under the UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP), a new...

Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Evaluating Electronics Contract Manufacturers for Medical Devices

The ideal contract manufacturer is more than a transactional supplier; rather, it is a partner that improves the product and process. Printed circuit boards (PCBs) and...

Briefs : Medical
Electrode Shape Improves Neurostimulation for Small Targets

A cross-like shape helps the electrodes of implantable neurostimulation devices to deliver more charge to specific areas of the nervous system, possibly prolonging device life span,...

Features : Medical
Data, Data Everywhere: Why the Medical Device Industry Must Embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution

We live in a fast-changing world that is delivering rapid advances in technology and greater consumer expectations. Along with changing...

INSIDER : Medical
Expandable Nanosheet May Lead to Light-Induced Actuators in Artificial Muscles

Engineers discovered that tiny crystal lattices called “self-assembling molecular nanosheets” expand when exposed to light.

White Papers : Medical
Intelligent BOM Management for Today’s Product Innovators

Today’s global manufacturers rely on having an accurate bill of materials (BOM) to design, build, and ship quality products on-time and on-budget. This whitepaper explains how an intelligent BOM management solution will help avoid errors and costly delays.

White Papers : Medical
Product Centric QMS: A Critical Advantage for Regulated Companies

Medical device manufacturers must establish quality systems to comply with FDA regulations and industry standards like ISO 13485. This whitepaper explains why product centric QMS solutions are critical to simplify compliance.

News : Medical
From the Editor – Mitigating Device Misuse and Lability via Virtual Reality Training

A virtual reality system for training surgeons is gaining traction with major medical device companies looking to mitigate misuse and liability concerns.

Features : Wearables
HANDHELD AND WEARABLE DEVICES: Paving a New Path for Healthcare

Technology is transforming many aspects of the healthcare industry, and the patient care experience is an important facet of the healthcare ecosystem. With the advent of the...

Features : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Transitioning from Wearables to Medical Devices

The population is aging, and more people need health support, which is having a big impact on the overall spend in medical care. Due to this situation, authorities and health insurance...

Features : Medical
Bringing Glucose Monitoring to New Levels through Integrated Sensor Design

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
TT Electronics Acquires Stadium Group

TT Electronics plc has completed the acquisition of Stadium Group plc. Stadium is a supplier of design-led technologies with product capabilities including connectivity solutions, power supplies, human machine interface (HMI), and electronic assemblies.

Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Stretchable Electronics a ‘Game Changer’ for Stroke Recovery Treatment

A groundbreaking new wearable device designed to be worn on the throat could be a game changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation.

Briefs : Wearables
Malleable ‘Electronic Skin’ Self-Healable, Recyclable

CU Boulder researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable “electronic skin” that has applications ranging from robotics and prosthetic...

Briefs : Medical
Flexible Micro LEDs Can Control Behavior of Neurons

A KAIST research team has developed flexible vertical micro LEDs (f-VLEDs) using anisotropic conductive film (ACF)-based transfer and interconnection technology. The team, led by Professor...

Briefs : Materials
Repetition Key to Self-Healing, Flexible Medical Devices

Medical devices powered by synthetic proteins created from repeated sequences of proteins may be possible, according to materials science and biotechnology experts, who looked at...

Products : Software
New Products & Services: April 2018 Medical Manufacturing & Machining

CT Measurement Software

Werth, Inc., Old Saybrook, CT, has released a computed tomography machine designed to reduce time lag caused by the start-stop positioning...

Features : Medical
Augmented Reality Helps Surgeons See Through Tissue to Reconnect Blood Vessels
Imperial College London
London, UK
www.imperial.ac.uk

In a series of procedures carried out by a team at Imperial College London at St Mary’s...

Features : Medical
The Digital Future of Medical Device Development

Digital design tools — computer modeling and realistic simulation — have emerged as key contributors to success in medical device product design and manufacturing, and increasingly in the...

News : Medical
High-Tech Scans Can Help Redefine Intelligence

A new NYU Langone study offers the first solid evidence that functional MRI scans of brain entropy are a new means to understanding human intelligence. High-tech scans of the resting human brain...

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