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Webinars: AR/AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are enabling medical devices to provide important insights to clinicians as they gather data...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control

The all-new IM Engineering South is dubbed the “six-in-one advanced design and manufacturing expo,” which includes MD&M South. The event, which takes place June 14–16, is designed to give...

News: Medical

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having a significant impact on the future of manufacturing. From robotics to smart factories to data analytics, advanced manufacturing...

INSIDER: AR/AI

The healthcare sector globally is under increasing pressure due to the explosive growth of data in the form of electronic health records, clinical trials, mobile apps,...

Briefs: AR/AI
A system enables patients with a complete spinal cord injury to stand, walk, and more.
INSIDER: Materials

Predictive medicine has its roots in early warning systems and diagnostic early detection. Prognostic devices are a new genre of diagnostic devices that not only detect and diagnose...

INSIDER: AR/AI

With the smart manufacturing sector poised to reach nearly $590 billion by 2028 as automation and advanced technology propel the marketplace, the industry is ready to meet...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

An innovative human-machine interface (HMI) system, which consists of flexible, multi-layered electronic skin, provides both visual and haptic feedback to users. The system can teleoperate the robot to...

R&D: Imaging

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...

Applications: AR/AI
A preconfigured starter saves time when you develop a medical vision system.
Features: Wearables
Going into 2022, remote monitoring, wearables, sensors, and other "mHealth" products are taking center stage.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
On-premises data centers give way to virtual solutions.
R&D: AR/AI
The research tackles long-unsolvable problems in biological systems at the cellular level.
From the Editor: AR/AI
Digital and virtual tools will advance many healthcare services, including chronic pain management and stroke rehabilitation.
Briefs: Communications
The system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis.
Products: Materials
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
News: AR/AI

The chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UVA Health is developing an artificial-intelligence technology for heart imaging that can potentially improve care for patients, allowing...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have designed a computer vision system that can automatically detect a tiny baby’s face in a hospital bed and remotely monitor its vital signs from a...

Features: AR/AI
The FDA will focus on data management and digitizing healthcare.
Applications: Software
Cosm’s work shines a light on a common, growing, under-served, and global women’s health issue.
From the Editor: Medical
MicroPort Orthopedics has reimagined its approach to medical education.
Briefs: AR/AI
AI enables examination of hearts for scar tissue, eliminating the need for contrast injections.
INSIDER: Design

Researchers have developed an online tool to help medical staff quickly determine which COVID-19 patients will need help breathing with a ventilator. The tool, developed through...

INSIDER: Medical

The development and use of artificial intelligence (AI), like many things, was accelerated during COVID-19. From image and speech recognition and robotic process automation initially,...

Features: AR/AI
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
R&D: AR/AI
A new tool could speed up the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases.
R&D: AR/AI
The fabric-fiber has digital capabilities to collect, store, and analyze data using a neural network.
Briefs: AR/AI
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
Supplements: Robotics, Automation & Control
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.

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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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