AR/​AI

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Augmented reality (AR)/artificial intelligence (AI) holds significant potential to improve patient care, enhance medical procedures, and streamline healthcare workflows. Learn how AR is used in visualization, surgical assistance, and training and education, and how AI is used in diagnostics, predictive analytics, drug discovery, and drug delivery.

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Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
With a focus on transformation, innovation, and portfolio management, Medtronic is well positioned for continued success and value creation in the dynamic medical technology landscape. Its commitment to shareholders, coupled with strategic guidance updates, underscores Medtronic's trajectory toward sustained growth and long-term value.
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Videos of the Month: Wearables
See the videos of the month, including one on a pair of earbuds that can be turned into a tool to record the electrical activity of the brain as well as levels of lactate in the body, one on a non-invasive cancer treatment that uses ultrasound to break up tumors in the body, and more.
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From the Editor: AR/AI
Assuming that future funding follows the same linear trend that it has previously, a study projects such funding will be $30.8 billion in 2029, which would lead to FDA-approved products in 2035.
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News: Design

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, has launched new innovations at RSNA23 that are designed to put patients and healthcare providers center stage....

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R&D: AR/AI
The PETAL (Paper-like Battery-free In situ AI-enabled Multiplexed) sensor patch comprises of five colorimetric sensors that can determine the patient’s wound healing status within 15 minutes by measuring a combination of biomarkers.
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News: Data Acquisition

The World Health Organization (WHO) has outlined several considerations for the regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) in...

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News: AR/AI

Siemens Healthineers and theGlobal Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund), announced a partnership at the World Health...

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R&D: Medical
AI glasses with a silent-speech recognition interface use acoustic-sensing and artificial intelligence to continuously recognize up to 31 unvocalized commands, based on lip and mouth movements.
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From the Editor: AR/AI
Proprio, a Seattle-based surgical technology company, achieved a significant milestone this year when its flagship surgical navigation platform, Paradigm™ obtained FDA 510(k) clearance.
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Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control

A new study provides interesting insights into the public's perception and acceptance of AI, robots, and nanotech in the healthcare industry,...

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News: AR/AI

BioSig Technologies, Inc. announced a new collaboration agreement in June with Reified Labs, a technical advisory service specializing in advanced artificial intelligence (AI). Together,...

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Briefs: AR/AI
Researchers at MIT and Tufts University have devised an alternative computational approach based on a type of artificial intelligence algorithm known as a large language model.
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Briefs: Medical
With the help of an AI, researchers have succeeded in designing synthetic DNA that controls the cells’ protein production.
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Trivia: Wearables

First described in 1950, what technology wasn’t applied to medicine until the 2000s, and is now exploding on the world stage?

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Podcasts: Medical
AI can enhance healthcare delivery, improve patient outcomes, and enable personalized treatments.
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Briefs: Medical
AI has made a big impact in medicine in the visual realm. By detecting abnormalities, classifying and quantifying cancerous cells, and assisting surgeons with real-time guidance, visual AI has improved early detection, sped up diagnosis, and increased precision and accuracy across a number of medical specialties.
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Briefs: Regulations/Standards
Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) has long shaped product development across a variety of areas, including the medtech industry.
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INSIDER: Medical

Because sifting through millions of potential chemical reactions can be time-consuming, researchers have created an AI framework called G2Retro to automatically generate reactions for any...

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From the Editor: Medical
While the ethics of AI is making headlines, it's becoming an integral part of all aspects of daily life, including in healthcare and medical technology. And the FDA has even created regulatory pathways to incorporate AI into medical devices.
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INSIDER: AR/AI

Scientists have developed a tool that shows early promise in detecting Parkinson’s disease years before the first symptoms start appearing. The researchers used neural networks to analyze...

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News: Medical

In collaboration with the American College of Cardiology (ACC), Acarix, a developer of acoustic and AI-based cardiac diagnostics based in Sweden, has released a first edition of a...

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Quiz: Wearables
Medical devices have a long history of helping to heal injured athletes, and now devices are helping them improve their performance. Take this quiz to learn more about how medical devices are helping athletes win.
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Features: Medical
Siemens Healthineers is a unique investment case, said CEO Bernd Montag on a recent analyst call. The global medtech company operates in markets that are structurally growing and those that benefit from several secular growth trends, he said.
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Products: AR/AI
See the new products and services for April 2023, including dynamic pressure controls, AI processors, modeling and simulation software, and more.
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Features: IoMT
While many wearable technologies began as a way to help people improve fitness, they have evolved to take on much greater diagnostic and other medical uses.
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Features: Electronics & Computers
The growing use of AI in medical applications is leading to drastically higher performance demands for the embedded computing technology.
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R&D: Wearables

Researchers have used artificial intelligence (AI) to predict compounds that could neutralize baldness-causing reactive oxygen species in the scalp. They constructed a proof-of-concept microneedle...

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INSIDER: AR/AI

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

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Features: Medical
Glaucoma is the second-leading cause of blindness, affecting 80 million patients globally, including 3 million patients in the U.S.
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Inside Story

Inside Story: Selecting the Best Pump for Your Medical Device
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MDB spoke to Rodd Turnquist, National Sales Manager US, OEM Division, WMFTS, to find out more about selecting the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.

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