IoMT & Connectivity

Connectivity

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In this section of Medical Design Briefs, see how connectivity in medical technology is leading to a range of new applications and products.

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Products: Connectivity
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
Products: Connectivity
Embedded antennas, fume hoods, computing nodes, and more.
Features: Medical
Nowak has been in Statistical Process Control for 30 years.
Briefs: Medical
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
Global Innovations: Connectivity
Researchers have developed a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the body.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Products: Communications
Murata has released a Type 1RM ultra-small Medical Implant Communication System (MICS) band radio module.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Corrosion-resistant marking, robot cells, medical freezers, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
Simulation Software

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

From the Editor: Connectivity
Has telehealth proven that it is a viable alternative for care? The answer is yes, according to Justin Williams, CEO of healthcare delivery platform Noteworth.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Many manufacturers still struggle to digitize the “last mile” of their factory floor.
Features: Connectivity
The digital revolution under way in medtech manufacturing will continue to transform the industry into a more connected, efficient, and agile ecosystem.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers

The medical market is becoming more and more impacted by influences of emerging market mega trends including expanding global markets, where products must be made to meet the...

Features: Wearables

The three main global goals of healthcare continue to be: improving the quality of care, universal access to care, and keeping costs under control. Technologies and remote connected healthcare are touted as the...

Products: Materials
External PSUs

XP Power, Tokyo, Japan, has released two series of external power supplies that are intended for modern medical applications, including safety approvals...

From the Editor: IoMT

AT&T is building up its FirstNet network, while also rolling out 5G New Radio — both of which are part of the future of connected of healthcare. FirstNet is...

Features: RF & Microwave Electronics

Health and wellness monitoring is a primary way to manage personal health and awareness for a healthy lifestyle. Many wearable activity tracking devices, smart watches,...

Features: Connectivity

Manufacturers in the medical industry face unique challenges in terms of product mix, throughput requirements, quality standards, and regulatory guidelines. Whether a company is developing...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Over the past decade, a major trend in electronics has been the development of sensors, displays, and smart devices that are seamlessly integrated onto the human body....

INSIDER: Connectivity

A kit made from everyday objects is bringing the blockchain into the physical world. The BlocKit, which includes items such as plastic tubs, clay discs, padlocks, envelopes, sticky notes, and...

Features: Medical

Today's imaging systems save lives by making the unseen visible to a degree never before possible. Medical professionals can now view systems within the human body in...

INSIDER: AR/AI

A new tool can monitor people for cardiac arrest while they’re asleep without touching them. A new skill for a smart speaker — like Google Home and Amazon Alexa — or...

News: Wearables

MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global health and medical technology market, has selected the Phillips-Medisize...

Briefs: Connectivity

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract...

Products: Software
Medical-Grade Connectivity Framework

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), Sunnyvale, CA, has added a variety of new capabilities to its connectivity software, RTI Connext DDS. Based on the Data...

Features: Test & Measurement

The Luer connector is arguably one of the most important developments in the biomedical industry. Because it is reliable, simple to use, and economical to produce, the Luer connector...

News: Medical

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication to alert healthcare providers and patients about cybersecurity...

Features: Design

The myriad of devices used in surgical, interventional, imaging, diagnostic and therapeutic, sensors, and single-use medical applications use some form of transmission medium...

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