Connectivity

Connectivity

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

Products: Imaging
Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.
Supplements: Imaging
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Features: Connectivity
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
Products: Motion Control
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Embedded antennas, fume hoods, computing nodes, and more.
Features: Connectivity
Nowak has been in Statistical Process Control for 30 years.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Products: Connectivity
Corrosion-resistant marking, robot cells, medical freezers, and more.
Products: IoMT
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
Technology Leaders: Connectivity

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: Electronics & Computers
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: Connectivity

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...

News: Communications

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: Medical

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: Imaging

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...

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: IoMT
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: IoMT

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

Features: Connectivity

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

R&D: Wearables

The results of a new clinical trial have shown the safety and efficacy of the interoperable Artificial Pancreas System smartphone app (iAPS), which can interface wirelessly with...

News: Internet of Things

VivaLNK, Campbell, CA, has launched its IoT-enabled medical wearable Sensor Platform, complete with a range of sensors, edge computing...

News: Medical

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From the Editor: Connectivity

Making changes to a regulatory process is usually difficult, slow, and often painful — after all, it involves lots of bureaucracy and many “cooks in the kitchen.” But...

From the Editor: IoMT

The IoMT has ushered in a new era for connected medical technology. But battery life is often mentioned as one of the impediments to the...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Is there more to the "Internet of Medical Things" than just data gathering? A reader asks our experts.

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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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