Connectivity

Wireless Technologies

Want to learn how to design a wireless medical monitoring system? Here you'll learn about communication standards, medical device applications, and sensor network implementation.

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Two temporary changes in federal policy that were made to help patients see doctors by phone or video during the COVID-19 pandemic should be extended permanently,...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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

A new device developed by Stanford University researchers could make it easier for doctors to monitor the success of blood vessel surgery. The sensor, detailed in a paper published in Nature...

Traditionally, small chip antennas used in Bluetooth-enabled devices have required a designated ground “keep out” area to minimize interference from other components and...

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...

A team led by the University of California San Diego has developed a chip that can detect a type of genetic mutation known as a single nucleotide...

Researchers at Caltech have developed an implantable pressure sensor that can reside in the human eye for years at a time while wirelessly sending data about the eye’s...

Traditionally, small chip antennas used in RF-enabled medical devices have required a designated ground “keep out” area to minimize interference from other components and ensure the ideal radiation...

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements for medical devices and systems is defined by IEC 60601-1-2. The fourth edition implementation of this EMC...

A first-of-its-kind portable wireless device can monitor stomach motility to enable physicians to measure and ultimately better understand slow wave activity. It will help doctors treat the...

Researchers have devised a way to wirelessly power small electronic devices that can linger in the digestive tract indefinitely after being swallowed. Such devices could be used to sense...

News: FDA/Regulatory
FDA Touts New AAMI Report on ‘Wireless Coexistence’ and Medical Devices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is flagging a new technical information report (TIR) from AAMI that provides crucial guidance for “wireless coexistence” for a wide array of medical devices and systems.

Diabetes is not only one of the most common chronic diseases, it is also complex and difficult to treat. Insulin is often administered between meals to keep...

Among the challenges faced by the healthcare sector is a population that is growing older. The elderly population is expected to grow significantly over the next 20 years. Having an...

Visiongain predicts the global medical devices market will reach $398 billion in 2017.1 To win share in this growing market, device companies need to...

University of Washington (UW) engineers have introduced a new way of communicating that allows devices such as brain implants, contact lenses, and smaller wearable electronics to talk to everyday...

“Preterm labor is related to high morbidity, high mortality, and significant cost,” said Rubin Pillay, MD, PhD, assistant dean for global health innovation at the UAB School of Medicine. “If we...

The medical device market has been rapidly changing over the last decade and a key area of change is addressing today’s fast paced data-driven environment. Multiple sources...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Dual-Band Flexible Internal Antenna

Pulse Electronics Corp., San Diego, CA, introduces a new internal dualband flexible printed circuit antenna to provide connectivity and data transmission for IoT applications in medical/ telemedicine,...

Products: Communications
60GHz WirelessHD Modules

SiBEAM Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, announces new WirelessHD transmitter and receiver modules that operate over the 60GHz millimeter wave frequency band. The modules deliver visually lossless 1080p video streams at up to 60...

R&D: Communications
Implantable Wireless Devices Trigger, Block Pain Signals

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have built implantable wireless devices that trigger — and may block — pain signals​ in the body before they reach the brain. The implants may one day be used...

An exciting trend in drug delivery is underway: the movement toward smaller, smarter, wirelessly connected electronic devices that allow...

Products: Connectivity
EM9301 Bluetooth Smart Controller

EM Microelectronic, Marin, Switzerland, has released its latest version of the EM9301 ultra-low power Bluetooth Smart Controller. Optimized for different ultra-low power modes, the new chip consumes only...

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