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.

Products: IoMT
Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.
Supplements: Connectivity
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
Embedded antennas, fume hoods, computing nodes, and more.
Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers have developed a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the body.
Briefs: Wearables
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Products: Connectivity
Murata has released a Type 1RM ultra-small Medical Implant Communication System (MICS) band radio module.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
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.
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...

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...

Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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,...

News: Connectivity

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: 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...

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...

News: FDA/Regulatory

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

Features: FDA/Regulatory

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

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

Briefs: Wearables

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

INSIDER: Connectivity

A new neurostimulator can listen to and stimulate electric current in the brain at the same time, potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases...

From the Editor: Internet of Things

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...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

Briefs: Communications

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...

Features: Wearables

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...

Features: Medical

In hospitals and healthcare institutions, the sheer amount of patient metrics to track for the staff of doctors and nurses can be been a point of contention....

Technology Leaders: Connectivity

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

INSIDER: Connectivity

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...

INSIDER: Connectivity

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...

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