IoMT & 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.

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...

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...

Briefs: Connectivity

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...

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: Design

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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: 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: Medical

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...

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

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...

INSIDER: IoMT

Researchers are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains — the technology behind cryptocurrencies — to share verifiable manufacturing data. The...

Features: AR/AI

Healthcare is poised for significant change over the coming years as a result of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), virtual assistants, sensors,...

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: Connectivity

A key driver of the medical disposables market is the desire to minimize the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Healthcare providers are turning to disposable...

Features: AR/AI

Momentum is building around connected health applications and the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), and many believe that, as an emerging sector, it has great potential. It isn't hard to see why...

Features: Connectivity

We live in a fast-changing world that is delivering rapid advances in technology and greater consumer expectations. Along with changing...

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....

Products: Medical
Microcontroller

Microchip Technology, Chandler, AZ, has expanded its product line to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine a controller area network...

R&D: Connectivity

Researchers conducted a study aimed at slowing the decline of problem solving and decision-making skills in patients who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease.

Features: Wearables

Doctors often tell patients to “listen to your body and take note of what it is telling you.” Now, technology is being developed that will listen for us and process the signals to help...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Rapid prototyping has long played a vital role in the evolution of medical device technology. Effectively applied during a product's early design stages, it can generate...

News: Connectivity
Phillips-Medisize Creates a Manufacturing Center of Excellence for Connected Health and Drug-Delivery Devices

Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, has announced an initial investment to expand the capabilities of its 380,000 sq ft Molex Little Rock facility to include an FDA registered manufacturing Center of Excellence for Connected Health and...

INSIDER: Medical

In the past two decades, output growth in U.S. manufacturing has declined, but the largest firms have managed to thrive, notes a new report form McKinsey & Company. The tech sector,...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) have established a joint digital factory demo in the Smart...

Features: Communications

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been described as the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and...

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...

Features: Wearables

In the fast-expanding world of wearable medical devices, an entrepreneurial spirit is driving dreams of a digital health future into reality. Collaboration on material...

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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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