Medical sensors are being used in the biomedical electronics industry to measure pressure, flow, liquid-level, and more. See how today's sensors are supporting medical devices like respiratory systems, spirometers, anesthetic devices, videoscopes, dialysis machines, and more.

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Shielding materials, static control, 3D printing software, and more.
A single-strained electronic skin sensor, powered by deep learning, can capture human motion from a distance.
A single opening reduces the amount of evaporation.
Researchers have shown how to coat glass and plastic with porous titanium dioxide.
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Sensor Technology: A Flexible Solution for Wearables

The market for wearable technology in healthcare is exploding.

Researchers have developed a technology that can monitor bladder volume in real time and can effectively empty a person’s bladder.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Lung-Heart Super Sensor on a Chip
A sensor chip smaller than a ladybug records multiple lung and heart signals along with body movements and could enable a future socially distanced health monitor.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors Offer Early Detection of Lung Tumors
Researchers have developed a new approach to early diagnosis of lung cancer: a urine test that can detect the presence of proteins linked to the disease.
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Implantable Biosensor Operates Without Batteries
The biodegradable motion sensor paves the way for implanted nanotechnology.
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
The paper-based device allows point-of-care testing in one step.

Researchers have succeeded in detecting anti-avian influenza virus antibody in blood serum within 20 minutes, using a portable analyzer they have developed to conduct rapid...

Royal Philips has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its wearable...

Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
The affordable monitoring system can easily be implemented to provide clinical-grade care in nearly any setting.
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
E-Skin Powered by Sweat Can Monitor Health
A researcher has developed an electronic skin that is applied directly on top of real skin.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible, Powerful, Fast Bioelectronic Devices
Researchers are working to use unique properties of materials to develop novel electronic devices that allow efficient interaction with biological substrates — specifically neural networks and the brain.
Novel biosensors allow the simultaneous study of both neuronal activity and transcription factor dynamics.

“Testing, testing, testing.” It’s a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to...

Device could help doctors remotely detect changes in patients.
A new, inexpensive technology could save lives and money by routinely screening women for breast cancer without exposure to radiation.
Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Imaging Technology Provides Greater Definition
The SEER method is 67 times faster than current techniques.

VAT, a manufacturer of high-end vacuum valves, is providing crucial valves needed for the production of the development of medical flow sensors. Flow sensors are...

The smart material holds promise for drugs against cancer and other serious diseases.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Prototype Patch Acts Like Heart Tissue
The patch mimics electrical signaling of the heart.
The sensor has remarkable sensitivity, allowing the wearer to detect the light brush of a feather.
A thermal sensor measures body temperature by simple contacts such as wearing clothes or shaking hands and an actuator that could control movements of artificial muscle.

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