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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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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The proposed system will help prevent the onset of diabetes.
Technology Leaders: Packaging & Sterilization
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
Global Innovations: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The miniaturization of microelectronic sensor technology, microelectronic robots, and intravascular implants is progressing rapidly. However, it also poses major challenges...

News: Wearables

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021 with online access only. This event will explore...

INSIDER: Medical

Equipped with a color 3D camera, an inertial measurement sensor, and its own on-board computer, a newly improved robotic cane could offer blind and visually impaired users...

Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A smart function kit, thermoelectric coolers, positioning stages, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
An evaluation kit form Sensirion enables ventilator manufacturers to take proximal measurements of respiratory gas rates.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
R&D: Semiconductors & ICs
To make ultraviolet (UV)-detecting wearables, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Through better detection, digital mammography can significantly improve radiology outcomes.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed a rapid, highly accurate test to detect antibodies against the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 in human serum.
Features: Photonics/Optics
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Products: Materials
Touchless switches, biocompatible adhesives, 3D-printing materials, and more.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The design could lead to conformable wearable monitors to track skin cancer and other conditions.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A tiny sensor is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Understanding application, use case, and image resolution are key.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An artificial skin attached to a person’s knee develops a purple “bruise” when hit forcefully.
R&D: Wearables
The fabric-fiber has digital capabilities to collect, store, and analyze data using a neural network.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A nanosensor-based system measures cardiac micropotential energies.
News: Medical

A new organic (carbon-based) semiconducting material has been developed that outperforms existing options for building the next generation of biosensors. An international research team led by KAUST is...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Many bodily functions in humans are manifested by mechanical deformations to the skin, and these mechanical changes can be detected and monitored by measuring different levels of...

INSIDER: Wearables

A wearable device turns the touch of a finger into a source of power for small electronics and sensors. Engineers have developed a thin, flexible strip that can be worn on a fingertip and...

Briefs: Materials
The biomedical structures advance the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.

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