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Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

As medical device original equipment manufacturers look to bring innovative devices to market, the balance of cost, quality and...

White Papers: Medical
Preparedness and Your Regulatory Strategy

Before selling a medical device in the United States, it must first go through a rigorous evaluation process by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure the product is safe and provides...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials

Major advances in medical devices have been made over the last few decades, keeping thousands of people alive and improving the quality of life for others. At the same...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have taken the first step to creating the next generation of wearable health monitors.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
MediSCAPE is a highspeed 3D microscope capable of capturing images of tissue structures that could guide surgeons to navigate tumors and their boundaries without needing to remove tissues and wait for pathology results.
Briefs: Connectivity
It achieves 40 channels by combining a frequency comb light source based on a new photonic crystal resonator developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an optimized mode-division multiplexer.
Issue Archive: Electronics & Computers
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INSIDER: Design

Mechanical engineers at Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering have built a handy extra limb able to grasp objects and go, powered only...

On-Demand Webinars: AR/AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are enabling medical devices to provide important insights to clinicians as they gather data...

White Papers: Software
Guide to IEC 60601-1, 3rd Edition, Amendment 2

Medical electrical equipment and systems standards are updated so often that it can be difficult for manufacturers to keep up with the latest amendments, ultimately impacting quality or delaying...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
A magnetically controlled medical device to remove blood accumulating in the brain during a stroke.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A researcher at MU College of Engineering at the University of Missouri is developing a smart mask that could monitor someone’s physiological status based on the nature of the person’s cough.
INSIDER: Design

A new material holds promise for the next generation of organic electronics.

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering are creating patient-specific 3D-printed smart metamaterial implants that double as sensors to monitor spinal healing.

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Professor Mohammad Reza Abidian of the Cullen College of Engineering — foresees the future production of micro-scale organic electronics via multiphoton 3D printers.

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The stamp-sized ultrasound sticker technology produces higher-resolution images over a longer duration.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Two robotic arms — a fork in one hand, a knife in the other — flank a seated man, who sits in front of a table, with a piece of cake on a...

White Papers: Medical
Rapid Transitions of Thermo-Responsive Polymer Networks

Responsive polymers have many key uses including drug delivery, switchable biocompatible coatings, and advanced biointerfaces in bioanalytical devices. Thermo-responsive polymers, where...

White Papers: Medical
Filtered Far-UVC: Safe Sterilization for Public Spaces

UV sterilization is a method of disinfection that uses short-wavelength UVC light (in the 200-280nm range) to kill or inactivate bacteria, viruses, and protozoans by destroying the...

Special Reports: Wearables
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - August 2022

A novel ink that enables 3D printing of bone with living cells...advances in ultrasonic welding of plastics...additive manufacturing of self-powered wearable devices. Read these stories and...

Briefs: Energy
Additional applications include defogging/defrosting, wearable devices, industrial heat systems, sensors, thermochromic displays, and microfluidic chips.
INSIDER: Materials

Mimicking the human body, specifically the actuators that control muscle movement, is of immense interest around the globe. In recent years, it has led to many innovations to improve...

INSIDER: Software

A new method of generating gaits for robotic assistive devices aims to guarantee stability and achieve more natural locomotion for different users. The method is being developed by a team at...

Question of the Week: Medical
Exoskeleton Device Helps Stroke Victims Regain Hand Function

Many of our daily activities involve our hands’ prehensile abilities. While able-bodied people don’t think twice when using a spoon or lifting a glass, these actions are nearly impossible for someone unable to grasp things with their fingers.

White Papers: Medical
Get the Inside Story on Reprocessing

In a recent interview, Eurofins Medical Device Testing’s Director of Microbiology, Elizabeth Sydnor, offers insight into establishing safe processes for cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A life-saving device developed by Vascular Perfusion Solutions uses compressed oxygen to extend the life of organs for transplants.
Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Implant Allows Amputees to Use Mind to Control Robotic Arm

A more accurate, less-invasive technology allows amputees to move a robotic arm using their brain signals instead of their muscles. Researchers have created a small, implantable device that attaches to the peripheral nerve in a person’s arm. When combined with an artificial...

On-Demand Webinars: Wearables

Digital technology is transforming healthcare, from treating patients after they get sick to a future of preventive care. This shift is being enabled by multiple exponential...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
MISUMI Fills in the Gaps for Gener8

Gener8, a leading contract design and manufacturing company, was tasked with creating the first commercially available digital genome engineering platform for a customer. The project required the use of...

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