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Best Sensors Awards

November 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

TracPatch knee sensor
Fierce Electronics announced its best sensor awards for 2021 in 13 categories, including artificial intelligence, COVID-19, medical and [MORE]

Smart Home Vibration Sensor

November 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

VibrosSense tracks home appliance using deep learning
For many years, researchers in eldercare have sought ways to detect how elders are [MORE]

Flexible Heart Catheters

November 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic- cardiac catheter
“[R]esearchers [at George Washington and Northwestern Universities] have developed a new type of catheter that conforms well with [MORE]

Hydrogen Powered Nano Batteries

June 11, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Nano-Battery
At present, battery size is a limiting factor in developing medical devices on the micro and nano scale.  However, [MORE]

Even Smarter Bandages

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart bandage to monitor chronic wounds
pH is an important factor in wound healing.  Normally healing wounds have pH levels between [MORE]

An Electromagnetic Bone Graft Stimulator

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Orthofix PhysioStim
Exactly how an electric field stimulates cell division isn’t completely known, but Orthofix (Lewisville, TX) has made and received [MORE]

Wearable Robot Helps with Replaced Hips

February 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Robot to Assist Ambulation
Using plasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and mesh electrode-based soft actuators, bioengineers at Shinshu University (Nagano Prefecture [MORE]

Single Molecule Diode

June 2, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diodes are electrical devices that allow current to flow in only one direction.  They function in all electrical equipment, but [MORE]

Graphene for Organic Electronic Devices

April 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Graphene Cover Conducts Electric Charge Faster
Faster electronic devices depend on better materials through which electrons travel. Most electronic chips have [MORE]

Neuroprosthetic for the Central Nervous System

March 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuroprosthetics
In a great example of interdisciplinary collaboration, bioengineers in Lausanne, Switzerland have developed a brain or spinal cord prosthetic that [MORE]

Stretchy Hydrogel for Tissue Engineering

August 26, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stretchy Hydrogels Spur Tissue Engineering
Materials scientists at Tohoku University (Miyagi, Japan) have fabricated the first stretchable electrode-hydrogel hybrid, aimed at [MORE]

Insulin Pump Design

August 6, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

ganesan Insulin Pump
Most of our subscribers will know something, if not a lot, about insulin pump design, the basics [MORE]

Piezoelectric Skin

July 23, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Piezoelectric Taxels
By creating arrays of thousands of piezotronic transistors with zinc oxide nanowires embedded in a polymer, engineers [MORE]

Issues in Wireless Device Engineering

June 11, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece does not specifically address the low power sensors and wireless networking issues in healthcare (e.g. asset tracking, [MORE]