POSTS TAGGED AS medical devices

Force Sensing in Medical Devices

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Force sensing technology
This piece from sensor maker, Tekscan, Inc. (South Boston, MA) describes the many applications of force sensing in [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]

Prospects for Borophene

May 21, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biomedical engineers are still scrambling to find novel applications for graphene (discovered in 2004).  Thus far, the list includes sensors, [MORE]

Electricity via WiFi

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MITs Rectenna
The idea of transmitting electricity through air sounds like science fiction, but researchers at MIT have demonstrated how that [MORE]

Voice Recognition in Healthcare

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence in EHR Software
Here’s one opinion of eight from hospital Chief Medical Information Officers about voice recognition: “Physicians are [MORE]

Wearables for Clinical Studies

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spire health tag
Litmus Health (Austin, TX) has published a census of wearable devices that might be used in various situations [MORE]

A Stretchable, Conductive Coating for Wearable Devices

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Conductive MXene Multilayers
MXenes are a class of inorganic compounds, only a few atoms thick, which are used in electronic devices. [MORE]

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Healthcare

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Augmented Interactive Reality (AiR)
In augmented reality, an enhanced image is shown over an actual view—e.g. the yellow line for the [MORE]

Honeywell’s View of Tele-Wellness

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genesis Touch Honeywell Life Care Solutions
If you remember Honeywell’s iconic “T-86 Round” home thermometer from the 1950s, where you simply [MORE]

What to Do about Security Flaws in Pacemakers?

July 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiac Pacemaker
How does one protect against a security flaw in an implanted device, like a pacemaker?   The next question is [MORE]

Device Chip Developments

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

IMEC Silicon Neuroprobe
This piece is an overview of silicon based devices that are made on the same scale as cells [MORE]

Implantable Micromachines

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable Microrobots
Hydrogels have come a long way since Dutch chemist and physician Jacob Maarten van Bemmelen first described their nature [MORE]

Antimicrobial PICC Line Cover

December 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

With many wearable medically-related devices, it’s no wonder that a clever entrepreneur has coined
PICC Line Cover by Care + Wear
the [MORE]

Developing “Bioelectronics Medicines”

October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glaxo Smith Klein’s R&D center at Stevenage, UK and Verify Life Science’s innovation group in South San Francisco have announced [MORE]