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Maintenance-Free Clinic Box for Clinical Monitoring Processes

November 19, 2014 7:17 pm | by Kontron America Inc. | Kontron America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Kontron, a leading supplier of embedded computing technology, introduces the new Clinic-BPC B-101 for clinical processes. The system was developed specifically for applications in the medical environment, in particular for use close to patients. The PC stands out thanks to easy...

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Developer's Kit: Tiny Focus Module for Miniature OEM Instruments

November 19, 2014 5:47 pm | by New Scale Technologies, Inc. | New Scale Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New Scale Technologies' new developer’s kit for its M3-FS focus module is now available at Digi-Key and Mouser. This miniature all-in-one focus module delivers precision lens motion in small spaces to help OEMs create next-generation handheld, portable and mobile devices. The M3-FS focus module has 0.5 micrometer precision, works on battery power, and resists shock, vibration and temperat...

Making the Case for Reusable Custom Cases

November 19, 2014 5:11 pm | by Tim Jennings, CEO, EPS | Articles | Comments

Customized cases provide medical device manufacturers and health care professionals with durable, sustainable and secure options for the transport, storage, and end use of expensive medical equipment. Available in countless configurations...

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Tech Advances in Medical Alert

November 19, 2014 4:11 pm | by Charlie Kimball, MedicalCareAlert.com | Articles | Comments

As humans, we’re always trying to push the envelope. We want all of our gadgets to be bigger than the last, better than two versions ago, faster than all incarnations put together, and possess as many features as possible. In many cases, those added...

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MIT Student Hacks Health Care

November 19, 2014 4:03 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

For as long as she can remember, Andrea Ippolito has known that she wanted to be an engineer. What she couldn’t have predicted was what, precisely, the scope and scale of her work would turn out to be. Ippolito began her career at Boston Scientific...

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3D Talking Maps Provide Independence for the Blind

November 19, 2014 3:54 pm | by University at Buffalo | News | Comments

Touch-responsive maps bring interactive wayfinding to a new level, providing independence to the visually impaired These maps are made for talking. And touching. And they’re beautiful, too. In partnership with Touch Graphics Inc., developers at the University...

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3D Printed Models Assist in Congenital Heart Disease Surgery

November 19, 2014 3:50 pm | by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | News | Comments

Physician-researchers from the Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia presented new findings on pediatric cardiovascular disease at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014 in Chicago. Among many other topics...

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Making Health Care More Accessible with Flexible Electronics

November 19, 2014 3:25 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Flexible electronic sensors based on paper -- an inexpensive material -- have the potential to some day cut the price of a wide range of medical tools, from helpful robots to diagnostic tests. Scientists have now developed a fast, low-cost way of making these...

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New 'Enlightened' Cancer Cell Technology Begins Human Trials

November 19, 2014 3:11 pm | by Purdue University | News | Comments

On Target Laboratories LLC and Purdue University are clinically investigating optical imaging technology that could "light up" cancer cells and help surgeons remove more cancerous tissue than previously possible during surgical procedures...

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New App Aims for Rapid Interventions for Infants with Heart Defects

November 19, 2014 1:16 pm | by Children's Mercy Hospital | News | Comments

A powerful new app is directly connecting single ventricle heart defect patients to their doctors, dramatically improving their monitoring while they recover from heart surgery at home. Girish Shirali, MBBS, FACC, FASE, Co-Director of the Ward...

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'Whole You' Helps Patients with Mobility Challenges

November 19, 2014 1:08 pm | by Whole You | News | Comments

Dedicated to providing innovative solutions for those with sensory and physical mobility challenges, Whole You will draw upon the expertise and experience of its international holding company, Mitsui Chemicals, together with U.S. healthcare...

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Precision Medical Machining at MD&M West 2015

November 19, 2014 1:08 pm | by Gf Agie Charmilles | GF Agie Charmilles | Product Releases | Comments

GF Machining Solutions will demonstrate the precision, performance and efficiency of milling and EDM systems designed with medical machining applications in mind at MD&M 2015 on Feb. 10 – 12 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. Visitors to the company’s show booth 4161 will experience the Mikron HSM 200U LP (linear performance) milling...

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Actavis to Acquire Allergan for $66 Billion

November 19, 2014 11:01 am | by Allergan, Inc. | News | Comments

Actavis plc and Allergan, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Actavis will acquire Allergan for a combination of $129.22 in cash and 0.3683 Actavis shares for each share of Allergan common stock...

Bundled Cable Assemblies for Hirose, IPEX, and JAE Connectors

November 19, 2014 10:35 am | by High Speed Interconnects | High Speed Interconnects | Product Releases | Comments

High Speed Interconnects has recently announced the capability to create endless bundled coaxial cable constructions which exceed today’s complex interconnect requirements. HSI’s micro coaxial cable capabilities range from 32-48 AWG and can be bundled into high-density cable constructions in excess of 1,500 conductors, while preserving important electrical characteristics such as impedance, ...

Engineering Newswire 116: World's Smallest Form B Reed Switch

November 19, 2014 10:14 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re showing off the world’s smallest reed switch, flying atom planes that are stronger than graphene, and doing karate with the Atlas robot ...            

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