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High-Speed 5-Megapixel CMOS Industrial Camera

November 25, 2014 12:31 pm | by Jai Inc., Usa | JAI, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The SP-5000-CXP2 is a new high-speed 5-megapixel CMOS industrial camera with a two-channel CoaXPress interface. The two new models – the SP-5000M-CXP2 (monochrome) and SP-5000C-CXP2 (color) – operate at a maximum full frame rate of 211 fps, delivering more than a billion pixels per second for 8-bit monochrome or raw Bayer configurations. In addition to 8-bit output at 211 fps, the cameras pr...

3D Online Tool Targets Ebola

November 25, 2014 12:31 pm | by Johns Hopkins | News | Comments

Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers have developed a free, browser-based online tool that could speed up the creation of new drugs to treat or prevent Ebola virus infections. The software, called MuPIT Ebola Edition, enables a researcher...

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The Global Rise of 'Smart Health'

November 25, 2014 12:14 pm | by University of Oxford | News | Comments

Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic has said in a lecture in New Delhi. Solving the large challenges...

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SIDS Cases Found to Have Common Brain Abnormality

November 25, 2014 11:14 am | by NIH | News | Comments

NIH-supported researchers find abnormality in brain area influencing breathing, heart functions More than 40 percent of infants in a group who died of sudden infant death syndrome were found to have an abnormality in a key part of the brain...

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Rethinking the Wheelchair

November 25, 2014 11:08 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Based on an original design for use in developing countries, new Freedom Chair is specially designed for U.S. and European markets. Global Research Innovation and Technology, an MIT MechE spinoff started by Tish Scolnik ’10, Mario Bollini ’09 SM ’12...

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Designing a Wearable Brain Imaging Helmet

November 25, 2014 10:45 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

GE scientists are working on a wearable, high-resolution imaging “helmet” that would allow doctors to observe the brain on the cellular level. The portable device could also allow doctors to study motor activity in the brain, since patients will be...

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Large Biological Circuits Made Practical with New Device

November 25, 2014 10:38 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers have made great progress in recent years in the design and creation of biological circuits -- systems that, like electronic circuits, can take a number of different inputs and deliver a particular kind of output. But while individual components...

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An Introduction to Medical Device Prototyping

November 25, 2014 10:27 am | by David Foshee, Principal Design Engineer, Gilero, LLC | Articles | Comments

As product design consulting engineers, we do a lot of prototyping at Gilero. Many of our clients understand prototyping very well, but there are some clients for whom prototyping or manufacturing is entirely outside their experience...

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Dual Wideband Transceiver in FPGA Mezzanine Card Format

November 25, 2014 8:34 am | by VadaTech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

VadaTech, a manufacturer of embedded boards and complete application-ready platforms, has announced a dual wideband transceiver in the FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) format. The board has a frequency range of 70 MHz to 6 GHz and is ideal for LTE, SDR, and other advanced RF applications. The FMC214 utilizes eight SSMC connectors for the input/output. It combines...

Hydrofoil Mixing Impeller

November 25, 2014 8:13 am | by Sharpe Mixers | Product Releases | Comments

A line of hydrofoil impellers that incorporate a split-hub design which is stronger, more adjustable, and easier to install and remove than conven-tional one-piece or bolted-blade impellers is available from Sharpe Mixers, Inc. of Seattle, Washington. Sharpe HYFLO Impellers feature four blades with a narrow, low-pitch section at the tip where the speed is fastest and a wider, higher-pitch se...

Look Beyond Traditional Adhesives

November 25, 2014 7:30 am | by Ravi Ramjit, Ph. D, VP of R&D, EuroMed | Blogs | Comments

Advances in adhesive development technology have allowed medical device manufactures to engineer new product solutions in the wound care space. Traditional, overaggressive adhesives have been plagued by patients reporting pain and trauma...

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In-Circuit Debugging and Trace Probe

November 25, 2014 3:56 am | by IAR Systems | Product Releases | Comments

I-jet Trace is a powerful probe providing extensive debugging and trace functionality. I-jet Trace delivers large trace memory capacities and high-speed communication via USB 3. It supports all ARM Cortex-M cores, including the new ARM Cortex-M7 core, with Embedded Trace Macrocell (ETM)...

A Closer Look at Robotic Leg Braces

November 24, 2014 2:08 pm | by Julie Watson, Associated Press | News | Comments

Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system. Herrera is the first in the United States to own the device...

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Robotic Exoskeleton Enables Marine to Walk at His Bronze Star Ceremony

November 24, 2014 2:03 pm | by Julie Watson, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star. The crowd of 300 Marines was...

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Prepping for the Next Major Epidemic

November 24, 2014 12:09 pm | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster. "It's really urgent that we address the weak links and...

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