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Advanced 2D/3D Graphics Processing Boards with DVI-I Option

January 14, 2014 10:48 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

VadaTech is offering a 6-channel GPGPU board in the Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) format. The board uses the AMD E6760 graphics processor chip for fast performance along with 1G of GDDR5 memory. The board is ideal for mil/aero, medical, video processing, energy exploration, border security, and other applications requiring advanced graphics processing capabilities.

Lab-grade Precision Portable Spectrometer

January 14, 2014 10:42 am | by MDT Staff | Saelig Co. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig has introduced the GL SPECTIS 5.0 Touch - a state-of-the-art portable instrument for obtaining light measurement data ranging from NIR to UV with laboratory accuracy. Each GL SPECTIS 5.0 Touch Spectrometer is individually calibrated to deliver precise, accurate, and quick results...

Smart Monitor Wins Everyday Health Award for Innovation in Digital Health at 2014 International CES

January 14, 2014 10:41 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Smart Monitor, Corp., an innovative monitoring solutions provider for the healthcare and wellness markets, announced that its SmartWatch ® product was named a winner in the Everyday Health Awards for Innovation in Digital Health at the 2014 International CES...


Oxygen Transmission Rate Test System for Ultra-high Barrier Applications

January 14, 2014 10:36 am | by MDT Staff | Mocon, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

MOCON has developed a new oxygen transmission rate test instrument which accurately and repeatedly measures barriers to 5x10-4 cc/ (m2 x day), ten times lower than previous levels. The OX-TRAN Model 2/21 10x system measures films or packages at precise temperature and relative humidity conditions.

Understanding Secondary Light Emission by Plasmonic Nanostructures May Improve Medical Imaging

January 14, 2014 10:20 am | by Rick Kubetz, University of Illinois | News | Comments

“Plasmonic nanostructures are of great current interest as chemical sensors, in vivo imaging agents, and for photothermal therapeutics,” explained David G. Cahill, a Willett Professor and head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering...


Global Medical Device Outsourcing Market Will Grow to Over $12 billion by 2018

January 14, 2014 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, medical device brand owners in many countries are facing increasing budgetary pressures due to factors such as the ongoing debt crisis in Europe...

ARIAD and Medinol Announce Initiation of Two Registration Trials of the NIRsupreme™ Ridaforolimus-Eluting Stent for Use in Coronary Artery Disease

January 14, 2014 7:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Medinol, Ltd. today announced the initiation of two registration trials of Medinol’s NIRsupreme TM Ridaforolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System incorporating ARIAD’s mTOR inhibitor, ridaforolimus. The two NIRsupreme...


Doctors Make Technology Breakthrough To Deliver a Better Night's Sleep For Snorers

January 14, 2014 6:09 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SleepAssure, a medical grade consumer device designed to deliver a better night's sleep for people who snore, launches early adopter program to address market demand.  "We have successfully combined efficacy and patient acceptance...


Merge Healthcare Licenses Zero Footprint Patent Portfolio From Heart Imaging Technologies

January 14, 2014 2:46 am | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

Merge Healthcare Incorporated, a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, and Heart Imaging Technologies (Heart IT), an industry leader in web-based medical image viewing and management solutions...


Edwards promises to 'meet force with force' in defending its TAVI footprint

January 13, 2014 9:00 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Medtech titan Edwards Lifesciences is poised for a "wild year" ahead in 2014, and the company is looking to move hard and fast in maintaining its leadership in the transcatheter aortic valve implantation market. Edwards is expecting to face...


FDA mandates pediatric data requirements for new medtech applications

January 13, 2014 6:38 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The FDA this month finalized a rule requiring more pediatric patient information from medical devices going through the premarket approval pathway, even if the products are intended for adults. The requirement, part of the Food & Drug...


Medtronic CEO: Value-based healthcare is the only way to save medtech

January 13, 2014 6:35 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

There's been a lot of hand-wringing in medtech as healthcare systems around the world have moved from fee-for-service to value-based healthcare models that reward for outcomes, rather than for specific procedures. But for Medtronic CEO Omar...


St. Jude CEO: Medtronic's renal denervation miss doesn't dampen our spirits

January 13, 2014 5:55 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical CEO Daniel Starks remains steadfast in his pursuit of renal denervation in treatment of hypertension, despite the high-profile clinical trial flop suffered just last week by rival medtech titan Medtronic. St. Jude will continue with its...


Smallest Ever Clock Oscillator

January 13, 2014 4:18 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Raltron Electronics has released a new clock oscillator, Model CO2016, measuring a mere 2.0 x 1.6 x 0.65 mm, further increasing Raltron’s effort  to address the worlds’ increasing demand for ever smaller components.

Power Block Modules Address Demand for Increasing Power Densities

January 13, 2014 4:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Murata Power Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Murata introduced the first in a series of Power Blocks designed to provide the power system architect with an alternative design approach for non- isolated DC-DC conversion. This concept, developed by Murata Power Solutions to meet the growing demand for increased power densities, sits between a discrete point-of-load (PoL) design and that of a complete non-isolated PoL converter module.


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