Innovative control technology offers medical professionals and technicians the potential to do much more with diagnostic imaging equipment. “A New Dimension in Diagnostics,” this issue's cover story, looks at intuitive controls for radiological applications.
InVivo Therapeutics announced a push-back on its time-lines for enrollment in a clinical trial examining its spinal cord injury treatment, a move that brought NVIV shares down by nearly half today. InVivo announced that, under the terms of its FDA investigational device exemption, each trial patient must be followed for 3 months...
Guy Francfort, vice president of sales and marketing for MEGA Electronics Inc., was a part of the staff written article, “Portability Is the Name of the Game.” He took time to present a full array of responses that were not able to be included in the article, so they are presented here.
Advanced Power Electronics has launched an asymmetric-dual N-channel enhancement mode power MOSFET targeting synchronous buck dc/dc converter power designs.
B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) announced today that it has been selected by Premier, a collaborative nationwide healthcare alliance of approximately 2,900 hospitals and health systems, with a dual-source IV Solutions contract award through January 31, 2020.
Building upon its robust embedded processing software and tools ecosystem, Texas Instruments announced a new class of JTAG emulator, the XDS200 for $295. This new emulator can be utilized for hardware debugging, algorithm development and programming on TI’s embedded processors.
DILAS expanded its conduction-cooled, fiber-coupled diode laser modules at 1470nm and 1530nm to include 200µm, NA0.22. With 12W output power, these fiber-coupled modules are ideal for the medical market primarily for surgical applications that demand high-power, stable sources with the smallest fiber diameters.
Leading companies and institutes in protein diagnostics and micro-nano-bio research, including Philips, imec, Hytest, PolyAn, Bremen University, and Eindhoven University of Technology, have joined forces to investigate next-generation technologies with the goal of enabling new, highly sensitive, point-of-care blood tests.
Lista International Corporation announced the availability of mobile bases for almost all of their workbenches and workstations, including the Arlink and Align brands. This maximizes convenience and allows customers to easily reconfigure their workspace to keep up with changing demands.
Massachusetts medical device maker Covidien is opening the doors on a new Center of Innovation in South Korea, a country that the company calls "a key market in our global strategy." Covidien plans to spend $21 million over the course of 3 years to support the center...
Wet Platinum Premium Personal Lubricant has received Section 510(k) medical device approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which allows this 100% silicone, latex-friendly product to be marketed in interstate commerce as substantially similar to other legally marketed predicate products.
Medical device giant Medtronic is handing its Pioneer Plus re-entry catheter product line over to Volcano for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced this week. The deal, which Volcano hopes will help it expand its reach in peripheral indications, is expected to close this month and is structured as an "asset purchase."
Bodkin Design and Engineering, LLC is an electro-optic system and solutions research and design firm serving the bio-medical and healthcare industries. Bodkin developed a beta prototype by using unique biomedical sensors to monitor Capillary Refill Time more objectively.
This week on Kickstarter, we are monitoring our brainwaves and moving objects with just our thoughts with the Emotiv Insight, a 5-channel, wireless headset from Tan Le, founder and CEO.
The BMI works by interpreting brain waves that allow patients to control, with their thoughts, robotic legs and below-elbow amputees to control neuroprosthetic limbs. Contreras-Vidal has partnered with Dr. Robert Grossman at TMHRI on the research project.