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2/4-Channel LIN Transceiver

May 12, 2014 8:56 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Local interconnect network (LIN) nodes are witnessing exponential growth rates in cars, resulting in master modules controlling multiple LIN buses. To address this growing need for multi LIN transceiver systems Melexis introduces a new generation...

15.6" Wide TFT LCD

May 12, 2014 8:49 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Tianma NLT America (TNAM) introduces of a new 15.6-inch wide WXGA a-SI TFT LCD, developed by NLT Technologies. The LCD features a long-life white LED backlight unit that provides high luminance with lower maintenance costs for equipment...

High Resolution PCIe Cards

May 12, 2014 8:42 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Elsys Instruments, a leading manufacturer of custom and standard fast, high-precision data acquisition systems, has expanded its family of LAN controlled transient recorders with a new, cost-effective series of high resolution PCIe data...

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LED Flood System

May 12, 2014 8:37 am | by MDT Staff | Dymax Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Dymax Corporation has introduced the new BlueWave LED Flood System which offers greater intensity and uniformity, contributing to faster and more repeatable cure times. With LED’s instant on/off capability, there are no mechanical shutter...

ResMed Launches New Platform Of Portable And Lightweight Life Support Ventilators

May 12, 2014 3:30 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

ResMed has introduced a new platform of portable, lightweight, and user-friendly life support ventilators in select European and Asia-Pacific markets with the launch of the Astral 100 and Astral 150. Already a leading player with its Elisée...

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Master 3D Printers to Grow Replacement Body Parts

May 9, 2014 2:58 pm | by Queensland University of Technology | News | Comments

QUT and three of the world's leading research universities in the 3D printing of replacement body parts have joined forces to offer the world's first international masters in biofabrication whereby graduates will hold a masters degree from...

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Photos of the Day: Body Parts 3D Printed by Masters

May 9, 2014 2:58 pm | by Queensland University of Technology | News | Comments

Professor Dietmar Hutmacher holds a 3D printed breast scaffold. QUT's biofabrication research is well-advanced in printing 3D custom-made scaffolds using bio-ink infused with the patient's stem cells to enable the body to grow a new breast...

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FDA Allows Marketing of Prosthetic Arm that Translates Signals from Person’s Muscles

May 9, 2014 2:11 pm | by FDA | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today allowed marketing of the DEKA Arm System, the first prosthetic arm that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG)...  

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Study: Promising Results with Novel Approach to Medtronic Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

May 9, 2014 2:02 pm | by Medtronic | News | Comments

Medtronic, Inc. today released study findings that show heart failure patients who have limited options for implanted device therapy may benefit from a novel implant technique for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices. Data from...

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Last day for entries! R&D 100 deadline is 11:59 pm, May 9.

May 9, 2014 1:49 pm | News | Comments

It has arrived...the last day to file your 2014 R&D 100 Awards entry is today, Friday, May 9. If you have started an entry, please take the time to make sure it it is registered and contact us if you need assistance in making the...

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Leadless Pacemaker Showing Promising Results After One-Year

May 9, 2014 1:34 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Vivek Reddy, MD, Director of Arrhythmia Services for The Mount Sinai Hospital, reported his promising 12-month follow-up data showing the world's first leadless pacemaker is demonstrating overall device performance comparable to conventional...

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Common Test Used on Heart Patients Who Need Defibrillator Implants Unnecessary

May 9, 2014 12:05 pm | by McMaster University | News | Comments

New research from McMaster University suggests that a commonly performed test during certain types of heart surgery is not helpful and possibly harmful. The testing procedure, known as defibrillator testing (DT), is commonly used on people...

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Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci Xi Video Highlights System’s New Features

May 9, 2014 11:57 am | by Intuitive Surgical | Videos | Comments

About a month ago, Intuitive Surgical announced its new da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system. The device takes on a new shape and is designed to bring new capabilities for robot-assisted surgery in a variety of fields. Here is the latest video...

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Students ‘Print’ Pink Prosthetic Arm for Teen Girl

May 9, 2014 11:50 am | by Washington University in St. Louis | News | Comments

Thirteen-year-old Sydney Kendall had one request for the Washington University in St. Louis students building her a robotic prosthetic arm: Make it pink. Kendall Gretsch, Henry Lather and Kranti Peddada, seniors studying biomedical engineering...

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Photos of the Day: Pink Prosthetics

May 9, 2014 11:46 am | by Washington University in St. Louis | News | Comments

Washington University in St. Louis seniors Kranti Peddada, Kendall Gretsch and Henry Lather designed and built a robotic prosthetic arm for 13-year-old Sydney Kendall. Sydney requested that her new arm be pink. Total cost: $200, a fraction...

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