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Brushless DC motors with integral drive promote simplified installation and optimized operation

August 12, 2008 8:14 am | Ametek Technical & Industrial Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

MCG brand MA34000 series brushless DC motors feature an integral drive to simplify installation and promote smooth, quiet, and efficient operation. These NEMA 34 motors ideally suit non-traditional servo applications where one direction is required and speed control is not crucial.

Powering Up the Protection for Medical Device Batteries

August 12, 2008 8:14 am | Articles | Comments

Counterfeit products are a problem for many original equipment manufacturers across all market sectors.

Overview and Applications for Medical Device Motion and Actuation

August 12, 2008 8:14 am | Articles | Comments

This article compares the specific characteristics of solenoids and motors, their common properties, and those attributes that make each of these electromechanical devices unique for a specific medical motion application.


Transforming Device Development Through Human Factors Engineering

August 12, 2008 8:14 am | Articles | Comments

Rigorous human factors testing and iterative product design are critical in the development of medication infusion devices, particularly with the current emphasis on preventing medication errors in the hospital setting.


Refueling a Stalled Software Design Project

August 12, 2008 8:14 am | Articles | Comments

Designing original software for medical device technology can be challenging enough, but overcoming the additional obstacles that are encountered when a software project has developed into a hopelessly lagging burden is a completely different ordeal.

MCU Helps Cardiac Device Keep the Beat

August 12, 2008 8:14 am | Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. | Articles | Comments

The Project: Ensure the algorithm for ECG analysis is enabled to be flexible in order for it to be able to be used in an array of devices. The Solution: Use an MCU that offers ultra low power consumption in consideration of wireless and handheld devices.


RFID Solution Enhances Safety in Surgery

August 12, 2008 8:13 am | Articles | Comments

Patient safety is of paramount importance during a surgical procedure, while avoiding preventable errors during the procedure can result in significant cost savings.


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August 12, 2008 8:13 am | Mead Fluid Dynamics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mead Fluid Dynamics annouces the release of its new product catalog today. The new catalog adopts


Jasper Wireless Enables Arrowhead Electronic Healthcare to Deliver Wireless eDiary Solution for Clinical Drug Trial

August 12, 2008 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Jasper Wireless announced today that it has enabled Arrowhead Electronic Healthcare to provide a wireless eDiary solution for patients participating in a 13-month drug trial being conducted in 20 countries around the world.

PDT Focuses on Ergonomics with Latest Heathrow Scientific Pipette

August 12, 2008 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Product Development Technologies, Inc. (PDT), a division of TZ Limited was enlisted by Heathrow Scientific to develop their next generation pipette filler, the Rota-Filler 5000 (RF5000) Pipette.


Micro Power Supplies Custom Battery Pack for Vocollect Healthcare Systems

August 12, 2008 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micro Power today announced that it manufactured a new, custom Li-ion battery pack specifically for Vocollect Healthcare Systems' AccuNurse voice-assisted care system for the long-term care industry. The battery pack uses a single prismatic li-ion cell.

Quickparts Assists in Manufacturing POWRsyringe for Pinyons Medical Technology

August 12, 2008 8:13 am | Quickparts | Product Releases | Comments

Quickparts has recently completed a project known as the POWRsyringe Injector that won a prestigious Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA). The POWRsyringe was named one of the finalists in the Medical Design Excellence Award's General Hospital Devices and Therapeutics product category.

Advanced Miniature Fluidic Modules Enhance Portability

August 12, 2008 8:13 am | Articles | Comments

Medical device demands require that component suppliers offer products that can be incorporated into portable solutions for patients and healthcare professionals alike. For makers of fluidic modules, the challenge to miniaturize is no different.


Plastic-Parts Includes Fast Design Assistance and More

August 11, 2008 4:44 am | Diversified Plastics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Company has a complete array of services that includes part design assistance, CAD, machined plastic prototypes, SLA models, prototype aluminum or soft steel tools, production molds, and production molding. The injection molds are high precision parts for demanding medical applications.

Customized Solutions for E1/T1 and VDSL applications

August 11, 2008 4:44 am | Fci | Product Releases | Comments

Several customized I-O connector solutions have been developed for E1/T1 and xDSL applications, including a cable connector and a board connector solution. The E1/T1 transmission protocol is used to transmit voice and data between devices and runs at a speed of 2 Mbit/s.


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