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Wireless Data Transmission for Portable and Bench Gages

December 10, 2014 2:21 pm | by Mahr Federal, Inc. | Mahr Federal, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mahr Federal's broad line of mechanical comparative gages can now be configured for wireless data transmission with the addition of a MarCator 1086 or 1087 wireless digital indicator. The line includes a wide array of snap gages, ID & OD gages, fixed and...

Stop Smoking with World’s First Programmable, Wearable Nicotine Delivery Device

December 10, 2014 1:52 pm | by Sagentia | News | Comments

Sagentia, a global science, product and technology development company, has announced that it is working with Chrono Therapeutics on the development of SmartStop, the world’s first programmable and wearable nicotine delivery device to help...

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Tech Drawer Pull

December 10, 2014 12:30 pm | by Lista International Corporation | Lista International Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Lista, a STANLEY Industrial & Automotive, LLC business, proudly announces its new line of Tech Drawer Pull aluminum anodized drawer handle covers. Available in three attractive finishes, these sturdy handle covers are rugged, easy to clean, and dependable, making them ideal for automotive, laboratory, museum, and health care settings. The new Tech Drawer Pull has been carefully designed to s...

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Prototype Point-of-Care Analyzer Enables Early Ebola Detection

December 10, 2014 12:16 pm | by STMicroelectronics | News | Comments

Driven by the ambitious objective to quickly detect the Ebola virus in the blood at a very early stage to minimize further transmission, STMicroelectronics and Clonit, in collaboration with Italy’s National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani...

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The Pulse: Pain-Free Lancing for Blood Testing and Tracking Surgeons’ Eyes

December 10, 2014 11:36 am | by John Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

On this episode of the Pulse, we’re performing a blood draw pain-free, comparing heart vital signs, tracking the eyes of surgeons, and giving the disabled access to smartphones.           

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Integrating Patient Devices into Health IT Systems

December 10, 2014 11:20 am | by Charles Settles, Product Analyst, TechnologyAdvice | Articles | Comments

The launch of Apple’s HealthKit platform was the first real sign the fitness and health tracking movement had legs; Apple has always been intentional about its moves, and its fans are usually quick to adopt new offerings. They’ve already announced...

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Implementation of the UDI System Is Critical to Public Health

December 10, 2014 10:33 am | by Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., Director, CDRH | Blogs | Comments

As the FDA works with manufacturers to launch a new system of identifying medical devices using standard bar codes and numbers, we look forward to the day when the system, called the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) system, will be fully set up — with...

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Electronic ‘Skin’ for Prosthetics Detects Pressure from Different Directions

December 10, 2014 10:19 am | by ACS Nano | News | Comments

Touch can be a subtle sense, but it communicates quickly whether something in our hands is slipping, for example, so we can tighten our grip. For the first time, scientists report the development of a stretchable “electronic skin” closely modeled after...

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Engineering Live: How Do We Get More Kids Into STEM? (On Demand)

December 10, 2014 10:02 am | by ECN Staff | Videos | Comments

It’s easy to say we need more kids interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the challenge comes in finding ways to accomplish it. Whether it’s the toys they play with as kids, or the classes they take as students, we...

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Photos of the Day: The Ebola Effect

December 10, 2014 9:51 am | by Study Medicine Europe | News | Comments

The latest outbreak of Ebola has dominated healthcare news in 2014. This infographic provides a rather extensive overview of the virus, the cost, worldwide impact, and more. It also covers the protective equipment that healthcare workers use when treating patients...

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Easing the Burden on Healthcare Professionals

December 10, 2014 7:30 am | by Jan Wittenber, Member of IEEE and Fellow at the Center for Medical Interoperability | Blogs | Comments

The following from the Background section of the ISO/IEEE 11073 Personal Health Data (PHD) Standards addresses this topic appropriately: “Demographics changes (the rapidly aging population in many industrialized countries) and an increase...

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Industrial Cameras with 10MP CMOS Digital Image Sensor

December 10, 2014 2:52 am | by The Imaging Source, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The Imaging Source, an international manufacturer of machine vision cameras, has just announced the immediately availability of new 10 MP industrial cameras with a USB 3.0 interface. The Imaging Source 10 MP industrial cameras, which ship with the Aptina MT9J003 sensor and a USB 3.0 interface, are the perfect solution for applications that require high resolution, high speed and outstanding...

Adapter/Carrier Cards for Embedded Open Architectures

December 9, 2014 4:28 pm | by VadaTech | VadaTech | Product Releases | Comments

VadaTech, a manufacturer of embedded boards and complete application-ready platforms, offers a wide range of adapter cards that allow standard mezzanine cards of multiple formats to be utilized within the system. The adapter cards and carriers allow the re-use of legacy boards and the leveraging...

Industrial Ethernet Connectivity Solutions

December 9, 2014 3:23 pm | by Mencom Corporation | Mencom Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Industrial network systems allow for real-time distributed control of many connection points from a single controller. These “network bus” systems reduce the total amount of cable required and can simplify the overall design. Mencom offers a broad range of industrial network connectivity products to streamline your installation. Industrial Ethernet Cordsets Using Ethernet in industrial appl...

4-Axis Diameter & Ovality Gauge

December 9, 2014 2:21 pm | by NDC Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, announces the availability of the highly anticipated Beta LaserMike AccuScan 6012 four-axis diameter and ovality gauge. Built on the proven and widely deployed AccuScan series platform, the new AccuScan...

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