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Happy Easter from JK Lasers.wmv

April 5, 2012 7:43 am | by jklasers | Comments

To celebrate Easter, JK Lasers has cut a greetings message using a 500W fiber laser (JK500FL). The Easter egg design was cut at 2.5m per minute on 1mm mild steel, a common material used in many industrial applications, particularly laser cutting. The high beam quality and power...

Stopping Epileptic Seizures With Fewer False Alarms

April 5, 2012 7:41 am | by johnshopkins | Comments

Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but in a third of these cases, medication cannot keep seizures from occurring. One solution is to shoot a short pulse of electricity to the brain to stamp out the seizure just as it begins to erupt. But brain implants designed to do this have...


FDM Helps Acist Reimagine Manufacturing

March 20, 2012 6:41 pm | by stratasysfdm | Comments

Acist uses Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology to maximize efficiency beyond rapid prototyping. The medical device manufacturer puts 3D printed components in doctor's offices, such as the redesigned display unit on its contrast-injection system. According to CTO Ed Miller, FDM...


MOCON's Ed Emerson Demonstrates Non-Invasive Oxygen Detection System for Packaging

February 27, 2012 7:42 am | by mdteditor | Mocon, Inc. | Comments

Ed Emerson, medical business development manager at MOCON, demonstrates how the new OpTech®-O2 Platinum system works for medical device packaging when oxygen detection is required. The system enables non-invasive, non-destructive measurement of oxygen levels within the packaging. Visit...

Specialty Coating Systems' Lonny Wolgemuth talks Parylene conformal coating

February 27, 2012 6:42 am | by mdteditor | Comments

Lonny Wolgemuth, sr. medical market specialist at SCS, talks about a conformal coating technology--Parylene--and how it can be used for medical devices. He highlights the benefits offered by the coating and reviews most common application areas in which it is being used by medical device...

Philips Vital Signs Camera app

February 12, 2012 8:43 am | by Philips | Comments

The Vital Signs Camera app from Philips ( performs a contactless measurement of your heart rate and breathing rate, simply by using the camera of your iPad 2. This breakthrough technology allows you to measure your vital signs in an easy and unobtrusive way...


The Importance of Isolation in Healthcare Applications

January 23, 2012 4:47 am | Comments

This video explains how iCoupler digital isolators provide a simple solution for connecting patients to a peripheral monitor or PC in a safe and isolated manner.

Nanotechnology and "The End of Medicine" - Andy Kessler

January 10, 2012 11:32 am | by ForaTv | Comments

Complete program at: Former Wall Street analyst Andy Kessler talks about the future of medical nanotechnology and its possible effects on the economics of the medical industry. ----- Former Wall Street analyst, Andy Kessler, follows the money...


Pharmaceutical Processing's Redesigned Website

December 13, 2011 2:36 pm | by pharmpromag | Comments

Editor-in-Chief Mike Auerbach describes some of the new features and enhanced content now available on Pharmaceutical Processing's new website -

Micro Motor Developer's Kit

December 13, 2011 2:34 pm | by NewScaleTechnologies | Comments

New Scale Technologies' developer's kits allow fast evaluation of SQUIGGLE micro motors and TRACKER position sensors. These kits demonstrate the performance of these tiny components -- the smallest of their kind. They also serve as mechanical and electrical reference designs for...

Fong's Peter Toh explains contract manufacturing for medical device OEMs

December 2, 2011 4:39 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Peter Toh K. H., Senior Manager of Sales/Programme Department at Fongs Engineering & Manufacturing, explains the companys contract manufacturing capabilities. Additionally, he explains the re-engineering services that enable Fongs engineers to improve on customers products. The company...

Ross Nanotechnology's NeverWet superhydrophobic spray-on coating

November 14, 2011 8:31 am | by lancasteronline | Comments

Ross Technology Corp. needed a better way to reduce corrosion on the steel products. When they couldn't find a suitable one, they worked on creating something on their own. And eventually they hit upon a slick product that's led to a whole new business. That product is NeverWet, a...

A'Swiss Army Knife for the Blind' using Freescale Kinetis MCUs

November 11, 2011 10:27 am | Comments

The Swiss Army Knife is a portable product for blind people, integrating: Notepad, Portable Scan to Braille, and Twitter Communication.

Memry's Andy Ellicson discusses nitinol component fabrication

November 9, 2011 10:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Andy Ellicson, strategic accounts manager at Memry, offers insight into the capabilities of the company in melting and forming nitinol components. The formed shapes vary in size, but can be made very small as is often needed by medical device manufacturers. Visit for...

Advanced Powder Products' Don Heaney discusses miniature component fabrication for medical devices

November 9, 2011 7:33 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Don Heaney, president of Advanced Powder Products, discusses the medical device component fabrication capabilities of the company, including metal injection molding. The company develops its own material chemistry to help facilitate the fabrication process. Visit for...


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