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BMS solution integrates IoT at Grenoble Alpes University Hospital

BMS solution integrates IoT at Grenoble Alpes University Hospital
Within IoT technologies, two big recognised players are integrating its solutions to achieve unprecedented IoT equipment integration with an existing Building Management System (BMS) using LoRaWAN technology at the heart. The Grenoble Alpes University Hospital´s technical teams wanted to be able to instrument and control various equipment quickly, inexpensively and without cabling (Ethernet and power). 
17th April 2018

Edge card technology designed for disposable medical applications

Edge card technology designed for disposable medical applications
The release of Eclipta has been announced by Smiths Interconnect. The high performance edge card technology for disposable medical applications has a range of features that allow for quick and reliable connections whilst delivering the serviceability and affordability required by a broad range of critical medical devices.
17th April 2018

Souriau now manufactures connectors for medical devices

Souriau now manufactures connectors for medical devices
As the JMX plastic Push-Pull series is introduced by Souriau, the company has made a distinguished entry into the market for connectors for electronic medical equipment. As well as superior technical characteristics, the perfectly-adapted design corresponds to medical device manufacturers' requirements in terms of aesthetics and functionality. The ISO 13485 standard ISO 13485 is the system standard which applies to the manufacturing of all medical devices.
16th April 2018


Composite medical wire: biocompatible and kink-resistant

Composite medical wire: biocompatible and kink-resistant
Custom manufactured clad composite wire that can combine several materials to achieve specific properties or join incompatible materials for enhanced connectivity is available from Anomet Products of Shrewsbury, MA, USA. Anomet Medical Clad Composite Wire combines two or three metals on the interior and exterior which are metallurgically bonded to achieve properties that are not available in a single alloy.
4th April 2018

Digital health is becoming a disruptive force in healthcare

Digital health is becoming a disruptive force in healthcare
Digital health promises to change the face of healthcare. Reflecting this is growing interest in the digital health space, as evidenced by a substantial $4.7 billion being invested in 2017 as outlined in the brand new report from IDTechEx Research, Digital Health 2018: Trends, Opportunities and Outlook. Digital health also took prominence in the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in January 2018, illustrating its growing importance – but it is not limited to strictly the healthcare space.
4th April 2018

Biocompatible epoxy for medical electronic applications

Biocompatible epoxy for medical electronic applications
Formulated for medical electronic applications, Master Bond EP62-1LPSPMed is a biocompatible two part epoxy that has a mixed viscosity of 150-300 cps. Its ultra low viscosity makes it suitable for use in underfill, impregnation and porosity sealing applications. This product exhibits wetting properties and can readily flow by capillary action in tight clearances or beneath devices. It adheres well to metals, plastics, composites, polyimides, glass and ceramic substrates.
4th April 2018

A safer way to handle surgical scalpel blades

A safer way to handle surgical scalpel blades
When tasked with redesigning a medical device, four biomedical engineering majors focused their attention on scalpels. Specifically, the blade packaging for the tool. Their blade packaging was designed to protect health care workers from accidental injuries that can occur when handling exposed scalpel blades. Now their invention, Scal-Pal, is one of six competing for Georgia Tech’s InVenture Prize, an annual innovation competition.
29th March 2018

New form of transcendence: uploading the brain to the cloud

New form of transcendence: uploading the brain to the cloud
The startup accelerator Y Combinator is known for supporting audacious companies in its popular three-month boot camp. There’s never been anything quite like Nectome, though. At YC’s “demo days,” Nectome’s cofounder, Robert McIntyre, is going to describe his technology for exquisitely preserving brains in microscopic detail using a high-tech embalming process. Then the MIT graduate will make his business pitch. As it says on his website: “What if we told you we could back up your mind?”
14th March 2018

A revolution in remote medical consultation

  Leman Micro Devices has announced that its V-Sensor and App integrated with next-generation smartphones will assist diagnosis by physicians and drive growth in remote medical consultation services by enabling patients to self-measure their own vital signs with medical accuracy for online appointments with doctors.
13th March 2018

What part do DC motors play in the medical industry?

What part do DC motors play in the medical industry?
  With DC motors as small 4mm it’s not surprising that 45% of maxon motor’s business is from the medical industry. Patrick Vega, Technical Engineer at maxon motor uk, discusses some of the applications that maxon have featured in.
12th March 2018


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