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December 17, 2014 9:51 pm
Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor
In their quest to integrate microchip technology with internal medical devices, a team of Stanford engineers, led by Professor Ada Poon, and John Ho, electrical engineering student, have invented a groundbreaking solution for wirelessly charging devices implanted in the body...
December 17, 2014 9:34 am
Tearssa Ramirez, Marketing Coordinator, LinkTech Couplings
Quick disconnect couplings are used by many different industries and applications that use plastic tubing. It can be very difficult to decide which type of connector would work best with your application. Quick and easy couplings are produced...
December 16, 2014 10:04 am
DP Technology
To provide minimally-invasive equipment and high-quality products, it is essential to acquire the best technology for production. To meet these objectives, Stryker chose to use ESPRIT, a computer-aided-manufacturing (CAM) software that comes equipped...
December 15, 2014 11:04 am
Siemens
Based in Israel, Alpha Omega is in the brain surgery business, developing products such as the Neuro Omega, an advanced micro-electrode recording (MER) system used in neurosurgery. The system provides electro- physiological recording and deep brain...
December 12, 2014 11:23 am
Jake Micallef, VolitionRx
The Importance of Early Detection Cancer, which touches the lives of many, has remained a leading cause of death in the United States. While most cancers are treatable if caught before it has become locally invasive and has spread through the body...
December 11, 2014 10:02 am
David Jacobs, Boston Engineering
Toyota’s success as the world’s largest automaker is largely attributed to its Toyota Production System, which is rooted in Dr. Edwards Deming’s research to improve quality and business processes. Car brands and medical device companies are both...
December 10, 2014 11:20 am
Charles Settles, Product Analyst, TechnologyAdvice
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...
December 9, 2014 9:48 am
Penny Goss, Consultant, Penny Goss Technical Solutions
The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) requirements for validation of manufacturing and quality system software can conjure up a lot of questions. Understanding the actual guidelines and best...
December 8, 2014 10:19 am
Gaurang Trivedi, Engineering Consultant, Hi-Tech Outsourcing Services
Design for manufacturability is an approach utilized to minimize manufacturing time by incorporating the design process along with the manufacturing processes. To meet the continuous shifting market trends, manufacturers are forced to shrink their...
December 5, 2014 10:20 am
Andrei Vakulenko, VP of New Markets at Artec Group
The medical field has truly started to embrace 3D printing. Scanning the headlines, one finds stories about 3D printing providing a cancer victim a new angle, a 3D printed heart that helped save a baby’s life and more. However, every story that ended with 3D printing...
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