Recent Articles

January 7, 2015 9:13 am
Hermann Ultrasonics, Inc.
Welding with ultrasonic vibrations is a cost-effective and safe method for joining the two halves of a polystyrene microfluidic test chip in such a way that the function is assured. The cross-section in the test channel has to remain constant...
January 6, 2015 9:22 am
Josh Edberg, Global Product Marketing Manager, Honeywell Sensing & Control
Design engineers in the medical field understand that position sensors can have a big impact on the durability and longevity of medical devices and other healthcare systems. These sensors measure position in a variety of applications ranging...
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...
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