Medical

Smart Mattress Cover with Printed Sensors to Tackle Pressure Ulcers

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A Heidelberg, Germany, based lab specializing in printed and organic electronics has demonstrated a smart mattress cover which will help hospitals and care homes to…

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Omron Simplifies Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

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Pandemic or not, patients can now monitor their hypertension and adjust their medication accordingly from home. At CES 2021, Omron Healthcare exemplified its mission toward…

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CES 2021: Mobileye Expects Consumer AV in 2025

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Predicting consumer AV in 2025, Mobileye’s CEO outlined strategies to make AVs “scalable, transferrable, economically viable and legislatively acceptable.”…

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The fight against COVID-19

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This collection focuses on the technology used in the fight against COVID-19 and how the pandemic has impacted us all.

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Prospects for the Semiconductor Industry in the Post-COVID Era

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The impact COVID-19 had in 2020 will have lasting effects on the global economy and the technology that increasingly enables it. Daniel Cooley, CSO at Silicon Labs, shares three key areas that will drive the semiconductor industry in a post-COVID environment…

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How One EMS Thrives in a Covid-Disrupted Market

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KMC Systems Inc. isn’t  just surviving the Covid-19 pandemic — it’s thriving. The medical equipment it manufactures is, of course, in critical demand.  But the proximity of KMC’s suppliers – 90 percent are within 200 miles of the Merrimack, NH, electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider —  enables it to fulfill surging orders. The supply chain’s…

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Fast-Moving Medical Technology Must Meet the Toughest Reliability Standards

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The world continues to see a revolution in the use of technology to raise standards of health care. Diverse types of equipment are being created for use around, on, or implanted in the body. While the most advanced components available today enable small size and high functionality, product designers need the best reliability assurances, particularly for implantable devices.
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Aluminum capacitors save board space in high-temp applications

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Vishay’s automotive-grade, miniature aluminum capacitors save board space and offer a long useful life of 6,000 hours at 125°C.

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AC/DC power supplies meet Class II safety for medical devices

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XP Power has launched a new series of 500-W Class II safety AC/DC power supplies for medical devices including BF applications.

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Neural stimulator device combines two effects for implantable energy transfer

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Researchers have developed a unique technique to transfer power to a medically-implanted device.

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Telink SoC uses RISC-V P-extension for AI/ML on edge devices

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Telink Semiconductor has introduced a new connectivity system on chip (SoC) for hearables, wearables and high-performance internet of things (IoT) that uses a RISC-V P-extension…

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Medical image sensor shrinks endoscope design

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The OmniVision OH02A1S provides simultaneous white-light RGB and IR monochrome capture in a single CMOS medical image sensor. Using the OH02A1S, designers of chip-on-tip endoscopes…

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Nvidia Presents the DPU, a New Type of Data Center Processor

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At its GTC Conference this week, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang will unveil everything from its lowest-priced dev kit to a new supercomputer

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TT Electronics and iAbra Launch Groundbreaking AI-Driven Covid-19 Test

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TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, announced that it has been working with British startup iAbra and its partners, including Intel, to design, develop, and test the prototype Virolens system and to specify and design the manufacturing processes for its commercial launch. Additional details can be found from yesterday’s RNS update here.
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Maxim Deal Cements ADI at No 2 in Analog

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Proposed acquisition of Maxim Integrated by Analog Devices will strengthen ADI’s analog IC market share

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Maxim Gives ADI ‘Tailwinds’ for Future M&A Deals

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Vincent Roche said last May Analog Devices Inc. had “tailwinds” at its back. He might have been subtly referring to the proposed acquisition of Maxim. But ADI is likely to start looking even farther out, by putting this deal behind it.

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Free Online Class: Medical IoT and Healthcare Applications

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Amphenol, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of interconnect products, has created a series of 20-minute online classes that explore solutions in and around the medical IoT and healthcare application space. From the company’s description of this series: Amphenol has a broad range of interconnect solutions for medical applications, include I/O connectors with sealed interfaces, […]

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Podcast: The IoT evolution of medical devices

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In a recent installment of EETimes on Air, Brian Santo – EE Times Editor in Chief – spoke with Adesto Technologies’ director of product marketing, Paul Hill, about how medical devices have improved thanks to advancements made in monitoring, diagnostics, and others. For those unfamiliar with Adesto, the company makes ICs for embedded systems, including […]

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