Tag Archives: medical devices

LMD announces partnership to create device with V-Sensor that delivers clinically-accurate blood pressure via Bluetooth to smartphones

Leman Micro Devices announces a partnership with Shanghai Minshi, a cutting-edge technology device designer and producer, and Bluetooth technology company WuQi, also based in Shanghai, China. The collaboration between the three companies will produce the world’s first-ever key fob-size standalone device that delivers clinically-accurate vital signs measurements, including blood pressure, …

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Dispensing tips for wearables manufacturing

Consumer wearables, including smart watches and augmented reality glasses, have captured the imagination of many. One important market for wearable devices is medical and healthcare, where they fulfil a diverse range of functions, such as monitoring patient heart rate, oxygen levels, body temperature and respiratory rate. State of the art …

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Strategic supplier partnerships reduce medical device project timelines

Medical device companies are under extreme pressure to deliver new or improved products ahead of the competition. Brandon Steinberg, business development manager at Portescap, explains how engaging with specialist suppliers at the very earliest stages of product design can help medical OEMs maintain a competitive edge. While the overall R&D …

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2020 marks fifth year of partnership between WEINMANN and Sensirion

Sensirion’s flow sensors have been included in WEINMANN’s MEDUMAT Standard² since 2015. Thanks to their accuracy, fast response time and robustness, the proximal flow sensors offer maximum safety. They ideally complement the intuitive and robust design of the MEDUMAT Standard² ventilator. Therefore, the device is a reliable partner for the …

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Dedicated photonics pilot-line for medical diagnostics

The European Commission has decided to expand the existing photonics pilot-line offering by funding the establishment of MedPhab pilot-line under Horizon 2020, the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Photonics is based on combining optics and electronics, and it enables various medical applications from diagnostic devices to instruments for treatment. …

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Flow sensor solutions in modern medical ventilators

The use of ventilators continues to grow strongly due to the increasing number of lung diseases. In this article, Andreas Alt, Sensirion‘s sales director for Medical, considers flow sensor solutions in modern medical ventilators that will enable manufacturers to realise the next quantum leaps in ventilation. Continuous airflow measurements during anesthesia monitoring, …

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World’s thinnest, lightest signal amplifier enables bioinstrumentation with reduced noise

Conventionally, bioinstrumentation circuits for health care and medical use have consisted of hard electronic devices, such as silicon transistors. However, when soft biological tissues, such as skin, come into contact with hard electronic devices, they tend to become inflamed. Therefore, monitoring of biosignals in everyday life over a long period …

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TE Connectivity earns No. 4 ranking on 2019 FORTUNE Change the World list

TE Connectivity has been ranked fourth of 52 large companies from around the world on the 2019 FORTUNE Change the World list. It is TE’s second consecutive year to earn this recognition. The annual list recognizes companies that make positive social or environmental change a core part of their business strategy. Companies …

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