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New Smart Syringe Pump Offers Greater Precision

When working to diagnose a particular disease or illness, samples that are precisely measured in a timely manner are critical. Unfortunately, many of the diagnostic instruments available are very...
On February 5, 2014

Trending in Robotics for the Life Sciences (Part 2)

In the first part of this series “6 Trends in Robotics for the Life Sciences,” you learned about three of the six important trends that are current in the design and manufacture of automated...
On December 5, 2013

6 Trends in Robotics for the Life Sciences

There is no doubt that the Life Sciences industry is currently a dynamic environment.  For instance, changing market conditions have tasked life science OEMs with building their products using faster,...
On December 3, 2013

More Trends in Industrial Automation: FieldBus-based Pneumatic and Piezo-actuated Valve Technologies

Our previous post discussed how advancements in technologies such as drives showcase certain trends in a rapidly evolving industry. Here, let’s take a look at trends in FieldBus-based pneumatic...
On November 20, 2013

Meeting the Biocompatibility Challenge in Respiratory Device Designs

Design engineers face the challenge of improving system performance and capability, while they remain under constant pressure to reduce system cost. Meeting these challenges—along with meeting the...
On November 15, 2013

Three Obstacles to Optimal Utility of Patient Care Products

What is the greatest obstacle to success in the design of a medical device that’s to be used directly by patients in their homes or in their bodies? In Parker-Hannifin’s view, the three...
On July 23, 2013