Medical Device

Fluidic Components Take the Pain Out of Designing Capnography Monitors

To meet the needs of today's ever-changing hospital environments, medical equipment manufacturers are under pressure to design smaller, lighter and more portable devices without...
On August 9, 2017

Flexible Displacement Sensors Improve Medical Diagnostics

Over the last few years, advances in the Internet of Things have led to some incredible technological breakthroughs across multiple industries. Leveraging concepts like advanced condition...
On January 20, 2017

How to Integrate Motor Speed Control for Pump Motors in Medical Devices

Providing miniature size, light weight and low power coupled with integration capabilities for pump and motor units in medical devices provides an ideal solution for design engineers. They are now...
On February 22, 2016

Mini Subcomponents for Medical Devices Make a Big Design Difference

Miniaturization is big in all fields these days. This trend is a challenge for machine designers faced with packing the same capabilities into a smaller space. Take the life sciences, for example....
On February 18, 2016

Wearables: Redefining the Potential of Healthcare Devices

From popular pedometers to life-changing glucose monitors, more and more people are adopting medical technologies they can wear. Over 20% of consumers claim to have purchased a wearable device,...
On November 5, 2015

Portable Oxygen Concentrators vs. Liquid Oxygen

Requiring oxygen can be a difficult change in a person’s life. Patients are being diagnosed with medical conditions like COPD at younger ages and are not ready to give up an active lifestyle. This is...
On October 27, 2015

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