High-performance Atmel SAMA5D2 Xplained Ultra from element14 for fast prototyping and evaluation

element14 and Atmel today announced the launch of Atmel’s new SAMA5D2 Xplained Ultra evaluation kit, a high-performance, fast prototyping and evaluation platform for the Atmel | SMART SAMA5D2 Series of microprocessors. The board offers multiple memories including eMMC, DDR3 and QSPI as well as a comprehensive set of connectivity options. With its secure design architecture,

Newport Is introducing guardian series of active isolation workstations

Newport Corporation is adding the Guardian Series of active isolation workstations to its industry leading portfolio of isolation systems. With an unmatched vibration isolation performance, Newport’s state-of-the-art workstation is an ideal platform for super high resolution microscopy, metrology and other applications requiring very low frequency isolation. Guardian is an easy to use, fully integrated workstation

Innovative three-way stopcock for greater patient safety

Infections that can result from intravenous infusions are a growing problem for hospitals. To enhance patient safety for this and other measures for the supply of fluids to patients, Elcam Medical, a world-leading medical equipment supplier, has developed a special three-way stopcock. What makes the Marvelous™ (MRVLS) stopcock special are a Luer-activated valve that acts

2016 Biomedical Engineering conference and expo to be held in Vienna Austria

OMICS International and its subsidiaries including iMedPub LLC and Conference Series LLC Organise 3000+ Conferences across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members. OMICS International is an amalgamation of Open Access Publications and

Spectra-Physics unveils super-hydrophobic surface functionalization process

Spectra-Physics introduces ClearSurface, a patent-pending femtosecond laser process for surface functionalization. The novel process allows the patterning of high-resolution shapes, each with individually tailored surface properties. With the new process, the degree of wettability can controlled from super-hydrophobic, or highly water repellant, to super-hydrophilic. Utilizing the widely deployed Spirit family of industrial femtosecond lasers, ClearSurface

Assessing the FDA’s cybersecurity guidelines for medical device manufacturers

This Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology blog post, entitled “Assessing the FDA’s Cybersecurity Guidelines for Medical Device Manufacturers: Why Subtle “Suggestions” May Not Be Enough” is an objective analysis of the recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.” The guidance advises medical device manufacturers to address

New neurology medical device

York Instruments Ltd. has announced the development of a new magnetoencephalography healthcare device. Gary Green, PhD, chief technology officer of York Instruments, said, “We are excited to present what we believe is a much improved and innovative new MEG platform to the global MEG community. York’s new MEG platform is a result of our commitment

Unique concept for modern wound dressings, new foam prepolymer introduced

Covestro LLC formerly Bayer MaterialScience, is presenting its new Baymedix FP505 prepolymer, which creates non-yellowing aliphatic foams with excellent fluid absorption and retention properties. Modern wound dressings can be produced efficiently and sustainably from just three materials if combined appropriately. Manufacture by direct coating of adhesive-on-film or foam-on-film eliminates laminating steps and optimizes drying times,

BF direct patient contact rated 200 watt medical AC/DC power supply

Power Partners, Inc. releases a new 200 watt medical, patient contact rated AC/DC power supply into their their medical open frame/u-channel product line. The PMAM200 Series is designed for 200 watts of power in a compact 3” x 5” footprint featuring a 90-264VAC input and single outputs of 12VDC, 19VDC, and 24VDC. There is an

New rapid development prototype services

Norman Noble, Inc., the world’s leading contract manufacturer of next-generation implants, has added dedicated capacity in its Process Development Centers (PDCs) to produce prototype iterations faster for medical device OEMs. The new capability, dubbed Rapid Development Effort (RDE), is currently available for: · Laser Processing Services – Nitinol Stents, Transcatheter Heart Valves, Neuro Clot Pullers

What do IoT and smart home device makers need to know in order to connect their devices to the web

Worldwide, thousands of technology companies are viewing the Internet of Things and the Smart Home as the Holy Grail for their products and profits. Most industry analysts and leaders are predicting that hundreds of millions of homes will want these new technologies. However, before the device makers begin to design and develop new solutions, they

ZEISS shows range of microscopes and imaging solutions at Medical Device & Manufacturing West

ZEISS announces it will be highlighting a wide range of microscopes and imaging solutions at Medical Device & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, which takes place February 9-11, 2016, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. On display at Booth # 948 will be ZEISS Axio Vert. A1 inverted routine microscope for materials, ZEISS Smartzoom 5 digital

New make first, break last Power Triple Lock connectors

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, now offers a connector with make first, break last (MFBL) functionality as part of its Power Triple Lock connector product line. The new MFBL connector’s application-specific grounding design permits the ground connection to be established before power connections are made, and maintains the connection until the power

EIZO completes construction on factory in Japan for medical and industrial monitors

EIZO Corporation has announced that it has completed construction on a $25 million (3 billion Japanese yen) factory at its headquarters in Hakusan, Japan for manufacturing medical and industrial monitors. The new factory is EIZO’s second at its headquarters and fourth in Japan. The company also has manufacturing facilities in Germany, China, and the United

RAUMEDIC to showcase new capabilities at MDM show

RAUMEDIC will be presenting the latest developments in medical extrusion, molding and assembly at the MDM West show in Anaheim. Experts will be on hand to review these developments and invite visitors to learn more and share their challenges at Booth #1828. Liquid Injection Molding (LIM) Pump Segments LIM pump Segments are very commonly used