Medical

  • Compliance considerations for the medical Internet of Things

    The medical industry is poised to take a quantum leap in available data from wearable IoT devices as well as advanced systems that can monitor, report...

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  • New technologies driving the growth of wearables

    The wearable device market is arguably seeing the fastest and most exciting growth across the entire electronics landscape. Just look at the changes f...

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  • The search for a simpler, more cost-effective way to implement USB 3.0 functionality

    The USB 3.0 SuperSpeed standard presents an order of magnitude increase in data rates compared with USB 2.0, thereby giving engineers the ability they...

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  • From fitness to health, location-aware medical wearables are about to transform our lives

    Combining the right features and functions can result in a product that goes well beyond a simple fitness tracker. According to Juniper Research, some...

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  • electronica: Maxim demonstrates Pocket IO PLC with soccer ball

    electronica: Maxim demonstrates Pocket IO PLC with soccer ball

    Industry 4.0 and wearables are the key areas of focus for Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. at electronica 2016, where they'll be presenting exactly how...

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  • Floored: NXP FTF 2016

    Floored: NXP FTF 2016

    Slide show -- This was my first time attending FTF, which incidentally was also the first FTF since the NXP/Freescale merger. To be honest, it was one...

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  • Security of medical devices is paramount

    We cover five vertical industries here at Embedded Computing Design: industrial, consumer, automotive, military, and medical (note that IoT and securi...

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  • Championing the standards police

    If your company doesn't have someone who represents the "standards police," maybe you should, as I recently learned from someone who happens to hold t...

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  • Yup, these folks are all engineers

    Slide show -- Every once in a while you come across lists like this one, dubbed as a "did you know?" For my list, I compiled a group of famous people...

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  • 2015 Top Innovative Products winners: Cloud processing, Wi-Fi active steering technology, and an open source software framework

    The embedded industry is very active with innovations in all kinds of application areas. For Embedded Computing Design's 2015 Top Embedded Products it...

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  • Sensors Expo 2015: ROHM and Kionix on sensors as a "natural language"

    Sensors Expo 2015: ROHM and Kionix on sensors as a "natural language"

    Sensors are something most of us usually take for granted, whether it be the 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis magnetometer that modify smartphone displ...

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  • Sensors Expo 2015: Olea Sensor Networks gets personal with intelligent partitioning and identity management for IoT

    Sensors Expo 2015: Olea Sensor Networks gets personal with intelligent partitioning and identity management for IoT

    For those that were under the impression that Sensors Expo was limited to simple input hardware, you should put the 2016 Sensors Expo in Silicon Valle...

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  • Sensors Expo 2015: Exergen extends medical temp sensors to industrial OEMs

    Sensors Expo 2015: Exergen extends medical temp sensors to industrial OEMs

    I never expected a briefing to begin with a product that is being used to in place of rectal thermometers, but I guess now I can cross that off my buc...

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  • How medical devices are disrupting manufacturing

    How medical devices are disrupting manufacturing

    The mobile device market is booming - and it's transforming the face of manufacturing in the process. The global medical device market is on track to...

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  • How wearables and patient-generated data can improve healthcare

    How wearables and patient-generated data can improve healthcare

    Heidi Dohse grew up as an athlete--swimming competitively, playing soccer, running track. At some point, though, she noticed that she couldn't take he...

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  • Use static analysis to manage medical device cybersecurity

    The FDA, recognizing the need for more robust security in medical devices, issued its guidance on managing cybersecurity in 2014. The growth of wirele...

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  • Pack smart if you want GUIs on cheap hardware

    I was talking to a medical device engineering manager the other day and, though I wasn't sure why, we just weren't seeing eye to eye. I was telling hi...

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  • Obscure is not a synonym for secure

    Many medical and industrial embedded devices have traditionally not been considered overly security aware. That's mostly due to the fact that the tech...

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  • IoT and medical devices can be a scary combination

    Medical devices are undergoing an evolutionary change partly due to the current emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), opening the door to an enti...

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  • MEMS & Sensors packaging: The challenges ahead

    MEMS & Sensors devices have infiltrated our daily lives, having found their way into a broadening variety of applications from smartphones to cars, wi...

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