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  • Aug 25, 2014

    Steps to Jumpstart Your UDI Program

    The recent observation is that many companies--especially those without class III devices--are in a “wait and see” mode, or at best, have delivered an informal communication to the obvious UDI stakeholders and had a loose planning session or two....More
  • Jul 31, 2014

    Using Oscilloscopes for microVolt Biomedical Measurements

    Measuring electrical phenomena presents a number of challenges to biomedical signal measurement systems. The tiny, microVolt-level electrical pulses that signal a firing neuron or a muscle response, are often obscured by high-amplitude noise or accompanied by significant DC potentials. Quite often, the signal of interest is a small transient pulse that either occurs intermittently, or only once....More
  • Jul 28, 2014

    Finding the Right Fit for Effective Design Partnerships

    One of the most powerful combinations in business is a partnership between a product manufacturer and an outside product design firm. It’s an opportunity for two complementary organizations to work through a complex process – with a huge number of variables – and produce something much greater than either could produce on its own....More
  • Jun 29, 2014

    USB3 Arrives for Medical Imaging

    Thanks primarily to its ease of use, USB has become the backbone for wired data connectivity in a wide range of medical electronics devices. In particular, portable and home-based healthcare monitoring devices have benefited from the “plug-and-play” simplicity of USB connections....More
  • Jun 27, 2014

    Tracking a Medical Device Recall Is No Easy Feat

    Millions of Americans use medical devices on a daily basis to live better and longer. There’s no doubt that new and innovative devices are having a huge, and sometimes life-saving impact. Why then have medical device recalls increased substantially in the last 10 years? According to a recent U.S....More
  • Jun 18, 2014

    What You Need to Know Now About Unique Device Identification

    As the Sept. 24, 2014, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Unique Device Identification (UDI) compliance deadline approaches for medical device manufacturers of class III devices, Kalypso experts provide analysis on the main changes made to the final rule and what they mean for the industry....More
  • Jun 14, 2014

    GigE Vision Brings a Clearer View for the Operating Room

    Almost all aspects of healthcare--from initial examination, to surgery, and nursing--are increasingly relying on real-time video to improve care and lower expenses. Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) is a natural choice for video transmission in a range of medical imaging modalities, due to its reliable image transmission performance, networking capabilities, and cost advantages....More

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