Neurostimulation Comes of Age Neurostimulation could improve the quality of lives for patients with conditions ranging from chronic pain and epilepsy to deafness and morbid obesity. &NOBR> Full Story &/NOBR>
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Design Considerations for Wireless ImplantsWireless medical implants represent an exciting market that includes cardiac pacemakers, cochlear implants and neurostimulators. For continued growth, optimum balance among power consumption, range and data rate is key. Full Story RFID PDA System: Seeing Eye for the Blind Professor Aura Ganz and student Katherine Reagan have developed an RFID system to assist blind consumers with navigating shopping centers. The system uses a PDA and a component GAO 125 CF Reader. Full Story In Tune with Cochlear ImplantsTechnical breakthroughs in cochlear implants are making the quality of life much richer for individuals with moderately severe to profound hearing loss. Full Story Luxura HD Insulin Pen Redefines Speed to MarketThe Luxura HD, a 27-component insulin pen for children, was brought to market in just eight months after doctors made a personal request to Eli Lilly President John D. Lechleiter. Full Story TDX SP Uses ITT Connectors to Reduce Wheelchair Clutter and WeightTDX SP employs connectors from ITT Electronic Components to help reduce clutter and weight in its Invacare Total Driving eXperience line of power wheelchairs. The stacking power interconnects provide seven contacts and handling up to 15 amps. Full Story
New Controller Operates Multiple Dispense ValvesEFD's new ValveMate™ 8000 Controller is a cost-effective way to operate up to four dispense valves. The control unit contains the timer and electronics, while external solenoids open and close valves. Only one set of air/electrical connections is needed, and mounting solenoids near valves ensures fastest possible response time. Click Here.
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