Given Imaging, the makers of the first camera pill, is using Zarlink's ultra low-power wireless chip to aid the pill in its trip through one's digestive system in finding gastrointestinal diseases. Part of the M2A® capsule endoscope, it takes a series of pictures while using as little power as possible. The pill has been in use since the FDA approved it in 2001. Go to www.givenimaging.com.
Design collaboration now includes the entire value chain. From suppliers to customers, purchasing to outside experts, the collaborative design team includes internal and external groups. The design process now stretches across the globe in multiple software formats.
A new high-pressure injection-molding technology produces near-net shape parts with 2-inch-thick walls from high-performance materials like PEEK, PAI, and carbon-filled polymers. Parts show no voids, sinks, or porosity, have more consistent mechanical properties, and are stronger.
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