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Sensors Help Shrink Medical Devices
5/13/2013

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Honeywell's space-saving HumidIcon digital humidity/temperature sensors provide two functions in a single small package. The sensors also operate down to 2.3V dc, enabling them to be used in low-power portable applications for power savings and extended battery life.   (Source: Honeywell)
Honeywell's space-saving HumidIcon digital humidity/temperature sensors provide two functions in a single small package. The sensors also operate down to 2.3V dc, enabling them to be used in low-power portable applications for power savings and extended battery life.
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Cabe Atwell
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Re: Re : Sensors Help Shrink Medical Devices
Cabe Atwell   6/27/2013 11:17:04 PM
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The implications go far beyond simple sensors taken in pill form for diagnosis. Very informative.

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AnandY   6/13/2013 5:28:06 AM
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Shrinking medical devices will help to provide the advancements of modern technology to an aging population to access medical service both in and out of the hospital environment. It will be great if sensor generated data, of critical patient requiring frequent attention, is made available to doctor on their smart phones. This will help doctor to treat patient from anywhere and at anytime.

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Ann R. Thryft   5/29/2013 7:05:05 PM
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I agree. Thanks for the coverage of this important, growing field.



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Greg M. Jung   5/22/2013 9:55:31 PM
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Great article.  I especially like the discussion on lower power.  As medical device sizes shrink, the demand for more mobility will increase which will then prompt the demand for low voltage and low power requirements for longer battery lives.

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Shrinking Medical Devices
apresher   5/22/2013 6:47:27 PM
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Excellent update.  The medical device market is definitely focusing on smaller, portable designs that need small size components and low power.  Good overview of sensor technology used in these applications.  Thanks.

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