Great minaturization application that will make a positive impact. I can also see this for monitoring sports atheletes during their workouts and reporting data in real time. This might also be useful too for neo-natal applications to help prevent sudden crib death.
Imagine being able to monitor your EEG and email the result directly to your doctor. This is MUCH faster and more effieient than today where you go to your doctor, wait in the office, wait again in the examining room, talk to the doctor, and finally, get the EEG done. And the wearable EEG could provide data 24/7, unlike the doctor visit EEG.
Innovations like this will pave the way to more convenient and efficient health care delivery, while at the same time lowering costs. Products like this are a better answer to the high cost of health care than bloated solutions managed by bearucrats the government wants to provide.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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