Medical, Healthcare & Wellness

July 2019
Rechargeable Lead Acid Battery Shipping from Sager
MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics is now stocking Power Sonic’s PS-640F1 Rechargeable Sealed Lead Acid Battery. The PS-640F1 is part of Power Sonic’s PS range of sealed lead acid batteries that have been specifically designed for general purpose and standby applications. The 6V 4.50 Ah
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07/30/2019
Healthcare Sensors Enable Clinical-Grade Accuracy
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Designers creating next-generation wearable health and fitness applications can reduce temperature measurement power by 50 percent with the MAX30208, as well as shrink optical solution size by 40 percent with the MAXM86161 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. In addition, design
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07/25/2019
GaN Technology Breaks into Power Supply Designs

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Figure 1: Synchronous rectification in a secondary circuit

The ideal AC-DC power supply will be compact, reliable and cool running. This has been the request from equipment designers in the industrial and medical industries since the dawn of the electronic age. With the advent of switch mode power supplies in the 1970s, the industry took a quantum leap towards this
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07/23/2019

TTI Launches Comprehensive Mil/Aero Resource Center
Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc., announced the company has a new central hub for market updates and product information on mil/aero technology.   TTI’s comprehensive Military Aerospace Resource Center provides up-to-date content from our mil/aero suppliers including links to white
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07/22/2019
Resistors Designed for High-Voltage Handling
RALEIGH, NC – Stackpole is now stocking 10M, 100M, 500M, 1G, and 10G ohm values of its HVAM axial leaded precision resistors. These resistors are designed for high voltage handling and high resistance values with power ratings from 2W to 10W. The proprietary direct film deposition of the
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07/18/2019
TTI Now Stocks Murata's LoRa Module
Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc., is now stocking the Murata LoRa Module Type ABZ (CMWX1ZZABZ). Murata’s Type ABZ module is a new, compact, low cost, low power wide area network (LPWAN) wireless module that supports the LoRaWAN long-range wireless protocol. This new stand-alone module measures
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07/18/2019
Hirose Expands WTB Series with Center Lock Version
DOWNERS GROVE, ILLINOIS -- Hirose has extended the locking options for its 2.0mm pitch DF51 Series wire-to-board connector. The new DF51K Series features a space-saving center lock design. The user-friendly positive lock provides a clear tactile click and secures a reliable connection. Available
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07/15/2019
Peltier Coolers Offer Precise Temp Control for Centrifuges
Centrifuges are commonly used in medical research for protein, genetic and cellular analysis. Centrifugation involves spinning samples at a fast rate to build up physical forces and release heat. Dense components migrate away from the center axis, while less dense components migrate towards
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07/10/2019
XP Power introduces medical power supplies guide
The comprehensive guide provides an overview of XP Power in terms of their vision, core values, quality systems, manufacturing facilities and compliance regime so that customers can better understand the company behind the comprehensive range of medical power supplies.
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07/10/2019
Building Trust in Artificial Intelligence
From telecommunications to road traffic, from healthcare to the workplace - digital technology is now an intrinsic part of almost every area of life. Yet how can we ensure that developments in this field, especially those that rely on artificial intelligence (AI), meet all our ethical, legal and technological
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07/02/2019
Combing Nanowire Noodles

U-shaped nanowires can record electrical chatter inside a brain or heart cell without causing any damage. The devices are 100 times smaller than their biggest competitors, which kill a cell after recording.

Machines are getting cozy with our cells. Embeddable sensors record how and when neurons fire; electrodes spark heart cells to beat or brain cells to fire; neuron-like devices could even encourage faster regrowth after implantation in the brain. Soon, so-called brain-machine interfaces could do even
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07/01/2019
Connectors Increase Current Ratings to 13A
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – TE Connectivity (TE) introduced an extension of its VAL-U-LOK connector product line that increases the maximum current rating from 9A to 13A in the broadly accepted 4.2mm centerline spacing connector system.
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07/01/2019