Industry 4.0 is not just a fad—it is a real event, said an expert at The Medtech Conference.
Assembly and Automation
There are a number of money-saving and money-making uses for collaborative robots, shares a speaker at the upcoming MD&M Minneapolis conference.
Machines could learn like humans, offering quality and productivity benefits, among others, according to an automation and machine vision expert speaking at MD&M Minneapolis.
Presenters at MD&M Minneapolis will discuss how using technologies from other industries can make medical device manufacturing more efficient.
In fields such as biotechnology and medical devices, where ideas and projects are often the product of extensive research and collaboration across various disciplines, inventorship choices can be intricate, sensitive, and complex.
A mechanical engineer who has spent years on the design side of medtech reviews the evolution of AI in medical devices, and discusses the impact it will have on the industry's future.
Testing and Diagnostic Products and Systems
Here's why a medical device manufacturer may want to consider parylene conformal coatings for implantable devices.
LED is gaining ground in medical illumination and spot curing. Here’s what’s possible with the light source and what device makers need to keep in mind as they transition to LED.
Medtronic's new Signia stapling system is designed with a built-in smart technology to detect the variability of tissue thickness and automatically adjust the stapler's speed during surgery. The goal is to help surgeons fire staples consistently and evenly. Amanda Pedersen The handle...
General practitioners may need to up their game over the next 10 years, if artificial intelligence disrupts the market as much as one medtech CEO expects it to. Amanda Pedersen Biotricity Inc. is in talks with IBM Watson Health to use artificial intelligence in remote patient...
Cambridge Medical Robotics's Versius can be used to perform colorectal, pelvic, and upper abdominal procedures. Amanda Pedersen The Versius system features light-weight robotic arms and 5-mm instruments. A new venture-backed company that wants to add a touch of versatility and...
Rice University and IBM have teamed up to develop a state-of-the-art robotic assistant that can help monitor and assist elderly patients and their caregivers unlike ever before. Kristopher Sturgis IBM MERA can measure heart and respiratory rates. IBM announced this week the...