St. Jude Medical, Riata and Riata ST Silicone Endocardial Defibrillation Leads: Class 1 Recall - Failures with Lead InsulationDecember 21, 2011 4:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Premature insulation abrasion may cause the conductors to become externalized, which can cause serious adverse health consequences, including death.
Mouser Electronics today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with Micrium. Micrium stands as a global RTOS leader and their products are a leading choice among embedded engineers serving medical, military and aerospace, industrial, consumer and telecom, plus other embedded design applications.
Providing design engineers with a compact, lightweight and reliable power source for portable medical, industrial and consumer electronic devices, the Renata Batteries division of the Swatch Group (Switzerland) has introduced a comprehensive series of 3.7V lithium ion polymer rechargeable batteries...
Advantech announced the arrival of MIO-2260. Designed with the Intel Atom N455 single core processor and DDR3 memory support, this embedded single board computer (SBC) measures 100 mm x 72 mm (same dimension as 2.5” Hard Disk) which is
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This video shows how iCoupler digital isolators from Analog Devices provide a simple solution for connecting patients to a peripheral monitor or PC in a safe and isolated manner.
Remtec has added new capabilities for Laser Diode, LED and Photo Diode submounts and substrates. Now designers have a wider variety of packaging options with ceramic submounts (alumina, beryllia, and aluminum nitride), metal heat sinks and enhanced plated gold tin metallization.
QNX Software Systems Limited today announced that QNX Neutrino RTOS Certified Plus, the first realtime operating system to provide both safety and security certification, is now available for order.
Logic Supply introduces the Extreme Environment PT912. This is a rugged, industrial system designed for the most demanding applications. With shock and vibration resistance, fanless cooling, and extended operating temperature of -40°C~70°C...
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions and Pittman Motors, both units of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, have come together to provide product engineers access to the broadest range of linear and rotary motion solutions available from a single source.
IEC 60601-1 applies to all electrical and electronic medical devices and its accessories. The 3rd edition is in the process of being adopted by global regulatory authorities. But on a national level, regulatory affectivity dates are not harmonized across global jurisdictions.
Micro Power Electronics, Inc., the global leader in portable power solutions for mission-critical equipment, today announced that Electrochem Solutions, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100 percent interest in Micro Power from Weston Presidio.
Designed in collaboration with Xilinx, the Spartan-6 FPGA Motor Control Development Kit from Avnet enables engineers to prototype motor control designs for applications in industrial, consumer, medical, and robotics.
In this podcast we talk to Valerie Rothermel-Nelson, Senior Global Product Marketing Manager, Thermal Products, of Honeywell Sensing and Control about Ambient Environmental Sensing and the challenges to the design engineer.
STMicroelectronics introduced two new families of low-power operational amplifiers with enhanced accuracy and reduced package size. ST’s TSV85x and LMV82x devices aim to upgrade the industry-standard (LMV321) in signal-conditioning applications across the Computer, Industrial and Medical fields.
Reducing the size of electronic products has become an increasingly important system design objective, especially in applications such as medical implantable devices that are used for a variety of new and emerging therapies and diagnostics.
Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored...
The popular 'WITEK' enclosures range, from TEKO, is now available with color-coding rings in seven different colors. As a result, different versions of the electronics can be color-coded for easy identification, or the colored rings can be used to match existing brand colours.
Express Logic announced that its ThreadX RTOS now supports Xilinx’s Zynq-7000 Extensible Processing Platform.
TDK-Lambda introduces its next generation of digitally controlled, AC-DC medical power supplies – the single output CFE400M, which is available in convection and fan cooled versions. Combining a 4kVac reinforced input-to-output isolation with dual fusing and an output-to-ground isolation of 1500Vac...
New research offers a clue into the underlying causes of atherosclerosis in terms of how the cells that line the blood vessels, called endothelial cells, behave as the vessels stiffen with age.
CooperVision Avaira Aquaform Sphere Soft Contact Lenses: Class 1 Recall - Unintended Residue on LensesDecember 7, 2011 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Symptoms may range from hazy, blurry vision, discomfort to eye injuries requiring medical treatment.
In this podcast we talk to Peter Green of International Rectifier about solid-state lighting and the circuits needed to drive them.
TDK-Lambda Americas introduces the 65-watt MWS65 series of open-frame, medical/ITE AC-DC power supplies. With 4kVac reinforced input to output isolation and output to ground isolation of 1500Vac, all models in the MWS65 series comply with UL/EN60601-1 Editions 2 & 3 safety approvals...
Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (EPP) celebrated the recent 75,000 square-foot expansion of its Scranton facility in the fourth quarter of 2011 with a luncheon and tour for its local businesses and dignitaries.