Specialty Markets

Information on how sensors are used in medicine, civil and architectural engineering, building automation, environmental monitoring, and other specialty markets.

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Meet Three Medical Design Excellence Award Finalists   May 30, 2014

What do an inexpensive HIV test, a robot that connects doctors to remote patients, and a vest used to help relieve anxiety, have in common? They are just three of the 50+ product finalists being recognized at this year's Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA). More>>

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LEDs Enable Low-Cost Machine Vision    May 27, 2014

Groomed for cost-sensitive industrial and machine-vision applications requiring only the most common features, the Grey Series LED lights add more color choice that include red (625 nm), blue (470 nm), green (530 nm), infrared (850 nm), and white. More>>

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Smart Motor Controller Drives Guided Vehicles   May 23, 2014

Embarking as an intelligent controller capable of directly driving two DC motors up to 120A each, the XDC2230 smart motor controller targets designers of mobile robots, automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), warehouse automation systems, and any other high power motor control application. More>>

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“Connected Elite” of app publishers, sensor vendors and enabling companies will form the new mHealth app eco-system   May 21, 2014

Three groups of mHealth app market players will form the inner circle of the new mHealth app ecosystem. Vital data like steps, calories burned and glucose readings will constitute the core value of the emerging mHealth app market. Traditional healthcare companies have to find their role not to be...More>>

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Multilingual Medical Caregiver/Patient System Uses Telit’s HE910 Mini PCIe Data Card    May 19, 2014

Telit Wireless Solutions and GeaCom announced that GeaCom has selected Telit’s HE910 mini PCIe data card to enable high speed mobile data connectivity for Phrazer. Phrazer is an Edison Award winning CITE device that keeps patient centered care at the forefront as healthcare regulations continue...More>>

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REACH3D Teams With Sony Medical To Simplify 3D Display And Recording For Endoscopic Applications   May 19, 2014

Visitors to the 2014 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, in Orlando, Fla., will see a joint demonstration of a new 3D solution for endoscopic applications, combining REACH3D's Single Light Path 3D HD capture system and Sony Electronics' medical grade 3D 32-inch display...More>>

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Harvard Research - EarlySense System Creates Highly Positive Return on Investment   May 16, 2014

EarlySense, the market leader in Proactive Patient Care Solutions, today shared the results of an Economic Model developed by Researchers from Harvard University Medical School and published in the Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. More>>

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Boston Scientific Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Interventional Division Of Bayer AG   May 16, 2014

In a move to expand significantly its portfolio of leading solutions for peripheral interventions, Boston Scientific Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Interventional Division of Bayer AG for $415 million in cash, including fees for transitional services. The...More>>

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Elekta, Michener Partnership Advances Radiation Therapy Simulation With Installation Of New 3D Ultrasound Guided Treatment System   May 15, 2014

Elekta and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences are enhancing the simulation experiences for the next generation of radiation therapists thanks to the addition of Clarity to Michener's radiation therapy training suite. More>>

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Varian Medical Systems Congratulates Mobius Imaging on Receiving a Red Dot Product Design Award    May 15, 2014

Varian Medical Systems congratulates Mobius Imaging, LLC, on receiving two prestigious and internationally recognized honors for its AIRO® Mobile Intraoperative CT system: a 2014 Red Dot Product Design Award and selection as a finalist in 17th annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. More>>

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