- UW and UCLA researchers develop sensor skin for robots and prosthetics
- Abbott introduces new DRG stimulator system for pain relief in US
- HyperMed Imaging launches new diagnostic imaging device
- Second Sight to evaluate Argus II system for retinitis pigmentosa
- FDA clears Philips’ new transducer for small parts imaging
UW and UCLA researchers develop sensor skin for robots and prosthetics
Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) and University of California (UCLA) in the US have developed a new flexible sensor skin to allow robots or prosthetics to sense vibrations and shear forces.
Abbott introduces new DRG stimulator system for pain relief in US
Abbott has introduced its new Proclaim DRG Neurostimulator System in the US for reducing pain in patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) of the lower limbs such as the foot, knee and hip.
HyperMed Imaging launches new diagnostic imaging device
US-based HyperMed Imaging has launched a new non-invasive and portable diagnostic imaging device, HyperView Imaging System, in the country.
Second Sight to evaluate Argus II system for retinitis pigmentosa
Implantable visual prosthetics maker Second Sight Medical Products is set to conduct a clinical study of its Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System in better-sighted retinitis pigmentosa (tunnel vision) patients.
FDA clears Philips’ new transducer for small parts imaging
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Royal Philips’ new eL18-4 PureWave linear array transducer, which offers a complete solution for the detection of abnormalities in small organs close to the skin through an ultrasound exam.
Medtronic and Mercy to develop data sharing network for medical device innovation
Medtronic has partnered with US-based Mercy’s IT division Mercy Technology Services to co-develop a new data sharing and analysis network to gather clinical evidence required for medical device development, safety and patient access.
US researchers develop surgical implant to accommodate child growth
Researchers from Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the US have developed a paediatric surgical implant that grows along with the child.
Cyatt and CardioComm sign JV agreement for patient monitoring technology
US-based health technology solutions provider Cytta has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Canadian cardiovascular devices firm CardioComm Solutions for a remote patient monitoring platform, VeriSmartPhone.
University of Texas to develop cheap at-home test for heart failure
A research team at the University of Texas, US, is set to develop an affordable at-home diagnostic test for patients with heart failure.
NSF International Acquires German Medical Device Consulting Firm
NSF International has acquired PROSYSTEM, a German medical device consulting firm specialising in regulatory affairs and clinical evaluation.
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