Roboticists and Biologists Learn from Sidewinder Rattlesnakes
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 17, 2014
Stephen Mraz Sidewinders teach biologists and roboticists a thing or two. read more
Powering Implants with Ultrasound
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 17, 2014
Stephen Mraz Powering wireless implants with ultrasound read more
Human Factors Engineering Influence Medical-Equipment Design
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 16, 2014
Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco Inc. The one tool or resource biomedical engineers can use to improve medical-device design, quality, and validation methods is encapsulated in the FDA's guidelines on Human Factors Engineering (HFE). They are widely respected and treated as...
Technology Makes Medical Equipment More Ergonomic
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 09, 2014
Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco Inc. Hardware such as constant-torque positioning arms and display mounts make medical equipment easier to use, safer, and more reliable. Hardware such as constant-torque positioning arms and display mounts ergonomically enhance medical equi...
Human Factors Engineering Influences Medical-Equipment Design
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 09, 2014
Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco Inc. The one tool or resource biomedical engineers can use to improve medical-device design, quality, and validation methods is encapsulated in the FDA's guidelines on Human Factors Engineering (HFE). They are widely respected and treated as...
Display-Mount Possibilities
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 09, 2014
Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco Inc. A mount chosen for a display, whether it's a touchscreen or a 40-in. display, can have a range of options to make it easier to use. Some variations include tilt mount; tilt and swivel mount; and tilt, swivel, and swing mount. read more
Wearable Air Bag Protects Against Hip Fractures
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 09, 2014
Stephen Mraz Every year, one out of every three adults over the age of 65 falls, causing five times as many hospital stays as any other accidents and costing Medicare beneficiaries anywhere from $14,000 to $20,000. Worse yet, one in read more
Pumps Inside Arteries Help Cardiac Patients
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 02, 2014
Procyrion's intra-aortic pump supports the natural function of the heart. It's driven by a tiny electric motor and gets charged wirelessly through the skin. read more
Debunking Common Myths About Specifying Special Components
Machine Design - Industry Applications, October 01, 2014
Sponsored by Nason Standard components are manufactured to an exact industry standard, while a special component is precisely designed and built to fit a specific application. Recent manufacturing read more
SpinSat Satellite Demonstrates Novel Thrusters
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 26, 2014
Engineers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have built a beach-ball sized satellite they call SpinSat that will begin carrying out several duties soon after it is flown to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX resupply mission. read more
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