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  • Medical Device Link .
    to work) can inhibit the use of an unseen radio link to replace a hardwired connection. Let's first examine how wireless connections can increase operational efficiency while maintaining accuracy. Medical records can be accessed by a medical practitioner from any place and at any time by using
  • MityDSP (R)-L138F Software Defined Radio Using uPP Data Transfer
    Critical Link was approached by a customer who needed to develop a spread spectrum radio transceiver for several applications. The end result of this project was a prototype system that has been used as a proof-of-concept for several applications. The combination of TI's OMAP-L138 DSP+ARM (R
  • Medical Device Link . EMI at the Patient Cable Radio-frequency interference poses a major threat to sensitive patient cables, but there are several ways to address this problem with success.
    of radio interference. Worse yet, there is a strong possibility that FDA will increase radiated immunity limitations in the future. This article focuses on radiated interference issues surrounding patient cable terminations. Moreover, because traditional solutions are not possible with such terminations
  • Remote Communication with a Train via GPS
    CAS DataLoggers recently supplied the datalogging solution for a major sugar cane grower using a wireless radio link to communicate with a sugar train running on an extensive rail network around the plant. Over time the customer had experienced breakdowns in their communications links which led
  • Medical Device Link . Protecting Devices from Radio-Frequency Transmitters New EMC guidelines will help engineers test and manage electromagnetic interference from nearby transmitters.
    the tests, are: ANSI C63.18, "Recommended Practice for an On-Site, Test Method for Estimating Radiated Electromagnetic Immunity of Medical Devices to Specific Radio-Frequency Transmitters," and AAMI technical information report (TIR) 18, "Guidance on Electromagnetic Compatibility of Medical Devices
  • Smart Computing Article - Bluetooth Freedom
    July 2000 Vol.8 Issue 7 Page(s) 30-31 in print issue Add To My Personal Library Connecting The World Without Cables The Bluetooth radio link allows for the potential connection of some very unique things in the future. Your Bluetooth refrigerator senses that there hasn't been any milk inside
  • Medical Device Link .
    First Wireless Chip Designed for In-Body Communication Systems Debuts ) has introduced the world 's first transceiver chip designed exclusively for wireless communication systems that link implanted medical devices and base stations. The ZL70100 ultra-low-power transceiver chip fully meets the MICS
  • Medical Device Link .
    the use or necessity of a physical connection. Of primary importance to the medical device designer trying to assemble a wireless link is an estimation of the data rate and data range of a low-power, low-data-rate radio. Fortunately, there are a few simple equations that can help provide a practical
  • Medical Device Link .
    only one-way communication at data rates of around 50 Kb/sec over a range of only a few inches, whereas MICS solutions that use a radio-frequency (RF) link can achieve up to 250 Kb/sec at a range of around 6 ft. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allocated the 402 -405 MHz frequency band
  • Medical Device Link .
    . New ultra-low-power radio-frequency (RF) technologies are spurring the development of innovative medical tools, from endoscopic camera capsules that are swallowed, to implanted devices that wirelessly transmit patient health data. Communication links between external programming devices (or base
  • Extending 2.4 GHz ZigBee Short Range Radio Performance with Skyworks Front-End Modules
    The IEEE Std 802.15.4TM-2003 [2] sets the requirements for the -85 dBm one percent. packet error ratio (PER) minimum sensitivity. The 2.4 GHz receiver link uses offset. quadrature phase-shift keying (O-QPSK) modulation with direct sequence spreading. spectrum (DSSS) techniques. The main benefit
    Cobham Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas has designed and manufactured antennas for Thales for use on Section 2 of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) project between Fawkham Junction in Kent and London St Pancras International station. Section 2 of the CTRL includes the provision of 65km of new
  • More than one way to go unwired
    . But it is not necessarily the best way to implement a link either to remote facilities or mobile platforms. Wireless connections that don't involve transferring a lot of data can often get by with a radio link rather than an Ethernet connection. The typical term for such systems is a wireless serial-communication system
  • Wireless USB for the factory
    a radio link. The use of RF on wireless USB lets the peripheral sit as far as 30 ft away, though the highest transmission speeds come if the separation is only 10 ft or less. And the peripheral needn't be
  • Medical Device Link .
    Wireless Medical Devices: Satisfying Radio Requirements Understanding radio protocols and requirements is the first step in successfully using wireless communication in medical applications. A wide variety of medical applications, such as implantable devices and telemetry equipment
  • Medical Device Link .
    Smart Labels Support Read-and-Write Operations A recent development in printing technology is the introduction of radio-frequency identification (RFID) labels, or so-called smart labels. Manufacturers can encode data in the labels, which appear and function like standard labels, explains Matt Ream