• Anti Sleep Pilot keeps you sleep free

    There are plenty of things you shouldn’t do while behind the wheel of your vehicle. Drinking and driving, texting and sleeping at the wheel can all have fatal consequences. While all can be prevented by using common sense, ASP has come up with a solution…
  • Which kind of microphone should I use for digital stethoscope?

    Hello there.

     

    I'm researching for making a small and mobile digital sthetoscope, I'm doing a few tests with an omnidirectional electret microphone inside a traditional stethoscope but the audio quality is not good enough.

     

    I've designed 2 amplifier…

  • UK Conference to Address Software Reliability

    UK Conference to discuss coding standards and development tools for the development of software for safety critical and highly reliable systems.

     

    The UK's first "Reliable Software Developers’ Conference" has been announced; a conference that will…

  • Electronic systems allow seniors to age comfortably and safely in their own homes.

    Extracted from the publication of Lisa Montgomery on Electronic House website July 30th 2010

     

    Talk to just about anybody, and they’ll have a story to share about an aging loved one. Often, those stories are punctuated with feelings of worry, guilt and uncertainty…

  • Freescale Home Health Hub Reference Platform [video]

    Freescale demo shows a simulated bedroom environment aggregating medical data, communicating wirelessly via Bluetooth with i.mx based tablet, and multiple sensors.

     

  • Exoskeleton to help reduce RSI and carpal tunnel

  • GumPack wearable medical monitor, internet connected

    Keijia Li holding a "GumPack" in the foreground. Steve Warren, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering  and director of K-State's Medical Component Design Laboratory in the background
     
    Kansas State University student, Kejia…
  • Cancer detected in 60 minutes

    From Harvard and MIT coming the $200 handheld cancer detector. The journal Science Translational Medicine says that the device uses magnetic particles and antibodies to detect cancer cells in the body. First suspect cells are extracted from the patient…
  • New HDR video system to benefit surgeons, football fans

    Researchers at the University of Warwick have developed the world’s first complete High Dynamic Range (HDR) video system, from video capture to image display, which will help a range of users including: surveillance camera operators, surgeons using video…
  • Brain helps computer with information overload

     
    Computers with human interfaces are usually made for people with disabilities to help them communicate with others. But what about an interface that helps the typical user find information more quickly and efficiently? For example; using Google to find…
  • New medical digital pen design reduces stress

     
    People with stress usually ‘fidget’ in some way, such as tapping of the feet or playing with a pen or pencil. However PhD student Miguel Bruns Alonso from the Netherlands’ Delft University of Technology has designed a new pen that monitors your stress…
  • Paralyzed rats walk again with new device

    People with spinal cord injuries usually are diagnosed with paralysis and sentenced to a life of either a wheel chair or, if fortunate enough, the use of some type of exoskeleton. There is a glimmer of hope though on the horizon with a new development…
  • Robotic pants to help paraplegics

    People who have lost the use of their legs haven’t had many options to choose from regarding mobility. Most use wheel chairs to help get themselves around. Some become inventors and design devices that let them walk again like Amit Goffer. The Israeli…
  • Think you have a STD? There’s an app for that

    Have you ever wondered if you contracted something with that dubious one night stand or you’re out and about and you wonder what that ‘itchy’ feeling might actually be? Well wonder no more. The U.K. Clinical Research Collaboration is developing a computer…
  • Industry’s First Eight-Channel Transmit/Receive Chipset for Portable Ultrasound Systems

    With increasing demand for accessible medical care, the need for portable diagnostic imaging equipment is growing. With what it claims is the industry’s first eight-channel transmit/receive chipset designed exclusively for portable ultrasound systems…