Medtech Week Recap: Israeli Researchers Use fMRI to Control the Movements of a Robot Located in FranceJuly 16, 2012 – 12:55 am
An Israeli researcher was able to move a robot in France with the use of software and an fMRI machine. The research could have significant implications for people who are physically disabled or paralysed.
fMRI Reads Thoughts In Real Time to Remotely Control Robot (IEEE Spectrum)
MD+DI has announced it’s now accepting nominations for its 2012 Medical Device Manufacturer of the Year Award. Any OEM of a finished medical device or diagnostic products can be nominated for the award.
MD+DI 2012 Medical Device Manufacturer of the Year Nominations (MD+DI)
Engel and Elmet are introducing a low-temperature silicone curing process that shortens the processing time for injection moulding of two-component parts.
Unique mold, materials speed LSR two-component molding (PlasticsToday)
The mobile health app market is rapidly growing and many of these apps are launched by startups. Investors might avoid investing in companies that don’t have patents for their products, says Ted Driscoll, a technology partner with venture capital firm Claremont Creek Ventures, in an interview with MedCity News.
Biggest threat to investment in mobile health startups? Not enough unique intellectual property (MedCity News)
During the recent American Telemedicine Association conference, Naomi Fried, Chief Innovation Officer at Children’s Hospital Boston, discussed lessons learned from the hospital’s TeleConnect program. The program monitors critically ill children before they are transferred to the hospital.
Strategies for pediatric telehealth: Lessons from TeleConnect (MassDevice)