Biomedical Sensors

 

Bionic Eye to Visualize Braille Lettering for Blind

After more than two decades of research and development, the first retinal prosthesis has received European approval for clinical and commercial use. People blinded by degenerative eye disease will have the option of buying an implant that can restore their vision at least partially. The makers of the Argus II retinal prosthetic have devised a […]

Read more >>> Bionic Eye to Visualize Braille Lettering for Blind

Diabetes patients needs frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels. So they must use a less expensive resource for monitoring their blood glucose levels so frequently. Missouri University of Science and Technology students recently devised a biological system that uses segments of DNA embedded in bacteria to detect glucose. The students believe their development could lead […]

Read more >>> Bacteria DNA-Based Blood Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes Patients

Holst Centre, imec and DELTA combined for an innovative ECG body patch that integrates an ultra-low power electrocardiogram (ECG) chip and a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio. This unique combination fuses power-efficient electronics and standardized communication, opening new perspectives for long-term monitoring in health, wellness and medical applications. The system integrates components from Holst Centre […]

Read more >>> ECG Sensor Body Patch for Remote Health Monitoring of Patients

Diagnostics for All (DFA), a nonprofit startup in Cambridge, MA, has designed a cheap, disposable blood test for liver damage. The device uses a stack of paper the size of a postage stamp for a test of toxicity for drugs to treat HIV and tuberculosis. This is a low cost, point-of-care diagnostic device for measuring […]

Read more >>> Disposable Blood Test for Liver Damage

Coupling biological materials with an electrode-based device, Prof. Judith Rishpon of TAU’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology is able to quickly and precisely detect pathogens and pollution in the environment — and infinitesimally small amounts of disease biomarkers in our blood. About the size of a stick of gum, the new invention may be […]

Read more >>> Disposable BioSensor to Detect Cancer and Heart Attack

AutoNOMOS Labs project at the Freie University Berlin, Artificial Intelligence Group has demonstrated a proof of concept of semi-autonomous driving where a test subject was able to control a research vehicle strictly through the brain waves. They already tested vehicle controller interface using iPhone, iPad, and eye tracking systems. Now they are trying to control […]

Read more >>> Brain Controlled Car Drive-By-Wire System using EEG Sensors

GENTAG Inc. is pioneering the use of disposable wireless diagnostic sensors combined with NFC cell phones or tablets to make healthcare affordable and accessible to everyone worldwide. GENTAG has patented some of the RFID smart skin-patch technology, including: Glucose-monitoring skin patch, Cardiac-monitoring skin patch, Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation monitoring skin patch, Biomarker skin test patch, Diabetes […]

Read more >>> Wireless Medical Diagnostics using Skin Patch Body Sensors

Portable, low-cost and quantitative detection of a broad range of targets at home and in the field has the potential to revolutionize medical diagnostics and environmental monitoring. Despite many years of research, very few such devices are commercially available. Taking advantage of the wide availability and low cost of the pocket-sized personal glucose meter, Cocaine […]

Read more >>> Glucose Meter Can Detect Cocaine and Uranium in Blood

ValedoMotion Sensor System is a low back pain treatment product from Hocoma, a leader in rehabilitation therapy solutions for movement disorders. Valedo Motion Sensor System uses Movea’s MotionPod, a wireless miniaturised Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), enables a new breed of rehabilitation applications featuring a form of Functional Movement Therapy (FMT) that is both fun and […]

Read more >>> Back Pain Therapy System with Motion Sensing Body Area Network

A brain implant developed at the University of Michigan uses the body’s skin like a conductor to wirelessly transmit the brain’s neural signals to control a computer, and may eventually be used to reactivate paralyzed limbs. The implant is called the BioBolt, and unlike other neural interface technologies that establish a connection from the brain […]

Read more >>> Brain Implant to Translate Thoughts into Movement to Reactivate Paralyzed Limbs

ConnectedHealth’s eHealth platform is used for Remote Health Monitoring, Diabetes Management and eFitness, with which the patient’s glucose, weight, blood pressure measurements and other vital signs are constantly registered and automatically uploaded to the secure server for access by health care providers. The eDiabetes Portal tracks readings which enables the patient to adjust insulin usage […]

Read more >>> Remote Health Monitoring System with Smartphone and Bluetooth Medical Devices

Scientists at Draper Laboratory, in Cambridge, are developing a biomedical nanosensor that could be injected into the skin, much like tattoo dye, to monitor an individual’s blood-sugar level. As the glucose level increases, the “tattoo” would fluoresce under an infrared light, telling a diabetic whether or not she needs an insulin shot following a meal. […]

Read more >>> Sodium and Blood Glucose Level Monitoring using Tattoo Biomedical NanoSensor and iPhone

Nowadays, people suffering from chronic degenerative diseases such as hypertension and diabetes can develop a plurimetabolic syndrome. This syndrome and both diseases in the same patient share some risk factors such as obesity, hypercholesterolemia, and atherosclerosis. Medical Electronics combinational devices target this new market and not only is power consumption a target, but bringing a […]

Read more >>> Design of Glucometer and Blood Pressure Monitor – Medical Electronics

Hospitals are now using Patient Secure Identification Hospital Biometric Infrared Scanning System that use patient’s palm vein scanning image that can be converted into a unique patient ID. Patient Secure hospital biometric system helps a lot to mitigate the risk of Medical Identity Theft. HT Systems PatientSecure™ Biometric Patient Identification Management System, links the biometric […]

Read more >>> Patient Secure Identification Hospital Biometric Infrared Scanning System uses Patient Palm Vein Images

Ultraviolet solar radiation is involved in many biochemical processes, in the case of human beings in the production of vitamin D and melanin, but overexposure may result in highly harmful effects, such as erythema, sunburn and even skin cancer. This way, it comes to be of great importance to know the intensity of the radiation […]

Read more >>> Ultraviolet Solar Radiation Effects & UV Radiation Types

A new Brain-reading interface auto dialer system lets users make calls by thinking of the number—research that could prove useful for the severely disabled and beyond. Researchers created a way to place calls on cell phones using just your thoughts. Their new brain-computer interface is almost 100 percent accurate. The brain-reading computer interface system relies […]

Read more >>> Brain Reading Interface Auto Dialer System

Self-powered Integrated Microfluidic Blood Analysis System (SIMBAS) is a batteryless self-powered Microfluidic Biochip is that can diagnose to detect diseases such as HIV or tuberculosis in a matter of minutes. SIMBAS Microfluidic Biochip is a true lab-on-a-chip that revolutionizes global health care diagnostics. SIMBAS is a stand alone biochip that diagnoses diseases within 10 minutes […]

Read more >>> Microfluidic Blood Analysis System with Self-Powered Biochip

An ultra small endoscopic video camera developed by researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration. The new camera has a resolution of 62,500 pixels, and it transmits its images via an electrical cable, as opposed to an optical fiber. Its creators believe it could be used not only in medicine, but also in […]

Read more >>> Disposable Endoscopic Video Camera is Cheaper & Ultra Small

Oxygen sensor (O2 sensor) is an electronic device that measures the proportion of oxygen (O2) in the gas or liquid being analyzed. Zirconia oxygen sensors and Titanium oxygen sensors are two types of oxygen sensors. Based sensitivity, oxygen sensors are again two types, narrow-band and wide-band oxygen sensors. Oxygen sensors (O2 sensors) are mainly used […]

Read more >>> Oxygen Sensors (O2 Sensors) for Oxygen Measurement

Body Sensor Network (or Body Area Netwrok, BAN) design and implementations are growing for wireless health monitoring applications. NXP Semiconductor announced a versatile ultra-low power biomedical signal processor, CoolBio™, meeting the requirements of future wearable biomedical sensor systems. Intelligent body area networks (BANs) consisting of wireless sensors nodes which continuously monitor vital body parameters such as heart, muscle and brain activity promise to be a solution for more comfortable, cost-effective and time-efficient healthcare systems. They allow people to be monitored and followed up at home, doing their daily life activities.

Read more >>> Body Sensor Network Biomedical Signal Processor for Biomedical Sensor Systems

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