Electronic Products & Technology


October 27, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

electronica 2014 presents innovative solutions for the medical sector

Electronics technologies have become indispensable in medicine and the healthcare sector and now they will be on display at electronica 2014, which takes place at the Messe München trade-fair center in Munich Germany from November 11–14. From diagnostics to treatment…
October 10, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

China’s fast growing medical devices market opens door to international OEMs

An emerging middle class, increased wealth and rapidly rising health care expenditure combine to make China the world’s fourth largest market for medical equipment. Demand for medical devices is strong across China, especially in the wealthier cities and urban areas…
July 3, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Drger opens office, design centre in Canada

Dräger , an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, has opened a new office and design centre in Mississauga ON. The opening ceremonies held recently in Mississauga, marked the 125th anniversary of the firm based in…
May 26, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Verisante Technology receives technology innovation award

Vancouver-based leader in cancer detection technology Verisante Technology Inc., has been honoured by Frost & Sullivan with the 2014 North American Technology Innovation Leadership of the Year Award. The designation recognized the firm’s In Vivo Cancer Detection product, Verisante Aura,…
October 1, 2013 by Seppo Vahasalo, product line manager, Medical Devices, SGS

Usability a key factor in modern medical electrical equipment

The 3rd edition of the international basic standard IEC 60601-1 is being applied across the world. It requires manufacturers to avert the risks of poor usability in equipment. The most efficient way to address usability in an organized manner is…
June 1, 2013 by EP&T Magazine

EMS opportunities in medical industry increasing

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are increasingly turning to electronics manufacturing service (EMS) providers to better handle the escalating volumes of electronic content in the medical industry. With opportunities for high-level product assembly and complete build projects expected to increase, the…
June 1, 2013 by Schurter Inc., product marketing division components

Increased safety and longer battery life for standalone medical devices

The range of battery-powered devices extends from powerful hand tools for craftsmen, to sensors for room surveillance all the way through to life-saving medical aids. The safety of such devices presents quite a challenge. To ensure the safe operation of…
June 1, 2013 by Steve Spatig, general manager, electronic access solutions Southco

Securing medical equipment in the 21st century

As the need for traditional physical security in the healthcare industry extends beyond access to the facility grounds, buildings and individual rooms, healthcare facility managers are placing an increased focus on the security of medical storage equipment such as charting…