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Making Prosthetic Limbs More Touch Sensitive
2013-10-15 04:35:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Chicago are laying the foundation for prosthetic limbs that could one day convey real-time touch-related data to amputees through a direct interface with the brain. The blueprint for these touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs, which has been published online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, represents a vital advancement towards new technology that could increase the...

2013-10-02 23:32:18

Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) announced that the U.S Patent Office has granted a utility patent entitled “Procedure and System for Monitoring a Physiological Parameter Within An Internal Organ of a Living Body” (US Patent No. 8,267,863). Ypsilanti, MI (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 ISSYS designs and produces miniature, wireless, battery-less, implantable hemodynamic monitors (IHM) that are anchored within the heart for non-invasive monitoring of hemodynamic parameters to assist...

Heartbeat Password Secures Implanted Medical Devices
2013-09-24 08:33:18

[ Watch the Video: Securing Your Implanted Device With A Heartbeat Password ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Rice University have found a way to use the unique signature of a person's heartbeat as a biometric security identifier to prevent implanted medical devices (IMD) from being hacked. Implantable devices such as defibrillators and insulin pumps typically come with wireless connectivity that allows doctors to update software or download...

2013-09-17 23:03:09

The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center welcomes Scientific and Biomedical Microsystems as its most recent addition to the entrepreneur ecosystem at the Innovation Park campus. The office will be led by veteran engineer and Fort Wayne resident, Mr. Michael Dobbs. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center welcomes Scientific and Biomedical Microsystems as its most recent addition to the entrepreneur ecosystem at the Innovation Park campus. The office...


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