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How to Prevent EMI When Designing an Interconnect Solution for Medical Devices

Electromagnetic interference poses a threat to product functionality as well as patient health. The right shielding architecture can help avoid it. By Zachary Blanden, Industrial Engineer, Nicomatic LP EMI, or electromagnetic interference, is a branch of EMC, which stands for electromagnetic compatibility. EMI refers to the study and mitigation of interference of noise signals to Read More >>

Tiny Interconnect Products Bring Sound to Life – Cochlear Implant Connectors

A new generation of micro-sized electronics is helping hearing-impaired people connect with the world. By Bob Stanton, Director of Technology, Omnetics Connector Corporation Cochlear Implant Connectors The cochlear implant, one of the most dramatic and effective treatments for hearing impairments and loss, has been around since 1957. In its earliest version, the device consisted of Read More >>

The Portable Doctor

As telehealth and telemedicine bring health care to new places, connectors play an important role. As health care costs continue to rise, and many people — particularly those in rural or sparsely populated areas — encounter roadblocks to good health care, consumers are looking for viable alternatives to traditional doctor office visits. One of the Read More >>

Smart-Home Technology for the Disability Community

A new wave of connector-rich technologies are giving greater independence to people with disabilities By Adam Wahlberg When Mark Siegel wants to play music in his Minneapolis condo, he twitches his left ear. This is how he controls his iPad, which is how he manages his home environment. To him it’s all quite remarkable. “I Read More >>

Five Medical Systems That Stand to Benefit from Proper Cable Protection

Specialized conduit systems provide high-reliability cable protection in a variety of medical applications. See how designs for five top devices can be improved. By George Sims, Vice President, AerosUSA The demand for variety in medical cable protection products is increasing as medical devices continue to evolve with technological advances. These specialized products are designed to Read More >>

Choosing the Right Interconnect Systems for Medical Device Designs

Guidelines for the effective selection of medical connectors By Tom Kannally, product specialist/applications engineer, Contact Technologies, Smiths Interconnect Choosing the Right Interconnect Systems for Medical Device Designs Medical devices, such as patient monitors, imaging systems, electrophysiology catheters, and other diagnostic and therapeutic systems, require dependable connectivity and accurate signal transmission. Equipment for the medical market Read More >>

Follow the Markets

Connector Supplier’s market-focused coverage offers insights into a world of applications that are made possible by connectors. In 2017, our coverage of the connector industry showcased connector, sensor, and cable assembly products in action. We found connectors in virtually every industry, from healthcare to agriculture to transportation. As connectors empower the Internet of Things (IoT), Read More >>

A Healthy Market for Connectors

As electronics enable a new generation of portable medical devices, opportunities are increasing for manufacturers of these unique connectors and sensors. Connectors and Sensors for the Medical Market In addition to the universe of general-purpose connectors, more specialized interfaces fill important niches. These connectors are designed with specific features that satisfy the unique requirements of Read More >>

The Fully Wired Wheelchair

The classic wheelchair is one of the most basic — and for many, most essential — machines ever invented. By adding wheels to a seat, inventors gave injured people mobility, which translates into freedom and quality of life. Things can always be improved, however. For centuries, improvements came in the form of design and materials Read More >>

Autoclavable glass-sealed connector from Schott

Glass-Sealed Connectors Help Increase the Longevity and Reliability of Medical Devices

Medical devices benefit from the dependability and resiliency provided by glass-sealed connectors as protection against autoclaving conditions. by Jochen Herzberg, SCHOTT Electronic Packaging In today’s era of rapid technological advancement, medical devices have become more complex and capable than ever thanks to the integration of advanced electronic components. Steam sterilization in the autoclave is a Read More >>

Advancements in Medical Technology Demand Next-Gen Medical Connectors

Technological advancements throughout the medical market are dramatically enhancing the quality and accessibility of diagnostic information, improving patient treatment, and reducing infection rates. To support this rapidly evolving market, suppliers are being challenged to develop smaller, lighter, higher-speed, and higher-density medical connectors capable of handling big data, meeting demanding cost targets, and delivering additional capabilities, Read More >>