Wireless shackles lead the way
As a result of working closely with industry and listening to the needs of users, load cell designer and manufacturer LCM Systems is pleased to announce the launch of their re-designed wireless load shackles. This Telshack range is designed specifically for use in harsh, rugged environments and incorporates many features that make this series of load shackles one of the most innovative currently on the market.
Simplified operation for maintenance and users
User interfaces for medical equipment configurable by AppMedical devices can already be comprehensively adapted to suit individual requirements. This task has now been made simpler through an application developed by the steute business division Meditec.
Initial focus on GNSS technology development
u-blox officially inaugurated its new R&D center in Tampere, Finland yesterday. It is the company’s thirteenth R&D site worldwide. The facility, already staffed and operational, will initially focus on further developing GNSS technology, in close collaboration with the u-blox offices in Thalwil, Switzerland, Reigate, UK and Espoo, Finland.
Pioneering the Internet of Things in Czech Republic
České Radiokomunikace (ČRa) has selected the LoRa wireless RF technology from Semtech Corporation as the RF platform for the company’s first Internet of Things (IoT)-based pilot programme. Working with network partners RWE GasNet and Softlink, ČRa has developed a LoRa-based solution that was tested in the spring of 2015 and has now been launched in select markets.
5W wireless power transmitter offers foreign object detection
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4125, a wireless power transmitter, complementing its range of wireless receiver ICs for the wireless charging market. The LTC4125 is a simple, high performance monolithic full bridge resonant driver, capable of delivering up to 5W of power wirelessly to a companion receiver.
Verifying advanced GaAs wireless ICs
The Calibre nmDRC and Calibre nmLVS products from Mentor Graphics have been selected by Xiamen San’an Integrated Circuit as its golden sign-off physical verification solution for gallium arsenide (GaAs) ICs used in mobile and other wireless applications.
Xbox Kinect reduces radiation exposure from X-rays
With the aim of producing high-quality X-rays with minimal radiation exposure, particularly in children, researchers have developed a new approach to imaging patients. Surprisingly, the new technology isn’t a high-tech, high-dollar piece of machinery. Rather, it’s based on the Xbox gaming system.
65W medical external power supplies have Class II input
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the DTM65-C8 series of medically certified 40-65W Class II external power supplies. Certified to the IEC 60601-1 & 60601-1-11 medical standards, the products have 4,000Vac isolation from input to output and require no ground wire connection. The series is intended to power a range of hospital, dental and home healthcare products for monitoring, imaging and diagnostic applications.
Wi-Fi modules meet wide range of IoT applications
A line-up of Wi-Fi wireless modules developed by Gainspan are now being shipped with a concurrent mode feature by distributor Alpha Micro. Ideally suited to provisioning wireless connectivity for a broad range of IoT applications, the GS2000-based modules can now operate currently in Wi-Fi station (infrastructure) and access point (AP) modes.
The doctor will text you now
We’ve all had the phone call… you have a snivel that’s fast turning into the flu, you’ve pulled a muscle playing squash and can hardly move or the kids have come home from school with the dreaded lurgy. You dial the number for your local GP, only to discover that you can’t get an appointment with your registered doctor for another three weeks!