How could you possibly see with your tongue? Founded in 1998 by the late Dr. Paul Bach-y-Rita to advance the research of sensory substitution devices, Wicab provides vision aid for the profoundly blind.
From February 6 to 8, Sierra Circuits will attend MD&M West 2018 at the Anaheim Convention Center. As a printed circuit board manufacturer and assembler, it is essential for us to be a part of North America’s largest annual medtech event.
The healthcare space has seen tremendous technological advancements in recent years. Among the myriad of shifts that have occurred—the rise of electronic medical records, the development of new imaging capabilities, and so on—one of the most noteworthy is also, in a sense, one of the smallest: the accelerating popularity of wearables devices within the medical industry. Continue reading “Wearables, Medical Devices’ Popularity Accelerating in Health Space”
On December 6-7, Sierra Circuits will attend BIOMEDevice 2017 at the San Jose Convention Center. During this annual event for medtech professionals, we will meet with attendees at Booth #1038.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have created a “lab-on-a-chip” made with an inkjet printer that only costs one cent to make. The chip will be able to diagnose debilitating, widespread diseases and illnesses like HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria. Continue reading “Stanford’s Lab-on-a-Chip Costs 1 Cent”
Chris Bettinger, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University recently presented his group’s work on an edible, nontoxic battery. A big obstacle with sending medical robots into the body is how they are powered. Continue reading “Edible, Biodegradable Batteries”
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