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Pulse Oximeter functionality for a medical device

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Alexander Lang writes: The gentlemen for whom I'm developing this hardware for has requested some additional functionality. The additional functionality requested is a Pulse Oximetry measurement.  Pulse Oximetry is the measurement of a person's pulse along with how much oxygen is present within their blood.  It is a common measurement...

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Swimming robotic micro-scallop

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Prof. Peer Fischer and his team at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany have developed a tiny robotic scallops that can swim through blood and eyeball fluid to fix damaged cells: For years now, scientists have been trying to develop microscopic robots that can swim through bodily fluids and repair damaged cells...

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OpenHardwareExG: An open source platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, and EOG signal processing

Monday, August 18th, 2014

OpenHardwareExG,  An open source platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, and EOG signal processing: The OpenHardwareExG is a platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, EOG, and evoked potential applications. The OpenHardwareExG platform was originally developed as part of the eeg-mouse project. Project goals The main goal of the project is...

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Wearable pupillometer could detect dangerous diabetic condition earlier

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Mang Ou-Yang and his team at National Chiao-Tung University have developed a wearable pupillometer. It could detect dangerous diabetic condition earlier: Compared to the existing diagnostic techniques, the pupillometer is a more reliable, effective, portable and inexpensive solution for diagnosing diabetic autonomic neuropathy in its early stages," said project leader...

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New microchip promises to streamline and simplify diabetes diagnoses

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Dr. Brian Feldman and his team at Stanford University have developed a new microchip. It promises to streamline and simplify diabetes diagnoses. Ben Coxworth of Gizmag writes: For people who don't already know, here's the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes: the body produces little or no insulin in the...

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Arduino vitamin/pill reminder

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Having to remember to take a vitamin or medication periodically can easily result in missed doses. If it's a vitamin, probably no big deal. But if its a medical maintenance drug a missed dose can have serious consequences. Ryan Blace from ibuildthings informs us of his latest project, a vitamin/pill...

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