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The way the term medical electronics is perceived by us has constantly evolved over time. At one time, it meant digital instruments to read one’s blood pressure or glucose levels, or...

DIABETO: A 360-Degree Diabetes-Management Solution

My parents have been living with type-2 diabetes for over 20 years. About four years ago, my fatherís diabetes file was misplaced by his hospital and he had to undergo all...

Connected Healthcare, BAN and Weaponised Pacemakers

63,895,000,000. That is how many rupees are expected to be spent by healthcare providers in India on devices, telecom services, data centres and information technology (IT) in 2015 alone, according to...

Bio-Sense-Us with Biosensors

A biosensor is an analytical device that converts a biological response into an electrical signal. The term biosensor is often used for sensor devices used to determine the concentration of substances...

Designing PCB Antennas

With the introduction of many applications into the 2.4 GHz and 915 MHz bands for commercial and consumer use, the demand for compact PCB antennas operating in the ISM bands is...

Portable/Handheld Blood Pressure Monitor Design

A blood pressure (BP) meter or a device used to measure blood pressure is available in a number of models, ranging from professional monitors used in health care facilities to inexpensive,...

Bionic Lenses Adding Capabilities to Human Vision

Bionic means utilising electrical and mechanical devices for assisting human beings. A bionic lens is a transmissive, optical, micro-electrical device constructed on a polymer-type material. The lens resembles a regular contact...

FieldTrip: An Open Source MATLAB Toolbox for Biomedical Signal Analysis

FieldTrip is an open source MATLAB toolbox that helps in the analysis of non-invasive and invasive electrophysiological data including magnetoencephalography (MEG) and electroencephalogram (EEG) signals. The software provides a common platform for...

Portable Medical Electronics: What’s Inside?

Portable medical devices are improving the healthcare for millions of people. Sophisticated yet affordable, these devices let users monitor their vital signs themselves at home and on the go. Products such...

Power of Analogue Design

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