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Medical Electronics News  

Tech incubator created to drive medical innovation

Medical Innovation Xchange (MIX), Canada’s first industry-led hub for medtech startups, celebrated its official launch and ribbon-cutting ceremony last week at its Kitchener ON headquarters.

Synaptive Medical secures Health Canada approval for Evry

Synaptive Medical, a Toronto-based leader in robotic surgical visualization, announced the company has secured approval from Health Canada for Evry, the firm’s superconducting, head MRI. Evry has been designed to provide imaging directly at the point of care in areas outside of diagnostic imaging departments, which was previously unachievable due to the size of conventional MRIs.

Japan’s Sharp to make masks at electronic display plant

Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp. said it will start making surgical masks, which are in high demand because of the virus outbreak, using a plant in central Japan that usually makes electronic displays.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Laser Wire Stripping Solutions from Schleuniger

Through their worldwide cooperation with Laser Wire Solutions, Schleuniger offers a full line of laser-based wire stripping solutions. From medical devices to jumbo jets, today’s technological world is full of electronics and interconnecting wires and cables. A good fraction of these wires and cables are made from exotic materials and with complex constructions, making them difficult to strip using conventional methods. Together, we are developing innovative technical solutions, leveraging Schleuniger’s leading position in the wire processing industry and Laser Wire Solutions‘ deep knowledge of lasers and optics. From semi-automatic benchtop systems to fully automatic processing lines, we have the right equipment to meet your needs. Learn More
Medical Electronics Feature 

Simple ‘smart’ glass reveals the future of artificial vision

Smart glass that can recognize images without requiring any sensors or circuits or power sources » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 
Digi Key

Murata On-Metal UHF RAIN RFID Tag

Murata's LXTBKZMCMG-010 on-metal UHF RAIN RFID tag, available now through Digi-Key, utilizes the metal surface as a booster antenna to increase the overall read range. Along with its durable construction and wide temperature range (-40°C to +85°C), it is designed to operate over the entire UHF frequency band. The LXTBKZMCMG-010 measures only 6.0 mm x 2.0 mm x 2.3 mm, making it a global solution for tracking and tracing metal items. The innovative RFID tag achieves high-performance when attached to metal surfaces. Learn More
Medical Electronics Products 

Class I & II medical, industrial power supplies deliver 600W in 3 x 5” footprint

TDK-LAMBDA AMERICAS CUS600M ac-dc power supply series comes in a 3 x 5” footprint. Rated at 600W, the compact products meet curve B conducted and radiated EMI in either a Class I or Class II (double insulated) construction » Read More
Future Electronics

Bluetooth 4.2 compliant evaluation kit is versatile

FUTURE ELECTRONICS Panasonic PAN1326C2 Evaluation Kit is versatile, all-inclusive and consists of one daughterboard (ETU) for TI’s development board and one TI adapter board. » Read More

Digital microscope’s advanced tools speed failure analysis

OLYMPUS DSX1000 digital microscope can measure and observe a variety of materials, while providing high- and low-magnification accuracy and precision in a single instrument for users in medical device manufacturing. » Read More
EMX Enterprises

Button cell retainer serves 5.8mm micro batteries

EMX ENTERPRISES Keystone Electronics miniature button battery cell retainer is suitable for most power watches, toys, calculators, remotes, portable medical devices and others utilizing high density pcb packaging. » Read More

EPTECH Montreal / Pointe-Claire

Date: Re-scheduled
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe-Claire
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EPTECH Mississauga

Date: August 26
Location: Mississauga Convention Centre
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