Medical

Oxford and King’s developing prototype for rapidly deployable ventilator

An interdisciplinary team of engineers and medics is addressing ways to increase the UK’s capacity for ventilator manufacture. Engineers, anaesthetists and surgeons from the University of Oxford and King’s College London are building and testing prototypes that can be manufactured using techniques and tools available in well-equipped university and small …

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CORONAVIRUS JOB RETENTION SCHEME COULD LEAD TO “WORKER RESENTMENT”

The detail of the Government’s new coronavirus job retention scheme, announced on Friday, has been questioned by leading engineering services trade body ECA. While ECA supports the principle and objectives of the scheme, there is concern over the detail. Notably, ECA believes that the divide created between workers kept on, …

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Fountech.Ventures, new next gen deep tech incubator, launches in US and UK

Fountech.Ventures, a next generation incubator for deep tech startups, has launched in the US and UK. The subsidiary company of Fountech.ai, a four-year-old international AI think tank and parent company to a number of specialist AI and deep tech firms, is based in Austin, Texas, US and originated in London, …

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600W Class I and Class II 3”x 5” medical and industrial power supplies

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) announces the introduction of the 600W rated TDK-Lambda brand CUS600M series of AC-DC power supplies. With efficiencies of up to 96 per cent internal heating is minimised, allowing reliable operation in the industry standard 3” x 5” footprint. The series is certified to the medical and …

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Enhancing embedded cyber defences

Nexus Industrial Memory, exclusive distributor of ATEK’s Datakey products in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, is now supplying the new CryptoAuthentication line of memory tokens. The line comprises four products; the IAT4.5Kb, the IAX4.5Kb, the IAT10.5Kb and the IAX10.5Kb. All are ideal for embedded systems that require …

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Medically certified 2W DC/DC converters save space in 8mm-wide SIP package

Now available from Dengrove Electronic Components, RECOM REM2 isolated DC/DC converters save space in medical applications by delivering up to 2W and 2MOPP/250V AC working voltage in a narrow SIP8 package. With IEC/EN 62368-1 and 60601-1 certifications, and with reinforced 5.2kVDC/1-minute isolation, the REM2 series helps simplify approval of medical …

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