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ITK Engineering Develops IEC 62304: Compliant Controller for Dental Drill Motor with Model-Based Design

ITK Engineering Develops IEC 62304: Compliant Controller for Dental Drill Motor with Model-Based Design

Sensorless brushless DC (BLDC) motors are well-suited for use in dental drills. They operate with less abrasion than brushed motors, and are more reliable, quieter, and easier to maintain and sterilize. Compared with BLDC motors with sensors, sensorless BLDC motors are less expensive and more compact.

Business Development Pack

Business Development Pack

Download the Business Development Pack to see how you can get involved at the Software Design for Medical Devices conference taking place in February 2017 in Munich.

Headstart in Human Factor Principles with HE75

Headstart in Human Factor Principles with HE75

In this interview Dr. Edmond W Israelski, Director, Human Factors, Abbott Quality and Regulatory, Abbott shares his top tip for successfully applying human factors in design controls during the design of a medical devices and how to avoid common pitfalls in design.

Should We Follow Apple’s Example When Designing Medical Devices?

“There is more attention being paid to the consumer, designs are not cold and clinical, very hospital looking. There is definitely a trend to make these almost like consumer devices. If a child needs a diabetic pump they don’t want this very cold looking device on the clip to their belt. They want something that looks cool, like an iPod, its got colour to it or sparkles,” said Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief for Medical Design Technology (MDT).

Software Design for Medical Devices Investment Activity

Software Design for Medical Devices Investment Activity

In a recent report, Pharma IQ discovered a selection of investment behaviours regarding medical device software design. This year, we ask a selection of experts to provide their analysis on those findings and their projections on how the industry will behave in the years ahead.