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Wearable Biosensors in Medical Applications

Achieving cooperation from even the most willing patients can be a challenge for medical professionals. Patients don’t always report their symptoms accurately and may fail to conduct prescribed monitoring tests at home. What’s more, many patients ignore or deny the initial signs of a health problem even when getting immediate care could improve their condition….

Rising Demand for X-Ray and Other Diagnostic Devices

As technology advances, it tends to get smaller and more portable. More efficient designs also mean that prices frequently come down over the years, improving accessibility. In the medical field, this is the case with modern diagnostic equipment. As the cost to see a doctor continues to rise, greater attention has been drawn to portable,…

New Football Helmet Technology Aims to Improve Player Safety

Whether you’ve been watching football every Sunday this season or not, you know that injuries are a frequent occurrence for players. Some injuries, however, are longer-lasting than others. Traumatic brain injuries have been gaining attention for years as the effects of repeated concussions become recognized. Since concussions can happen at any time during youth, high…

Unique Applications for Wearable Health Sensors

When most people think about wearable electronics, the first  image that comes to mind is the smartwatch on their wrist. In reality, there are many highly advanced sensors that are being created in the healthcare sector. They keep track of much more than the number of steps you take, and can provide life-saving data to…

Unexpected Benefits of Customer Audits

Having recently undergone a two-day audit with a major medical device manufacturer, we understand the stresses associated with the process. However, getting requests for customer audits is actually a major benefit for manufacturers. Here we’ve laid out a few reasons why. Ensures the Meeting of Standards An audit, whether it applies to an entire organization…

Finding a Single Source Keyboard Design, Engineering, and Prototyping Partner

Developing a new keyboard product involves many different steps. Once a basic concept has been outlined, you’ll need to come up with a realistic design, taking into account things like functionality, ergonomics, back-lighting, key-feel, and other user experience factors. The goal is to design a product that does what you want it to, and is…

Techprint Welcome’s Congresswoman Niki Tsongas

At Techprint we recently had the opportunity to welcome Congresswoman Niki Tsongas to our facility for a visit and tour. The U.S. Congresswoman for Massachusetts’s 3rd congressional district was visiting as a part of National Small Business week. Along with celebrating this national event the purpose of this visit was to continue her effort to…

The Manufacturing of Force Sensor Resistors

One of the breakthroughs of modern technology, Force Sensor Resistors or FSRs are used in many applications. From keyboards to musical instruments to portable devices in which the output has to be calibrated and produced according to the applied pressure, without FSRs many of the dynamic interactions that we have with our technology units would…

TechPrint Helps the Growing Wearable Medical Devices Market

In 2014, the wearable medical devices market took in around $2.7 billion dollars and is expected to grow in large proportions by the year 2023. Estimates are suggesting the market will reach $10 billion dollars by that year globally. Although there are numerous devices that are manufactured in this market, the largest growth rate is…

New FDA Stand-Alone Symbols on Labels Regulations

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled in favor of allowing companies to use graphical representation without added text on their products. This was done in part to bring more American companies in line with symbols that are currently being used in European and foreign markets. As more countries begin to use…