Keyword: Diagnosis

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New wearables will provide soldiers and small unit leaders with actionable information needed to ensure individual and squad performance readiness.
Briefs: Defense

Researchers are identifying new biomarkers to help monitor cognition and stress in the human body and enhance human performance. Traditional biomarkers like heart rate, temperature, oxygen partial pressure, blood...

Briefs: Data Acquisition

Hemorrhagic shock occurs frequently in natural and man-made disaster scenarios. To control bleeding and to...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Remote measurement of physiological signals has a number of advantages over traditional contact methods. It allows the measurement of...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Stanford researchers have developed the first lithium-ion battery that shuts down before overheating, then restarts immediately when the temperature cools. The new technology could...

Briefs: Medical
Wireless Vital Signs Monitor for Trauma Patients

A miniature, portable wireless vital signs monitor (MWVSM), called Mini-medic™, could aid in the triage and diagnosis of trauma patients with and without traumatic brain injury (TBI). The MWVSM consists of two components, both of which are the approximate size and weight of a cellphone: one is a...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

As military programs continue to place an ever growing reliance on embedded computer systems, developments in rugged computer design must continue to advance to keep pace with...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Symptoms of hypoxia – a deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching body tissues - have been documented among rotary-wing pilots and aircrew flying...

Articles: Aerospace

The military places greater demands on its equipment — electronic and otherwise — than any other market segment. It is also true that it places its greatest thermal demands on the men and...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Continuous-Wave Laser Diodes Based on a Novel InGaAsNSb Material System

Laser sources operating in the spectral region from 2 to 3.5 μm are in demand for ultra-sensitive laser spectroscopy, medical diagnostics, home security, industrial process monitoring, infrared countermeasures, and optical wireless communications. Currently, solid-state...

Briefs: Medical
Remote Blood Pressure Waveform Sensing

This non-contact, non-invasive blood pressure apparatus continuously measures and monitors blood pressure using a laser Doppler vibrometer to create waveforms. The laser-based system may be utilized to continuously provide highly detailed information about the timing characteristics of the blood pressure...

Briefs: Medical

Molecular aptamer beacons (MABs) are being investigated for use as rapid-signaling probe compounds for detecting specific proteins of interest (target proteins). In the MAB approach, one...