Embedded Wireless Solutions of Laird will be hosting a webinar, titled Making the Connected Hospital a Reality: Medical Grade Wi-Fi For Hospitals. The webinar features guest speakers Bill Quatier, Solution Architect of Welch Allyn and Chris Downey, Product Manager of Laird. The webinar will be hosted December 12, 2013 at 2pm EST. […]
By: Stephanie Lubrano, Marketing Communications Specialist
Laird recently announced its first Bluetooth v4.0 Dual Mode USB HCI Modules.
Bluetooth v4.0 specification includes Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support in addition to Classic Bluetooth (pre v4.0) Laird’s BL600 Series modules, which made their debut in April of this year, offer a simple way […]
By: Natalie Sheerer, Marketing Specialist
Applications on many medical devices require secure and persistent network connections, because a disruption of even a tenth of a second (100 milliseconds) can cause a failure in the transmission of a continuous stream of data. Hospitals present many challenges to maintaining a reliable Wi-Fi connection. Radio frequency (RF) transmissions between […]
An article written by Product Manager Jonathan Kaye and Marketing Communications Specialist Stephanie Lubrano of Laird Technologies was featured in the August issue of Medical Design. The article, titled Bluetooth Low Energy may be best choice for some medical applications, discusses the growing popularity of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) among medical device […]
Laird Technologies announced today the release of the BTM46x Series Bluetooth modules for iOS devices. The BTM46x series enables Apple licensees to leverage Bluetooth Data Connectivity. Mass production quantities of modules and the associated development kits are available now from Laird directly.
Based on the market-leading Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) BC04 chipset, the […]
By: Natalie Sheerer, Marketing Specialist
In a recent post, we introduced a Wi-Fi Alliance® white paper on improving the user experience for client devices that use Wi-Fi® to connect to hospital networks. According to the paper, hospital IT managers should consider client device requirements before designing or updating […]
A white paper from David Hoglund, an expert on Wi-Fi in hospitals, discusses the challenges of ensuring that Wi-Fi on medical devices operates reliably in a hospital. The key to ensuring reliable operation, says Hoglund, is testing.
The paper opens by discussing why connecting medical devices to hospital Wi-Fi networks can be difficult. One […]
An article from the Laird Technologies Embedded Wireless Solutions is featured on the Health IT Exchange website. Entitled “Benefits and Challenges of Implementing Wi-Fi in Hospitals”, the article includes an interview with Phil Raymond, Wireless Architect & Product Manager for Philips Healthcare and Informatics and chair of the Wi-Fi Alliance Marketing Task Group. The article […]
The term medical device can mean anything from a tongue depressor to a pacemaker. Sophisticated medical devices require a very strenuous regulatory procedure, and understanding different classes of medical devices as determined the Food and Drug Administration may help streamline the process.
The FDA classifies medical devices into three different categories: Class I, Class II, […]
A recent study from Austin Health Clinical School at The University of Melbourne discusses how, when smartphones operate proprietary medical devices, doctors can have access to valuable information and patients can stay in touch with their healthcare providers. The report, published in Continue Reading →
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