Posts categorized as“Engineering”

Astero StarFish

Our Top 10 Medical Device Videos of 2023

The number of StarFish Medical YouTube subscribers grew by 32% in 2023 and social media views increased an amazing 100%. This round-up features the 10 most viewed Medical Device videos that we created in 2023. Our 2023 top 10 medical device commercialization videos cover a variety of medical device commercialization topics ranging from Prototyping Proof […]

Astero StarFish

10 Most Read New Medical Device Blogs in 2023

This year’s list of most read StarFish Medical blogs features the 10 most read blogs written in 2023 and the 10 most read employee written blogs during 2023 including some from back in 2014. Our new blogs include expertise and insights from three new authors, two group blogs and five articles from blogging veterans. Topics […]

Michael Ganzert

Comparing HP 8753 and NanoVNA For Medical Device Design

This blog compares a traditional Vector Network Analyzer (VNA), the HP 8753, with a NanoVNA for use by the budget constrained engineer developing a medical device. A Vector Network Analyzer or VNA injects a known signal into a circuit, and determines what changed about the signal after it leaves the circuit. VNAs are used during […]

Nathan Muller

How to use computational modeling to validate thermoplastic properties in your medical device design

Predicting or validating thermoplastics’ properties is essential for effective design and optimization of thermoplastic parts and products in medical device products. Their non-linear material properties play a critical role in performance and behavior. During setup of computational modelling, these factors should be top of mind to predict and validate thermoplastics’ behaviour in the real-world implementation […]

Astero StarFish

Unpacking the Potential of 6 Medtech Trends

“AI seems to be a thing. Everybody’s excited about ChatGPT.” Asking ChatGPT to list current medical device trends as preparation for our monthly content meeting has turned into our latest group blog. Not surprisingly, the StarFish team identified the same trends proposed by ChatGPT- and more – with six of the most interesting trends making […]

Brian King

Incoherent-Light Hazard Classification for Medical Devices

There are numerous light-hazard classification standards that may pertain to your medical device: ISO 60601-2-57, IEC 62471, ANSI RP-27-20, ISO 15004-2, ANSI Z80.36, ISO 10936-2, ISO 10939, and so on… In this blog post, I’ll examine certain commonalities and points of potential confusion of the “big 4” incoherent-light-source safety standards: IEC 62471 and ANSI RP-27-20 […]

Astero StarFish

Medical Device Commercialization Resolutions for 2023

Have you made your medical device commercialization resolutions for 2023? We polled our quality, regulatory, project management, manufacturing, and engineering experts for their New Year resolutions. De-risking early, communicating often, testing, and managing pivots were top themes for 2023. Read their medical device commercialization resolutions below:

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