Posts categorized as“Engineering”

Using Matched Filters  Anyone who has taken a signals and communications course has likely heard of matched filters. Intuitively these filters use knowledge of the form of a transmitted signal to pull it out of the noise. Matched filter theory or related concepts are commonly used in RF communication but I often apply it to […]

We often see the Raspberry Pi being designed in medical devices as a cost effective Single Board Computer (SBC). The Raspberry Pi was originally designed to teach computer science, but has taken off in the open source community as an easy to use and well supported SBC. This blog will focus on an interesting finding in the […]

Diseases of the eye affect the majority of the general population at some point throughout their lifetime, significantly affecting quality of life, especially if access to treatment is not available. They are so prevalent they account for the most common surgical procedure worldwide (Cataract surgery), drive an industry for one of the most common medical […]

Comparing novel drug delivery systems to the traditional needle Injection devices have been around for centuries, and though the ubiquitous needle-tipped plastic syringe hasn’t changed much in the 60+ years of its existence, other technologies have been developed with significant advantages. Though it’s tough to compete with a disposable product that costs just pennies to […]