Jeremy Kooyman

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3D Scanning and Printing Low-Cost Prosthetic Sockets

Medgadget has a neat article up about a group of Toronto researchers collaborating with Autodesk’s research division, and an NGO that provides support for medical facilities in the developing world, to create a low-cost workflow for creating custom sockets for lower limb prosthetics. CBM Canada describes the current fitting process for children:...

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Is Samsung’s New Galaxy S5 a Medical Device?

Fiercemedicaldevices commented yesterday that Seoul’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety are pondering if the new Galaxy S5 needs to be subjected to medical device regulation. The phone is the first smartphone on the market to come equipped with a heart rate monitor; A sensor on the back of the phone near the camera flash that can detect bloodflow...

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