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Electronic Integration Options for Implantable Medical Devices

We contributed an article to EECatalog’s Medical Electronics Design By James McDonald, Cactus Semiconductor The health benefits in our future might just rest on how hale, hardy (and cost-effective) developers, including start-ups, can make their implantable medical device proof-
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The Enabling Chip Technologies Behind Miniature Implantable Medical Devices

We contributed a post to Planet Analog: [Editor’s note: Co-authors are from Cactus Semiconductor Inc. — Andy Kelly, System and IC Architect, and James McDonald, President.] Implantable medical devices (IMDs) have an approximate size of ~15 to 50 cc. Such devices are common for u
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New Cactus Semiconductor Medical Chip Eval Board Offers Lower Profile, Better Manufacturability

  Cactus Semiconductor™ has updated its microprocessor evaluation board for its application-specific standard product (ASSP) medical chip to provide new microcontroller unit (MCU) packaging for easier manufacturability, new inductors for a lower profile, and more. The EB1CSI021™
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Cactus Semi makes top 25 semi-finalist for Spring 2014 AZ Innovation Challenge

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced 25 semifinalists in its Spring 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), a bi-annual business plan competition awarding $3 million annually to talented entrepreneurs. Read the article here.
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