Empowering Patients with Energy Efficient Medical Designs Third Webinar of MedTech Trends Webcast Series on December 5, 2012

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon leading brands MD+DI, MPMN, Qmed, Plastics Today, Packaging Digest, PMPN,and Design News are excited to continue their "MedTech Trends in 2013" Webcast Series.  The third in the series, sponsored by Freescale, will focus specifically on Empowering Patients with Energy Efficient Medical Designs and will offer an in-depth analysis and discussion from experts in the industry. 

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Patient compliance is the single biggest reason for medical therapy failure. Medical device designers are constantly working to make devices smaller, more discreet, and easier to use. To achieve those goals, they must reduce the power consumption of their products. Better energy efficiency leads to smaller and longer-lasting batteries, ultimately making medical devices more portable. 

During this session, attendees will learn about Freescale's low-power design methodology and the Kinetis L series of microcontrollers. Freescale systems expert Eduardo Montanez will detail both hardware and software techniques to lower the power of medical designs. 

This webcast will feature presentations by Eduardo Montanez, Systems Engineer, Freescale, and David Niewolny, Healthcare Business Development Manager, Freescale. The webcast concludes with a live Q&A session moderated by Jamie Hartford, Associate Editor of MD+DI, UBM Canon's leading brand providing the medical device industry with the latest news, information, and in-depth analysis.

"Healthcare providers and patients are demanding more mobile medical devices, and the industry needs to respond with products that address their needs. This Webcast will teach designers energy-saving techniques that will enable them to keep pushing the envelope on the portability of their designs." said Hartford

This installment of the series will take place on Wednesday, December 5th at 1:30 p.m. ET (12:30 p.m. CT, 10:30 a.m. PT). The event will be archived for one year on the website.  Register only once, and have access to each webcast for all of 2013.  For more information or to register for the event, please click here

The "MedTech Trends in 2013" Webcast Series will explore trends and cutting-edge enabling technologies potentially affecting industry professionals' upcoming projects and next-generation devices. The series will include topic based channels including: regulatory, wireless, software, filtration, materials and coatings, implantables, orthopedics, cardio, packaging, and combination products. Resources and educational materials will also be available for download and users only need to create a login once to sign in and revisit on-demand webcasts and resources anytime they choose. The series will begin on November 15, 2012 and will continue throughout 2013.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon, the leading B-to-B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

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