CHANDLER, Arizona, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cactus Semiconductor, Inc. has been invited to present at Biomed Device Boston (May 3 & 4, 2017) and MD&M East (June 13-15, 2017) to discuss the use of custom integrated circuits in cutting-edge medical technology. Specifically, the sessions will focus on Cactus' experience with miniaturized custom ICs for ingestible electronics. The presentation will include a summary of a digital medicine solution that includes an Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) as part of a novel Ingestible Sensor, and a technical review of specific challenges faced by the Ingestible Sensor and ASIC developments.
"We are looking forward to sharing and collaborating with other industry experts about how to leverage custom electronics to continue to miniaturize implantable, wearable and ingestible medical devices," said James McDonald, Cactus' Co-Founder and President. "Cactus is privileged to be on the leading edge of the next generation of medical technology to improve patient outcomes."
The session at BIOMEDevice Boston and MD&M East will both be led by Andy Kelly, Cactus' Senior IC and Systems Architect. Throughout his career, Andy has defined and designed dozens of mixed-signal IC's for portable and implantable medical devices.
About Cactus Semiconductor, Inc. Cactus Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company producing low-power mixed signal application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). Founded in 2002, the company has brought to market numerous system-level analog and mixed signal ASICs for low-power battery-operated electronics. These solutions include medical integrated circuits (IC) – or medical ASICs - including ASICs for implantable and ingestible medical devices. Additionally, they include ICs for portable applications and power management devices where small size and low power are critical components. Cactus Semiconductor is ISO 9001:2008 qualified. The company maintains its headquarters in Chandler, AZ. More information can be found at http://www.cactussemiconductor.com.