With the advancement of ICT technology (particularly the popularization of cloud services), the increase in patients afflicted with lifestyle-related diseases due to lifestyle changes and the aging of the population, and changes in the societal environment such as the steep rise in medical costs, are bringing about profound changes in devices and services for the healthcare and medical field. Diagnostic imaging apparatuses, which are fundamental to medical treatment, are undergoing advances in portability for use in hospital settings as well as for in-home treatment and gaining more advanced functions.
Murata’s products contribute to:
• The ability to create more compact products and exercise more design freedom thanks to the availability of compact general-purpose components
• The ability to transfer image data thanks to the availability of wireless communication modules
• The ability to improve performance using sensors such as thermistors and tilt sensors