Laparoscopic Imaging System Verification

Sterling aided in the verification to an update of an imaging system. This system is Class II device with a Moderate Level of Concern. The verification protocols covers the desktop application, CCU Firmware, FPGA Firmware, communication between external PulmoView and Desktop software, Video Image Quality, CCU Hardware, and  Main Board Hardware. The verification protocol include…

Image-Guided Surgery System

Sterling Medical Devices participated in the development of an image-guided surgery system including optical tracking devices and localization probes. The system helps surgeons obtain an accurate image of the operative field (an organ). Its electromechanical components include a wand with infrared diodes plugged into a PC, IR tracking of the wand, a PC for signal…

Remote Support Web Application Software

Sterling Medical Devices helped redevelop a remote support web application software targeted to address the underlying cause of tinnitus. The original system was written in Flex. The system has a handheld acoustic stimuli generator, earphones, and pleasant treatment sounds. There are three sounds included, but the system is also customizable to the patient. The software…

Pump Controller

Sterling Medical Devices helped with an update to a pump controller. It helped develop new firmware along with hardware. Specifically, Sterling updated the microcontroller, added the capability to measure temperature in the catheter, and added a USB hub. The schematics were generated in OrCAD, and the firmware was developed in C. The system is a…

Pressure Sensing Device

Sterling Medical Devices participated in the development of a pressure sensing device. The pressure sensor of the device is required to target the correct area of the body when delivering supplements. In this case, the pressure sensor needed by physicians to be integrated into the device to target the non-atmospheric target area inside a joint.…

Pill Dispensing Software

Sterling developed and updated software for a large pharmacy pill dispenser to run diagnostics and system maintenance. Pill dispensers are used to dispense pills and liquids for commonly used medical prescriptions in the environment, such as in a nursing home where a number of prescriptions need to be distributed during various times of the day.…

Tongue Implant System

Sterling Medical Devices participated in the development of a Tongue Implant System. The system was composed of microprocessing devices, including a controller and an external mouthpiece, which act as a transmitter and receiver respectively. When retracted, the mouthpiece holds the tongue. This can be of use to those who suffer from conditions such as sleep…

Optical Surgery System

Sterling Medical Devices assisted in the documentation and test of a hardware and software system used in optical surgery. The Major Level of Concern system contained five processors. The master processor controls the user interface and main system logic while the additional processors act as controllers for the device’s major subsystems. The documentation and test…

Image Processing Connections System

Sterling Medical Devices assisted in the iterative development of a Major Level of Concern connection system between a series of video processors and a third party computer system. The system was written in C#. Sterling provided documentation, development, and test services to support integration to the new host hardware and operating system (Windows 7). Additionally,…