BIOPAC Systems, Inc. crossed a milestone with its solar power—the company has generated more than 117,500 kilowatt hours (KWH) and saved 145,735 pounds of CO2 emissions since installing solar roof tiles in January 2007.
Solar power covers 35-50% of the company’s power needs, depending on the season. In addition to solar roof tiles, the company uses motion sensor lights, energy efficient bulbs, and a computer-controlled central air conditioning system. Flexible work schedules and seamless integration of offsite workers also help reduce peak impact hours.
The NICO Smart Amplifier is specifically designed to measure thoracic impedance for performing noninvasive cardiac output measurements. The amplifier terminates in two connectors for impedance (Z) and its derivative (dZ), and has a 3 m cable that connects directly to an AMI100D Amplifier Input Module. Use with EL500 series disposable electrodes and LEAD131 for a four-spot […]
NIRS and CNAP—Pairing great tools for great data Cerebral hemoglobin concentration (blood mass in the brain) is frequently measured in the prefrontal cortex, and systemic arterial blood pressure is known to be a variable factor based on the hemoglobin concentration. A leg pressure cuff was used to constrict and release blood flow to create a […]
BIOPAC’s just released Introductory ECG Guide addresses fundamental to advanced concerns to optimize electrocardiography data recording and analysis. Topics include: ECG Complex; Electrical and Mechanical Sequence of a Heartbeat; Systole and Diastole; Configurations for Lead I, Lead II, Lead III, 6-lead ECG, 12-lead ECG, precordial leads; Ventricular Late Potentials (VLPs); ECG Measurement Tools; Automated Analysis Routines […]