Category: Sony Corp.
Sony's newly patented "SmartWig" technology, still under development, may feature every from brain-wave sensing technology to a laser pointer, according to patent documents.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Technology giant Sony Corp. (TYO:6758) filed patents this year for "SmartWig" technology, described as everything from standard health monitoring to a "presentation aid," MobiHealthNews reported.
CAZ Investments raises a $29 million round to back commercialized medical firms.
CAZ Investments raised a nearly $29 million funding round it plans to use to back medical companies that already have products on the market.
The Houston-based asset management firm reeled in $28.7 million from 61 unnamed investors, according to a regulatory filing.
CAZ Investments chairman Christopher Zook said the firm plans to use the cash to invest in commercialized companies.
Medical device industry newcomer Sony Corp. joins Medtronic and Abbott in backing Israeli medtech portfolio company Rainbow Medical with a $10 million investment.
Technology giant Sony Corp. (TYO:6758) invested $10 million into Israel-based Rainbow Medical, a medical device portfolio company that has drawn other big players in the medtech industry.
Medical device industry newcomer Sony plans to cut 20% of its home-base employees as it prepares to expand its footprint in medical equipment.
There are mass layoffs in the works as electronics giant and medical device industry newcomer Sony Corp. (TYO:6758) continues its company-wide overhaul.
Sony Corp. plans to acquire an 11% stake in beleaguered Olympus Corp. for $642 million.
Sony Corp. (TYO:6758) plans to become the largest shareholder in Olympus (TYO:7733) with a $642 million investment that will give it an 11% stake in Olympus.
Coming off of an accounting scandal that cut the company's assets by nearly 30%, Olympus may look to raise investor confidence through strategic alliances.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — A post-scandal Olympus (PINK:OCPNY) is considering strategic alliances to boost investor confidence, having received at least 3 offers from potential partners.
The top three medical device stories for September 28, 2011.
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