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Logic PD to Present on Android-based Medical Device Development at DesignMED


Logic PD to exhibit in booth #7132

MINNEAPOLIS – Feb. 2, 2011 — Next week, Logic PD, a global product development and embedded computing provider, will exhibit in booth #7132 at DesignMED in Anaheim, Calif. DesignMED is a technology conference for medical electronic device engineers and designers who develop, design and manufacture advanced medical electronics. In addition to exhibiting, Alan Cohen, medical practice team leader and director of systems engineering for Logic PD, has been invited to present at the event.

Cohen will speak on Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. PST. His presentation, titled, “Android is the best operating system for many medical applications,” will explore the benefits of Android and examine its use in the world of highly–regulated medical devices.

Logic PD leverages its diverse skill set and access to the latest technologies to create advanced medical solutions that are intuitive and easy-to-use. The company offers deep experience in developing FDA Class I, II and III medical device solutions, with the design controls required in the process. Logic PD’s experience with FDA regulations and guidance documents, and recognized consensus standards such as IEC 60601-1, assures the highest quality and safety standards are met.

About the Speaker
Alan Cohen has more than 15 years of experience in developing and applying technologies to improve healthcare. As Logic PD’s medical practice team leader and director of systems engineering, he interfaces between the company’s medical customers and its 100+ design engineers and industrial designers to apply leading–edge technologies to create practical solutions to difficult problems.

Prior to joining Logic PD, Cohen worked for a variety of medical device startups and consultancies involving medical devices and health information technologies. He was a co–founder of Boston Medical Technologies, which transformed a difficult–to‐administer research–lab test for diabetic autonomic neuropathy into a simple and repeatable clinical test.

Cohen holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University. He has been awarded eight U.S. patents for medical and wireless communication technologies including cardiac, neurology and remote diagnostics. Additionally, Cohen has authored a college textbook on computer communications and published articles on medical and connectivity topics.

About Logic PD
Logic PD offers innovative product solutions for all phases of a product’s lifecycle, from product design, development and engineering to manufacturing services. Logic PD is a leading developer and a global supplier of System on Modules (SOMs) and development kits. Offering unparalleled partnerships with access to key technologies, Logic PD enables customers to control costs, reduce risks and deliver products to market sooner. For more information, visit



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