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Logic PD’s Medical Practice Director to Discuss the Benefits of Android for Embedded Applications at ESC Chicago


MINNEAPOLIS – June 6, 2011 — Alan Cohen, Logic PD’s medical practice team lead and director of systems engineering, is speaking at ESC Chicago this week. Logic PD offers innovative solutions covering every point in the product lifecycle, from product design and engineering to electronic manufacturing services. The company helps its customers control costs, reduce risk and deliver technology products to market sooner.

Cohen is scheduled to present on Wednesday, June 8 from 10:10 – 11 a.m. CT in Meeting Room 31. His session, titled, “Android for Embedded Applications: Medical Devices,” will outline the benefits of using Android for embedded applications and for what types of medical devices Android makes sense.

Logic PD leverages its diverse skills and SOM platforms within the medical development context to create smart, innovative medical solutions that are easy-to-use and intuitive. The company offers deep experience in developing FDA Class I, II and III medical device solutions, and 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 20 years of experience in developing products both as a contributor and a manager, with more than a decade of this experience in medical devices. His background encompasses embedded hardware and software, with deep experience in the development of microcomputer-based devices subject to FDA regulation. He is experienced with the controls, documentation, and regulatory approvals required for regulated devices in the US and internationally. Cohen has written a college textbook on computer communications and numerous published articles on various technical topics. He holds eight US patents, and earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University.

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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