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Quiz: Robotics, Automation & Control
How Much Do You Know About Humanoid Robots?
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Making Low-Cost Automation Accessible
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Executive Roundtable: Collaborative Robots
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Latest Briefs & News

On-Demand Webinars: Research Lab

Under certain off-nominal conditions, Li-ion cells can generate excessive heat and gas due to the initiation of several exothermic decomposition...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials

Highly toughened, expandable structural adhesives reliably join gaps while adding strength and rigidity to body-in-white structures,...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers

With the recent advances in electrification and new technology developments in propulsion methodology, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test benches—historically...

White Papers: Power
Application Note: Addressing the Challenges of Specifying and Building Power Racks

EA Elektro-Automatik offers solutions that address these challenges head-on with robust power supply units and turnkey power racks that are certified to EN...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials

With today’s new high-performance coatings, obtaining a high-quality finish is even more important. Modern high-performance, inline, car body surface inspection technology can bring users...

Q&A: Energy
Dr. Brandon Ennis, Sandia National Laboratories’ offshore wind technical lead, had a radically new idea for offshore wind turbines: instead of a tall unwieldy tower, with blades at the top, he imagined a towerless turbine with blades pulled taut like a bow.
News: Medical

While the American Psychological Association has recognized posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a mental illness for more than 40 years, there is still much that remains unknown about the...

News: Medical

Identifying mental health conditions early is key to better treatment and prevention. As advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are paving the way to...

News: Imaging

Though medical ultrasound imaging technology has been in use since the mid-20th century, ultrasound technology capable of imaging patients over a longer term have been out of...

News: Test & Measurement

Image sensors convert light into electrical signals and measure light intensity, but for machine vision to improve significantly—essential to advances in autonomous vehicles,...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

As off-road and highway vehicles become smarter and aspire to reduce environmental impact, the complexity of on-board systems continues...

NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
NASA technology is enabling airline flight managers to improve managing traffic on the ground and scheduling departures.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

A team of engineers and doctors at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have designed a unique 3D-printed light-sensing medical device that is placed directly on the skin...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Anyone who has watched steam billow up from a boiling kettle or seen ice crystals form on a wet window in winter has observed what scientists call a phase transition. Phase...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

An ultrathin invention could make future computing, sensing and encryption technologies remarkably smaller and more powerful by helping scientists control a strange but...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes

OSI Optoelectronics (Hawthorne, CA) has introduced infrared-sensitive, pigtail-packaged High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes with active areas of 75...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy

Noise and emissions limits, particularly in urban settings, make battery-electric construction vehicles an attractive option. This is especially true as equipment...

White Papers: Medical
Preparedness and Your Regulatory Strategy

Before selling a medical device in the United States, it must first go through a rigorous evaluation process by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure the product is safe and provides...

On-Demand Webinars: Unmanned Systems

ADAS/AV data systems face three important challenges: movement and management of terabytes to exabytes of data; massively parallel, complex data streams, including images,...

Quiz: Propulsion
How much do you know about the advances regarding to electric aircraft?
Briefs: Aerospace
Using mPOD, “adversary” pilots can emulate enemy jamming techniques accurately, conditioning aircrews to evolving threat scenarios and better preparing them for real combat.
White Papers: Motion Control
Know When Precision Motion Control is the Right Choice

Are you overlooking precision motion control? You might want to look again. Even when a general 'automation-level' motion control solution is meeting your needs, an advanced...

White Papers: Automotive
How to Check and Quantify the Five Deadly Problems

This paper begins by reviewing the current research on aeration within the lubrication context. A solid understanding of the symptoms and effects of aeration are required to build an...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical

Major advances in medical devices have been made over the last few decades, keeping thousands of people alive and improving the quality of life for others. At the same...

Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
The EU has already declared that the nonbiodegradable microplastics must be eliminated by 2025, but a team of MIT scientists has perhaps expedited that timeline.
White Papers: Automotive
White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
How Capacitive Sensors Shine in Industrial Applications

Learn how to use capacitive sensors in various measurement tasks and profit from unsurpassed stability and nanometer resolution — also in industrial applications. Capacitive sensors...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A polymer breaking enzyme when infused into plastic causes the material to break down into its original components when submerged in compost or even warm water.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new, highly sensitive system for detecting the production of hydrogen gas may play an important role in the quest to develop hydrogen as an environmentally friendly and economical alternative to fossil fuels.