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INSIDER: Imaging

Cross Platform 3D Laser Scanner

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division (North Kingstown, RI) announced its new AS1 Scanner. The modular blue laser line scanner...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Twelve years ago, physicists turned on the first x-ray laser, and since then it and several others around the world have proved themselves revolutionary probes of...

INSIDER: Lighting

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are an unsung hero of the lighting industry. They run efficiently, give off little heat, and last for a long time. Now scientists are looking at new materials to...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory recently assessed the status of research into colloidal quantum dot lasers with a focus on prospective electrically...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Don’t Let the Future of High-Voltage Cables Shock You

Government emission standards have led to the rapid growth of EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs, which in turn has led to a rapid increase in the use of large gauge wires and cables. Harness manufacturers must take care to ensure quality connections in the harsh environments where these cables...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Software Reuse in Automotive Engineering

There are few engineering approaches that have as large an impact on software quality and time to market than engineering for reuse. Most engineers are familiar with reuse from a mechanical platform approach (e.g., Volkswagen's MQB platform).

On-Demand Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics
Advanced High-Peak-Power Semiconductor Laser Transmitter Solutions for LiDAR

LiDAR for high-level autonomous driving is quickly progressing into mass deployment for everyday use. Several new car models announced for 2021-2022 launch will be equipped with the latest LiDAR technology, signaling an incoming wave of LiDAR commercialization....

Question of the Week: Energy
Will Our Buildings Store Energy Like Giant Batteries?

Our September issue of Battery Technology highlighted rechargeable cement-based batteries that can be utilized as functional concrete. The achievement from Chalmers University of Technology, according to the battery’s developers, lays the groundwork for entire buildings that could someday...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Connecting the Factories of Tomorrow - Today

With the rise of IIoT, production systems are driving toward a “seamlessly connected” future, in which all mechanical, electrical and intelligent interfaces work together as one complete...

White Papers: Aerospace
Your Solution to 7 Metal Surface Problems

Electropolishing is the preferred finishing method for critical metal parts across industries.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
The Role of Multi-Angle Spectrophotometers in Color Measurement

With the sophistication of new pearlescent and metallic automotive paints and coatings, it has become more difficult than ever to quantify color, especially on a curved surface. This 30-minute Webinar examines how to meet the challenges of measuring metallic and pearlescent...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
An industry expert explains why automotive manufacturers are turning to a "floating" board-to-board connection.
Tech Talks: Medical
Transforming Catheter Design with Advanced Performance Materials

If you’re like many medical device designers and design engineers, standard industry materials may be preventing you from achieving your optimal design in devices such as catheters. As devices evolve, thinner walls can lead to a higher level of functionality. So, how do...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Thermoplastic Solutions to Address Trends and Needs in Automotive Exterior and Interior Trim

Vehicles are changing in response to trends, new requirements, and increasingly complex designs. In this 30-minute Webinar, interior and exterior trim applications are the focus. How can engineering thermoplastic technologies help meet changing...

White Papers: Automotive
Fused AEB With Thermal Can Save Lives

For several years, Teledyne FLIR (formerly FLIR Systems Inc.) has been working with auto manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers to assist in the development of cutting-edge ADAS and AV Systems with thermal...

White Papers: Automotive
Achieving a High Quality Automotive Exterior Finish

Car exterior appearance is one of the decisive factors to value the car model. The human eye is sensitive to color differences in adjacent parts such as car body to doors, bumpers, and...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Future Automotive HPC Architecture and Elements for Success

High-performance computing (HPC) architectures are the key to creating next-generation vehicles – provided you understand their unique implementation challenges.

White Papers: Aerospace
H2OLock Advanced Desiccant

H2OLock pressed desiccants provide a single solution to both moisture and durability concerns in aerospace, defense, optics, and industrial products. A moisture adsorber and structural component in one,...

Question of the Week: Wearables
Will Stretchable Smartphones Catch On?

Our “5 Ws” feature this month highlighted skin-like electronic circuits being developed at Virginia Tech.

White Papers: Communications
Meeting the Connectivity Requirements of 5G mmWave Signals

Users demand more data. While growing in the 5G space is essential to maintaining competitive edge, it is also important to understand the limitations and risks of this...

INSIDER: Energy

Molten sodium batteries have been used for many years to store energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines. However, commercially available molten sodium-sulfur...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The demand for clean energy has never been higher, and it has created a global race to develop new technologies as alternatives to fossil fuels. Fuel cells are among the promising green energy...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

While researchers around the globe are working on free-position wireless charging — which would unchain devices from set charging points — the most common...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

If we are to transition to a world powered by renewable energy, efficient long-distance transport of electricity is essential, since the supply — renewable...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Friction Stir Welding Industrialization for E-mobility

TRA-C industrie has written this white paper to present Friction Stir Welding applications to e-mobility: compliance with technical requirements, increased quality and productivity, and...

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Professor Francois Barthelat wants to incorporate the fish fin's strong, flexible characteristics into robotic and aerospace designs.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Best Signal and Interconnect Technologies for ADAS/EV Infotainment Systems

This 60-minute Webinar provides an overview of electronic and electrical trends under way in vehicle safety and control systems including ADAS and vehicle electrification – trends that are driving changes in vehicles ranging from passenger cars to on- and...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
The State of Product Development & Hardware Design 2021

In The State of Product Development & Hardware Design 2021 report, you’ll gain insights on:

Aspects of the product design process that need the most improvement How...

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