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Tech Talks: Medical
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Getting unexpected or failing test results for any biocompatibility test can feel like the end of the line for a medical device. As a vital step in...

Technology & Society: Design
UBC’s nature-based solution with locally available earthen materials could aid in building climate-resilient infrastructure.
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White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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Wi-Fi 7 - the latest Wi-Fi standard

IEEE 802.11be, or Wi-Fi 7, uses 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz as well as 6 GHz bands, whereas the current Wi-Fi 6/6E (IEEE 802.11 ax) uses 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz only. What this means to the end user is:

Faster Speeds:...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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21st Century Engineering, Are We Ready for the Journey?

The first step towards digital engineering and all its benefits begins with model-based systems engineering (MBSE), allowing us to build and optimize systems and components digitally...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
Researchers have demonstrated a new method that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and computer simulations to train robotic exoskeletons to autonomously help users save energy while walking, running, and climbing stairs.
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White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Beyond Science Fiction: Realizing the Potential of Robotic-Assisted Surgery

This white paper discusses the roots of robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), its milestones, how and why RAS is gaining the public trust and five key technologies for its...

NASA Spinoff: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wireless microphone array quickly, cheaply, accurately maps noise from aircraft and much more.
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5 Ws: Robotics, Automation & Control
A team of researchers at Delft University of Technology has developed a drone that flies autonomously using neuromorphic image processing and control based on the workings of animal brains.
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White Papers: Defense
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The Engineer’s Guide to Aerospace Engineering

In the aerospace and defense industries, the reliability and safety of your components are critical. The consequences of any defect, regardless of its scale, can be far-reaching, leading to...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
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Accessible, Affordable Industrial CT

The advent of industrial computed tomography (CT) scanning has revolutionized the way engineers examine, assess, and ensure the integrity of complex components and assemblies. Industrial CT has been in...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
A University of Pennsylvania team demonstrated memory technology capable of enduring temperatures as high as 600 °C — more than twice the tolerance of any commercial drives on the market — and these characteristics were maintained for more than 60 hours.
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Quiz: Unmanned Systems
How much do you know about unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs)? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
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Upcoming Webinars: Automotive
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To adapt to new customer demands such as convenience, safety, autonomy, and electrification, the automotive industry is moving to...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated miniature soft hydraulic actuators that can be used to control the deformation and motion...

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INSIDER: Medical

Scientists have created innovative soft robots equipped with electronic skins and artificial muscles, allowing them to sense their surroundings and adapt...

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INSIDER: Medical

At first glance, Rabih O. Al-Kaysi’s molecular motors look like the microscopic worms you’d see in a drop of pond water. But these wriggling ribbons are not alive;...

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White Papers: Materials
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Metal 3D Printing Fundamentals

Go from digital CAD file to metal part in one day. How?

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Multi-Energy Vehicles: Improving Efficiency and Accelerating Development

As the shift away from fossil fuels continues to ripple through the automotive industry, OEMs and suppliers face the daunting challenge of continuing development of...

Blog: Medical
The soft-robotic prototype, driven by strong magnets controlled by a wearable external actuator, can aid patients suffering from blockages caused by tumors or those requiring stents.
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Podcasts: Energy
Jean-Christophe Lambert, Ascendance Co-founder and CEO, joins the Aerospace & Defense Technology podcast to explain why the hybrid approach is essential to near-term development of electric aircraft.
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Quiz: Power
Programmable DC power supplies have many more uses than those that are just controlled manually. The output levels can be remotely programmed to meet system and application requirements, for example in performing equipment testing. How much do you know about programmable power supplies? Take this quiz to find out.
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White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Finding The Right Precision Motion Components To Drive Automated EV Manufacturing Advances

EV production processes must satisfy aggressive throughput goals and automated systems are poised to address this challenge. However, specifying and...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
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Today, aircraft manufacturers encounter various challenges, from meeting flame, smoke, and toxicity (FST) requirements to optimizing parts...

Upcoming Webinars: Unmanned Systems
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The automotive sector faces deep transformation — autonomous driving (AD) and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) represent a critical domain in the change ahead....

Blog: Energy
My opinion: I take a look at some cases where it makes sense to use non-battery methods to store energy.
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Upcoming Webinars: Software
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Computer-aided design (CAD) is key to the design development process, but being bound by location when using on-premise software brings challenges like complex setups and strained...

Blog: Software
The images that come out of this model are ready to be used to train segmentation models. In a sense, it’s doing microscopy without a microscope.
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Podcasts: Energy
Miguel Iturmendi, Helios Horizon Founder and Chief Test Pilot, explains the project's goal of flying an all-electric aircraft to the stratosphere.
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Quiz: Information Technology
The science of transmitting data, voice, and images by the passage of light through thin, transparent fibers, fiber optics play a pivotal role in our daily lives. How much do you know about fiber optics? Find out with this quiz.
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