Question of the Week: Materials
Will Coatings Reduce Food Waste?

Today’s lead story highlighted an egg-based coating that extends the shelf life of fruits and vegetables.

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Get the Inside Story on Customized Sensor Solutions from Wells Engineered Products

Wells Engineered Products provides both off-the-shelf and customized precision engine management and power control products for a wide variety of vehicle...

White Papers: Transportation
Measuring Color in Automotive Interiors

While the exterior of the car may be the first thing you see, the interior of the vehicle is where your driving experience starts. The interior design and color of a car is central to the consumer's...

Blog: Materials
A micron-thick coating, made largely from leftover eggs, can extend the shelf life of the fruits and vegetables in your refrigerator.
Blog: Test & Measurement
Tech Briefs readers ask two industry experts about the effectiveness of CT scans when you want a deeper look at a battery.
On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Sensors, Apps, and Wearables: The Future of Medical Diagnostics

Wearables and medical apps have evolved from simple accessories to real-time and noninvasive biosensors, allowing for the continuous monitoring of individuals and providing information for determining health status and even preliminary medical diagnosis. In addition,...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Getting Started with Multiphysics Simulation in the Cloud with SimScale

Engineering simulation has traditionally been a tool reserved for large organizations. Technical and economic access barriers have prevented design teams from leaning more on simulation to drive their daily design decisions. In this 30-minute Webinar, you will see...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Technical Ceramics: Reshaping the Possible in Electric Vehicles

Components manufactured from technical ceramics are helping to advance electric vehicle technologies. These high-performance materials can help extend system life, improve range, and increase safety in battery electric and hybrid vehicle applications.

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Developing Multipoint FMEAs

An FMEA (failure mode effects analysis) traditionally incorporates only single-point faults. This 30-minute Webinar examines functional safety FMEA with multipoint faults. By constructing an FMEA using requirements from system, hardware, and software development, it’s possible to link the FMEA with the FMEDA...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will We Use Solar to Power Our Devices Indoors?

Solar or photovoltaic (PV) cells fixed to roofs convert sunlight into electricity. An October Tech Brief highlighted a spin on this traditional idea of solar.

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Christopher Borroni-Bird and his team want to make an "e-kit" that provides a boost to wheelbarrows, bikes, and other non-motorized vehicles.
Blog: Automotive
Long-haul trucking may be the best candidate for hydrogen power. An industry expert tells us when we can expect more hydrogen fuel cells on the highway.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Linux: Entering a New Era with Automotive Software-in-the-Loop Test Tools

Trends such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) make software the differentiating factor in the automotive industry. To keep pace with innovations and to shorten development cycles, testing of electronic control units (ECUs)...

On-Demand Webinars: Motion Control
Zip Chain Revolution: Power Transmission Solutions That Transform Operations

In this 45-minute Webinar, a product specialist of power transmission components discusses a revolutionary high-speed electronic actuator designed to help solve process bottlenecks and unique applications that require a small installation footprint.

White Papers: Test & Measurement
How Repeatable is Your Emissions Lab Performance?

Is your emissions lab ready for the measurement challenges ahead? As technologies and regulations change, you need flexible, accurate, and efficient solutions to keep your testing efforts on...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Perfect Fit Castings for Ricardo

Tridan Engineering, based in Clacton-on-Sea, UK, is using Renishaw machine tool probes to align complex castings as part of a motorsport machining contract for Ricardo. For the first batch of parts, a project...

On-Demand Webinars: Imaging
X-ray Computed Tomography: Enabling Safe and Effective Battery Technology

Next-generation battery technology has dominated headlines in both scientific and mainstream news outlets for years. The number of critical applications that rely on this technology is rapidly growing. With battery-powered devices making their way into every facet...

Question of the Week: Green Design & Manufacturing
Will Technology Help to Reduce Plastic Pollution?

Our October Q&A in Tech Briefs highlighted an achievement from Professor Aaron Sadow of Ames Laboratory in Iowa. Sadow’s chemical process produces valuable biodegradable chemicals from discarded plastics, which are then used as surfactants and detergents in a range of applications.

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Grundfos Solutions for Industrial Water Reuse

Water is such a fundamental necessity for life that it is often taken for granted. In modern industrial societies, the water from every tap is expected to be so pure that we can drink it without...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Pumps and Systems for the Automotive Industry

Cost and quality assurance are main concerns for automotive companies as well as their suppliers and service providers. Growing environmental awareness is an additional topic: How can we...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Medical sensing technology has taken great strides in recent years, with the development of wearable devices that can track pulse, brain function, biomarkers in...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Stacking extremely thin films of material on top of each other can create new materials with exciting new properties. But the most successful processes for building those...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Although measuring the electrical activity of neurons is useful in many disciplines, making durable neural interfacing brain chip implants with negligible...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have utilized two-dimensional hybrid metal halides in a device that allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Keyless Vehicle Access via Smartphone and Bluetooth Enables More Efficient Commercial Vehicle Management

Physical vehicle keys have the disadvantage of not always being where the driver needs them. This is often the case with commercial...

Blog: AR/AI
A deep-learning approach from Stanford University detects property damage caused by wildfires.
On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Commercial Vehicle Electrification: Batteries or Fuel Cells?

The regulatory climate is increasingly calling for fleets full of zero-emission commercial vehicles in the next couple of decades, which means widescale electrification is coming. As the industry continues R&D efforts to move in this direction, a question arises: Will these...

Blog: Materials
The 2021 Create the Future Design Contest winner wants to build a truly recyclable bioplastic.
On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Getting to Market Faster: How to Select Pumps for Clinical Diagnostics and Medical Devices

With global aging populations putting pressure on healthcare systems and a rise in chronic diseases increasing demand for at home healthcare, the medical device market is set to continue growing. This growth will be more noticeable as the market...

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Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

The Art of EV Propulsion System Design

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Solutions for Automotive Interior Colors

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Latest Enhancements for ADAS Sensor Testing and Simulation

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Adhesives and the Future of Battery Designs

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography to Inspect...

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Digital Solutions to Design Vehicles for Noise and Vibration

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