On-Demand Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Contactless Position, Torque, and Force Sensing for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Applications

Today’s demand for products with improved safety, reliability, and efficiency makes sensors increasingly necessary and, in some cases, even mandatory. These sensors must be accurate, reliable, and long-lasting while remaining affordable. This...

Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Do You See Applications for Electronics-Free Robots?

In our lead INSIDER story today, UCSD researcher Dylan Drotman talked to Tech Briefs about his team’s air-powered robot.

White Papers: Defense
Removing Outgassed Hydrogen from Electronic Packages

Most of electronic packages are required to be either hermetically sealed or kept in vacuum to maintain reliability of the internal parts for long-term operation. [1-3] However, these...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Maximum Efficiency: Non-Contact Temperature Measurement of Plastics

In plastics processing, where thermal processes play a particularly important role, temperature is the decisive measured variable. Only precise temperature control ensures...

NASA Spinoff: RF & Microwave Electronics
NASA Brings Airport Communications into the Digital Age
Pilots and air traffic controllers no longer will rely solely on voice communications.
Live discussions will explore electric vehicles, propulsion, advanced electronics, and more.
Perseverance is the first leg of a round trip to Mars.
Professor Shirley Meng explains why there's a demand for stretchable batteries.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Facility Focus: NASA Langley Research Center
See how NASA Langley tests a variety of advanced aircraft concepts. including ways to make flying both cleaner and quieter.
The importance of a proactive and systematic method for collecting machine and process data within a smart manufacturing environment cannot be overstated.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
5 Ws of the Smartphone Camera COVID-19 Test
With a smartphone camera, a new diagnostic test provides a positive or negative COVID-19 result in 15 to 30 minutes.

When SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule splashed down off the Florida coast in August following its first crewed mission, the two astronauts inside could not exit the capsule...

The pursuit of fusion as a safe, carbon-free, always-on energy source has intensified in recent years, with a number of organizations pursuing aggressive...

IR and UV Optics

Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has released Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Wedged Windows, which are ideal for infrared (IR) applications, and TECHSPEC® Calcium...

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) and NASA’s Solar Orbiter Heliospheric Imager (SoloHI) recently recorded an image showing three of the four inner rocky planets. The...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Inside Story on SOSA

SOSA is chartered with creating a common framework for transitioning sensor systems to an open-systems architecture, based on key interfaces and best practices established by industry-government consensus. The...

Perseverance – the largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world – touched down on Mars last week after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles. About the size of a car,...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Transforming Automotive Engineering by Tackling Complexity

Electrification and ADAS are accelerating product complexity to unmanageable levels. The nexus of this complexity is where software and electrical engineering converge. The problem with current processes and tools is they’re disconnected and discontinuous, creating challenges...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Your Guide to 4,000 Solutions

Find the best product for your project by following this guide and sampling free products. Our main objective is to be a solutions partner by delivering cost-effective solutions, improve processes and provide...

White Papers: Medical
What to Consider When Attempting to Meet Fda Requirements on Medical Device Security

There has been an explosion in the number and types of medical devices available on the market. More and more of these devices are connected to the outside...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
A Robot Walks — No Electronics Needed
To move, a new UCSD robot just needs a constant source of pressurized air.
On-Demand Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Developing Standards for Odor Sensors and Data

The next evolution of smart sensors is being built around the ability to mimic the human sense of smell. With the power to assess the strength of an odor, determine if it is pleasant, or what the presence of an odor signifies (new car smell, rotting food in a refrigerator, a cake that is...

White Papers: Internet of Things
Smart Sensors – A Key Factor in IoT Success

Sensors have evolved to perform a technically and economically viable role within the IoT environment. In this article, we have seen how chip manufacturers and researchers have been responding to...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials
Designing with Silicone for Space

Designing a satellite and working in the extremes of space have their challenges, but finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in space-grade silicones explores the capabilities of these materials and examines how their low outgassing proprieties can enable...

Question of the Week: Photonics/Optics
Would You Use the 'LaserFactory?'

A technology from MIT known as the "LaserFactory" integrates 3D printers and laser cutters to fabricate wearables, robots, and electronics components like sensors and actuators.

Dr. Axel Krieger from Johns Hopkins University explains how he is getting a robotic system ready for the fight against COVID-19.
Darin Skelly spoke with Tech Briefs about how he felt during the landing of the Perseverance rover, and what he's most looking forward to finding out about Mars.
Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A New Kind of Soft Pump, The Size of a Credit Card
What can you do with a credit card sized pump? "Power clothing!" Prof. Jonathan Rossiter tells Tech Briefs?
On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Radar Measurements: Triggering, Analysis, and Generation

Advanced instruments handle the wide bandwidth, high dynamic range needs of radar and electronic warfare specialists. Diverse pulse and modulation techniques are needed for...

Question of the Week
Would You Use the 'LaserFactory?'

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