White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Cost Effective High Precision Linear & Rotary Axes

Andantex USA offers modular system building blocks consisting of Racks, Pinions, Planetary Reducers, and lubrication systems to build linear axes of any length and move weights from 100 to...

White Papers: Automotive
Load Simulation for Test Benches

When designing a test bench, Particle brakes made by Merobel™ provide an excellent solution , because of their ability to generate a torque that is precise, variable and easy to control - at a reasonable...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A survey of over 170 experts assessed the opportunities and challenges that drones, robots, and autonomous systems could have for urban nature and green spaces.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Learn Why Eddy-Current Sensors Are Now Replacing Inductive Sensors and Switches

Particularly where pressure, dirt, oil and high temperatures are present, inductive sensors based on eddy currents from Micro-Epsilon are suitable for all...

White Papers: Motion Control
Precise Positioning: Choose the Ideal Table for Your Equipment

The positioning mechanism you choose must perform with accuracy and precision while offering the right attributes for your application. Your options for positioning tables...

Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Would You Use a 'Twining' Robotic Gripper?

Our lead INSIDER story today focused on a twining robotic gripper that its inventor says is especially effective at grabbing thin objects like pencils, paintbrushes, and even a straightened paperclip.

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Vehicle Electrification - January 2021

See how Ford, Volkswagen, Cadillac, and other manufacturers are pushing the boundaries of battery & EV design to compete with Tesla in a rapidly growing market, plus learn about the latest EV...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Optics & Photonics Innovations - January 2021

An ultrafast camera that takes up to one trillion pictures per second...using light alone to levitate objects and propel spacecraft...the groundbreaking optics enabling the world's most powerful...

Briefs: Materials
Research demonstrates the potential of a solar unit that can hang on the outside of a structure.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The chip could provide low-voltage power for small devices or sensors.
Facility Focus: Aerospace
Stanford University’s School of Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The unit could help healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The chip combines two functions — logic operations and data storage — into a single architecture, paving the way to more efficient devices.
Briefs: Energy
This device for harnessing terahertz radiation might enable self-powering implants, cellphones, and other portable electronics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Applications include monitoring the temperature of processor chips in superconductor-based quantum computers, which must stay cold to work properly.
Q&A: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Brian Salazar and his UC Berkeley team have developed a new way to reinforce concrete with a polymer lattice, an advance that could rival other polymer-based enhancements and improve...

Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include aerospace, automotive, commercial spaceflight, scuba diving equipment, and for first responders.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This supercapacitor promises storage, high power, and fast charging.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The system turns faces into thermostats, providing more comfort with less energy.
Briefs: Transportation
The material, commonly found in house paint, can be used in a device to more efficiently process information.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Researchers have created the prototype for a handheld device to measure a biomarker for cancer. The device works much like the monitors that people with diabetes use to test their blood-sugar levels...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
This patch offers noninvasive and continuous monitoring of various biomarkers for a range of physiological conditions.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
A malaria-test "bandage"; underwater navigation via sound; and a biodegrading, implantable sensor.
Briefs: Medical
The patch uses painless, biodegradable microneedles.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The smartwatch app identifies sounds that a user is interested in and sends a friendly buzz and information about the sound.
Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
Just like smartphones, the same trend of combining separate components into one device is also apparent in industrial automation.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The system can recharge the internal battery of devices without invasive surgery or risky penetrative procedures.
Briefs: Imaging
The device could reduce the need for painful biopsies by 50 percent.

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