Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These sensors will improve autonomous technologies in the industrial environment, like AGVs or forklifts.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Designed to assist in robotic surgeries, biomedical devices can be printed in and on the human body.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Briefs: Wearables
A new type of motion capture technology accurately tracks an athlete during the push start phase of performance.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Researchers tackled the problem using a geophysical measurement called seismic anisotropy.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
One unexpected application for spider silk is its use in the creation of biocompatible lenses.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
University of Colorado researchers have described a new silicon chip that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Learn how to obtain large signals from hyperspectral imagers.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The COVID crisis is propelling the camera industry toward disruptive transformation.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement

Thin films and engineered surfaces are used in a myriad of applications including semiconductor electronics, data storage, and precision optics. In many cases, surface roughness and...

Products: Photonics/Optics
High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
Briefs: Imaging
Real-time terahertz imaging with a single-pixel detector.
Products: Materials
InnoSenT introduced the IMD-3000 radar system as an alternative to pushbutton switches.
Special Reports: Test & Measurement
Test & Measurement - September 2020

See how the latest test tools and methodologies are enabling new applications in aerospace, electronics, robotics, healthcare, and other key industries. This compendium of recent articles is presented by...

Special Reports: Transportation
Inside the New C8 Corvette - September 2020

The eighth generation Corvette achieves a rare benchmark: a 200 mph supercar that can sprint from standstill to 60 mph in less than three seconds while offering long-distance comfort, ample cargo...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Power Electronics - September 2020

This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for a range of applications...

Special Reports: Test & Measurement
Aerospace & Defense - September 2020

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, you'll learn about the technology driving the Mars 2020 rover, how NASA will use GPS to...

White Papers: Imaging
Design-for-Assembly Fundamentals To Get PCBs Back Faster

If your PCB cannot be fabricated and assembled, any other design decisions simply do not matter. Additionally, just because your board can be fabricated, does not necessarily mean it...

INSIDER: Motion Control

A NASA team is working on Mars robot autonomy to make future rovers more intelligent, to enhance safety, to improve productivity, and to drive faster and farther. Two novel...

INSIDER: Motion Control

The Army Research Laboratory released a software suite that simulates conditions of an underground tunnel network. Researchers interested in developing robots for subterranean environments can...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
The New DIS ISO/SAE 21434: Road Vehicles – Cybersecurity Engineering

The Automotive Cybersecurity Draft International Standard (DIS) ISO/SAE 21434 has just been published. There are 15 clauses in this release of the standard with 17 cybersecurity management processes. A new clause has been added from the previous version on continuous...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Practical Guide to Electrical Enclosures for Industrial Applications

AutomationDirect’s Enclosures Handbook provides informative chapters on selecting the correct enclosures for your environment, NEMA and IP ratings as well as thermal...

Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Will Sound Support Valuable Robotics Tasks?

Our lead story today demonstrated how Carnegie Mellon researchers are building a dataset of sounds to help robots detect specific objects.

White Papers: Imaging
Single-molecule Localisation Microscopy (Smlm): How to Overcome the Abbe Diffraction Limit?

The Abbe diffraction barrier, which fundamentally restricted the lateral optical resolution to 200 – 300 nm until the early 1990s, can be overcome...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Electric Vehicle Battery System - Standards Solutions & Test

In this all-encompassing ebook about Electric Vehicle Battery Standards and Solutions, you will learn about new EV Battery Standards and factors to consider. You will get an...

Tech Talks: Aerospace
Ultra-Thin, Lightweight, Waterproof Coatings for Unmanned Vehicles

Used extensively in the aerospace industry, ultra-thin and lightweight Parylene conformal coatings provide dependable protection in extreme environmental conditions for components used in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) while adding little dimension and mass. Parylenes...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Carnegie Mellon researcher Lerrel Pinto wants to prove that sound can be a valuable asset for robots.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Deciding between edge computing and cloud computing? Make sure to consider these four major factors, says our industry expert.

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