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: Photonics/Optics
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: Materials
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: Robotics, Automation & Control
Carnegie Mellon researcher Lerrel Pinto wants to prove that sound can be a valuable asset for robots.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
Deciding between edge computing and cloud computing? Make sure to consider these four major factors, says our industry expert.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

Automotive lighting engineers and designers face increasing challenges as electronics and lighting converge with electric, autonomous, and styling trends. Solutions are needed...

Tech Talks: Medical
Force Measurement: Enabling the Future of Medtech

In the rapidly evolving field of surgical robotics, precision is literally at the robot's fingertips, as miniaturized force sensors bring advanced sensing capabilities to the very tip of prosthetic tools. This Tech Talk discusses how these kinds of advanced force and torque measurement...

On-Demand Webinars: Defense
OpenVPX Technology: The Future of Military Computing

The U.S. Department of Defense and other users are demanding the implementation of open standards and interoperability, not just at the board level but also at the system level to improve interoperability and reduce customization, testing, cost, and risk. The OpenVPX Architectural...

Question of the Week: Aerospace
Will Rovers Find Life Below the Surface of Mars?

Our lead story today highlighted a hypothesis from astrophysicist Dimitra Atri. Atri believes that the sub-surface conditions of Mars could be home to organic molecules.

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The Medical Device Maker's Guide to Customizing Linear Motion

Medical device manufacturing is challenging. Linear motion components are vital parts of the process, but off-the-shelf components often don't work or fit, or fail to perform....

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Measuring Near-Infrared (NIR) Light Sources for Effective 3D Facial Recognition

Near-infrared (near-IR or NIR) light sources include LEDs and lasers, which enable quick, automated sensing applications such as facial recognition, gesture...

Blog: Aerospace
Although life has not been found on Mars just year, a researcher from NYU thinks there could be life...under it.
Blog: Data Acquisition
A reader asks: How can self-driving car manufacturers guarantee safety when snow, ice, or mud impair a vision system?
Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Will SpaceBok Someday Reach the Moon?

Our lead story today highlights the jumping space robot known as SpaceBok.

“We are at the stage where we want to go into more challenging environments: caves, craters, highlands, areas in which we would find water or other volatiles, or information about the geological history of a certain...

On-Demand Webinars: Defense
On-Demand Web Seminar: The Future of Manufacturing and Product Support in Aerospace/Defense

Aerospace and defense companies are experiencing a digital transformation that is leading to a period of exciting innovation. However, this also means they are faced with delivering new, more complex products to their customers faster and with...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

A protective storage unit for robotic tools called Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS) was among the items launched to the International Space Station last December as part of SpaceX’s resupply services...

White Papers: Automotive
BCON+ High Voltage Connection System: Touch-Safe Bolt Termination for Traction Batteries

TE Connectivity’s new BCON+ high voltage connection system is a versatile, compact, robust, and touch-safe solution for interconnecting cell modules...

On-Demand Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control

Bin picking comes in many shapes and sizes, from high payload automotive and heavy equipment manufacturing applications, to pick and drop e-commerce order fulfillment and part...

Blog: Materials
Dr. James Rees is spending the time in his lab testing sensors made from bacteria.
Podcasts: Aerospace
Hendrik Kolvenbach sees the best way to get around on the moon as less of a step and more of a giant leap. Learn how Hendrik created a jumping space robot called Spacebok.
On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement

This 30-minute Webinar examines a proprietary shapeable desiccant that features remarkable compressive strength and can be shaped to fit into limited or complex...

Question of the Week: Imaging
Do the Advantages of Tiny Cameras Outweigh Privacy Risks?

A recent Tech Briefs TV video showcased a wireless camera from the University of Washington – a device that is small enough to fit on an insect’s back, literally.

While the imaging advancement offers potential applications in biology and exploration, the UW team acknowledged...

White Papers: Semiconductors & ICs
Status Update + Latest Innovations in High-level Synthesis, Verification & Rtl Low-power

Catapult® High-Level Synthesis (HLS) is hot in markets like Deep Learning/AI, Computer Vision, Communication (5G, IoT), and Video, just to name a few....

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Distributed Sensing Beyond Rayleigh Scattering Limits in Single and Multicore Fiber Waveguides

Optical fibers with enhanced scattering properties can provide distributed reflection signals beyond the limits set by Rayleigh scattering in...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A team of Brown University physicists has developed a new type of compact, ultra-sensitive magnetometer, 20 times more sensitive than many traditional sensors. The...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have developed a new way to build power efficient and programmable integrated switching units on a silicon photonics chip. The new technology is...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers have made it possible to remotely determine the temperature beneath the surface of certain materials using a new technique they call depth...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

In a potential breakthrough in wearable sensing technology, researchers from Cornell and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have designed a wrist- mounted device that continuously tracks...

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