INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) developed a novel, integrated approach to track energy-transporting ions within an ultra-thin...

INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found that asymmetric stresses within electrodes used in certain wearable electronic devices provides an important clue as to how to...

INSIDER: Energy

Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have created next-generation solar modules with high efficiency and good...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Like biological fat reserves store energy in animals, a new rechargeable zinc battery integrates into the structure of a robot to provide much more energy, a team led by...

Blog: Automotive
A reader asks our expert: When it comes to autonomous vehicles, what’s best: Radar, LiDAR, or cameras?
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new modeling tool from USC engineers generates automatic indicators when data and predictions from AI algorithms are trustworthy.
Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Are You OK With a Robot Taking Your Vitals?

The "Spot" robot, developed by Boston Dynamics, can measure skin temperature, breathing rate, pulse rate, and blood oxygen saturation in healthy patients, from a distance of 2 meters.

Blog: Photonics/Optics
A Cornell team developed paramecium-sized robots that can be controlled with lasers.
Podcasts: Unmanned Systems

Before delivery drones start carrying packages (and passenger drones start delivering ourselves), engineers will need to keep refining an unmanned aircraft's ability...

Products: Imaging
Foam gasket tapes, data analytics software, ceramic tape, and more.
Products: Imaging
Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
Products: Imaging
High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
InnoSenT introduced the IMD-3000 radar system as an alternative to pushbutton switches.
Articles: Communications
An A/C alternative, AI that sharpens blurry images, and a NASA energy harvester.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Tech Briefs posed questions to machine learning/AI industry execs to get their opinions on platform selection, data interpretation, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With accelerated time from design to production, specialized foil sensor arrays will be expanding to many new areas.
Articles: Energy
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See how one company reached out to NASA with an offer to develop a custom sensor for the Mars 2020 mission rover.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These sensors will improve autonomous technologies in the industrial environment, like AGVs or forklifts.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
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...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This high-strength material could be used to improve safety and reduce the cost of producing cars.
Briefs: Energy
The robots could fly silently for covert operations and stay steady through turbulence.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Ultra-Sensitive Device Detects Magnetic Fields
The magnetic device is inexpensive to make, works on minimal power, and is 20 times more sensitive than many traditional devices.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Features include unusual color changes and high touch sensitivity.

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