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Shaping Light with a Smartlens

High quality camera performance on mobile devices has proven to be one of the features that most end-users aim for. The importance of optical image quality improvement and the trend to have thinner and thinner...

A new imaging method extracts a color image from a single exposure of light scattered through a mostly opaque material.

UCLA engineers have made major improvements on their design of an optical neural network — a device inspired by how the human brain works — that can identify objects or process...

Most of us know optical lenses as curved, transparent pieces of plastic or glass, designed to focus light for microscopes, spectacles, cameras, and more. For the most part, a...

Learn more about ULISSES, an organ-preserving device that received top honors in the "Create the Future" Design Contest.
Learn more about the how "CSD" offers a cost-effective, non-invasive way of saving the lives of infants.
OnLogic has introduced the Karbon 700 high-performance rugged computer.
Livox uses machine learning to ease communication.
White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D Printers Lead to Fast ROI, More Revenue, and Greater Profitability for Fast-Growing Design Firm

Product design firms must be creative, responsive to customer needs, adaptable, and have a solid understanding of fundamental design...

MIT researchers have compiled a dataset that captures the detailed behavior of a robotic system physically pushing hundreds of different objects. Using the dataset, robots “learn” pushing...

A minimal, map-less approach to drone navigation takes after the bee.
White Papers: Aerospace
Artificial Intelligence in Software-Defined SIGINT Systems

As wireless protocols grow more complex, spectrum environments become more contested and electronic warfare increases in sophistication. Read how you can combine artificial...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme Environments

Demand for sensors that can operate in extreme conditions is increasing, in response to an overall industry trend toward additional product performance testing and monitoring. It takes an...

The 'Biode' saves power by eliminating the need for AC/DC conversion.
Question of the Week: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Will ‘Print-in-Place’ Electronics Become a Mainstream Medical Tool?

The Duke University team says its “print-in-place” advancement could lead to embedded electronic tattoos and custom bandages with patient-specific biosensors.

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Minimize Supply Chain Risk: Detecting Counterfeit Components

Counterfeit components continue to pose a great threat to electronics manufacturing. The Department of Defense provided guidelines for electronic component counterfeit detection...

The ULiSSES device preserves organs, without the ice chest.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
AUSA 2019: A Really Cool Computer
Ben Sharfi, CEO of General Micro Systems (GMS), says he has the Product of the Year. Do you agree?
News: RF & Microwave Electronics
AUSA 2019: Eyes in the Sky
It just wouldn’t be a military technology show without a few drones on display.
Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
AUSA 2019: Military Preps for Open Sensor Standards
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.
Question of the Week: Aerospace
Will NASA’s New Wing Bring Greater Flexibility to Aircraft Design?

Researchers at NASA Ames Research Center and MIT have a radically new idea for an aircraft wing: hundreds of tiny subassemblied bolted together to form a constantly deformable lattice.

White Papers: Transportation
Highly Configurable, Open-Source Stereolithography Printing

The Stratasys V650 Flex offers the speed and precision of stereolithography printing in a large, open-source, configurable architecture. It’s built for production with a proven...

Editor Bruce A. Bennett offers a look at the Association of the United States Army's 2019 Annual Meeting.
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
A new drone “folds” itself into configurations that suit a given environment.
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