White Papers: Test & Measurement
Digital Transformation in Aerospace and Defense: Myth or Reality?

Aerospace and defense companies are longtime innovators and technology leaders, so digital transformation should be easy, right? Wrong. Only three percent of these projects...

INSIDER: Power

When electric vehicles end their life, the remaining storage capacity of the lithium battery is expected to be higher than 70%. After this, they can be reused for less demanding...

INSIDER: Energy

Materials called perovskites show strong potential for a new generation of solar cells, but they’ve had trouble gaining traction in a market dominated by...

INSIDER: Energy

A new bendable supercapacitor made from graphene, which charges quickly and safely stores a record-high level of energy for use over a long period, has been developed and...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

New research by engineers at MIT and elsewhere could lead to batteries that can pack more power per pound and last longer, based on the long-sought goal of using pure lithium metal...

Question of the Week: Aerospace
What Name Would You Give the Next Mars Rover?

In a live event from Lake Braddock Secondary School (LBSS) in Burke, Virginia on Thursday, NASA professionals announced that the Mars 2020 rover will be called “Perseverance.”

Blog: Aerospace
NASA’s big return to the Moon by 2024 will call for the support of small technologies – specifically, the miniature spacecraft known as CubeSats.
Blog: Software
The votes are in. Our readers selected top products in data acquisition, software, and ultrasonic sensing.
White Papers: Automotive
The Critical Role of Data in Automotive Innovation

Data is crucial for every stage of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving development and has become a key differentiator in an industry undergoing significant...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
The new Mars Rover Name is Perseverance, thanks to a suggestion from Virginia 7th grader Alex Mather.
White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Hyundai Kefico Improves Test Time by 15 Percent

Hyundai Kefico needed to meet manufacturing test deadlines for increasingly complex powertrain electronic control units (ECUs) with over 200 pins and 20,000 test steps, while staying...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will We Ever Recharge Electric Batteries As Quickly As We Get Gas?

Stanford University researchers have developed a machine learning-based method that cuts battery testing times by 98 percent. The team says that their A.I. technique could lead to a future where an electric battery is recharged in the time it takes to stop at a gas station. Watch...

Products: Connectivity
Perovskites

Goodfellow (Coraopolis, PA) recently announced a new range of perovskites, a group of materials that demonstrate great potential for optoelectronic applications....

Briefs: Imaging
The NASA study is a first step in developing a model to deploy in future disasters.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
CT vs. structured light scanning — See which option is best for you.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Different line scan prism manufacturers might compare two possible curves in their advertising and argue that the steeper flanks should enable better color reproduction with greater selectivity.

Application Briefs: Automotive
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles
Technology Leaders: Imaging
Vision-based convolutional neural network system detects phone usage, eating, and drinking.
Articles: Materials
Altering the traditional intensity distribution of fiber lasers improves weld quality.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
There are longwave, midwave, and shortwave camera systems—each with its own advantages for specific industries and uses.
Briefs: Communications
In the middle ground between microwaves and visible light lies terahertz radiation, and the promise of “Tray vision.”
Briefs: Imaging
Researchers have developed new nanoscale technology to image and measure more of the stresses and strains on materials under high pressures.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Articles: Communications
Increase battery life and reduce data loads with an analog-first processing architecture.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An interview with Mike Horton, CTO of ACEINNA, Inc. (Boston, MA).
Articles: Connectivity
To clear up some of the confusion about what the industry means when it says 5G, here’s a guide to what it’s all about.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Facility managers, real estate owners, as well as commercial and industrial businesses are looking to deploy IoT.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Drones, smartphones, and sensors could provide a lifeline to the world’s growing elderly population at risk of falls.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This month: Sensors that measure weather, proximity, pH, and more.

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