White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Testing Electric Vehicle Motor and Controller with a Bidirectional Power Supply

Each year ,vehicle electrification continues to increase, with all signs pointing to this trend accelerating in the future. Some of the factors contributing to...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Source Control, Git, and Industrial Automation

Source control systems have become ubiquitous in the IT world but have not become a major component of operational technology (in particular, PLC programming). There is an increasing, popular...

Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
Researchers at North Carolina State University demonstrated a low-cost technique for retrieving — and then reusing — nanowires from electronic devices.
On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement

This 30-minute Webinar examines five common mistakes that engineers make when designing sealed enclosures to protect their projects from...

Blog: AR/AI
A team of researchers at USC is helping artificial intelligence imagine the unseen.
White Papers: Medical
Biological Detection Using rTMV and M13 Virus Lasers

Detecting biomolecules, such as proteins or cells, with precision and high sensitivity is labor intensive with traditional assay devices. Researchers from the United Kingdom have developed...

White Papers: Materials
Metal Alloys for Stamping & Deep Drawn Part Manufacturing

Formability and deep draw capabilities are a huge concern for manufacturers and part-makers. Deep drawing requires annealed properties with a homogeneous fine grain microstructure and...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

MIT researchers have designed a sharp-tipped robot finger equipped with tactile sensing to meet the challenge of identifying buried objects. Digger Finger was able to dig through granular media such as...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

USC researchers unveiled a new simulator for robotic cutting that can accurately reproduce the forces acting on a knife as it slices through common food such as fruit and vegetables....

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Three Key Decisions for Building a Deterministic Machine Vision System

Machine vision is used in most manufacturing industries to boost quality, productivity, and performance and is becoming a major differentiator for machine builders in the...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
How All-Software RTOS Machine Control Architecture Protects Machine Builders

Around the world, IntervalZero’s real-time operating system (RTOS) is used by a multitude of customers with prestigious brands in dozens of different industries...

Webinars: Medical

It’s a fact that 60% of a device's cumulative lifetime cost is committed in the concept/architecture phase. Breaking away from traditional trial-and-error product development can reduce...

White Papers: RF & Microwave Electronics
Evolution of the NanoRF Interconnect

SOSA is the future of standardization. The new military standards accelerate design, testing and upgrading. TE Connectivity (TE) has the SOSA-aligned products and expertise to support defense engineers....

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
New Frontiers in Dynamic Gesture Sensing for Automotive Applications

Automakers predict driver safety will improve when gesture and proximity sensing replace knobs and touchscreens for infotainment, phone, side mirror, climate, trunk, sunroof, and reading lamp controls. However, most gesture-sensing systems in today’s market are based...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Maximizing Power in High-Reliability Applications – Applying SWaP to Connectivity

This 60-minute Webinar examines SWaP (size, weight, and power) and how it relates to connector selection for high-reliability applications. It looks at each aspect in detail and reviews the implications that system designers must consider when selecting...

White Papers: Imaging
Automated Optical Inspection (AOI): 101

Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) is a process that uses digital cameras to inspect every square millimeter of your printed circuit board for defects and errors. In concert with human inspection, AOI...

Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Will ‘Air Power’ Boost the Use of Soft Robots?

Our second INSIDER story today highlighted William Grover and his UC Riverside team’s efforts to swap electronics with air.

Articles: Motion Control
Learn the differences between bipolar and unipolar motors, their driving methods, and advantages and limitations.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new generation of long-life electric linear actuators has emerged to give designers more flexibility.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Linear motion bearings, magnetic angle encoders, isolation valves, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A connection between electricity and mechanical motion in soft, rubber-like materials could improve robot range.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This artificial muscle technology enables more human-like motion.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
RightHand Robotics combines machine vision with an intelligent gripper design to make more adaptable robots.
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
These common pneumatic circuits can be used alone or as building blocks in larger pneumatics systems.
Application Briefs: Energy
An OEM must think about how to build a machine that will work on any kind of power system.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This below-the-hook device enables gentle crane placement to decrease the risk of property damage.
Briefs: Motion Control
SMA tube elements drive rotary and ring gear motion in compact, powerful actuators.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The chemical process turns plastic into biodegradable chemicals for surfactants and detergents.

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