INSIDER: Test & Measurement

The pursuit of fusion as a safe, carbon-free, always-on energy source has intensified in recent years, with a number of organizations pursuing aggressive...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

IR and UV Optics

Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has released Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Wedged Windows, which are ideal for infrared (IR) applications, and TECHSPEC® Calcium...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) and NASA’s Solar Orbiter Heliospheric Imager (SoloHI) recently recorded an image showing three of the four inner rocky planets. The...

White Papers: Communications
The Inside Story on SOSA

SOSA is chartered with creating a common framework for transitioning sensor systems to an open-systems architecture, based on key interfaces and best practices established by industry-government consensus. The...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Perseverance – the largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world – touched down on Mars last week after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles. About the size of a car,...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Transforming Automotive Engineering by Tackling Complexity

Electrification and ADAS are accelerating product complexity to unmanageable levels. The nexus of this complexity is where software and electrical engineering converge. The problem with current processes and tools is they’re disconnected and discontinuous, creating challenges...

White Papers: Automotive
Your Guide to 4,000 Solutions

Find the best product for your project by following this guide and sampling free products. Our main objective is to be a solutions partner by delivering cost-effective solutions, improve processes and provide...

White Papers: Software
What to Consider When Attempting to Meet Fda Requirements on Medical Device Security

There has been an explosion in the number and types of medical devices available on the market. More and more of these devices are connected to the outside...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
To move, a new UCSD robot just needs a constant source of pressurized air.
On-Demand Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Developing Standards for Odor Sensors and Data

The next evolution of smart sensors is being built around the ability to mimic the human sense of smell. With the power to assess the strength of an odor, determine if it is pleasant, or what the presence of an odor signifies (new car smell, rotting food in a refrigerator, a cake that is...

White Papers: IoMT
Smart Sensors – A Key Factor in IoT Success

Sensors have evolved to perform a technically and economically viable role within the IoT environment. In this article, we have seen how chip manufacturers and researchers have been responding to...

Upcoming Webinars: Materials
Designing with Silicone for Space

Designing a satellite and working in the extremes of space have their challenges, but finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in space-grade silicones explores the capabilities of these materials and examines how their low outgassing proprieties can enable...

Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Would You Use the 'LaserFactory?'

A technology from MIT known as the "LaserFactory" integrates 3D printers and laser cutters to fabricate wearables, robots, and electronics components like sensors and actuators.

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Dr. Axel Krieger from Johns Hopkins University explains how he is getting a robotic system ready for the fight against COVID-19.
Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
Darin Skelly spoke with Tech Briefs about how he felt during the landing of the Perseverance rover, and what he's most looking forward to finding out about Mars.
Blog: Materials
What can you do with a credit card sized pump? "Power clothing!" Prof. Jonathan Rossiter tells Tech Briefs?
Upcoming Webinars: Test & Measurement

Advanced instruments handle the wide bandwidth, high dynamic range needs of radar and electronic warfare specialists. Diverse pulse and modulation techniques are needed for...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
Watch as the Perseverance rover lands on Mars.
White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Growing Importance of Electronics to Control and Convert Power

The modern world relies on electric power in countless ways. It is almost impossible to imagine life without electricity and the many applications it enables. This reliance...

Tech Talks: Aerospace

As the aerospace and other high-tech industries continue to evolve toward more energy-efficient, power-dense systems, new technologies are emerging that place greater demands on motors in terms of...

Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Do You Like the Idea of Robots in the Hospital?

Our brand-new episode of Here’s an Idea highlighted a growing use of robots and robotic arms in the hospital. While technologies like “Tommy” and “Tiago” are helpful in completing tedious, repetitive tasks, the robots do lack a certain human touch, says our editor Sherrie Trigg.

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
New Ways To Increase Productivity With ‘Smart’ Systems

Cyber-physical systems (CPS) like the Festo Motion Terminal promise to increase production, simplify value chain processes and future-proof plants. In a new white paper, we explore...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Evaluating Performance Modes In Precision Ground Ball Screws

For a vast array of industrial applications including milling-machine tables, robotics, medical equipment, and semiconductor manufacture, ball screws deliver extremely accurate and...

On-Demand Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The range of properties available across the family of zinc die casting alloys, combined with the multiple options for casting zinc, provides unparalleled...

White Papers: Power
Why You Need Bidirectional DC Power Supplies to Test Batteries

In today’s fast-paced world, the need to create quicker, more mobile mechanical devices is steadily increasing. One primary method for doing this is to replace traditional...

White Papers: Energy
Programmable DC Power Supply

Choosing the right DC programmable power supply for your test system or application can feel overwhelming if you are not sure of all the considerations involved. This book guides you through the process of...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical

This 60-minute Webinar shows how medical device, industrial machine, and process control manufacturers and researchers are leveraging fiber...

Blog: AR/AI
Design engineers should be cautious in how they design and deploy mixed-reality technologies, says an industry expert.
Podcasts: Robotics, Automation & Control
In this episode of Here's an Idea, we look at a set of robots already helping out hospitals in the fight against COVID-19.

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