August 1, 2019 Tech Briefs - August 2019 - Vol. 43 No. 8 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Supplements Features Articles Products of Tomorrow: August 2019 Simulation of Autonomous Vehicles Image Warping Caused by Heat-Induced Turbulence Application Briefs Moisture Sensor Based on NASA Humidity Sensor Q&A Q&A: “Neural Lander” Uses AI to Land Drones Smoothly 5 Ws 5 Ws of the Wearable Cooling and Heating Patch Facility Focus Facility Focus: National Energy Technology Laboratory NASA Spinoff Image-Analysis Software Sees Cancer in 3D Technology Leaders Module or Discrete Power? Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery Cryogenic Hydraulically Actuated Isolation Valve Nitinol-Actuated, Normally Open Valve Assembly (NOVA) Method Uses Ultraviolet Light to Control Fluid Flow and Organize Particles Nickel Titanium Alloy Ball Bearings Lunar Surface Manipulation System Light-Activated Micro-Pump Microscale Electro-Hydrodynamic (EHD) Modular Cartridge Pump Deployable Emergency Shutoff Device Blocks High-Velocity Fluid Flows Materials Tuning Material Color and Thermal Properties Separately Fire-Retardant Coating Uses Renewable, Nontoxic Materials Textile Cools or Insulates Automatically Controlling Thermal Conductivity of Polymers with Light Bio-Medical Technique for 3D-Printing of Replacement Organs Endovascular Variable Aortic Control Catheter Wearable Monitor Continuously Measures Breath Rate and Volume Microneedles Extract Fluid for Wearable Sensors Implanted Wireless Nerve Stimulator Electronics & Computers Tiny Device Speeds up Memory While Saving Power Double-Sided Si(Ge)/Sapphire/III-Nitride Hybrid Structures Technique Identifies Electricity-Producing Bacteria Organic Semiconductor Thin-Film Sensors Detect Disease Markers in Breath High-Temperature Dielectric Nanocomposite System Provides “Electric Eyesight” for Autonomous Vehicles Inductive Power Transfer for Spaceflight Systems Data-Compression Technique Speeds Computer Programs Technology Produces Unclonable Digital Fingerprints for Internet of Things Devices Imaging Full-Color Holograms Can Be Viewed With Low Light Decoding Multiple Frames from a Single, Scattered Exposure Visualizing Motion of Water Molecules for Liquid-Based Electronics Technique Makes Objects Invisible to Image Detection Systems Efficient Hexagonally Sampled Image Processing Automated Object Detection in an Image Method Adjusts Structure of Dyes to Create Colorful Fluorescent Molecules Surgeons Use Augmented Reality to Reconnect Blood Vessels Microfocus, Dual-Energy Imaging System Improves Contaminant Detection Energy Combustion Gas Heat Exchanger Two-Dimensional Materials Improve Efficiency of Lithium-Air Batteries Hybrid Cathodes Could Boost Energy Capacity of Lithium Batteries Wearable Liquid Unit Harvests Energy Process Directly Converts Methane to Methanol Products Products New on the Market: August 2019 Product of the Month: August 2019 Tech Briefs Motion Design Briefs New Piston Design Features Soft, Flexible Materials Sensor-Packed Glove Learns Signatures of the Human Grasp Hybrid Robot Flies, Creeps, and Leaps Off Buildings Articles Build IIoT Networks with Smart Control and HMI Software Cable Construction for Machine Vision Connectivity Stepper Motor Drives: Factors to Help Determine Proper Selection Applications Shutoff Device Controls and Meters Flows in Harsh Environments Products New Products: August 2019 Motion Design View the discussion thread.