November 1, 2019 Tech Briefs - November 2019 - Vol. 43 No. 11 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 2019 'Create the Future' Aerospace & Defense Category Winner: A Morphing, Foldable Drone 2019 'Create the Future' Manufacturing/Robotics/Automation Category Winner: The HPCI® Joining Gun 2019 'Create the Future' Electronics/Sensors/IOT Category Winner: Early Detection of Battery Faults 2019 'Create the Future' Sustainable Technologies Category Winner: Wave-Powered Water Desalination 2019 'Create the Future' Automotive/Transportation Category Winner: A Standalone AC Battery Products of Tomorrow: November 2019 The 6 Most Important Parts of a Temperature Monitoring System 2019 Create the Future Design Contest Special Awards Section 2019 'Create the Future' Consumer Products Category Winner: Livox Q&A Q&A: Innovative Linear Electrostatic MEMS Actuator 5 Ws 5 Ws of the E-Tattoo for Heart Monitoring Facility Focus Facility Focus: National Science Foundation NASA Spinoff Phase-Change Coating Absorbs Heat from Rockets, Pipes, and Beer Tech Briefs Materials New Class of Two-Dimensional Materials Toughening Stretchable Fibers Using a Metallic Core Pearl-Like Coating Enhances Lightweight Armor Simulating Softness for Haptic Interfaces Machinery & Automation Robots Can Pick Up Any Object After Inspecting It Method Enables Robots to Exchange Directed Messages Soft Robotics Perception System Flying Robot Mimics Rapid Insect Flight Robots Track Moving Objects with Sub-Centimeter Accuracy Electronics & Computers Undercooled Metal Technology for Flexible Electronics Method Produces Three-Dimensional, Curved Electronics Printed Electronics for Electrified Tattoos and Personalized Biosensors Method Makes Transistors and Electronic Devices from Thread Sensors/Data Acquisition Motion-Powered, Fireproof Sensor Battery-Free Sensor for Underwater Use Smart Electronic Skin for Robots and Prosthetics Wind Event Warning System Wearable Motion Sensors Measure Fetal Heartbeat Form-Fitting Nanoscale Sensors Passive Smart Container Imaging Camera Enables Surgeons to More Easily Identify Cancerous Tissue Diamond Technology Enables Low-Cost Medical Imaging Facial Recognition Technology Works in the Dark X-ray Measurement Approach Could Improve CT Scanners Web-Based Technology Assesses Structural Health Products Products New on the Market: November 2019 Product of the Month: November 2019 Tech Briefs Photonics & Imaging Technology Briefs Researchers Turn off Backscattering, Aim to Improve Optical Data Transmission Tiny Lensless Endoscope Captures 3D Images of Objects Smaller Than a Cell Shaping Light with a Smartlens Recovering Color Images from Scattered Light Optical Neural Network Could Lead to Intelligent Cameras Mathematical Technique Quickly Tunes Next-Generation Lenses Applications Quantitative Analysis of Raw Milk Using Spectral Sensors A Vision-Based Lunar Navigator for Next-Generation Landers Articles Expanding Traditional Machine Vision With High-Speed Digital Imaging Bringing Precision Anamorphic Micro-Optics to Consumer-Level Laser Applications Products New Products: November 2019 Photonics & Imaging Technology View the discussion thread.