Keyword: Telecommunications

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Any high-performance communication systems operating in RF or optical frequencies may benefit from this system.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With PrintIC technology, sensors, actuators, energy supplies, and ICs can be printed on the same substrate, avoiding assembly cost.
Briefs: Energy
Printable organic photodiodes can distinguish wavelengths and enable data transmission by light.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The network is designed for remote, low-resource locations where power and communications infrastructure are scarce.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Tentacle Bot can grip, move, and manipulate a wide range of objects.
Briefs: Transportation
This method could impact optical technologies such as smartphone cameras, biosensors, or autonomous vision for robots and self-driving cars.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
“EasyPass” would enable smart warehouses, automated factories, and more to operate without delays.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
By consolidating tasks traditionally performed by multiple devices into a single, high-performing controller, manufacturers can improve operations.
5 Ws: Wearables
People who use sign language could communicate directly with non-signers, without needing someone else to translate for them.
Articles: Imaging
An A/C alternative, AI that sharpens blurry images, and a NASA energy harvester.
Briefs: Communications
This method of machine learning could make communications in the unlicensed bands much more efficient.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Flat-panel technology could transform antennas, wireless, and cellphone communications.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
This system encodes information in twisting beams of light.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Prof. Jacob Robinson developed an implantable neural stimulator the size of a grain of rice.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
With accelerated time from design to production, specialized foil sensor arrays will be expanding to many new areas.
Application Briefs: Software
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Articles: IoMT
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
These sensors will improve autonomous technologies in the industrial environment, like AGVs or forklifts.
Articles: Energy
With the emergence of a new generation of ultra-efficient electronic chips, the Wiegand technology is showing significant promise, especially in the exciting area of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Q&A: Energy
A new system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables electric vehicles to be charged while on the road.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This technique offers enhanced resolution and improved system reliability for mapping and obstacle recognition and navigation for vehicles.
Briefs: Imaging
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Briefs: Communications
Using integrated photonic chips fabricated at EPFL, scientists have demonstrated laser-based microwave generators.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Researchers at Linköping University, together with colleagues in China, have developed a tiny unit that is both an optical transmitter and a receiver.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The right sensors can cut machine building costs, improve flexibility, and boost customer satisfaction.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A far infrared temperature sensor is small in size but big in performance.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Tim Brosnihan, Executive Director of SEMI’s MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG), talks about the current state of the MEMS industry and trends for the future,
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Bio-interfacing and biodegradable flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) devices can help tackle some of the world’s great challenges including environmental degradation and food...