Keyword: Communication systems

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Scientists discovered a new platform for quantum technologies by suspending two-dimensional (2D) crystals over pores in a slab of gold. When heated, the metal reflows to form a porous structure...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Classical laser communication gimbals are coupled to 105um multimodal receiving fibers for the high-power transmission of data, fine pointing, and tracking. These fibers cannot be used in...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Light-emitting diode (LED)-based communications techniques allow computing devices, including cellphones, to communicate with one another using infrared light. However, LED...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Engineers have added a new capability to electronic microchips: flight. About the size of a grain of sand, the new flying microchip (microflier) does not have a motor or engine. Instead, it...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A new research focusing on topological control capabilities in an integrated acoustic-electronic system at technologically relevant frequencies could pave the way for additional research...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have developed electronic skin (e-skin) that is applied directly on top of real skin. Made from soft, flexible rubber, it can be embedded with sensors that...

Articles: Data Acquisition
Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.
Briefs: Software
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers successfully demonstrated the use of the human body as a medium for transmitting and harvesting energy to power wearables.
Briefs: Energy
In-wall capacitors power lights, phones, and laptops without wires.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Breath-regulating garments, humidity sensors, thin-film antennas, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
UAVs can land on moving unmanned ground vehicles without GPS.
Briefs: Connectivity
This practical technique uses magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots, or drones.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The phased array antenna based on large-area electronics technology could enable many uses of emerging 5G and 6G wireless networks.
Technology Leaders: Software
Easy-to-use reverberation test systems (RTS) measure the performance of wireless devices and antennas.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed an optical amplifier that they expect will revolutionize both space and fiber communication.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The approach could lead to more flexible health monitors, wearable devices, sensors, optical communication systems, and soft robotics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An atom-based sensor can determine the direction of an incoming radio signal.
Briefs: Materials
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Briefs: Energy
A skin-like device can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Briefs: Energy
The wearable antenna bends, stretches, and compresses without compromising function.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The technology would enable transmission of information just by touching a surface.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Demand for wireless IoT cloud-connected devices is growing rapidly, yet deploying Wi-Fi battery-based products is difficult.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.