Keyword: Computer software and hardware

Application Briefs: Communications

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

Briefs: Materials

Researchers have discovered a single-molecule switch that can act like a transistor and store binary information such as the 1s and 0s used in classical computing. The molecule is around five...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Computer processors have shrunk to nanometer scales over the years, with billions of transistors sitting on a single computer chip. While the increased number of transistors helps make...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
A platform makes space-bound systems quick, easy, and cost-effective to develop.
Articles: Power
Increasingly powerful integrated circuit and system-on-chip devices are growing in importance to vehicle design.
Application Briefs: Energy
See what integrated building systems can do to enhance the working and living environment inside a commercial building.
Briefs: Wearables
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The method combines concepts of global and local stereo methods for accurate, pixel- wise matching at low runtime.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The test uses a smartphone microscope and could deliver results in about 10 minutes.
Briefs: Imaging
An AI framework enables scientists to improve an imaging technique, enhancing the performance of electron microscopes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A software makes industrial robots nimbler and almost as sensitive as human hands.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.
NASA Spinoff: RF & Microwave Electronics
Software created with NASA expertise improves satellite-based search and rescue system.
NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
Satellite scheduling software helps consolidate data acquisition and improve weather forecasting.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
SensiCut, a smart material-sensing platform for laser cutters, can differentiate among 30 materials commonly found in makerspaces.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
To make robots truly see, you need the right software.
Articles: Software
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Briefs: Automotive
A silicon chip provides a low-cost solution to help machines see the world clearly.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An off-the-shelf USB camera captures the shadows made by hand gestures on the robot’s skin.
Technology Leaders: Software
Deep learning-based AI allows users to identify 3D objects of arbitrary shape and size in various orientations with high accuracy in the 3D space.
Articles: Materials
These technologies provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of manufacturing automation.
Briefs: Software
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?
Briefs: Wearables
A skin-like device can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The circuitry uses race logic to solve complex problems with a minimum expenditure of energy.
Briefs: Medical
The app detects fluid behind the eardrum using a piece of paper and a smartphone’s microphone and speaker.
Technology Leaders: Communications
AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.
Briefs: Software
The software could help reduce cost and waste for companies using additive manufacturing to mass-produce parts in factories.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Movements of individual particles of light are reconstructed to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions.