Keyword: Wireless communication systems

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: Data Acquisition

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: Materials

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: Power

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: Wearables
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Communications
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: Materials
Breath-regulating garments, humidity sensors, thin-film antennas, and more.
Articles: Imaging
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Briefs: Energy
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.
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: RF & Microwave Electronics
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Briefs: Wearables
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: Internet of Things
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Articles: Communications
Demand for wireless IoT cloud-connected devices is growing rapidly, yet deploying Wi-Fi battery-based products is difficult.
Articles: Motion Control
Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.
Q&A: Energy
Dr. Burak Ozpineci is developing a system that charges electric vehicles while driving.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This software could also be used for indoor navigation assistance for the visually impaired.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This transceiver for wireless communications at the 300-GHz band enables beyond-5G applications.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The ability to identify hidden patterns, predict future issues, forecast usage and costs, and derive insights from IoT sensor data will reshape the industrial process forever.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Is "SPE" the future of industrial automation and automotive? It certainly has the potential, says Mike Anderson.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics can be laser-printed and made in minutes.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn about the sensors assessing and analyzing plant equipment.