Keyword: Internet of things (IoT)

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

Although industrial factories and processing plants have long been automated, it remains vital for human decision-making to be involved in operations, sometimes to a great extent. Automation in...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

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

Articles: Photonics/Optics

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

Articles: Data Acquisition
The biggest challenge in the provisioning process: ensuring that a device and the connection to the network and server are secure.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Four industry experts explore the future outlook for smart sensors and IIoT.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Breath-regulating garments, humidity sensors, thin-film antennas, and more.
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: Test & Measurement
Easy-to-use reverberation test systems (RTS) measure the performance of wireless devices and antennas.
Articles: Imaging
Freetouch turns a smartphone into a touchscreen remote control.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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: Energy
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An already ubiquitous material in outdoor photovoltaic modules could be repurposed for indoor devices with low-capacity batteries.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Demand for wireless IoT cloud-connected devices is growing rapidly, yet deploying Wi-Fi battery-based products is difficult.
Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
Sensors play a pivotal role in solving critical business challenges.
Briefs: Wearables
Thanks to its flexibility and adhesion, the biodegradable display can be worn directly on the hand.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This affordable, scalable sensor could be a vital tool in the fight against air pollution and its associated health risks.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Edge computing, focused applications, and open connectivity let designers start with little data on their digital transformation journey.
Articles: Communications
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.
Application Briefs: IoMT
A "smart building" platform incorporates hardware, software, and cloud analytics to form a digital "backbone."
Articles: Communications
Is "SPE" the future of industrial automation and automotive? It certainly has the potential, says Mike Anderson.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The importance of a proactive and systematic method for collecting machine and process data within a smart manufacturing environment cannot be overstated.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Equipment designers can simplify design efforts and adjust controller platforms as needed when they standardize on electronic input/output products.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Energy is absorbed in the diamond through a process called inelastic scattering, which is used to generate electricity.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
As 5G arrives, devices will need to expand I/O counts at the controller, as well as overall networking capabilities.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The improved rectennas could operate low-power devices such as temperature sensors.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Articles: Motion Control
Learn about the sensors assessing and analyzing plant equipment.