Keyword: Internet

Articles: Software
Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?
Articles: Imaging
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Wire-connected drones may complement or replace the fixed base stations of cellular communications networks.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method could impact optical technologies such as smartphone cameras, biosensors, or autonomous vision for robots and self-driving cars.
Briefs: Communications
This system encodes information in twisting beams of light.
Briefs: Imaging
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Articles: IoMT
Manufacturers are beginning to realize the same benefits by cloud-connecting their equipment and processes on the shop floor.
Briefs: Internet of Things
The technology could help in elder care with sensors throughout a home.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Flexible and wearable sensors measure and track body motion, a task made more complex by the human anatomy’s numerous potential contortions. For a wearable sensor to work properly,...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Numerous devices in everyday life use computerized cameras to identify objects — think of automated teller machines that can “read” handwritten dollar amounts when...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

Internet of Things (IoT) applications — whether for city infrastructures, factories, or wearable devices — use large arrays of sensors collecting data for transmission over the Internet to a central,...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Leaders of teams such as first responders must maintain situational awareness to effectively react, coordinate, and respond to circumstances that can often become hazardous. Effective...

Briefs: Software
Integrated Genomic and Proteomic Information Security Protocol

The evolving nature of the Internet will require continual advances in authentication and confidentiality protocols. Nature provides some clues as to how this can be accomplished in a distributed manner through molecular biology. Cryptography and molecular biology share certain...

Articles: Communications

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to integrate all sorts of devices, near and far, into a connected web. This web is forecast to see exponential growth. But in the rush for companies to maximize...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
APT Web Tool

Project planning data collected by the Analysis, Planning, and Tracking (APT) system during the planning cycle previously was available to users via an email request to a data administrator who would pull data from the database, format as requested, and respond via email. Access to the data was limited by the availability of the...

Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
Integrated Multi-Color Light Emitting Device Made with Hybrid Crystal Structure Sang Choi,
NASA Langley Research Center;
Yeonjoon Park,
National Institute of...
Briefs: Software
High-Speed Network Protocol for Faster, More Reliable Emergency Response

Anew network protocol — the Multi Node Label Routing (MNLR) protocol — was developed to improve the information flow between emergency responders at the scene of an incident and decision-makers at the office of emergency management.

Briefs: Software

A network geolocation technology (NGT) can be used to determine the physical location of a networked Internet user, as well as accurately determine if an Internet user is in fact in the metropolitan service...

Articles: Imaging

Achip-scale optical device, developed by a team from the University of Sydney’s Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (AINST), achieves radio frequency signal...

Briefs: Software
Launch Trajectory Acquisition System (LTAS) Source Slaving Selector (LS3)

The LTAS Source Slaving Selector application was developed to transmit LTAS data in User Datagram Protocol (UDP) packets using the LTAS data from one of multiple incoming UDP streams. Users select the data stream via a graphical user interface (GUI), which also displays a...

Briefs: Communications
Ad Hoc Selection of Voice Over Internet Streams

NASA seeks interested parties to license the Ad Hoc Selection for Voice Over Internet (VoIP) Streams technology developed by engineers at Johnson Space Center. This technology features the ability to select specific audio streams from one or more sources and then convert them into a multicast to...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

On October 21, 2016, the Internet saw a significant distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, conducted via a botnet comprising many co-opted Internet-connected devices....

Briefs: Software
BPTables DTN Bundle Filtering Framework

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standardized Bundle Protocol (BP) enables data transfer using “bundles” over a Delay/Disruption Tolerant Network (DTN). BPTables is a bundle filtering framework that enables the establishment of barriers between more and less trusted BP network domains, and...

Briefs: Software

NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed a space-allocation and planning software system to allow for more effective and efficient facility usage. It also provides...

Briefs: Software
Self-Stabilizing, Byzantine-Fault-Tolerant Clock Synchronization System and Method

NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed a portfolio of technologies regarding clock synchronization in distributed systems. Distributed synchronous systems that need to provide globally coordinated operations require each component (node) in the system to...

Briefs: Information Technology
Google Earth Offline Cache Pre-loader v1 (GEOCP)

Google Earth is a geospatial browser produced by Google that allows interactive exploration of the world from data servers on the Internet. An integral part of Google Earth is a built-in “cache” that is stored locally on the user’s computer, and allows the user to later revisit previously...

Briefs: Software
Testing Encapsulation of Internet, DTN, and LTP Traffic over AOS Space Data Link Protocol

The CCSDS ENCAP Over AOS Over UDP software engine encapsulates live Internet Protocol (IP), DTN Bundle Protocol (BP), or Licklider Transport Protocol (LTP) traffic over a Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS)-compliant Encapsulation Ser vice...