Keyword: Logistics

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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: Software
Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An OEM must think about how to build a machine that will work on any kind of power system.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn the distinct forms that linear bearings take, and where the bearings are being used today.
Articles: Motion Control
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Innovators have developed an RFID-based system for sensing the angular position of rotating systems. The RFID-Based Rotary Position Sensor can be used as a position/orientation sensor or implemented in a...

Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The importance of a proactive and systematic method for collecting machine and process data within a smart manufacturing environment cannot be overstated.
Articles: Internet of Things
As 5G arrives, devices will need to expand I/O counts at the controller, as well as overall networking capabilities.
Articles: Data Acquisition
As ICs continue to become smaller and chip complexity increases, manufacturers still need to ensure reliability to their customers.
Articles: AR/AI
Digital technologies are enabling an "Industry Renaissance" of virtual experiences.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A "TPSI" process makes it possible to distinguish between the front and back of optical surfaces, and to characterize the quality of both in a single measurement.
Briefs: IoMT
“EasyPass” would enable smart warehouses, automated factories, and more to operate without delays.
Application Briefs: Software
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
See how a system feeds plants, delivering about 5,417 gallons of water per hour.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
There’s been a race to the top among industrial LED lighting manufacturers as they scramble to squeeze the maximum possible lumens per watt (LPW) out of their products.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The right sensors can cut machine building costs, improve flexibility, and boost customer satisfaction.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Articles: Wearables
Tech Briefs posed questions to 3D printing/AM industry execs, to get their views on issues like metal printing, new materials, and environmental sustainability.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A cryptographic ID tag, a high-reliability NASA switch, and a stretchable thermoelectric generator...
Application Briefs: Imaging
With the recent boom in touch-based, polymer display substrates must be fingerprint-resistant.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology could help control driverless cars and automated warehouses.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Here's what you'll need to know when you’re choosing an encoder for a motion control system.
Briefs: Software
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Articles: Transportation
Your preview of one of the largest technical mobility events of the year.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include valves, tubes, and other gas and fluid system components.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Titanium-copper alloys for 3D printing could create high-performance alloys for medical device and aerospace applications.
Articles: Internet of Things
5G has the potential to provide connectivity for a range of different uses in manufacturing.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Conventional fastening mechanisms like nails, bolts, and welds are subject to manufacturing and inspection tolerances, differential thermal growth, and other sources of error that lead to over-constraint, among...

Briefs: Automotive
Researchers have developed a self-contained wheel unit that combines a wheel and an electric motor.

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