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Articles: Software
Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn the distinct forms that linear bearings take, and where the bearings are being used today.
Articles: Software
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
The importance of a proactive and systematic method for collecting machine and process data within a smart manufacturing environment cannot be overstated.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
As 5G arrives, devices will need to expand I/O counts at the controller, as well as overall networking capabilities.
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
As ICs continue to become smaller and chip complexity increases, manufacturers still need to ensure reliability to their customers.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Digital technologies are enabling an "Industry Renaissance" of virtual experiences.
Articles: Test & Measurement
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.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
See how a system feeds plants, delivering about 5,417 gallons of water per hour.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
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: Connectivity
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Electronics & Computers
A cryptographic ID tag, a high-reliability NASA switch, and a stretchable thermoelectric generator...
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
With the recent boom in touch-based, polymer display substrates must be fingerprint-resistant.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Laser technology will remain at the forefront of tomorrow’s digital manufacturing processes.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Here's what you'll need to know when you’re choosing an encoder for a motion control system.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Technology Leaders: Imaging

Different line scan prism manufacturers might compare two possible curves in their advertising and argue that the steeper flanks should enable better color reproduction with greater selectivity.

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Robotics, Automation & Control
5G has the potential to provide connectivity for a range of different uses in manufacturing.
Briefs: Motion Control

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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Researchers have developed a self-contained wheel unit that combines a wheel and an electric motor.
Articles: Aerospace
With the rise in electrification and design complexity, aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to look for new methodologies to mitigate compliance risk.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics

High quality camera performance on mobile devices has proven to be one of the features that most end-users aim for. The importance of optical image quality improvement and the trend to have thinner and thinner...

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