Keyword: Inspections

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Legged robots are very promising for use in real-world applications, but their operation in narrow spaces is still challenging. One solution for enhancing their environmental...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Briefs: Design
The advance could accelerate engineers’ design process by eliminating the need to solve complex equations.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
The Opti-Scan inspection system can measure surfaces and edges in 3D.
Briefs: Aerospace
The system creates accurate defect standards for in-situ inspection systems.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Potential uses include MEMS accelerometers, vibration monitoring, and other precision motion control applications.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The film monitors how well aircraft and spacecraft withstand the mechanical stresses of flight.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The technology could help improve the reliability and performance of lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Scientists are working to improve the image resolution of X-ray techniques.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The instrument identifies, quantifies, and characterizes contamination, even on irregularly shaped surfaces.
Briefs: Software
A production-based X-ray solution performs product quality evaluation directly on the manufacturing line.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These tiny aerial robots can operate in cramped spaces and withstand collisions.
Articles: Motion Control
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Artificial intelligence is used to decode X-ray images faster, which could aid innovations in medicine, materials, and energy.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This software could also be used for indoor navigation assistance for the visually impaired.
Briefs: Wearables
A flexible, free-standing THz sensor array images blind ends of irregularly shaped objects.
Articles: Imaging
A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Briefs: Materials
The method could be key to designing more efficient batteries for specific uses such as electric cars and airplanes.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Future robots could be taught how to outperform humans.
Articles: Imaging
New collaborative robot-based vision systems are changing how manufacturers can inspect their parts.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Briefs: Materials
The self-adapting material was inspired by how human bone adjusts mineral deposits in response to surrounding environments.
Articles: Test & Measurement
When inspecting products for instance, machine vision is not only faster but also far more accurate.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This method detects power line faults using a drone.
Briefs: Wearables

The Solenoid Valve Health Monitor System (SVHMS) was developed to remotely monitor the health of solenoid valves, lowering operational costs and increasing reliability by predicting valve failures before they...

Articles: Transportation
Xilinx is now applying AI to the in-cabin environment.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
CT vs. structured light scanning — See which option is best for you.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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...