Keyword: Computer software and hardware

Briefs: Test & Measurement
MMS was developed as an add-on to NASA Ames-patented Inductive Monitoring System (IMS), which estimates deviation from normal system operations.
Briefs: Wearables
Novel Algorithm on Wearable Devices May Prompt Early Care
Researchers developed a novel software algorithm to analyze pulse rate signals and infer the presence of atrial fibrillation on one brand of wearables.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have discovered a single-molecule switch that can act like a transistor and store binary information such as the 1s and 0s used in classical computing. The molecule is around five...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Computer processors have shrunk to nanometer scales over the years, with billions of transistors sitting on a single computer chip. While the increased number of transistors helps make...

Application Briefs: Manned Systems
A platform makes space-bound systems quick, easy, and cost-effective to develop.
Articles: Connectivity
One major concern for manufacturers is how safe and secure it is to open the OT network’s doors to the internet.
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
Increasingly powerful integrated circuit and system-on-chip devices are growing in importance to vehicle design.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The high-bandwidth, high-resolution ISAR technology can be used to study subsurface structures.
Briefs: AR/AI
A research team demonstrated a way to recover phase information.
Briefs: Software
The system guarantees the security of virtual machines in the cloud.
Application Briefs: Energy
See what integrated building systems can do to enhance the working and living environment inside a commercial building.
Briefs: Imaging
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
The method combines concepts of global and local stereo methods for accurate, pixel- wise matching at low runtime.
Briefs: Imaging
The test uses a smartphone microscope and could deliver results in about 10 minutes.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
An AI framework enables scientists to improve an imaging technique, enhancing the performance of electron microscopes.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A software makes industrial robots nimbler and almost as sensitive as human hands.
Briefs: Motion Control
The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.
NASA Spinoff: RF & Microwave Electronics
Software created with NASA expertise improves satellite-based search and rescue system.
NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
Satellite scheduling software helps consolidate data acquisition and improve weather forecasting.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
SensiCut, a smart material-sensing platform for laser cutters, can differentiate among 30 materials commonly found in makerspaces.
Articles: Imaging
To make robots truly see, you need the right software.
Articles: Imaging
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A silicon chip provides a low-cost solution to help machines see the world clearly.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
An off-the-shelf USB camera captures the shadows made by hand gestures on the robot’s skin.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Deep learning-based AI allows users to identify 3D objects of arbitrary shape and size in various orientations with high accuracy in the 3D space.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
These technologies provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of manufacturing automation.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Articles: Software
Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?