Keyword: Data acquisition and handling

Briefs: AR/AI
Researchers have been able to successfully teach micro-robots how to swim via deep reinforcement learning, marking a substantial leap in the progression of micro-swimming capability.
Technology & Society: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A zero-emission reusable stratospheric balloon developed by Urban Sky for remote sensing could one day be used for real-time wildfire monitoring.
Briefs: AR/AI
The new method could slash the energy cost of AI.
Briefs: Motion Control
Equipment and test system designers need Ethernet devices that outperform consumer-grade components, while remaining easy to use.
Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Some of the hardest to detect cyber-attacks are wireless, including man-in-the-middle attacks and rogue access points.
Facility Focus: Design
From artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and manufacturing to health sciences, robotics, and more, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering offers an advanced engineering curriculum.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
For drones to autonomously perform necessary but quotidian tasks, they must be able to adapt to wind conditions in real time.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The Trojan Unmanned Hover Plane (UHP) is a one-of-a-kind system that bridges the gap between the need to hover and the need to reach long ranges, giving it the ability to perform aerial missions with pinpoint precision.
NASA Spinoff: Manufacturing & Prototyping
NASA resources helped mature technologies to make CubeSats more capable, so everyone can use them.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Classical laser communication gimbals are coupled to 105um multimodal receiving fibers for the high-power transmission of data, fine pointing, and tracking. These fibers cannot be used in...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-Speed Communication Vouchsafed by the Laws of Quantum Physics

Security in encrypted communication is a top priority because of our highly connected and mobile society’s increasing reliance on the internet. Engineers at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT, have developed...

Technology Leaders: Motion Control

Most optical networks have many fiber couplings and even minor losses at these junctions will produce significant signal losses that cause problems in data transmission. Precise fiber alignment at the optical...

Articles: Communications

Hypersonic weapons, unlike ballistic missiles, take unpredictable paths and can evade missile defense systems. To counter hypersonic technologies, radar engineers must build systems that have no...

Articles: Medical

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that innovation.

Briefs: Wearables

Engineers have created a flexible electronic sensing patch that can be sewn into clothing to analyze sweat for multiple markers. The patch could be used to diagnose and monitor...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optical Signals can be retrieved from inherent background noise using Talbot effect to amplify them.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
IE may not be the best solution in every situation, says an industry expert.
Articles: Motion Control
One major concern for manufacturers is how safe and secure it is to open the OT network’s doors to the internet.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
This schedulable, predictable, high-performance data transfer service is designed for largescale scientific computing facilities.
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.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A haptic thumb-shaped sensor uses machine learning to accurately estimate where objects come into contact with the sensor and how large the applied forces are.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The biggest challenge in the provisioning process: ensuring that a device and the connection to the network and server are secure.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.
Application Briefs: Energy
The grid’s growing size and complexity increases vulnerability to cyberattacks.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The test can simultaneously diagnose cases, track variants, and detect co-infections.
Briefs: Energy
This remote forest fire detection and alarm system is powered by nothing but the movement of the trees in the wind.
Briefs: Software
The technology is aimed at protecting physical targets, such as utilities and infrastructure.

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