Keyword: Internet

Facility Focus: Research Lab
The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign was established in 1868.
Application Briefs: AR/AI

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: 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...

Briefs: Materials

Optical limiting — a manner of telecom switching without the use of electronics — is an all-optical method that could improve the speed and capacity of Internet communications. A...

Articles: Data Acquisition
IE may not be the best solution in every situation, says an industry expert.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The system guarantees the security of virtual machines in the cloud.
Briefs: Wearables
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Wearables
The camera captures pulse and respiration signals from a video of a person’s face.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?
Articles: Nanotechnology
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Wire-connected drones may complement or replace the fixed base stations of cellular communications networks.
Briefs: Automotive
This method could impact optical technologies such as smartphone cameras, biosensors, or autonomous vision for robots and self-driving cars.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This system encodes information in twisting beams of light.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A far infrared temperature sensor is small in size but big in performance.
Articles: Motion Control
Manufacturers are beginning to realize the same benefits by cloud-connecting their equipment and processes on the shop floor.
Briefs: Communications
The technology could help in elder care with sensors throughout a home.
Briefs: Communications
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Flexible and wearable sensors measure and track body motion, a task made more complex by the human anatomy’s numerous potential contortions. For a wearable sensor to work properly,...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Numerous devices in everyday life use computerized cameras to identify objects — think of automated teller machines that can “read” handwritten dollar amounts when...

Articles: Energy

Internet of Things (IoT) applications — whether for city infrastructures, factories, or wearable devices — use large arrays of sensors collecting data for transmission over the Internet to a central,...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Leaders of teams such as first responders must maintain situational awareness to effectively react, coordinate, and respond to circumstances that can often become hazardous. Effective...

Briefs: Software
Integrated Genomic and Proteomic Information Security Protocol

The evolving nature of the Internet will require continual advances in authentication and confidentiality protocols. Nature provides some clues as to how this can be accomplished in a distributed manner through molecular biology. Cryptography and molecular biology share certain...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to integrate all sorts of devices, near and far, into a connected web. This web is forecast to see exponential growth. But in the rush for companies to maximize...

Briefs: Software
APT Web Tool

Project planning data collected by the Analysis, Planning, and Tracking (APT) system during the planning cycle previously was available to users via an email request to a data administrator who would pull data from the database, format as requested, and respond via email. Access to the data was limited by the availability of the...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Integrated Multi-Color Light Emitting Device Made with Hybrid Crystal Structure Sang Choi,
NASA Langley Research Center;
Yeonjoon Park,
National Institute of...
Briefs: Software
High-Speed Network Protocol for Faster, More Reliable Emergency Response

Anew network protocol — the Multi Node Label Routing (MNLR) protocol — was developed to improve the information flow between emergency responders at the scene of an incident and decision-makers at the office of emergency management.

Briefs: Software

A network geolocation technology (NGT) can be used to determine the physical location of a networked Internet user, as well as accurately determine if an Internet user is in fact in the metropolitan service...