Keyword: Biomechanics

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This testing method ensures that an exoskeleton and the person wearing it are moving smoothly and in harmony.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The robots move more quickly on solid surfaces or in the water than previous generations of soft robots.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The suit can be controlled with a double tap to the chest or via an app.
Briefs: Motion Control
The tiny motors mimic how rock climbers navigate inclines.
Briefs: AR/AI
Gait data and machine learning help to monitor and predict disease progression.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new type of motion capture technology accurately tracks an athlete during the push start phase of performance.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This technology could impact new directions in robotics design.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have created wearable technology to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. It presents a step toward the practical realization of self-powered, human-integrated technologies.

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been used to teach wireless devices to sense people's postures and movement, even from the other side of a wall. RF-Pose uses a neural network to analyze...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

An eel-like robot was developed that can swim silently in salt water without an electric motor. Instead, the robot uses artificial muscles filled with water to propel itself. The...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
System and Method for Managing Autonomous Entities Through Apoptosis

This NASA innovation is a biologically inspired system management method designed to make sensor webs as well as other autonomous and autonomic systems more self-directing and self-managing. Based on the mechanisms of cell apoptosis, this method ensures safe and correct...

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...

Briefs: Software
DspaceOgre 3D Graphics Visualization Tool

This general-purpose 3D graphics visualization C++ tool is designed for visualization of simulation and analysis data for articulated mechanisms. Examples of such systems are vehicles, robotic arms, biomechanics models, and biomolecular structures. DspaceOgre builds upon the open-source Ogre3D graphics...

Briefs: Software
Probabilistic Structural Analysis Program

NASA/NESSUS 6.2c is a general-purpose, probabilistic analysis program that computes probability of failure and probabilistic sensitivity measures of engineered systems. Because NASA/NESSUS uses highly computationally efficient and accurate analysis techniques, probabilistic solutions can be obtained even...