Keyword: Commercial vehicles

Articles: Internet of Things

Although industrial factories and processing plants have long been automated, it remains vital for human decision-making to be involved in operations, sometimes to a great extent. Automation in...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new technology uses nanoscale sensors and fiber optics to measure water status just inside a leaf’s surface, where water in plants is most actively managed.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
The retrofit uses unconventional technologies.
Application Briefs: Power
Eddy current displacement sensors can make measurements in harsh Industrial environments, even where pressure, dirt, or temperature fluctuations occur.
Briefs: Energy
High-voltage direct current cables can more efficiently transport electricity over long distances.
Briefs: Imaging
Researchers are using a standard RGB digital camera to accurately monitor soil moisture.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This below-the-hook device enables gentle crane placement to decrease the risk of property damage.
Briefs: Software
The algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects for picking and sorting or tool use.
Articles: Automotive
The online Battery and Electrification Summit on June 15 and 16, 2021 offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications.
Briefs: Imaging
The intelligent camera features all three resolutions: spatial, temporal, and spectral.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A prototype version could be demonstrated on a large cargo lunar lander.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These hands, with a large grasping force, enable safer human-robot interactions.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Torque limiters protect against damage and downtime caused by machine overloads.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
These sensors will improve autonomous technologies in the industrial environment, like AGVs or forklifts.
Application Briefs: Connectivity
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement

As an integral part of onshore and offshore drilling, mud pumps circulate drilling fluids to facilitate drilling oil and natural gas wells. Mud pumps stabilize pressure and support the well during...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how a system feeds plants, delivering about 5,417 gallons of water per hour.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
New safety relay modules follow updated standards to give designers more options for a tailored electrical safety implementation.
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
NASA's Dry Goods Delivery System, a lung-heart sensor on a chip, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology could help control driverless cars and automated warehouses.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Increase battery life and reduce data loads with an analog-first processing architecture.
Application Briefs: Communications

Industries are constantly searching for new approaches to advance operational efficiency and product quality. With unplanned downtime estimated to cost...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
We interviewed an industry expert about the role of inductive position sensors in the IIoT.
Briefs: Motion Control

NASA's Langley Research Center offers a novel lifting and precision positioning device with hybrid functional characteristics of both crane-type lifting devices and robotic manipulators. The design of the...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Smart agriculture, also known as precision agriculture, allows farmers to maximize yields using minimal resources such as water, fertilizer, and...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Although driverless forklifts have been around for about 30 years, it's only in the last 10 or so that they've been free to maneuver anywhere around their environment. In the early days, the machines followed a current...