Keyword: Communications


Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Using 3D components on a standardized 2D microchip manufacturing platform uses up to 100 times less chip space.
Question of the Week: Connectivity
Do the 5G Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

A feature article in this month’s Tech Briefs explored how the fifth-generation mobile network known as 5G will support the creation of increasingly “smart” factories – ones that allow manufacturers to further improve factory automation, human/machine interfaces, and mobility.


A team of engineers at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has boosted the performance of its previously developed 3D inductor technology by adding as much as three...

Briefs: Communications
Wraparound Self-Structuring Leaky-Wave Antenna (WSS-LWA)
This system has applications in the smart grid and military.
Articles: Internet of Things
5G has the potential to provide connectivity for a range of different uses in manufacturing.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Explore Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA's first space flight complex.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system provides three-dimensional imagery of potential threats at closer ranges.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Fiber-optic cables could help scientists study offshore earthquakes and the geologic structures hidden deep beneath the ocean surface.
Briefs: Aerospace
CAESAR Plug-in for MagicDraw
Users can maintain the consistency of a flight system design.
Briefs: Communications
This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work better in noisy environments than conventional radio receivers.
Briefs: Software
In some cases, radio frequency signals may be more useful for caregivers than cameras or other methods to collect health and behavioral data.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Software portal solutions can connect legacy control systems and field devices to the cloud.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Machine and system designers now have greater options in choosing a motor to meet motion control requirements.
Blog: Communications
Here are five technologies that aim to add intelligence to the most surprising household objects.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
AM is an especially good fit for products that require a high level of customization.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Loosely connected disc-shaped “particles” can push and pull one another, moving together to transport objects.
Briefs: Communications
These stickers wirelessly beam health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
Articles: Internet of Things
Sensing technology will help to transform manufacturing floors into the connected factories of the future.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A technology uses a combination of WiFi signals and accelerometer technology to track devices in near-real-time.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The reader uses a frequency multiplexer to boost its ability to accurately locate a greater number of RFID tags.
Facility Focus: Aerospace
Glenn's research facilities have contributed to decades of technology advances.
Briefs: Energy
RFID-based devices work in indoor and outdoor lighting conditions and could transmit data for years before they need to be replaced.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Top prizes in the 2019 contest were awarded on November 8 in New York City.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

A novel approach was developed to improve communications range and allow for covert behavior using a team of robots for future multi-domain operations. Specifically, researchers...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Make the best selection for your hospital, clinic, or life science organization.
Articles: Software
Through Livox, non-verbal people can speak, learn how to read and write, and understand abstract concepts.
Application Briefs: Communications
Measuring milk components has become very crucial for the dairy industry.