Keyword: Industry 4.0

Connectivity

Issue Archive: Data Acquisition
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Quiz: Connectivity

There is a huge amount of hype around 5G technology. So, how much do you really know about it?

Briefs: Internet of Things

For many types of machinery and test equipment, there is a great need to perform basic automatic control functions, or even just sensor monitoring. Developing hardwired automation is...

Products: Communications
Battery Management Solution

InnovationLab (Heidelberg, Germany) has launched BaMoS, its battery monitoring solution for automotive applications. BaMoS uses ultra-thin printed...

Articles: Data Acquisition
IE may not be the best solution in every situation, says an industry expert.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
One major concern for manufacturers is how safe and secure it is to open the OT network’s doors to the internet.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Machine Vision/Camera Advances - July 2021

Advances in cameras and image sensors are transforming the factory floor, while also enabling exciting new applications in space robotics, medicine, and more. Read all about it in this compendium of...

Special Reports: Test & Measurement
Smart Factory/IIoT - June 2021

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, connectivity, controls, and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.
Technology Leaders: Connectivity
Sensors play a pivotal role in solving critical business challenges.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new power supply from Bicker Elektronik has a backup battery that bridges power failures, brownouts, and flicker.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Equipment designers can simplify design efforts and adjust controller platforms as needed when they standardize on electronic input/output products.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart Manufacturing - August 2020

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in connectivity, controls, sensors, and robotics. See the future of manufacturing in this compendium of recent articles from...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Perovskites

Goodfellow (Coraopolis, PA) recently announced a new range of perovskites, a group of materials that demonstrate great potential for optoelectronic applications....

Articles: Connectivity
To clear up some of the confusion about what the industry means when it says 5G, here’s a guide to what it’s all about.
Articles: Transportation
Your preview of one of the largest technical mobility events of the year.
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.

Articles: Connectivity
5G has the potential to provide connectivity for a range of different uses in manufacturing.
Articles: Connectivity
Today's advanced smart CNC controls allow manufacturers to optimize the manufacturing process right on the factory floor
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Here are five technologies that aim to add intelligence to the most surprising household objects.
Briefs: Data Acquisition

In 2016, UC Berkeley engineers demonstrated the first implanted, ultrasonic, neural dust sensors. Now, taking the next step, the smallest-volume wireless nerve stimulator was developed, called StimDust...