Keyword: Ingestibles and Lab-on-a-Chip

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

Articles: Electronics & Computers
See leading manufacturers in a variety of sensor topic areas, including radar and encoders.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Although measuring the electrical activity of neurons is useful in many disciplines, making durable neural interfacing brain chip implants with negligible...

Briefs: Energy
The process produces rapid, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly material.
INSIDER: Medical

Ultrathin, flexible computer circuits have been an engineering goal for years, but technical hurdles have prevented the degree of miniaturization necessary to achieve high performance....

Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Duke Engineering supports clinical ultrasound imaging, restoration of hearing by cochlear implant, megapixel photography, and metamaterials.
INSIDER: Wearables

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The portable lab-on-a-chip detects many contaminants in water supplies.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This compact beam steering technology has applications in autonomous navigation, AR, and neuroscience.
Special Reports: Aerospace
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

INSIDER: Wearables

Field Effect Transistors (FET) are the core building blocks of modern electronics such as integrated circuits, computer CPUs, and display backplanes....

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This sensor makes it possible to ensure that such systems more closely mimic the function of real organs.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The sensor provides accurate and real-time measurement of flow rates and temperature in next-generation microfluidic instruments.
Special Reports: IoMT
Electronics Innovations - October 2020

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Tech Briefs magazine, discover how advances in electronic components are enabling game-changing applications in mobile healthcare/wearables, autonomous...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
This technology provides rapid results, improving hospital workflow and patient care.
Briefs: Materials
This eye-on-a-chip can help treatment of dry eye disease.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Designed to assist in robotic surgeries, biomedical devices can be printed in and on the human body.
Briefs: Medical
The lab-on-a-chip device allows researchers to look at several different aspects of a disease simultaneously.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
NASA's Dry Goods Delivery System, a lung-heart sensor on a chip, and more.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Small Accurate Temperature Sensor

Würth Elektronik (Waldenburg, Germany) is introducing a 2.0 × 2.0 × 0.5 mm temperature sensor. Its accuracy in the measuring range of -40 to 125°C is...

Briefs: Nanotechnology
This diagnostic device allows doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
A team is exploring new materials for telecommunications and LIDAR applications.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn more about the how "CSD" offers a cost-effective, non-invasive way of saving the lives of infants.
Briefs: Automotive
Microscale Electro-Hydrodynamic (EHD) Modular Cartridge Pump

The EHD pump uses electric fields to move a dielectric fluid coolant in a thermal loop to dissipate heat generated by electrical components with a low-power system. The pump has only a few key components and no moving parts, increasing the simplicity and robustness of the system. In...

Briefs: Medical

For the millions of people every year who have or need medical devices implanted, an advancement in 3D printing technology could enable significantly quicker...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Technique Tests for Viral Infections

Currently, most U.S. medical offices and hospitals use the ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) test to determine whether or not a person has a viral infection. It’s a common test but ELISA’s sensitivity is relatively low, so clinicians need a fairly high number of antibodies in a person’s...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Microchannels fabricated into a silicon-Pyrex wafer with a diameter of 75 m and total channel length of 40, 60, 80, or 100 mm — characterized by specialized microbeads...

INSIDER: Semiconductors & ICs

Many major advances in medicine, especially in neurology, have been sparked by recent advances in electronic systems that can acquire, process, and interact with biological...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A team of researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering and NYU Center for Neural Science has solved a longstanding puzzle of how to build ultra-sensitive, ultra-small, electrochemical...

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Briefs: Aerospace

Self-Healing, Recyclable, Shape Memory Polymers

NASA Spinoff: Materials

Nanotechnology Repairs Engine Damage in Cars

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Autonomous Robot Opens Doors, Finds Wall Outlets

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensing Hazardous Gases Can Save Lives

INSIDER: Semiconductors & ICs

Smaller, Cheaper, and More Dynamic Computer Chips

INSIDER: Motion Control

Non-Contact Tip/Tilt Sensor