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Product of the Month: July 2021 Tech Briefs
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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Articles: Materials
Battery recycling, NASA's water treatment, and a wireless wearable transmitter.
NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
A NASA-developed technology for testing heat shields transforms garbage into reusable chemicals.
5 Ws: Materials
A new enzyme-activated compostable material could diminish microplastics pollution.
Q&A: Automotive
Dr. Burak Ozpineci is developing a system that charges electric vehicles while driving.
Facility Focus: Aerospace
Duke Engineering supports clinical ultrasound imaging, restoration of hearing by cochlear implant, megapixel photography, and metamaterials.
Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Encoders, quick disconnects, automation systems, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Vision systems, signal generators, AC-DC converters, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
A new power supply from Bicker Elektronik has a backup battery that bridges power failures, brownouts, and flicker.
Articles: Motion Control
Learn the distinct forms that linear bearings take, and where the bearings are being used today.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Designers who must sense motor position, speed, or acceleration have a lot of choices, including resolvers, optical encoders, and Hall-effect devices.
Articles: Transportation
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
MEMS sensors have been around for a long time, but requests from the market for new applications are driving upgrades in the technology.
Articles: Motion Control
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Articles: Materials
Head-up displays, health-monitoring sensors from NASA, and a pollen sponge.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A valve actuator has deep-sea applications.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Editor Ed Brown explores what’s ahead for MEMS automobile navigation systems.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Over the last 75 years, sensors have played an increasingly significant part in the advancement of medicine.

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The MPS Flammable Gas Sensor can detect and identify the concentrations of 12 of the most common combustible gases,
Application Briefs: Materials
The SuperElastic Tire — a NASA Glenn innovation — can be used on both Earth and Mars.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The Cold Operable Lunar Deployable Arm (COLDArm) is a first-of-its-kind robotic technology.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
The interface enables one person to accomplish tasks that previously required two sets of hands.
5 Ws: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The invention could help solve the problem of providing clean water off the grid or where low-cost, non-powered water purification is needed.
Q&A: Data Acquisition
New autonomous robotic devices can survey hazardous or difficult-to-reach sites faster than humans.
Technology Leaders: AR/AI
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: Test & Measurement
Ultra-thin piezoresistive sensors can be used in both R&D and as embedded components to develop safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion battery technologies.
Technology Leaders: Connectivity
Sensors play a pivotal role in solving critical business challenges.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
You may not be able to see them, but power anomalies that originate within your automated control system are costing you expensive downtime.