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New Hybrid Concept for Actuating Subsea Valves
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Next-Generation MEMS IMUs — High Performance, Scalable
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Smart Sensors Are Improving Medical Care
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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: Transportation
The SuperElastic Tire — a NASA Glenn innovation — can be used on both Earth and Mars.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Cold Operable Lunar Deployable Arm (COLDArm) is a first-of-its-kind robotic technology.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about tooling challenges and other considerations when designing micro-optics, including metrology equipment capabilities, and post-molding assembly.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
What you need to know before you incorporate large diameter aspheres into your optical systems.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
See how makers of an automated truck wash system added a monitoring option for customers.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
There is a growing demand for direct-drive motors.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Any hyperspectral system needs to maintain a stable and accurate radiometric and spectral calibration.
Application Briefs: Imaging
While ADAS has improved freeway and high-speed driving, the basic need for collision mitigation with pedestrians and bicyclists has mostly remained unaddressed.
Application Briefs: Imaging
See what kinds of sensors are supporting self-driving vehicles.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
With new vehicles, automotive manufacturers will need to closely monitor the current flowing to the motor.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A "smart building" platform incorporates hardware, software, and cloud analytics to form a digital "backbone."
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
“The disruption promised by Industry 4.0 has already begun,” says Jason Melcher from the aerospace manufacturing company Ingersoll.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.
Application Briefs: Energy
See why Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. is excited for the potential of additive manufacturing.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
See how Space Dynamics Laboratory built the electronics for a three-camera suite onboard OSIRIS-REx.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Automatic recirculation valves offer efficiency for critical pump protection in power or oil and gas applications.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
What does wave energy have to do with space exploration? Plenty, it turns out.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Once installed at Las Campanas Observatory in the Chilean Andes, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will introduce incredible opportunities for astrophysics.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Creating next-generation LEDs for novel efforts like COVID-19 decontamination requires LED manufacturers to reevaluate the materials that they’re using.
Application Briefs: Imaging
With Nikon's Layer Thickness software module, comprehensive information about a specimen is obtained more quickly than if an operator is making all the measurements by hand.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See how Blue Joule developed and delivered the Mini Mount (MM) Gimbal to Johns Hopkins University.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See how one company reached out to NASA with an offer to develop a custom sensor for the Mars 2020 mission rover.
Application Briefs: Software
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These sensors will improve autonomous technologies in the industrial environment, like AGVs or forklifts.
Application Briefs: Imaging
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

Thin films and engineered surfaces are used in a myriad of applications including semiconductor electronics, data storage, and precision optics. In many cases, surface roughness and...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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...

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