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Application Briefs: Aerospace
NASA Leverages Analytical Modeling to Improve Astronaut Mission Readiness

Probabilistic modeling
Charles River Analytics
Cambridge, MA

NASA has contracted with Charles River Analytics to...

Articles: Imaging
From 2D to 3D: MARVEL Tool Offers Immersive View Inside the Brain

Thanks to a partnership between a surgeon and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a new camera system could improve minimally invasive surgeries and provide 3D endoscopic...

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Embedded Virtualization Enables Highly Integrated “Soft Motion” Platforms on the PC

With the increased processing power that PCs have attained, a complex machine that used to require an expensive and dedicated hardware-based motion control...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Computers Record and Maintain Video and Data on Space Station

GE Intelligent Platforms
Northamptonshire, England
+44 (0)1327 322821

Two CR11 single-board computers (SBCs) from GE Energy...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Steel Chassis Lets Space Vehicles Traverse Grueling Terrain

Off-Road International,
a Racefab Inc. company
Rusk, TX

The structural panels and chassis for...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Highway Sensor Deployment Gives Valuable Data to ‘Connected’ Drivers

In an effort to improve traffic flow, driver safety, and asset management, the Michigan Department of Transportation (DOT) has installed 17 sensors on a 50-mile stretch of...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Custom System Rides the Rails at NASA Radar Range

Custom linear guide rails
NB Corporation of America
Hanover Park, IL

ADC USA, Inc. (Ithaca, NY) develops and supplies high-precision...

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Service Robots Use Flat Motors to Provide Reliable, Safe Motion

Unlike industrial robots for manufacturing, service robots come with their own specification requirements aimed specifically at the end user, and the most discriminating user at that...

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Encoders Ensure Position Accuracy of Linear-Torsion Tester

Instron (Norwood, MA) manufactures materials testing equipment and accessories that are used to test samples ranging from components for jet engines to medical syringes. The company’s...

Articles: Aerospace
Computer and Displays Help Control and Maneuver Crew Transportation System

Space-qualified boards and subsystems
Aitech Defense Systems
Chatsworth, CA

The Boeing...

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