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Articles: Electronics & Computers
Long-life Batteries for the IIoT
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in Hyperspectral Imagers
Learn how to obtain large signals from hyperspectral imagers.
The COVID crisis is propelling the camera industry toward disruptive transformation.
When inspecting products for instance, machine vision is not only faster but also far more accurate.
With the emergence of a new generation of ultra-efficient electronic chips, the Wiegand technology is showing significant promise, especially in the exciting area of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Active Battery Cell Balancing
Active cell balancing redistributes charge between battery cells during the charge and discharge cycle
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Venting for EV Battery Packs
Cell chemistries, thermal dynamics, vehicle packaging, and even weather present challenges for optimizing electric vehicle battery functional safety.
To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Products of Tomorrow: August 2020
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
Digitalization gives product teams a new way of looking at familiar challenges.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Optical In-Line VCSEL Testing
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
A new iteration of sCMOS camera technology promises even higher sensitivity than prior designs.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Products of Tomorrow: July 2020
NASA's Dry Goods Delivery System, a lung-heart sensor on a chip, and more.
How to design for safety, reliability, and connectivity using the latest circuit protection technologies and board layout strategies.
New measurement methodologies can save you time that would otherwise be wasted on returning and reordering bearing.
Taking a holistic approach to sealing systems in hydraulic systems using chrome alternatives helps engineers achieve optimum function.
The right sensors can cut machine building costs, improve flexibility, and boost customer satisfaction.
Combining pulse oximetry with a heart-rate monitor improves sleep monitoring accuracy.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Mars 2020 – The Anatomy of Perseverance
NASA's Mars 2020 rover looks virtually the same as Curiosity but there are a number of differences.
Tech Briefs spoke with NASA’s Keith Comeaux, Deputy Project Chief Engineer, to learn more about the helicopter heading to Mars.
Articles: Transportation
Products of Tomorrow: June 2020
Nature-Inspired Energy Tech, Superelastic Tires, Wearable Supercapacitors, and more...
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Mars 2020 – Looking for Life
Tech Briefs spoke with NASA’s Ken Williford, Mars 2020 Deputy Project Scientist, to learn more about the science capabilities of Perseverance.
Articles: Aerospace
Mars 2020 – Getting to Mars
Perseverance will have the ability to land in more challenging terrain than Curiosity, making more rugged sites eligible as safe landing candidates.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Mars 2020 – The Science of Mars 2020
Learn about the four goals of the Mars 2020 mission.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Mars 2020 – Perseverance to the Red Planet
Read our special series on the Mars 2020 mission, featuring interviews with NASA experts and designers of the Perseverance rover.
Tech Briefs posed questions to 3D printing/AM industry execs, to get their views on issues like metal printing, new materials, and environmental sustainability.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Products of Tomorrow: May 2020
A cryptographic ID tag, a high-reliability NASA switch, and a stretchable thermoelectric generator...
Xilinx is now applying AI to the in-cabin environment.

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