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Articles: Electronics & Computers
Automated X-Ray Inspection
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Products of Tomorrow: June 2021
Head-up displays, health-monitoring sensors from NASA, and a pollen sponge.
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Articles: Wearables
Products of Tomorrow: May 2021
Conductive cellulose, composites testing, and a light-emitting tattoo.
These 6 advancements are leading us to cleaner, faster aircraft.
As the vehicle platform size decreases, the pulse power discharge rates of the Energy Storage System (ESS) increase.
Lithium-metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more energy-dense alternative to current technology.
A disruptive manufacturing technology now offers reduced manufacturing costs and improved volumetric energy density in all-solid cells.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Charge Control Methods for Supercapacitors
A comparison of passive and active supercapacitor charging methods emphasizes the need for a close inspection on power source and supercapacitor demand.
The online Battery and Electrification Summit on June 15 and 16, 2021 offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Wireless Charging for Lunar Robots
See how WiBotic — a maker of wireless charging and fleet energy management technologies — is preparing robots for the Moon.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Get a Handle on Grippers
In North America alone, the gripper market is worth roughly $100 million — and that number is expected to climb up to 5 percent each year.
Pneumatic technologies such as control valves continue to evolve, incorporating sensors, industrial network interfaces, wireless technology, and more.
Specially designed brake controls are a critical factor of brake performance in any application.
Highly purified, low-outgassing silicones prevent material degradation in satellites and space vehicles.
Articles: Transportation
Products of Tomorrow: April 2021
NASA's graphene composites, textile pressure sensors, and a better kind of glass.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Disrupting the Automobile Design Process
The more complex the vehicle, the greater the need for comprehensive design solutions.
Learn about a variety of holographic 3D immersive displays.
The marking provides easy-to-see legends on plastic buttons under widely varying illumination conditions.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Photonics West 2021 Preview
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
See what kinds of applications require high-precision laser glass with demanding dimensional tolerances and high-power laser coatings.
The ability to identify hidden patterns, predict future issues, forecast usage and costs, and derive insights from IoT sensor data will reshape the industrial process forever.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Industrial Connectivity with Single Pair Ethernet
Is "SPE" the future of industrial automation and automotive? It certainly has the potential, says Mike Anderson.
Articles: Unmanned Systems
Products of Tomorrow: March 2021
In-air UAV docking, digital communication via touch, and a computer-vision monitor for diabetes.
Articles: Transportation
SAE WCX™ Digital Summit Preview
Live discussions will explore electric vehicles, propulsion, advanced electronics, and more.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Perseverance on Mars: The Journey Begins
Perseverance is the first leg of a round trip to Mars.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Greater Precision for EV Battery Leak Testing
Inficon’s lithium-ion battery cell test can detect a leak many times smaller than current methods identify.

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