Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: January 2021
Radar sensors, cameras, RF processing systems, and more.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Product of the Month: January 2021 Tech Briefs
Modules from Pickering Interfaces simulate industrial control transceivers.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Products of Tomorrow: January 2021
A malaria-test "bandage"; underwater navigation via sound; and a biodegrading, implantable sensor.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Software-Connected Wafer Level Reliability Test
As ICs continue to become smaller and chip complexity increases, manufacturers still need to ensure reliability to their customers.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Cameras Capture Asteroid Debris Retrieval
See how Space Dynamics Laboratory built the electronics for a three-camera suite onboard OSIRIS-REx.
The technology could allow deep-space exploration without running out of propellant.
5 Ws: Wearables
5 Ws of the SoundWatch
The smartwatch app identifies sounds that a user is interested in and sends a friendly buzz and information about the sound.

Brian Salazar and his UC Berkeley team have developed a new way to reinforce concrete with a polymer lattice, an advance that could rival other polymer-based enhancements and improve...

Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Processor Power and Energy Efficiency
Just like smartphones, the same trend of combining separate components into one device is also apparent in industrial automation.
Stanford University’s School of Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century
Your 2020 winners include a bacteria-repelling wrap, an advanced prosthetic leg, flash graphene, and more.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Products: December 2020 Motion Design
Linear slides, electric motors, gears, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New on the Market: December 2020
Mixed-signal oscilloscopes, 3D printers, DC/DC converters, and more.
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.6 simulation software features four new products.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Executive Roundtable: Robotics Design
A panel of experts explains how robots are playing a larger role in manufacturing.
Learn about the sensors assessing and analyzing plant equipment.
We review three of your power-supply choices.
Smart electric actuators not only enable fine position adjustments, but they also provide real-time feedback on the extent of those adjustments.
RadiBond technology, based on nanometer-thin coatings, provides ultra-strong and ultra-tight bonding between metals and plastics.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
20 Years of Science on the International Space Station
We explore the major scientific breakthroughs achieved during 20 years of human presence on the ISS.
A new process can turn bulk quantities of just about any carbon source into valuable graphene flakes.
A battery-less pacing system enables painless defibrillation.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Products of Tomorrow: December 2020
Robotic exoskeletons, a breath-test for cancer, and plastic-eating enzymes are Products of Tomorrow.
Digital technologies are enabling an "Industry Renaissance" of virtual experiences.
Read all about this year's "Create the Future" winner: A transparent flexible film called "RepelWrap."
The NiobiCon™ underwater connector will not short out, corrode, or cause an electrical shock if touched while powered in harsh environments like saltwater.
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2020 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
The conceptual Ring prosthetic leg ensures that individuals do not need an entirely new device every time they have a growth spurt.
Compact lasers now offer precise colors.

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