Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Role of Sensors in the Evolution of Robotics
Sensing technology will help to transform manufacturing floors into the connected factories of the future.
With the rise in electrification and design complexity, aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to look for new methodologies to mitigate compliance risk.
Products include an aerosol scattering sensor; metal foam; and a new coated drug capsule.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Innovators Recognized for Creating the Future 2019
Top prizes in the 2019 contest were awarded on November 8 in New York City.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
Docking System Enables Safe Rendezvous in Space
The ESA has commissioned its industry partners to design a new docking system called the International Berthing and Docking Mechanism (IBDM).
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Valve Position Sensor Protects Switch Boxes from Salt Environment
Salty air the Dutch city of Harlingen causes exposed metal parts to corrode.
NASA Spinoff: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Carbon Capture Process Makes Sustainable Oil
Life support research for astronauts enabled a solution to one aspect of climate change.
5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
5 Ws of EarEcho
The biometric tool uses modified wireless earbuds to authenticate smartphone users
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Q&A: Refrigeration by Twisting Fibers
Changing directions of twist and coiling changes whether a material cools or heats.
As lithium-ion battery production doubles, more viable energy storage solutions are needed.
Glenn's research facilities have contributed to decades of technology advances.
Products: Semiconductors & ICs
New on the Market: November 2019
3D-printing platforms, simulation software, transistors, and more.
LIDAR Systems, Smart Cameras, Optical Communications, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: November 2019 Tech Briefs
OnLogic has introduced the Karbon 700 high-performance rugged computer.
The Foldable Drone: a Morphing Quadrotor that can Squeeze and Fly Davide Falanga, Kevin Kleber, Stefano Mintchev, Dario Floreano, and Davide...
A team of inventors found a fast way to join plastic to metal.
Battelle's simple, cost-effective sensor detects the onset of battery faults.
Learn about the world's first wave-driven desalination system.
A prototype of the AC 'Biode' battery has been developed at 20W.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: November 2019

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

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See the eight winners of the 2019 "Create the Future" Design Contest
Through Livox, non-verbal people can speak, learn how to read and write, and understand abstract concepts.
Machine vision systems shed light on processes too small or too fast to see with the human eye.
Laser illumination is scaling in a new direction.
Learn more about ULISSES, an organ-preserving device that received top honors in the "Create the Future" Design Contest.
Learn more about the how "CSD" offers a cost-effective, non-invasive way of saving the lives of infants.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Quantitative Analysis of Raw Milk Using Spectral Sensors
Measuring milk components has become very crucial for the dairy industry.
Learn about the Draper Multi-Environment Navigator.

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