5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
5 Ws of the E-Tattoo for Heart Monitoring
A new wearable could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines.
Sherry Towfighian and her team made a big improvement on how microphones are manufactured.
Facility Focus: Transportation
Facility Focus: National Science Foundation
In recent decades, NSF-funded researchers have discovered quite a bit, including many of the fundamental particles of matter.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: October 2019
See the new tech products being offered in October 2019.
Brushless Servo Motor

maxon precision motors (Taunton, MA) released the EC-i30 20W brushless servomotor with integrated electronics. With an integrated 4-quadrant speed controller, the motor is...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Product of the Month: October 2019 Tech Briefs

Toposens, Sunnyvale, CA, released the TS3, a 3D ultrasonic sensor suitable for autonomous systems including robotics, autonomous vehicles, and other positioning applications that require...

Program managers and engineers in the military markets need to know about the emergence of new display technologies in the consumer sector.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Products of Tomorrow: October 2019
Permeable concrete, quick disconnects, and more
The characteristics of hybrid drives present a practical solution when a position needs to be detected with high precision

In the digital age, the measurement of rotation of a mechanical shaft on a motor or a rotating instrument knob needs to be done quickly and efficiently....

While most cars today run on 12-volt DC batteries, cars in the future will run on 48 volts. This increased voltage could affect ball bearing performance.
NASA Spinoff: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Deep-Space Food Science Research Improves 3D Printing
Developing meals for long-duration missions is leading to personalized 3D-printed food.
5 Ws: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
5 Ws of Paper Unprinting
Who

Anyone using standard, coated paper in conventional printers.

Professor Negar Tavassolian is using vibration sensors to monitor heartbeats.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Maintaining Data Protection and Security for the Connected Car
How can the automotive industry protect itself and its customers against digital attacks?
NASA Armstrong flight-tests some of the nation’s most unique aircraft and aeronautical systems.
Data Recorder

DATAQ® Instruments, Akron, OH, announced the DI-4718B data recorder for applications that require signal conditioning. It can accommodate up to eight DI-8B-style amplifiers for...

Micromachining Subsystem

SCANLAB GmbH (Puchheim, Germany) has introduced a new member of its precSYS product line. Five-axis precSYS subsystems enable industrial...

Watlow®, St. Louis, MO, introduced the PM PLUS™ version of the EZ-ZONE® PM temperature controller that features a full-color front-panel display with color...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Products: September 2019 Sensor Technology
People-Counting Sensor

FLIR Systems, Inc. (Wilsonville, OR) announced the latest generation of the FLIR Brickstream 3D Gen 2 people-counting sensor. This new version includes a unique...

Your new industrial electronic product has been designed and the board components specified. It has been prototyped, either on a development board to check...

Articles: Nanotechnology
Products of Tomorrow: September 2019
Semi-Liquid Metal Anode for Next-Generation Batteries

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a semi-liquid lithium metal-based anode. Lithium batteries made using this new...

Articles: Communications
Executive Forum: Sensors & the IoT

No longer just a buzzword, the Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly taking hold in many different industries, from aerospace and automotive, to medical and manufacturing. The IoT ecosystem incorporates...

The AIRGARD® air analyzer has been deployed to protect multiple critical infrastructure locations.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Machine Vision Camera Trends: 2019 and Beyond
Each passing year, machine vision is finding its way into applications that were not commercially feasible — and in some cases, impossible.
We interviewed an industry expert about the role of inductive position sensors in the IIoT.
Articles: Internet of Things
Energy Harvesting for Smart Home Sensing
The key to acceptance and adoption of a "smart home" will be enhancing total ease of ownership.
Application Briefs: Materials
3D-Printing a Unique Metal Part
VELO3D was able to print the perfect spaceship on the very first try.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Optical Coatings Technology

Optical coatings are critical for enhancing the transmission, reflection, polarization, and phase of light incident upon and passing through optical components. There are many different technologies used to...

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