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White Papers: Defense
AGM's Environmental Control Hardware Protects Military and Industrial Equipment!

Since 1970, AGM Container Controls, Inc. (Tucson, AZ) has led in the design and fabrication of environmental control hardware for the military, defense,...

A reader asks our NASA expert: "What kind of redundancy is built into the Mars 2020 rover?"

The market for wearable technology in healthcare is exploding.

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Coming Soon - Understanding O-ring Complexity in the Aerospace Industry

O-rings are a ubiquitous, uncomplicated sealing solution for virtually millions of products. They seal out moisture and environmental contaminants, separate surfaces to mitigate friction, and keep in essential fluids. Despite their seeming simplicity, however,...

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control
Coming Soon - The Path to High-Level Autonomy for Commercial Vehicles

Automated-driving technology experts continue to project commercial vehicles as the most promising early adoption sector for high-level automation. But ever-evolving technology and business models continue to foster speculation about how, where, and when a significant...

Upcoming Webinars: Medical
Coming Soon - COVID-19: The New Design Paradigm and Emerging Technologies

As COVID-19 has spread throughout the world, it has ushered in a new era of medical device design — one that involves open-source designs, shared design specifications, and unprecedented collaboration, sometimes extending to other industries. The pandemic has...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Coming Soon - Aviation Electrification: Choosing Your Motor Topology and Material Advancements

As the aerospace industry continues to evolve toward more energy-efficient systems, new technologies are emerging. An example is the need for very large turbine generators to power multiple wing propellers on hybrid/electric aircraft. These new...

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control
Coming Soon - Collaborative Robotics: Sharing the Workspace

Manufacturing robots were kept in cages previously, programmed by specialists, and often used for a single task. Today’s collaborative robots are being used by manufacturers to automate tedious and dangerous jobs, while improving productivity. These robots, which can work...

Upcoming Webinars: Test & Measurement
Coming Soon - How Shapeable Desiccant Protects Missiles, Cameras, and Guidance Systems

This 30-minute Webinar examines a proprietary shapeable desiccant that features remarkable compressive strength and can be shaped to fit into limited or complex geometric spaces. Called H2OLock, it’s composed of a blend of 4A molecular sieve and...

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control
Coming Soon - Autonomous Bin Picking for Cobots: Is It Finally Here?

Bin picking comes in many shapes and sizes, from high payload automotive and heavy equipment manufacturing applications, to pick and drop e-commerce order fulfillment and part sortation applications. But one area with unique requirements is bin-picking applications for...

Videos: Robotics, Automation & Control
Nanomaterial for Color-Changing Robotic Skin

A new film made of gold nanoparticles can change color in response to any type of movement, like bending or twisting, and could allow robots to mimic chameleons. Robots coated in it could...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Using the Virtual Prototype of the S32G Safe and Secure Vehicle Network Processor in Production

The challenge with highly complex automotive devices is to bring up the software as soon as the silicon becomes available, which applies to the entire automotive ecosystem, including internal teams, software partners, and external customers....

The Human Embodied Autonomous Thermostat, or “HEAT," uses cameras to identify facial temperature, and adjust the room's air accordingly.
On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
The Keys to Choosing Passive Components for DC/DC Converters

The work designing in a DC/DC regulator to power electronic systems doesn’t stop with your choice of switcher. All the careful work done to select the perfect device can be undone by poor passive component choices. This 60-minute Webinar looks at the choices, tradeoffs, and...