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The New Collaboration: A Guide to Transforming Product Design

This eBook explores the “New Collaboration,” showing how today’s modern cloud-based CAD radically improves the way product development teams work together in the following...

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Contactless Position, Torque, and Force Sensing for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Applications

Today’s demand for products with improved safety, reliability, and efficiency makes sensors increasingly necessary and, in some cases, even mandatory. These sensors must be accurate, reliable, and long-lasting while remaining affordable. This...

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In our lead INSIDER story today, UCSD researcher Dylan Drotman talked to Tech Briefs about his team’s air-powered robot.

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Most of electronic packages are required to be either hermetically sealed or kept in vacuum to maintain reliability of the internal parts for long-term operation. [1-3] However, these...

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Articles: Electronics & Computers
Cost-Effective Day & Night Marking Using Lasers
The marking provides easy-to-see legends on plastic buttons under widely varying illumination conditions.
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.
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The importance of a proactive and systematic method for collecting machine and process data within a smart manufacturing environment cannot be overstated.
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Light Field Imaging Technology
Learn about light-field candidates like camera arrays, plenoptic cameras, active cameras with depth sensor, and the newly developed focal-stack camera.
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Your Guide to 4,000 Solutions

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White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Testing and Optimizing Low-Power Designs

Power consumption is a key performance parameter for almost every electronic device. Conserving energy is good for the environment and has a large impact on operational costs, customer experience, and...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Ultra-Thin and Highly Sensitive Strain Sensors

A research team from National University of Singapore (NUS) has taken a first step towards improving the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms by developing a new range of...

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NBK's Anti-Vibration Couplings Help Bring Out Your Servo Systems Performance

How can replacing your current shaft couplings to improve your industrial productivity?

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A stretchable system can harvest energy from human breathing and motion.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
Adding polymers and fireproofing to a battery’s current collectors makes it lighter, safer, and about 20% more efficient.
This technology charges lithium batteries faster and reduces the risk of device explosions.
Briefs: Materials
Flexible, Thin-Film Battery

Computers or smartphones with folding screens, smart clothing, and wearable sensors all require an energy source, which is usually a lithium-ion battery. These are typically heavy and rigid, making them...

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New Products: February 2021 Battery Technology
Board-to-board connectors, supercapacitors, li-ion batteries, and more.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Modeling & Simulation for Battery Development
When it comes to the research and development of batteries, modeling and simulation (M&S) provide an efficient and low-cost approach.
Battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
NASA-funded research by Clemson University scientists could lead to the creation of lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit or even a Mars rover.

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