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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Electric Nanoscale Device Sees Through Walls
Applications include imaging, sensing, wireless communications, and medical treatments.
The technique could be used to improve navigation for robots, drones, or pedestrians.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wirelessly Powered, Leadless Pacemaker
This device could give doctors a new therapeutic option for treating patients with conditions such as heart failure.
Articles: Wearables
Products of Tomorrow: May 2020
A cryptographic ID tag, a high-reliability NASA switch, and a stretchable thermoelectric generator...
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
RF & Microwave Electronics - April 2020

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in space and ground...

In the middle ground between microwaves and visible light lies terahertz radiation, and the promise of “Tray vision.”
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Increase battery life and reduce data loads with an analog-first processing architecture.
An interview with Mike Horton, CTO of ACEINNA, Inc. (Boston, MA).
To clear up some of the confusion about what the industry means when it says 5G, here’s a guide to what it’s all about.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Harness Wireless IoT Sensors for Integrated Building Management
Facility managers, real estate owners, as well as commercial and industrial businesses are looking to deploy IoT.
Beta Technologies is putting their Electrical Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) prototype through the wringer.
The technology could enable remote control of drug delivery, sensing, and other medical applications.
Using 3D components on a standardized 2D microchip manufacturing platform uses up to 100 times less chip space.
Question of the Week: Connectivity
Do the 5G Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

A feature article in this month’s Tech Briefs explored how the fifth-generation mobile network known as 5G will support the creation of increasingly “smart” factories – ones that allow manufacturers to further improve factory automation, human/machine interfaces, and mobility.

5G has the potential to provide connectivity for a range of different uses in manufacturing.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Atoms Can Receive Common Communications Signals
This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work better in noisy environments than conventional radio receivers.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Modern Software Links Legacy Systems
Software portal solutions can connect legacy control systems and field devices to the cloud.
Here are five technologies that aim to add intelligence to the most surprising household objects.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Wirelessly Controlled Ingestible Capsule
This electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: January 2020
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
These stickers wirelessly beam health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
A technology uses a combination of WiFi signals and accelerometer technology to track devices in near-real-time.
Make the best selection for your hospital, clinic, or life science organization.
LIDAR Systems, Smart Cameras, Optical Communications, and more.
OnLogic has introduced the Karbon 700 high-performance rugged computer.
A minimal, map-less approach to drone navigation takes after the bee.

Combining new classes of nanomembrane electrodes with flexible electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly control an...

Special Reports: Aerospace
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2019

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology, Tech Briefs and Medical Design Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new...

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