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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 : Manufacturing & Prototyping
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 : Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
This electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
Products : Test & Measurement
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.
Products : Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: November 2019 Tech Briefs
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...

Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wireless Transceiver Quadruples Speed of 5G

A new wireless transceiver was developed that boosts radio frequencies into 100-gigahertz territory, which is quadruple the speed of the upcoming 5G, or fifth-generation, wireless communications...

How can the automotive industry protect itself and its customers against digital attacks?
Briefs : Software
Technique Locates Robots and Humans in GPS-Challenged Environments

An algorithm enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable. The Army needs to be able to localize agents operating in physically complex, unknown, and infrastructure-poor environments. This capability is critical to help find dismounted soldiers and...

See what a vehicle can do as its data communication rates get faster and faster.
INSIDER : Communications
WiFi Measures Indoor Movement

Researchers from North Carolina State University developed a way to measure speed and distance in indoor environments. WiFi-assisted Inertial Odometry (WIO) uses WiFi as a velocity sensor to accurately track...

A soft and conformable health monitor can broadcast electrocardiogram (ECG), heart rate, respiratory rate, and motion activity data as much as 15 meters to a portable recording...

Today’s cellular networks and Wi-Fi systems rely on microwave radiation to carry data but the demand for more bandwidth is quickly becoming more than microwaves can handle. That has...

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