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Carolin Frueh is among only a handful of researchers who have persisted in using a complex technique that can diagnose a problem from thousands of miles away based on how a...

Using integrated photonic chips fabricated at EPFL, scientists have demonstrated laser-based microwave generators.
NIST engineers are working to make the cellular network standard even faster.
Application Briefs: Wearables
Seeables and Hearables for Fitness Feedback
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Technology Leaders: Internet of Things
RF Innovations Give Batteries New Life
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Applications include imaging, sensing, wireless communications, and medical treatments.
The technique could be used to improve navigation for robots, drones, or pedestrians.
This device could give doctors a new therapeutic option for treating patients with conditions such as heart failure.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Products of Tomorrow: May 2020
A cryptographic ID tag, a high-reliability NASA switch, and a stretchable thermoelectric generator...
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
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).
Articles: Internet of Things
Understanding the Implications of 5G Cellular
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.
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.
This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work better in noisy environments than conventional radio receivers.
Briefs: Communications
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: Photonics/Optics
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.
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