Electronics & Software


Browse a wide range of solutions for challenges facing design engineers working with communication platforms that include applications in laser, acoustics, optical, tactile, and wireless communications. Find the latest technical briefs, articles, white papers, and webinars.

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work better in noisy environments than conventional radio receivers.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
In some cases, radio frequency signals may be more useful for caregivers than cameras or other methods to collect health and behavioral data.
Briefs: Software
Software portal solutions can connect legacy control systems and field devices to the cloud.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Machine and system designers now have greater options in choosing a motor to meet motion control requirements.
Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Here are five technologies that aim to add intelligence to the most surprising household objects.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
AM is an especially good fit for products that require a high level of customization.
Briefs: IoMT
This electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
Products: Connectivity
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Loosely connected disc-shaped “particles” can push and pull one another, moving together to transport objects.
Briefs: Communications
These stickers wirelessly beam health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
Articles: Internet of Things
Sensing technology will help to transform manufacturing floors into the connected factories of the future.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A technology uses a combination of WiFi signals and accelerometer technology to track devices in near-real-time.
Briefs: Aerospace
The reader uses a frequency multiplexer to boost its ability to accurately locate a greater number of RFID tags.
Facility Focus: Electronics & Computers
Glenn's research facilities have contributed to decades of technology advances.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
RFID-based devices work in indoor and outdoor lighting conditions and could transmit data for years before they need to be replaced.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Top prizes in the 2019 contest were awarded on November 8 in New York City.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

A novel approach was developed to improve communications range and allow for covert behavior using a team of robots for future multi-domain operations. Specifically, researchers...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Make the best selection for your hospital, clinic, or life science organization.
Articles: Communications
Through Livox, non-verbal people can speak, learn how to read and write, and understand abstract concepts.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Measuring milk components has become very crucial for the dairy industry.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Engineers at the University of Illinois have found a way to redirect misfit light waves to reduce energy loss during optical data transmission. In a study,...

Products: Test & Measurement
LIDAR Systems, Smart Cameras, Optical Communications, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
OnLogic has introduced the Karbon 700 high-performance rugged computer.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A minimal, map-less approach to drone navigation takes after the bee.
News: RF & Microwave Electronics
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.
Blog: Data Acquisition
Copper cables send data around today's vehicles. "Why not fiber optics?" asks a reader.
INSIDER: Communications

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

Special Reports: Communications
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...

Briefs: Transportation
Software Applications for the Control and Management of the Amine Swingbed Experiment

The Swingbed software applications provide for the control, command, fault detection, fault recovery, and telemetry monitoring aspects of the Amine Swingbed experiment. These software components are the Swingbed Loader Computer Software Configuration Item...