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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: Electronics & Computers
These stickers wirelessly beam health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Sensing technology will help to transform manufacturing floors into the connected factories of the future.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A technology uses a combination of WiFi signals and accelerometer technology to track devices in near-real-time.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The reader uses a frequency multiplexer to boost its ability to accurately locate a greater number of RFID tags.
Facility Focus: Aerospace
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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: Electronics & Computers
Make the best selection for your hospital, clinic, or life science organization.
Articles: Imaging
Through Livox, non-verbal people can speak, learn how to read and write, and understand abstract concepts.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Measuring milk components has become very crucial for the dairy industry.
Briefs: Materials

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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
LIDAR Systems, Smart Cameras, Optical Communications, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
OnLogic has introduced the Karbon 700 high-performance rugged computer.
Blog: Communications
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Copper cables send data around today's vehicles. "Why not fiber optics?" asks a reader.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

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...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
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...

Briefs: Data Acquisition

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...

Technology Leaders: Internet of Things
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...

Facility Focus: Defense
NASA Armstrong flight-tests some of the nation’s most unique aircraft and aeronautical systems.
Blog: Automotive
See what a vehicle can do as its data communication rates get faster and faster.
INSIDER: Communications

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...

Briefs: Imaging
Multi- and Wide-Band Single-Feed Patch Antenna

A novel patch antenna technology was developed that provides significant benefits to NASA satellite communication applications, offering a unique wide-band/multi-band operating capability. For other non-space applications, the antenna design also offers broadband capability with high gain for...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Antenna Near-Field Probe Station Scanner

Antenna characterization techniques are often expensive and time-consuming. NASA’s Glenn Research Center developed a highly versatile and automated system to perform characterization of single or multiple small circuit antennas, printed on-wafer or on other substrates, by measuring the antenna’s...

Briefs: Communications
Self-Configurable Radio Receiver System and Method

A self-configurable radio receiver system was developed for relaying communication signals from multiple deep space assets. Most conventional radio receivers are hardwired to receive a specific type of signal and are incapable of receiving other types of signals without preconfiguration...

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