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Communications

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: Data Acquisition
The technology would enable transmission of information just by touching a surface.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Demand for wireless IoT cloud-connected devices is growing rapidly, yet deploying Wi-Fi battery-based products is difficult.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The robot can walk, run, jump, and interact with the environment in synchrony with a human operator.
White Papers: Defense
Prove Satellite Performance at mmWave Frequencies

In our spectrum-constrained world, the idea of going to higher frequencies seems like a dream come true. Moving to millimeter-wave frequencies has advantages for satellite communications....

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.
Briefs: Motion Control
Servo motion control delivers powerful, fast, and precise movement onboard robots and for associated equipment.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology harvests electrical energy from waste heat sources.
Blog: Communications
A reader asks a Space Force expert about new markets, including data transport, traffic management, and advanced power.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Physicists from the University of Sussex have developed an extremely thin, large-area semiconductor surface source of terahertz, composed of just a...

Technology Leaders: Connectivity
AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.
Briefs: Medical
The device, powered by ultrasound waves, could help doctors monitor the health of transplanted organs and provide early warning of potential transplant failure.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This software could also be used for indoor navigation assistance for the visually impaired.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
ADAS/Connected Car - June 2021

Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and connected cars are paving the way for tomorrow's automated vehicles. To help you keep pace with the latest technology developments, we present this...

INSIDER: Imaging

Photonics has the potential to transform all manners of electronic devices by storing and transmitting information in the form of light, rather than electricity. Using...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Fiber optic technology is the holy grail of high-speed, long-distance telecommunications. Still, with the continuing exponential growth of internet traffic,...

Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
Test technologies are available as technologies evolve to 800Gbps and 1.6Tbps for next-generation data center architectures.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The electrochemical sensor can detect the presence of the virus in less than five minutes.
Facility Focus: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Notable graduates of the school include Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos, Google executive Eric Schmidt, Internet pioneer Bob Kahn, former Chrysler head Lee Iacocca, and six NASA astronauts.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This system enables battery-free ocean exploration with applications ranging from marine conservation to aquaculture.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Edge computing, focused applications, and open connectivity let designers start with little data on their digital transformation journey.
Briefs: Communications
This transceiver for wireless communications at the 300-GHz band enables beyond-5G applications.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Assembling tiny chips into unique programmable surfaces dramatically increases the amount of data wireless systems can transmit.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Unmanned Systems - March 2021

Drones that swarm and change shape mid-flight... autonomous combat vehicles on the battlefield...the latest in counter-UAS technology. Read about new advances in air and ground unmanned systems in this report...

Products: Communications
Rain detectors, beacons, flow meters, and more.
Articles: Communications
The ability to identify hidden patterns, predict future issues, forecast usage and costs, and derive insights from IoT sensor data will reshape the industrial process forever.
Articles: Internet of Things
Is "SPE" the future of industrial automation and automotive? It certainly has the potential, says Mike Anderson.
NASA Spinoff: Communications
Pilots and air traffic controllers no longer will rely solely on voice communications.
Briefs: Communications
The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics can be laser-printed and made in minutes.

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