Electronics & Software

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: Energy
The technology harvests electrical energy from waste heat sources.
Blog: Aerospace
A reader asks a Space Force expert about new markets, including data transport, traffic management, and advanced power.
INSIDER: Imaging

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

Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
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: Software
This software could also be used for indoor navigation assistance for the visually impaired.
Special Reports: Imaging
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: Photonics/Optics

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: Data Acquisition

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.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The electrochemical sensor can detect the presence of the virus in less than five minutes.
Briefs: Communications
This system enables battery-free ocean exploration with applications ranging from marine conservation to aquaculture.
Briefs: Communications
Edge computing, focused applications, and open connectivity let designers start with little data on their digital transformation journey.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This transceiver for wireless communications at the 300-GHz band enables beyond-5G applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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: Motion Control
Rain detectors, beacons, flow meters, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Communications
Is "SPE" the future of industrial automation and automotive? It certainly has the potential, says Mike Anderson.
Briefs: Wearables
The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics can be laser-printed and made in minutes.
NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
Pilots and air traffic controllers no longer will rely solely on voice communications.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Light-emitting diodes — LEDs — are important in many more applications than just illumination. These light sources are useful in microelectronics too. Smartphones, for example,...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Test & Measurement - February 2021

Sensors to search for ancient life on Mars...nano-thermometers that could revolutionize temperature measurement...a major advance in semiconductor testing. These are just a few of the technologies you'll...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Tech Briefs asks industry experts about cybersecurity, the cloud, wireless devices, and securing a remote workforce.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about the kinds of wireless meters that can provide precise test data.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include terahertz medical imaging and communications.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Researchers from the University of Bristol’s Quantum Engineering Technology Labs (QET Labs) and Université Côte d‘Azur have made a new miniaturized...

Special Reports: Communications
Optics & Photonics Innovations - January 2021

An ultrafast camera that takes up to one trillion pictures per second...using light alone to levitate objects and propel spacecraft...the groundbreaking optics enabling the world's most powerful...

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