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Stay updated on electronic and computer options for design engineers. Access articles, technical briefs, and white papers on the viable solutions and products providing new tools and innovation for aerospace, military, manufacturing and medical.

INSIDER: Communications

Researchers have utilized two-dimensional hybrid metal halides in a device that allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic...

Blog: Materials
UCLA engineers have demonstrated successful integration of a novel semiconductor material into high-power computer chips.
Briefs: Software
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Products: Semiconductors & ICs
Battery-pack test systems, data management, connector clips, and more.
Briefs: AR/AI
The device paves the way for better prosthetic control and seamless interaction with electronic devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An already ubiquitous material in outdoor photovoltaic modules could be repurposed for indoor devices with low-capacity batteries.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The wearable antenna bends, stretches, and compresses without compromising function.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technology would enable transmission of information just by touching a surface.
Special Reports: Materials
Aerospace Manufacturing - August 2021

Demanding applications in the aerospace industry require products and systems that are manufactured using the latest technologies – from design and simulation, to fabrication and final testing. To help...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
The circuitry uses race logic to solve complex problems with a minimum expenditure of energy.
Blog: Materials

While soft robots hold promise in applications ranging from search-and-rescue efforts to wearable exoskeletons, the technologies are often held back by the electronics, says William Grover,...

Products: Imaging
Temperature transmitters, robotic tool changers, epoxy adhesives, and more.
Briefs: AR/AI
The algorithm identified a new compound potentially useful for photonic devices and biologically inspired computers.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
Products: Imaging
The GVC1001 computer features dual 10-GigE ports for gigabit Ethernet camera or other sensor inputs.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Rugged Computing - March 2021

From the battlefield to the oceans to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. To help you keep pace with the latest developments, we present this...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have cracked the conundrum of how to use inks to 3D-print novel electronic devices with useful properties, such as an...

Articles: Test & Measurement
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2020 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Jacobs' scientists are helping to make contract-tracing apps, emergency-use ventilators, and even squid-bots.
5 Ws: Packaging & Sterilization
Users can take paper sheets from a notebook and turn them into a music player interface or make food packaging interactive.
Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Self-Erasing Chips Catch On?

University of Michigan engineers reported that their new self-erasing chips could help stop counterfeit electronics or provide alerts if sensitive shipments are tampered with. The chips use a new material that temporarily stores energy, changing the color of the light it emits. The self-erase period takes seven...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Briefs: Software
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Neuromorphic computing uses memristors that could function and operate like real brain synapses.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

For a long time, something important has been regularly neglected in electronics. If you want to make electronic components smaller and smaller, you also need the right insulator materials. This...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

MIT startup Realtime Robotics invented a solution that gives robots the ability to quickly adjust their path to avoid objects as they move to a target. The Realtime controller can be connected to...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

For planned robotic and crewed missions to the Moon and Mars, NASA is developing and testing precise landing and hazard-avoidance technologies. A combination of laser sensors, a camera, a high-speed...

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