Electrical/​Electronics

PCs/​Portable Computers

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Articles: Electronics & Computers
Billions of connected devices have been adopted within our personal eco-systems, rising two-fold during the pandemic. This means there are even more devices in our lives which can be attacked.
Issue Archive: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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INSIDER: AR/AI

Engineers at Caltech, ETH Zurich, and Harvard are developing artificial intelligence (AI) that will allow autonomous drones to use ocean currents to aid their navigation, rather...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Motors, suspension arms, slit couplings, and more.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A mobile robot will go to the South Pole of the Moon — with help from radiation-hardened avionics.
Products: Software
Epoxies, reverse-engineering software, temperature loggers, and more.
Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
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...

Blog: Transportation
Deciding between edge computing and cloud computing? Make sure to consider these four major factors, says our industry expert.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An ultrafast image sensor with a built-in neural network can be trained to recognize certain objects.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The method determines whether circuits are accurately executing complex operations that classical computers can’t tackle.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Photoelectric sensors, cable connectors, power monitors, and USB3 cameras.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Linking multiple copies of these devices may lay the foundation for quantum computing.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Briefs: Information Technology
Apps could take up less space on a smartphone and apps could download instantly.
Special Reports: Aerospace
Rugged Computing - February 2020

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

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The functional transistors are integrated with ferroelectric RAM.
Products: Electronics & Computers
OnLogic has introduced the Karbon 700 high-performance rugged computer.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

We recently interviewed Justin Bessette, Manager, Wireless Systems and Software Engineering at LORD Corporation, Micro-Strain® Sensing Systems, about the nuts and bolts of a wireless...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A Washington State University research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics....

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Biometric-Based User Authentication

Rapid adoption of mobile platforms such as smartphones and tablet computers has increased the range of applications and data on mobile devices. The use of these devices to communicate sensitive or confidential data requires, among other things, strong front-end user authentication procedures and/or protocols...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Laptop Computers

Eurocom, Nepean, ON, Canada offers Sky “C” Series laptop computers based on the Z370 Intel chipset and using CPU-upgrade-able, LGA1151 socket-based processors. They support up to...

5 Ws: Green Design & Manufacturing
Who

Individuals needing or wanting to examine lead content in their drinking water on-demand and in virtually any environmental setting.

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

There are few industries where the demands for material testing and quality assurance are more challenging than in the aerospace industry. Ensuring the safety of all...

Articles: Energy

Internet of Things (IoT) applications — whether for city infrastructures, factories, or wearable devices — use large arrays of sensors collecting data for transmission over the Internet to a central,...

Articles: Semiconductors & ICs

Imagine trying to use a computer that looks and acts like no computer you've ever seen. There is no keyboard or screen. Code designed for a normal computer is useless. The...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Data Acquisition System

The SLICE IP68 data acquisition system from DTS, Seal Beach, CA, measures physical signals in extreme test environments. It can embed in most test articles, and the rugged...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Technique Boosts Capacity of Computer Storage

The most dense solid-state memory ever created could soon exceed the capabilities of current computer storage devices by 1,000 times using a new technique. The same technology was used to manufacture atomic-scale circuits, allowing for quickly removing or replacing single hydrogen atoms. The...

Briefs: Imaging

Currently, concussion is measured by the symptoms someone experiences, but it is difficult to know what is happening in the brain in any one person. To address this problem, a portable brain imaging system was...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs

Liquid metal printing is integral to the flexible electronics field. Additive manufacturing enables fast fabrication of intricate designs and circuitry. The field features...

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