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New technologies in power supplies and management, board-level electronics, electronics and computers, and battery systems provide wide-ranging applications essential to military, aviation, medical, and automotive.

Articles: Electronics & Computers

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Briefs: Wearables
Implantable chips visible only in a microscope point the way to developing chips that can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditions.
Products: Test & Measurement
Laser-distance sensors, light monitoring, flow meters, and more.
Briefs: Energy
Monitoring urine sugar levels is important during early stages of diabetes, and diaper sensors represent an attractive solution.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Drive and control platforms provide the vital protection of people and machines in automated manufacturing efforts.
Application Briefs: Transportation
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Motion controllers, electric cylinders, cobot brakes, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn seven key design considerations for implementing electrohydraulic valves.
Products: Test & Measurement
DATAQ® Instruments announced the Model DI-4730 high-voltage isolated data acquisition system.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The camera was designed for use in space and other extreme environments.
Articles: Power
Metamaterial printing, high-efficiency solar cells, and a noise-reduction material.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The compact instrument measures thermal conductivity of materials at below ambient temperatures.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Blog: Energy
A NASA expert explains why the Artemis mission will rely on a fascinating orbit known as the "Gateway."
Question of the Week: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Will Laser Cooking Catch On?

Our lead story today looked at a cutting-edge way to prepare food: Laser cooking.

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
With the help of additive-manufacturing techniques and software-controlled lasers, Blutinger and his colleagues are digitizing the cooking process.
Question of the Week: Energy
Will Our Buildings Store Energy Like Giant Batteries?

Our September issue of Battery Technology highlighted rechargeable cement-based batteries that can be utilized as functional concrete. The achievement from Chalmers University of Technology, according to the battery’s developers, lays the groundwork for entire buildings that could someday...

Articles: Aerospace
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
An industry expert explains why automotive manufacturers are turning to a "floating" board-to-board connection.
Question of the Week: Internet of Things
Will Stretchable Smartphones Catch On?

Our “5 Ws” feature this month highlighted skin-like electronic circuits being developed at Virginia Tech.

White Papers: RF & Microwave Electronics
Meeting the Connectivity Requirements of 5G mmWave Signals

Users demand more data. While growing in the 5G space is essential to maintaining competitive edge, it is also important to understand the limitations and risks of this...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Molten sodium batteries have been used for many years to store energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines. However, commercially available molten sodium-sulfur...

INSIDER: Energy

The demand for clean energy has never been higher, and it has created a global race to develop new technologies as alternatives to fossil fuels. Fuel cells are among the promising green energy...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

While researchers around the globe are working on free-position wireless charging — which would unchain devices from set charging points — the most common...

INSIDER: Energy

If we are to transition to a world powered by renewable energy, efficient long-distance transport of electricity is essential, since the supply — renewable...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will ‘Charging Rooms’ Catch On?

Our Question of the Week focuses on today’s lead story – the creation of an aluminum test area that wirelessly powered lamps, fans, and cell phones.

Blog: Energy
Prof. Alanson Sample and his team want to turn entire buildings into wireless charging zones. Learn how their system delivers electricity over the air.

Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

The Art of EV Propulsion System Design

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Solutions for Automotive Interior Colors

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Latest Enhancements for ADAS Sensor Testing and Simulation

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Adhesives and the Future of Battery Designs

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography to Inspect...

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Digital Solutions to Design Vehicles for Noise and Vibration

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