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On-Demand Webinars: Software

Today’s CAE engineers are faced with the increasing complexity of processes and delivering results in shorter time. Within the engineering...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
A new area of artificial intelligence called analog deep learning promises faster computation with a fraction of the energy usage.
Briefs: Software
NASA’s System-Wide Safety (SWS) project is developing innovative data solutions to assure safe, rapid, and repeatable access to a transformed National Airspace System.
Blog: Aerospace
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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science and the University of California, Berkeley, have designed a robotic system that enables a low-cost and relatively small legged...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Hummingbirds occupy a unique place in nature: They fly like insects but have the musculoskeletal system of birds. According to Bo Cheng, Associate Professor in...

On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace

Being able to predict and optimize designs and processes for spacecraft and satellites is critical. New advances in single-physics and fully coupled multiphysics modeling...

On-Demand Webinars: Software

OEMs today need to navigate multiple regulatory, commercial, technical, and environmental challenges while developing their thermal systems. These challenges are...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
MMS was developed as an add-on to NASA Ames-patented Inductive Monitoring System (IMS), which estimates deviation from normal system operations.
Briefs: Aerospace
Statistical Audibility Prediction Algorithm
Predicting the extent that one sound is heard over another is difficult, yet could help engineers to better design for sound management.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Companies in many industries are completely revamping the way in which their manufacturing arms are designing, building, producing, and servicing their goods.
Briefs: Design
The new method could slash the energy cost of AI.
Briefs: Imaging
Researchers at University of Central Florida have developed an artificial intelligence device that mimics the retina of the eye.
On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace

Establishing how well a numerical simulation represents reality is critical for making simulation results more trustworthy for decision makers. This 60-minute Webinar will focus...

Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Automotive Test & Simulation - November 2022

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering magazine, learn about the latest simulation and test technologies for ADAS, EV batteries, NVH, vehicle cybersecurity, and...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Automotive engineers utilize Adams software to build their virtual vehicle prototypes and Adams Real Time Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) capabilities to bridge the gap with physical tests.
Quiz: Software
Artificial intelligence (AI) adoption is gradually increasing across industries. How much do you know about AI in manufacturing? Take this quiz to find out.
On-Demand Webinars: Software

The development of complex, multi-domain systems requires coordination across a technically diverse group of contributors. If these systems are expensive to build, test,...

White Papers: Software
How LASP is Ensuring the Reliability of Scientific Space Exploration With Ada

When the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) developed its OASIS-CC command and control system, Ada was selected as the initial implementation...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

Growing electronic/electrical (E/E) architecture complexity and software content in modern vehicles has propelled the use of virtualization-based testing to develop and...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The models allow users to optimize X-ray radiography setups, for the detection of crack and crack-like flaws, to penetrate various materials to show internal structures of parts.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The new products for October 2022.
Briefs: Software
Simulations teach a neural network how to adjust printing parameters to minimize error, and then apply that controller to a real 3D printer. The system printed objects more accurately than all the other 3D-printing controllers they compared it to.
Briefs: Software
The team compared its AI approach, known as virtual native enhancement, with contrast-enhanced CMR scans now used to monitor hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the most common genetic heart condition.
Briefs: Wearables
Novel Algorithm on Wearable Devices May Prompt Early Care
Researchers developed a novel software algorithm to analyze pulse rate signals and infer the presence of atrial fibrillation on one brand of wearables.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) continues to enable exciting scientific advances that help us better understand the universe.
On-Demand Webinars: Software

From small task robots to large industrial manipulators, an efficient solution to the inverse kinematics problem is a necessary part of the actuation...

On-Demand Webinars: Software

With the recent advances in electrification and new technology developments in propulsion methodology, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test benches—historically...

NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
NASA technology is enabling airline flight managers to improve managing traffic on the ground and scheduling departures.