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Latest Briefs & News

White Papers: Materials
Culturally Shifting to Smart Medical Device Manufacturing

With current world conditions adversely impacting markets and exerting unprecedented pressures on medical device manufacturers, the journey towards smart manufacturing is essential to...

On-Demand Webinars: Power
Sustainable Electrified Transportation and Mobility

Transportation is the world’s fastest growing source of energy-related carbon emissions, accounting for 17 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2021. A new generation of electric transportation will lead to an era of clean transportation and reduce dependence on fossil fuels,...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

MBDA is one of the leading European manufacturers in the aerospace and armaments sector, specializing in the design of missiles and missile systems for the operational needs of the...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

In-space and planetary surface assembly for human exploration is a challenging domain that encompasses various technological thrusts to support human missions. NASA is developing autonomous assembly agents to...

Briefs: Software

Robotic vision has come a long way, reaching a level of sophistication with applications in complex and demanding tasks, such as autonomous driving and object...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

With a training technique commonly used to teach dogs to sit and stay, computer scientists showed a robot how to teach itself several new tricks including stacking blocks. With the...

Special Reports: Connectivity
Adas/Connected Car - June 2022

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Autonomous Vehicle Engineering magazines, see how advances in edge computing, lidar and camera technology, cabin design, and more...

Products: Software
Battery Management Solution

InnovationLab (Heidelberg, Germany) has launched BaMoS, its battery monitoring solution for automotive applications. BaMoS uses ultra-thin printed...

Articles: Transportation

After years of lukewarm reception and limited funding, it looks as if the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market is finally going full throttle. According to a recent Forbes article, Schmidt Automotive...

Articles: Software

We've made some impressive strides from both a societal and industry perspective in the face of this unrelenting pandemic. And while the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry has been hit...

Products: Test & Measurement
Dual Locking C14 IEC Connector

The SG03DC from MEGA Electronics, New Brunswick, NJ, contains side locking tabs similar to the Raritan Securelock. It will mate with any standard nonlocking C13 Outlet along...

Articles: Software

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
This schedulable, predictable, high-performance data transfer service is designed for largescale scientific computing facilities.
Briefs: Imaging
The new computer simulation method can equip engineers and doctors with better information.
Briefs: Software
The advance could accelerate engineers’ design process by eliminating the need to solve complex equations.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The system guarantees the security of virtual machines in the cloud.
On-Demand Webinars: Software
Ford CSR: Creating Family, Foundation, and Part FMEAs with AQuA Pro Software Using RFMEAs

Ford has updated its customer specific requirements. Its new CSR discusses family, foundation, and part FMEAs and requires Ford suppliers to adopt an FMEA software package by July 1, 2022. Ford is also requiring reverse FMEAs (RFMEAs) to be...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Optimization to Uncertainty Quantification Through Machine Learning

Optimization continues to play an important role in simulation. Advances in machine learning have led to the ability to build highly accurate emulators, also known as predictive models. These emulators have a key role in Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) because many...

Question of the Week: Software
Are You Taking a ‘Model-Based’ Design Approach?

A reader had the following question for an industry expert from the Germany-based simulation services provider Siemens:

Blog: Software
A reader asks about the role of simulation when automakers like Toyota have a more “model-based” design approach.
On-Demand Webinars: Software
Using ST Stellar MCU Virtual Prototypes to Deliver Next-Generation Software-Defined Vehicles

Automotive microcontrollers for next-generation software-defined vehicles need to deliver higher software capabilities. ST Stellar Integration MCUs offer safe, secure, and deterministic solutions for new vehicle architectures. The use of virtual...

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

The largest ever simulation of its kind, modeled on the Texas power grid, concluded that consumers stand to save about 15 percent on their annual electric bills by partnering with...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A new, internet-connected lighting system for greenhouses could sharply reduce a farmer’s electrical bill, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.

INSIDER: Information Technology

Renewable energy has an intermittency problem — the sun provides no power at night, while winds can stop suddenly.

Application Briefs: Internet of Things
See what integrated building systems can do to enhance the working and living environment inside a commercial building.
Briefs: Wearables
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Manned Systems
The simulations provide insight on the models needed to simulate a full-scale landing event.
Briefs: Connectivity
The technology is aimed at protecting physical targets, such as utilities and infrastructure.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Smart contactors, an industrial edge platform, tiny engines, and more.