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Articles: Transportation
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
Articles: Software
An R&D project indirectly leads to potentially greater power density, EV range, and battery life.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new algorithm finds robots the best path across uneven terrain — and the best placement for a robot’s arms and feet.
Question of the Week: Software
Does A.I. Need to Be Able to ‘Imagine?’

An INSIDER story this month highlighted efforts from USC researchers to train artificial intelligence to imagine the unseen. The artificial-intelligence system uses the attributes that it "knows" to then think up a never-before-seen object.

Question of the Week: Software
Could Digital Twins Be Used on ‘Any System?’

An INSIDER story this month highlighted efforts to use sensors to improve the virtual design model known as a digital twin.

Blog: Software
A team of researchers at USC is helping artificial intelligence imagine the unseen.
White Papers: Software
A Closer Look at TVS Diodes for ESD Protection

Transient voltage suppression (TVS) diodes help protect electronic circuits from surge voltages associated with an electrostatic discharge (ESD) event and are commonly placed alongside I/O...

Products: Software
Epoxies, reverse-engineering software, temperature loggers, and more.
Blog: Software
A self-driving algorithm guides an autonomous vehicle through a traffic scenario that many of us know well: navigating traffic on a crowded, narrow street.
Blog: Software
A reader asks our expert how to contain a "thermal runaway" explosion in a lithium-ion battery.
Blog: Software
"We could imagine a digital twin of just about any system," says Karen Willcox, director of the Oden Institute.
INSIDER: Software

Sometimes photos cannot truly capture a scene. How much more epic would that vacation photo of Niagara Falls be if the water were moving?

Special Reports: Energy
Vehicle Electrification - July 2021

GM electrifies the new Corvette...a French nanomaterials company aims for a 5-minute EV recharge...Triumph unveils a radical new electric sportbike design. These are just a few of the innovations you'll...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects for picking and sorting or tool use.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The open-architecture flight software package provides solutions for onboard orbit determination.
Articles: Software
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
A production-based X-ray solution performs product quality evaluation directly on the manufacturing line.
White Papers: Automotive
How Data Analytics is Paving the Way to Zero Blindspots for the Automotive Industry

This is where NI’s end-to-end lifecycle analytics solution can accelerate the digital transformation in the automotive industry.

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Prediction Model for Flashover, or P-Flash, estimates where flashover explosions could occur.
White Papers: Imaging
Learn to Design Advanced Industrial Imaging Solutions

Download our FREE comprehensive tutorials on designing industrial imaging solutions with leading-edge technology from Avnet, Xilinx and ON Semiconductor. The application notes cover...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The algorithm identified a new compound potentially useful for photonic devices and biologically inspired computers.
Briefs: Software
The software could help reduce cost and waste for companies using additive manufacturing to mass-produce parts in factories.
Products: Software
Vision systems, signal generators, AC-DC converters, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The software automatically checks mission operations logs.
Articles: Software
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This software could also be used for indoor navigation assistance for the visually impaired.
White Papers: Imaging
The Right Machine Vision System Software: Buy vs. Build

Hardware is the common first step in developing a vision system. However, without the proper software support, challenges will quickly mount. Any organization with a need for a...

Blog: Transportation
A reader asks: "What are the main challenges in simulating powertrain systems? What do we struggle to model now?"

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