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On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
Electric-Vehicle Transmission Development and Simulation

With electric-vehicle introductions coming hard and fast between 2020-2023, OEMs and suppliers are anxious to build the correct vehicle for each market niche. Much of the ongoing differentiation in EV drivetrains is expected to come from traction motors and their associated...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Using Simulation to Design Robust Adhesively Bonded Structures

Engineers are increasingly relying upon adhesive bonding to improve the mechanical performance of their structures and devices. For example, the automotive industry is using adhesives to make vehicles lighter and thus more fuel efficient. In the electronics industry, novel...

Researchers from the University of Illinois are looking at all the different ways to create a non-pneumatic automotive tire.
This system places virtual objects within real-world backgrounds on cellphone screens and lets people interact with those objects by hand as if they were really there.
This program enhances images and videos for smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Briefs : Communications
CAESAR Plug-in for MagicDraw
Users can maintain the consistency of a flight system design.
In some cases, radio frequency signals may be more useful for caregivers than cameras or other methods to collect health and behavioral data.
Products : Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: February 2020
Low-viscosity plastic; coin cell holders; oxidation-resistant coatings; and more.
Briefs : Communications
Modern Software Links Legacy Systems
Software portal solutions can connect legacy control systems and field devices to the cloud.
Varjo™ Technologies announced a 2D/3D immersive "Workspace."
Articles : Software
Smart Manufacturing Control
Today's advanced smart CNC controls allow manufacturers to optimize the manufacturing process right on the factory floor
Webinars : Software
Modeling Interactions in Energy-Based Medical Devices Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

If you are interested in learning how to design, simulate, and prototype energy-based medical devices, then tune into this 60-minute Webinar featuring guest speaker Daniel Smith from Emphysys.

See how software supported the design of an advanced antenna.
Applications include modeling of tidal stress response of icy satellites as well as fatigue of terrestrial ice shelves.
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.
Articles : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Five Techniques for Lightweighting: Doing More With Less
Manufacturers in almost every industry are looking to design lighter parts. Here are five lightweighting strategies.
Briefs : Robotics, Automation & Control
Robot Performs Complex Maneuvers
An upgraded mini robot can leap over obstacles with ease.
As lithium-ion battery production doubles, more viable energy storage solutions are needed.
Products : Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: December 2019 Tech Briefs
The GNV-720 and GNV-725 humidity temperature meters from Global Specialties feature three environmental sensors.
Products : Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: December 2019
Adhesives, flame-retardant compounds, vision measurement, and more...
With the rise in electrification and design complexity, aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to look for new methodologies to mitigate compliance risk.
Briefs : Test & Measurement
Human Torso Simulator
The simulator could help in the development of new back braces.

MIT and Toyota researchers have designed a new model to help autonomous vehicles determine when it’s safe to merge into traffic at intersections with obstructed views. The model uses its own...

Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars: Photonics/Optics

High-Powered Directed Energy Laser Projects: Destroy the Target,...

Upcoming Webinars: Photonics/Optics

Optical Coating Design

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Rapid Decompression and Sealed Containers: Why Choose Magnet...

Upcoming Webinars: Motion Control

Advantages of Smart Servo Steppers vs. Smart Brushless Servos

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Large Cable, Large Problems: Considerations for Innovation

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control

Collaborative Robots: Are They as Safe as They Sound?