Electronics & Software



Find the latest advancements in the software used in simulation software, CAD, CAM, CAE, and mathematical and scientific software. Access technical and application briefs from NASA and other major research labs.

Briefs: Software
This method provides a fast way to assess rocket engine performance in a variety of operating conditions.
Briefs: Software
Application Briefs: Aerospace
NASA needed help accurately measuring Earth-reflected sunlight.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
An automated system cuts the energy required for training and running neural networks.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Tech Briefs spoke with NASA’s Keith Comeaux, Deputy Project Chief Engineer, to learn more about the helicopter heading to Mars.
Products: Imaging
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
In places of limited accessibility and harsh conditions, replacing failed transmissions is a challenging and tremendously costly task.
Blog: AR/AI
New software sets the stage for A.I.-enabled robotic prostheses that predict user terrain and initiate mechanical changes accordingly.
INSIDER: Imaging

Stanford University researchers created an inverse design codebase called SPINS that can help researchers explore different design methodologies to...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This program generates a mesh that conforms to a complex model without clipping.
Briefs: Software
Computational Model Predicts Human Behavior
This analytic model shows how groups of people influence individual behavior.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include distributed computer systems, computer security, and commercial satellite systems.
Briefs: Software
Landers to small bodies such as comets and asteroids can use this program to estimate the terrain richness of the previously unmapped small body.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Protocol Improves Storage Efficiency and Output Speed of Computer Systems
This approach enables computer systems to retrieve data much faster.
Briefs: Energy
The method slashes battery testing times — a key barrier to longer-lasting, faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Aerospace
This framework determines regional landslide probability in near real time.
Facility Focus: Electronics & Computers
This NASA center hosts the world’s greatest collection of wind tunnels and flight simulation facilities
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This fast, flexible tool allows researchers to quickly compare and prioritize strategies for converting biomass to fuels and products.
Products: AR/AI
The ADISRA SmartView 4.0 HMI allows builders to see what's going on in their machines.
Blog: Software
To speed up the design process, researchers from the University of Texas are finding more efficient ways to predict, or "learn," a rocket's behavior.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Apps could take up less space on a smartphone and apps could download instantly.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology could help control driverless cars and automated warehouses.
Briefs: AR/AI
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Hardware and software tweak microwave patterns to discover the most efficient way to identify objects.
Briefs: Software
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
Products: Automotive
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.
Blog: Data Acquisition
The votes are in. Our readers selected top products in data acquisition, software, and ultrasonic sensing.
Products: Lighting

Goodfellow (Coraopolis, PA) recently announced a new range of perovskites, a group of materials that demonstrate great potential for optoelectronic applications....

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles