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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: Communications
Software portal solutions can connect legacy control systems and field devices to the cloud.
Products: Software
Varjo™ Technologies announced a 2D/3D immersive "Workspace."
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Today's advanced smart CNC controls allow manufacturers to optimize the manufacturing process right on the factory floor
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
See how software supported the design of an advanced antenna.
Briefs: Imaging
Applications include modeling of tidal stress response of icy satellites as well as fatigue of terrestrial ice shelves.
5 Ws: Software
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.
Articles: Materials
Manufacturers in almost every industry are looking to design lighter parts. Here are five lightweighting strategies.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
An upgraded mini robot can leap over obstacles with ease.
Technology Leaders: Energy
As lithium-ion battery production doubles, more viable energy storage solutions are needed.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The GNV-720 and GNV-725 humidity temperature meters from Global Specialties feature three environmental sensors.
Products: Test & Measurement
Adhesives, flame-retardant compounds, vision measurement, and more...
Articles: Test & Measurement
With the rise in electrification and design complexity, aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to look for new methodologies to mitigate compliance risk.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The simulator could help in the development of new back braces.
INSIDER: Software

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...

Products: Imaging
3D-printing platforms, simulation software, transistors, and more.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Through Livox, non-verbal people can speak, learn how to read and write, and understand abstract concepts.
Products: Test & Measurement
LIDAR Systems, Smart Cameras, Optical Communications, and more.
Briefs: Imaging

Most of us know optical lenses as curved, transparent pieces of plastic or glass, designed to focus light for microscopes, spectacles, cameras, and more. For the most part, a...

Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
In recent decades, NSF-funded researchers have discovered quite a bit, including many of the fundamental particles of matter.
Blog: Software
Briefs: Software
UNIX Tools for Typesetting and Shell Programming

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has developed software tools that extend the capabilities of the Groff typesetting system for UNIX. Groff, or GNU Troff, descends from the Troff formatter originally developed at AT&T Bell Labs. It operates on text files containing a mixture of unformatted text...

Briefs: Software

A numerical modeling tool allows for a better understanding of rotating detonation engines (RDEs).

Briefs: Aerospace
System for Incorporating a Physiological Self-Regulation Challenge into Parcourse/Orienteering Type Games and Simulations

Although biofeedback is an effective treatment for various physiological problems and can be used to optimize physiological functioning in many ways, the benefits can only be attained through a number of training sessions,...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Software Applications for the Control and Management of the Amine Swingbed Experiment

The Swingbed software applications provide for the control, command, fault detection, fault recovery, and telemetry monitoring aspects of the Amine Swingbed experiment. These software components are the Swingbed Loader Computer Software Configuration Item...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Technique Locates Robots and Humans in GPS-Challenged Environments

An algorithm enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable. The Army needs to be able to localize agents operating in physically complex, unknown, and infrastructure-poor environments. This capability is critical to help find dismounted soldiers and...

Products: Electronics & Computers
See the new tech products being offered in October 2019.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center are pioneering shape-sensing technologies that seek to maximize structural integrity and efficiency. A new and...

Briefs: Software

A smartphone app was developed that allows a user to easily program any robot to perform a mundane activity such as picking up parts from one area and delivering them to another. The app, called VRa, uses...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

An automated system designs and 3D-prints complex robotic parts that are optimized according to an enormous number of specifications. The system fabricates actuators — devices that mechanically...

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