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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Machine Learning Software for 3D Printing
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Hardware and software tweak microwave patterns to discover the most efficient way to identify objects.
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Product of the Month: April 2020 Tech Briefs
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.
Tech Talks: Software
Analyzing Vibration Examples with Free Software Toolbox

Testing and development engineers need to analyze shock and vibration data through every stage of product development, manufacturing, transportation, and maintenance, but this data analysis can be complex. In this Tech Talk, an expert demonstrates the many analysis functions...

Tech Talks: Software
System Analysis of Critical Power Faults

According to ISO 26262, highly available systems must adhere to the highest Automotive Safety Integrity Level D (ASIL-D). This typically requires significant support in the hardware architecture – for example, monitoring of the power management, dedicated safety management units, etc. Based on...

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...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Readers Select 2019 Products of the Year
The votes are in. Our readers selected top products in data acquisition, software, and ultrasonic sensing.
White Papers: Software
An Introductory Guide to Cloud-Native Product Development (Free eBook)

Best-in-class companies have moved business-critical tools to cloud-native Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms, but many product development professionals have yet to...

Products: Packaging & Sterilization
New Products: March 2020 Photonics & Imaging Technology
Perovskites

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

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Challenges for Lidar Software
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: March 2020
Thermal cameras, testing software, an ion air knife, and more.
In the middle ground between microwaves and visible light lies terahertz radiation, and the promise of “Tray vision.”
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: February 2020
Low-viscosity plastic; coin cell holders; oxidation-resistant coatings; and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Smart Manufacturing Control
Today's advanced smart CNC controls allow manufacturers to optimize the manufacturing process right on the factory floor
On-Demand 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.

White Papers: FDA/Regulatory
Insider's Guide - How to Select a Quality Management System

Picking the right QMS solution is an important decision for any organization and can be the catalyst for important quality improvements to be made throughout the year.

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.
Manufacturers in almost every industry are looking to design lighter parts. Here are five lightweighting strategies.

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