Here are innovative solutions for your biggest challenges in Electronics and Software - Power Supplies and Management, Board-Level Electronics, Components and Batteries. You’ll find applications essential to military, aviation, medical and automotive design engineering.

You can design the best product in the world but what if the parts, assemblies, and sub-components for your idea aren’t there?

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Using the Virtual Prototype of the S32G Safe and Secure Vehicle Network Processor in Production

The challenge with highly complex automotive devices is to bring up the software as soon as the silicon becomes available, which applies to the entire automotive ecosystem, including internal teams, software partners, and external customers....

The Human Embodied Autonomous Thermostat, or “HEAT," uses cameras to identify facial temperature, and adjust the room's air accordingly.
On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
The Keys to Choosing Passive Components for DC/DC Converters

The work designing in a DC/DC regulator to power electronic systems doesn’t stop with your choice of switcher. All the careful work done to select the perfect device can be undone by poor passive component choices. This 60-minute Webinar looks at the choices, tradeoffs, and...

White Papers: Connectivity
Accelerating the World’s Electric Vehicles, One Connection at a Time

Electrification of the powertrain and accessory applications for trucks, buses, construction, agricultural & recreational vehicles is taking the commercial...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will We Ever See Humidity Panels Alongside Solar Panels?

Our lead INSIDER story featured an experiment from Tel Aviv University that supports the idea of water vapor as an alternative energy source.

What do you think? Will We Ever See Humidity Panels Alongside Solar Panels?

Share your questions and comments.

Although perovskites are a promising alternative to silicon for solar cells, new manufacturing processes are needed to make them practical for commercial production. To help...

Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have demonstrated how to overcome a persistent challenge to potassium metal batteries — dendrites. Their new battery...

Solid state batteries are of great interest to the electric vehicle industry. New technology developed by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden and Xi'an...

A new metal-air scavenger works like a battery, in that it provides power by repeatedly breaking and forming a series of chemical bonds. But it also works like a harvester,...

White Papers: Defense
Why Do Bolts Loosen

Nord-Lock’s eBook "Why Do Bolts Loosen" explores the topic of why bolted joints lose preload and how to prevent it from happening.

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Faster Deployments for the Electronic Battlefield

This solutions brief describes Abaco’s partnership with AMERGINT Technologies to deliver an integrated hardware/software combination that uses modular software to enable more rapid...

"Who knows? Maybe one day we will have roofs covered with humidity panels together with solar panels," TAU professor Colin Price told Tech Briefs.
Question of the Week: Energy
Will On-Demand Octane Improve Fuel Economy?

A video on Tech Briefs TV this month demonstrated a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory technology that enables on-demand octane by portioning ethanol from gasoline. PNNL researchers believe their invention could increase fuel economy and lower greenhouse gas emissions. Do you agree? Watch the video...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
All the Tools Needed to Study and Optimize Virtually Any Power Project in a Single Instrument

The design of any power conversion system requires the measurement of a large range of electrical parameters that could be made using a lab bench...

NIST engineers are working to make the cellular network standard even faster.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Biodegradable and Bio-Interfacing Flexible IoT Sensors

Bio-interfacing and biodegradable flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) devices can help tackle some of the world’s great challenges including environmental degradation and food...

Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
RF Innovations Give Batteries New Life
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Rensselaer Engineering focuses on solving the “grand challenges” facing humanity.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
MEMS — Smart Sensors for the IoT
Tim Brosnihan, Executive Director of SEMI’s MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG), talks about the current state of the MEMS industry and trends for the future,
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Cut-to-Length Electrical Cable Cuts Costs
Electrical cables are used in services such as power delivery, automation signaling, and communications.
Mini-magnets could enable cloud computing systems to process data up to 100 times faster than current technologies.
Nature-Inspired Energy Tech, Superelastic Tires, Wearable Supercapacitors, and more...
The multitasking device could advance development of an electric circuit for faster, next-generation electronics like quantum computing technologies.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Wearable Device Monitors Health
The flexible device harvests heat energy from the body to monitor health.
Products: Motion Control
New on the Market: June 2020
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Inspired by the octopus, the structure senses, computes, and responds without any centralized processing.
Products: Test & Measurement
Product of the Month: June 2020 Tech Briefs
The K6PM provides continuous, remote thermal monitoring of critical components such as high-voltage control panels, transformers, and hydraulic equipment.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Selecting Pressure Sensors for Autoclaves
Find the right pressure sensors for your sterilization applications.

Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace

Understanding O-ring Complexity in the Aerospace Industry

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control

The Path to High-Level Autonomy for Commercial Vehicles

Upcoming Webinars: Medical

COVID-19: The New Design Paradigm and Emerging Technologies

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control

Why Multiple Sensing Modalities Are Required to Achieve Level 3...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace

Aviation Electrification: Choosing Your Motor Topology and...

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control

Collaborative Robotics: Sharing the Workspace

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