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A new manufacturing process could produce flexible electronics for things like virtual reality-enabled contact lenses, solar-powered skins that mold to the contours of your car, and...

Wearable tech and electronic cloth may be the way of the future, but to get there the wiring needs to be strong, flexible, and efficient.

Microelectronics like semiconductor devices are at the heart of the technologies we use each day. As we move into an era where we are stretching the limits of Moore’s Law, it is...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Ultra-Low Power Chip for IoT Wi-Fi

More portable, fully wireless smart home setups; lower power wearables; batteryless smart devices, could all be made possible with this new ultra-low power Wi-Fi radio. It is housed in a chip smaller...

Apps could take up less space on a smartphone and apps could download instantly.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
PLCs Directly Access Internet Information
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
The coating could make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting for the next generation of electric vehicles.
Fuse devices enable circuit safety in high-power applications, such as motion control and alternative energy generation, in addition to electric vehicles.
This technology cancels out the vibrations of a satellite by vibrating the solar panels in the opposite direction.
Applications include powering portable electronic devices and sensors, and harvesting waste mechanical energy for aircraft, automobile, and other transportation equipment.
Products: Lighting
New on the Market: April 2020
Vision-based 3D printing, network analyzers, particulate sensors, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
RFID-Based System Enables Internet of Things
The technology could help in elder care with sensors throughout a home.
These materials can be used in soft robotics, self-healing electronics, and medical devices.
This work could accelerate the development of flexible electronics.
Applications include homeland security, vehicle anti-collision systems, telecommunications systems, and industrial instrumentation.
This method could lead to the transmission of data at the rate of 100 gigabits per second.
A new method provides a more efficient, safer, and cost-effective way to produce cadmium telluride material for solar cells or other applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Ultra-Low-Power WiFi Radio Enables IoT Devices
Housed in a chip, it lets IoT devices communicate with existing WiFi networks.
These carbon-based fillers can be used in thermally conductive clothing such as liquid-cooled garments.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Algorithm Helps Swarming Robots Avoid Collisions
This technology could help control driverless cars and automated warehouses.
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.
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.
Q&A: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Q&A: Simple Solar-Powered Desalination
Lenan Zhang and his team at MIT developed a small, economical, highly efficient device to provide fresh drinking water using only the Sun for its energy input.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Products of Tomorrow: April 2020
A wildfire-preventing gel; NASA's 3D tissue models, and more.
A wearable energy harvesting device could generate energy from the swing of an arm while walking or jogging.
Here's what you'll need to know when you’re choosing an encoder for a motion control system.
Briefs: Communications
Laser Radio Transmitter
This device transmits data via a semiconductor laser, opening the door to ultra-high-speed WiFi.

Even though ultrasound has been studied by scientists for many years, its capabilities in practical applications are yet to be fully harnessed.

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