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The system turns faces into thermostats, providing more comfort with less energy.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Cameras Capture Asteroid Debris Retrieval
See how Space Dynamics Laboratory built the electronics for a three-camera suite onboard OSIRIS-REx.
Products: Motion Control
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Radar sensors, cameras, RF processing systems, and more.
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The device could reduce the need for painful biopsies by 50 percent.
UW doctoral student Melanie Anderson explains how to make an autonomous 'Smellicopter' to navigate toward smells.
Optical interference filters are critical to the overall performance of machine vision applications. So how do you select the right one?
The mobile system could reduce healthcare workers’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
The device can translate expressions into emojis or silent speech commands.
Mixed-signal oscilloscopes, 3D printers, DC/DC converters, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-Resolution X-Ray Camera System
The system has applications in X-ray spectroscopy, pump probes, and molecule imaging.
The NiobiCon™ underwater connector will not short out, corrode, or cause an electrical shock if touched while powered in harsh environments like saltwater.
The camera collects the spatial and spectral information required for self-driving cars, machine vision, corrosion detection, and other applications.
The system allows multiple users to interact with the same VR app on smartphones, providing opportunities for education, healthcare, and entertainment.
Digital technologies are enabling an "Industry Renaissance" of virtual experiences.
Invisible displays on walls and windows would be bright when turned on but invisible when turned off.
Rather than using supecomputers, heart function simulation can be performed at the CT scanner.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
3D X-Ray Imager for 3D Object Retrieval
Applications include characterizing additively manufactured components and baggage screening.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
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These 12 products are the nominees for the 2020 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.

Spectrophotometer for a Microscope

CRAIC Technologies (San Dimas, CA) has introduced the 508 PV™ UV-visible-NIR spectrophotometer for your microscope. The 508 Perfect...

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) working in collaboration with colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of St Andrews and the University...

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers evaluated commercial ultraviolet (UV) sources for viral disinfection to combat COVID-19 on land and at sea and established a...

Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles. This opens up numerous possibilities...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Infrared Detectors Enhance Night-Vision Cameras
The ability to enhance night vision could improve what can be seen in space, in chemical and biological disaster areas, and on the battlefield.
Future robots could be taught how to outperform humans.
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Megapixel Photon-Counting Camera Technology
See what kinds of applications are possible when you can literally see light propagating through space.
MIT engineers are envisioning robots more like home helpers.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Measuring Layer Thickness Using a Microscope
With Nikon's Layer Thickness software module, comprehensive information about a specimen is obtained more quickly than if an operator is making all the measurements by hand.

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