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Explore expert resources, technical briefs, and trending applications for the challenges facing design engineers in display, monitoring, and HMI technologies.

Thanks to its flexibility and adhesion, the biodegradable display can be worn directly on the hand.
This compact beam steering technology has applications in autonomous navigation, AR, and neuroscience.
The micro-display could enable smartphones and televisions with resolutions of more than 10,000 pixels per inch.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Low-Cost Strengthened Glass Substrates
These glass substrates can be used for displays on smartphones and tablets and for other durable, impact-resistant applications.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: April 2021 Tech Briefs
The GVC1001 computer features dual 10-GigE ports for gigabit Ethernet camera or other sensor inputs.
Learn about a variety of holographic 3D immersive displays.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Photonics West 2021 Preview
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
The material could enable cheaper and more environmentally friendly displays and large-area lighting.
Once confined to the role of machine visualization, modern unified HMI software now delivers better user interfaces, containerization, and remote device management.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Optics & Photonics Innovations - January 2021

An ultrafast camera that takes up to one trillion pictures per second...using light alone to levitate objects and propel spacecraft...the groundbreaking optics enabling the world's most powerful...

Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Digital technologies are enabling an "Industry Renaissance" of virtual experiences.
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2020 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Invisible displays on walls and windows would be bright when turned on but invisible when turned off.
Users can take paper sheets from a notebook and turn them into a music player interface or make food packaging interactive.
This technology enables robots, electronic devices, and prosthetic devices to feel pain through sense of touch.
When deployed on edge devices, modern HMI and SCADA software can go beyond basic visualization to deliver advanced data acquisition and analytics.
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
See how tantalum disulfide is supporting new kinds of optics, and potentially new kinds of application for VR and self-driving cars.
The material was designed specifically for biomedical or wearable technologies, since sweat and volatile organic compounds evaporate away from the skin.
A new roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
Smart adaptive clothing can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Briefs: Imaging
Optically Reconfigurable Charge-Transfer Liquid Crystals
These re-writeable materials have applications in data storage and encryption, energy transducers, and optical display technologies.
With the recent boom in touch-based, polymer display substrates must be fingerprint-resistant.
Products: Test & Measurement
Product of the Month: May 2020 Tech Briefs
The ADISRA SmartView 4.0 HMI allows builders to see what's going on in their machines.
This work could accelerate the development of flexible electronics.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Product of the Month: April 2020 Tech Briefs
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.

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