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

Articles: Data Acquisition
When deployed on edge devices, modern HMI and SCADA software can go beyond basic visualization to deliver advanced data acquisition and analytics.
Briefs: Software
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Products: Imaging
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
Briefs: Materials
See how tantalum disulfide is supporting new kinds of optics, and potentially new kinds of application for VR and self-driving cars.
Briefs: Materials
The material was designed specifically for biomedical or wearable technologies, since sweat and volatile organic compounds evaporate away from the skin.
Briefs: Materials
A new roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Smart adaptive clothing can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
Briefs: Imaging
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.
Application Briefs: Materials
With the recent boom in touch-based, polymer display substrates must be fingerprint-resistant.
Products: AR/AI
The ADISRA SmartView 4.0 HMI allows builders to see what's going on in their machines.
Briefs: Materials
This work could accelerate the development of flexible electronics.
Products: Test & Measurement
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Vision-based convolutional neural network system detects phone usage, eating, and drinking.
Briefs: Materials
The films could be used in impact-resistant glazing, windscreens, and displays.
5 Ws: Software
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.
Articles: Wearables
Heartbeat-based biometrics, sonic-boom displays, and an artificial leaf.
Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Will the Ability to Manipulate Virtual Objects in Real-World Scenes Help Your Design and Manufacturing Efforts?

A Tech Briefs TV video this week demonstrated a Brown University system called Portal-ble. The augmented-reality technology allows you to place virtual objects within real-world backgrounds on smartphone screens. Users can then...

Articles: Aerospace
The Foldable Drone: a Morphing Quadrotor that can Squeeze and Fly Davide Falanga, Kevin Kleber, Stefano Mintchev, Dario Floreano, and Davide...
Briefs: Imaging
Camera Enables Surgeons to More Easily Identify Cancerous Tissue

Many surgeons rely on sight and touch to find cancerous tissue during surgery. Large hospitals or cancer treatment centers may also use experimental near-infrared fluorescent agents that bind to tumors so surgeons can see them on specialized displays. These machines are costly,...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Through Livox, non-verbal people can speak, learn how to read and write, and understand abstract concepts.
Articles: Materials
Program managers and engineers in the military markets need to know about the emergence of new display technologies in the consumer sector.
INSIDER: Energy

Transparent electrodes are a critical component of solar cells and electronic displays. To collect electricity in a solar cell or inject electricity for a display, you need a conductive contact,...

Blog: Defense
"Actually it was not something we really planned!" Dr. Andrew Salmon told Tech Briefs.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Programmable automation controllers (PACs) play the primary role in IIoT systems. Also referred to as machine controllers, PACs provide a centralized architecture; they act as the...

Briefs: Lighting

NASA Langley Research Center has developed a double-sided Si(Ge)/ Sapphire/III-Nitride hybrid structure. This technology uses both sides of a sapphire wafer to build device...

Products: Test & Measurement
Circular Connectors

Binder USA, Camarillo, CA, introduced the 720 Series of miniature circular connectors with a snap-in IP67 twin distributor. The distributor — a single male connector into two...

Articles: Imaging

The emergence of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Driving (AD) systems is gradually preparing consumers for a time where they relinquish control of their vehicles. A heated source of...

Blog: Nanotechnology
A team from the University of Pittsburgh looked to the butterfly to create a glass that is self-healing, liquid-repellant, and anti-fogging.

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