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Design engineers can access the latest technical briefs and trending applications for visualization software. Advances in visualization software technology enable engineers & researchers and offer a better understanding of data.

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Issue Archive: Medical
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers have developed a robot that uses radio waves, which can pass through walls, to sense occluded objects. The robot, called RF-Grasp, combines this powerful sensing with more traditional computer vision...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Inside every cellphone is a tiny mechanical heart, beating several billion times a second. These micromechanical resonators play an essential role in cellphone communication. Buffeted by...

Question of the Week: Software
Would You Use A.I-Driven Laser Cutters like SensiCut?

Laser cutters are a popular tool for today’s design engineers. Users, however, still face difficulties distinguishing among stockpiles of metals, woods, papers, and plastics.

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See top suppliers and manufacturers in over 20 categories, including high-speed cameras, sensors, and optical components.
Blog: Test & Measurement
Tech Briefs readers ask two industry experts about the effectiveness of CT scans when you want a deeper look at a battery.
INSIDER: Imaging

Sometimes photos cannot truly capture a scene. How much more epic would that vacation photo of Niagara Falls be if the water were moving?

Products: Materials
Temperature transmitters, robotic tool changers, epoxy adhesives, and more.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

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...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
Briefs: Imaging
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Video can be recreated from motion-blurred images and new cameras may someday retrieve 3D data from 2D medical images.
Briefs: Imaging
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Blog: Test & Measurement

An empty airport tells you more than you might think.

Facility Focus: Imaging
This NASA center hosts the world’s greatest collection of wind tunnels and flight simulation facilities
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This system places virtual objects within real-world backgrounds on cellphone screens and lets people interact with those objects by hand as if they were really there.
Products: AR/AI
Varjo™ Technologies announced a 2D/3D immersive "Workspace."
INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Imagine a fleet of 100 Hubble Space Telescopes, deployed in a strategic space-invader-shaped array a million miles from Earth, scanning the universe at...

NASA Spinoff: Software

Spinoff is NASA's annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and services in the fields of health...

Application Briefs: Imaging

Real-time 3D lidar is poised to be the third leg of the trifecta of sensor technologies enabling both advanced driver-assistance (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles. The other two pieces are cameras and radar. David Hall,...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A robot is being developed that tracks facial movements to perform human tasks. The robot resembles large, squiggly arms holding tiny cameras. Sitting in a rolling office chair across from one of the arms, the robot's...

NASA Spinoff: Imaging

Spinoff is NASA’s annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new app opens up robotics to a large user base.
Briefs: Test & Measurement

Researchers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center improved their Flash Thermography capabilities by incorporating transient and lock-in thermography. By...

Briefs: Automotive
Design Software Identifies a Product's Performance Tradeoffs

Designing any product — from complex car parts to wrenches — is a balancing act with conflicting performance tradeoffs. Making something lightweight, for instance, may compromise its durability.

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Optimal Computational Vision Pipeline (OCVP)

Optimal Computational Vision Pipeline (OCVP) software uses a novel algorithm that allows overlapping point clouds obtained from sensors with displaced position and orientation to be fused together in a common coordinate system with a rigorously linear solution for position and orientation parameters;...

Briefs: Imaging

The ability to fly at supersonic speed without producing unsettling sonic booms would re-open a path to faster commercial aviation. In pursuit of aerodynamics that...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

A new method of X-ray scanning will allow for the visualization of many more biological molecules, providing critical information about what is inside molecules to scientists...

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