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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Smartphone-Based Diabetes Detector

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Quantum-Limit-Approaching Chemical Sensing Chip
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Products of Tomorrow: March 2021
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Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The Sensing Systems That Make ADAS Work

Uncooled Thermal Lens

British threat detection specialist Silent Sentinel (Hertfordshire, UK) has expanded its Aeron Ranger suite of cameras to include a brand-new 25-150mm Long...

A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Technology Leaders: Communications
Testing 800G Direct Modulated Optical Signaling
Test technologies are available as technologies evolve to 800Gbps and 1.6Tbps for next-generation data center architectures.
This technology provides drones sufficient time and distance to react, avoid wires, and navigate follow-on maneuvers.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
I/O Module Enables Remote Data Capture
See how makers of an automated truck wash system added a monitoring option for customers.
Rutgers researcher Xiaoran Fan developed a "HeadFi" method that uses ordinary headphones as sensors.
Products: Data Acquisition
Product of the Month: May 2021 Tech Briefs
A smart temperature transmitter delivers measurements via Bluetooth.
Notable graduates of the school include Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos, Google executive Eric Schmidt, Internet pioneer Bob Kahn, former Chrysler head Lee Iacocca, and six NASA astronauts.
5 Ws: Robotics, Automation & Control
5 Ws of Robot Healthcare Helpers
A research team programmed two robots — a humanoid figure and a robotic arm — to measure human physiological signals.
Products: Software
New on the Market: May 2021
Cable ties, milling software, snap-action switches, and more.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New Products: May 2021 Photonics & Imaging Technology
Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Making Laser Processes More Sustainable
Thanks to new innovations in measurement technologies, manufacturers and users now have a wide range of options for proactively measuring the laser beam.
Articles: Materials
Products of Tomorrow: May 2021
Conductive cellulose, composites testing, and a light-emitting tattoo.
Battery analyzers, uninterruptible power supplies, adhesives, and more.
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
Wearable gas sensors being developed at the Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH) display an instantaneous visual holographic alarm.
On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Secrets to Efficiently Sustaining Your Automated Test System

When designing a test system, it is important to plan for problems. The reason is simple. If a test system goes down, your product line loses revenue. This 60-minute Webinar discusses how a well-designed test system – and strategy – can get a system up quickly when a...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Designing for EMI Testing

Today, R&D engineers face challenging time-to-market goals. Extending the product development schedule and delaying the product launch can prove to be extremely costly in terms of opportunity cost and lost...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Fiber Optic Temperature Sensing in Harsh Environments Using Phosphor Thermometry

Fiber optic temperature sensors are entirely controlled by light and do not include any electrical components, making them critical for use in harsh...

“Tango delta. Touchdown confirmed. Perseverance safely on the surface of Mars, ready to begin seeking the signs of past life.” For more than six years, the...

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have a huge potential for providing devices with much smaller size and extended functionalities with respect to what can be achieved with...

In collaboration with groups from China and the United States, a research team from TU Wien set out to find the optimal heat conductor. They finally found what they were...

Two-dimensional materials can be used to create smaller, high-performance transistors than the ones traditionally made of silicon, according to Professor Saptarshi Das of...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Thunderbolt 3: A Path forward for Avionics Data Bus Interfaces and Abaco’s ARINC 615-3 Data Loader

Engineers using avionics data bus interfaces and data loaders are facing a growing problem: the demise of the PCMCIA and ExpressCard...

The A.I. system learns from thousands of real-traffic situations, when a self-driving car stopped unexpectedly.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-Power, Portable Terahertz Laser
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Building Big Data from Little Data
Edge computing, focused applications, and open connectivity let designers start with little data on their digital transformation journey.
NASA's graphene composites, textile pressure sensors, and a better kind of glass.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Robotic Construction System
Emerging robotics technology may lead to better buildings in less time.

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Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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