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Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: February 2018

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Fluke Corp., Everett, WA, introduced the Fluke 3560 FC Vibration Sensors and Fluke 3502 FC Gateway for...

Briefs: Propulsion
SolidSense: Gas Analyzer on a Chip

The SolidSense sensor platform measures all EPA-regulated gas emissions (nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and hydrocarbons), in addition...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Aerosol-to-Liquid Particle Extraction System (ALPES)

Agents that could be used in chemical and biological warfare tend to disperse widely in the air when released. Quickly collecting a concentrated sample of these agents is critical to detecting...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Compact Active Vibration Control System

NASA Langley Research Center has developed a point sensor and piezoelectric actuator system to actively sense and reduce vibrations...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Depth Sensors for Time-of-Flight Imaging

Time of flight is an approach that gauges distance by measuring the time it takes light projected into a scene to bounce back to a...

Briefs: Aerospace
Solid-State Humidity Sensing Element

Researchers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a solid-state humidity sensing element that offers ultra-high sensitivity across a wide range of humidity levels. The sensing element is based...

Briefs: Aerospace
Radar Scanner Tests Wind Turbine Blades for Defects

Wind power has become an indispensable part of an environmentally friendly power supply. Therefore, it is important for...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Shoebox-Sized Chemical Detector

A chemical sensor prototype was developed that can detect single-fingerprint quantities of substances from a distance of more than 100 feet...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Fourier Transform Spectrometer System

NASA's Langley Research Center and Science Applications International Corporation have developed a method of processing data from Fourier transform spectroscopy (FTS) measurements that improves upon existing...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart Fabric Stores Information Without Electronics

Conductive thread — embroidery thread that can carry an electrical current — often is combined with other types of...

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Simplifying Cloud-Based Remote Access and Data Logging

Smart manufacturing capabilities should be built into machines, particularly those with advanced functionality such...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Strengthening Data Cabling for Next-Generation Motion Control Applications

The wide variety of industrial applications each independently calls for a level of robustness...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sound-Off: Do You Data Log?

In an increasingly mobile world, manufacturers want to keep an eye on their facilities and equipment – no matter how far away they are from their...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Design Considerations: How to Keep Wearers Wearing Wearables

In a Tech Briefs Q&A, professor and biosensor creator Albert Titus reviews the state of wearable sensor design.

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