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Data Acquisition

Find viable solutions for advanced data acquisition technologies. Access the latest technical briefs and product news that are essential to data acquisition systems and applications.

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Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Next-Generation MEMS Multi-Gas Sensing
The MPS Flammable Gas Sensor can detect and identify the concentrations of 12 of the most common combustible gases,
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
What’s New in MEMS Sensors for Wearables
MEMS sensors have been around for a long time, but requests from the market for new applications are driving upgrades in the technology.
Sensors play a pivotal role in solving critical business challenges.
Special Reports: Data Acquisition
ADAS/Connected Car - June 2021

Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and connected cars are paving the way for tomorrow's automated vehicles. To help you keep pace with the latest technology developments, we present this...

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: Data Acquisition
Testing 800G Direct Modulated Optical Signaling
Test technologies are available as technologies evolve to 800Gbps and 1.6Tbps for next-generation data center architectures.
The wearable prototype can stream, in real time, an identifying signature based on the electrical activity of a person's heart.
The electrochemical sensor can detect the presence of the virus in less than five minutes.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Ultra-Sensitive Flow Microsensors
The sensors could be used in medical applications such as neuroscience and metabolism processes.
This technology provides drones sufficient time and distance to react, avoid wires, and navigate follow-on maneuvers.
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Device Measures Toxic Lead in Minutes
The portable lab-on-a-chip detects many contaminants in water supplies.
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Product of the Month: May 2021 Tech Briefs
A smart temperature transmitter delivers measurements via Bluetooth.
Wearable gas sensors being developed at the Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH) display an instantaneous visual holographic alarm.
The A.I. system learns from thousands of real-traffic situations, when a self-driving car stopped unexpectedly.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-Power, Portable Terahertz Laser
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Briefs: Sensors/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.
Articles: Transportation
Products of Tomorrow: April 2021
NASA's graphene composites, textile pressure sensors, and a better kind of glass.
Special Reports: Wearables
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

Question of the Week: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Would You Wear On-Body Sensors?

This month’s Here’s an Idea episode highlighted a number of on-body sensors. Penn State professor Larry Cheng, for example, found a way to 3D-print a sensor directly on the skin (shown in the above...

Robotics researchers are developing exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Software and electrical engineering is converging in today’s vehicles. A reader asks our expert: “How do you decide which items to test first?”
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Hyperspectral Cameras and Data Quality
Any hyperspectral system needs to maintain a stable and accurate radiometric and spectral calibration.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Add LiDAR to ADAS for Pedestrian Safety
While ADAS has improved freeway and high-speed driving, the basic need for collision mitigation with pedestrians and bicyclists has mostly remained unaddressed.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Products: March 2021 Sensor Technology
Rain detectors, beacons, flow meters, and more.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Sensing Systems That Make ADAS Work
See what kinds of sensors are supporting self-driving vehicles.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Quantum-Limit-Approaching Chemical Sensing Chip
Study shows improvements to chemical sensing chip that aims to quickly and accurately identify drugs and other trace chemicals.

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