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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.

Quiz: Electronics & Computers
How much do you know about e-skin? Find out with the quiz below.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The work showed that when a certain level of force inverts a dome, embedded sensors surrounding the dome can detect the change.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The challenge of fabricating nanowires directly on silicon substrates for the creation of the next generation of electronics has finally been solved by...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system aims to add the sense of touch to the metaverse for use in virtual-reality shopping and gaming, and potentially facilitate the work of astronauts and other professions that require the use of thick gloves.
Quiz: Design
One silver lining that the pandemic brought is an expansion of infectious-disease-testing technology.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
As space-based digital camera imagery is evolving, more and more advanced imaging technologies are being deployed in space to see more of the “unseen.”
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
DiaMonTech used the Ophir Pyrocam to measure and characterize all their laser developments.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Teledyne e2v Optimom 2M combines the latest innovations in imaging and optics into one turnkey imaging solution by mounting a proprietary image sensor onto a board with a fixed lens and optional Multi Focus lens technology.
Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Some of the hardest to detect cyber-attacks are wireless, including man-in-the-middle attacks and rogue access points.
INSIDER: Semiconductors & ICs

An international team of researchers has designed and built a chip that runs computations directly in memory and can run a wide variety of AI applications — all at a fraction of the energy...

Special Reports: AR/AI
Machine Vision & Camera Technology - October 2022

In this report just released by the editors of Tech Briefs and Photonics & Imaging Technology, you'll read about the world's fastest camera (.5 trillion frames per second!); an innovative...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Wireless sensors are critical for the IIoT, but they need long-term, reliable battery power.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
To benchmark performance of printed sensors against the state of the art, NASA has developed a low-power flexible sensor platform.
Briefs: Imaging
The sensor works by detecting variations in microgravity using the principles of quantum physics, which is based on manipulating nature at the sub-molecular level.
Blog: Data Acquisition
One method for keeping removed carbon out of the atmosphere long-term involves injecting CO2 into rock formations deep underground.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

A team of engineers and doctors at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have designed a unique 3D-printed light-sensing medical device that is placed directly on the skin...

Articles: Automotive
We are constantly blindsided by unfortunate battery-related events because as any engineer knows, the devil is in the details – the implementation details.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
There are multiple technologies based on the ToF concept. Generally, all of them are synchronized with a light source and estimate the distance by calculating the time taken for the light to travel from the camera to the object and then back again.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By recording the way in which hands perform various tasks, it could help researchers in fields such as sports and medical science as well as neuroengineering.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The quantum gravity gradiometer was used to find a tunnel buried outdoors in real-world conditions one meter below the ground surface.
Blog: Imaging
These latest nanostructured components, integrated on image sensor chips, are most likely to have the biggest impact in multimodal imaging.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A researcher at MU College of Engineering at the University of Missouri is developing a smart mask that could monitor someone’s physiological status based on the nature of the person’s cough.
White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Combining Customizable High-Speed Interfaces with FPGA Coprocessing

Built for harsh environments, high performance, and sensitive budgets, the new FPGA-based XMC meets VITA 47 rugged specs and offers custom or pre-configured high-speed...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
The stamp-sized ultrasound sticker technology produces higher-resolution images over a longer duration.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 as King's College on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia, is the...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The process predicts when and where microscopic cracks will occur before they become catastrophic.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Product of the Month: August 2022 Tech Briefs
INSIDER: Transportation

An autonomous spacecraft exploring the far-flung regions of the universe descends through the atmosphere of a remote exoplanet. The vehicle, and the researchers who programmed...

INSIDER: Transportation

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University took an all-terrain vehicle on wild rides through tall grass, loose gravel, and mud to gather data about how the ATV...