Sensors & Test

Test & Measurement

Learn what's trending in test, measurement, and monitoring technologies. Explore the latest products, applications, and technical briefs covering advanced measuring instruments, monitoring systems, devices, and instrumentation.

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Reimagining Robotics in a Connected World
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Hardware and software tweak microwave patterns to discover the most efficient way to identify objects.
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
This technology cancels out the vibrations of a satellite by vibrating the solar panels in the opposite direction.
Question of the Week : Semiconductors & ICs
Would You Use a CurveBoard?

MIT researchers have invented a way to integrate “breadboards” — flat platforms widely used for electronics prototyping — directly onto physical products.

Researchers at Purdue University have been working to develop new technologies to help stop the spread of foodborne illnesses, which kill 3,000 people a year, by detecting them...

Final Vision Inspection (FVI) System

CyberOptics® Corporation (Minneapolis, MN) has launched the Multi-Reflection Suppression™ (MRS™)-enabled 3D MX3000 Final Vision Inspection...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their collaborators have developed a way to retrofit the transmission...

When electric vehicles end their life, the remaining storage capacity of the lithium battery is expected to be higher than 70%. After this, they can be reused for less demanding...

Technology Leaders : Test & Measurement
3D Scanning Inspection
CT vs. structured light scanning — See which option is best for you.
There are longwave, midwave, and shortwave camera systems—each with its own advantages for specific industries and uses.
In the middle ground between microwaves and visible light lies terahertz radiation, and the promise of “Tray vision.”
Researchers have developed new nanoscale technology to image and measure more of the stresses and strains on materials under high pressures.
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Increase battery life and reduce data loads with an analog-first processing architecture.
This month: Sensors that measure weather, proximity, pH, and more.
Beta Technologies is putting their Electrical Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) prototype through the wringer.
Briefs : Test & Measurement
Blood Test Detects Multiple Types of Cancer
The test can screen for numerous types of cancer with a high degree of accuracy.

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