Test & Measurement

Measuring Instruments

Explore a range of technical briefs and articles digging deep into advanced measuring instruments and devices. Find the latest developments that design engineers are using to meet their design challenges.

Facility Focus: Data Acquisition
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Products: Software
VOC sensors, panel-mount connectors, 3D printing cloud software, and more.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Once installed at Las Campanas Observatory in the Chilean Andes, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will introduce incredible opportunities for astrophysics.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The network is designed for remote, low-resource locations where power and communications infrastructure are scarce.
NASA Spinoff: Test & Measurement
A technique to assess astronauts’ balance recovery helps people assess their risk of falling.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
See what kinds of applications are possible when you can literally see light propagating through space.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A "TPSI" process makes it possible to distinguish between the front and back of optical surfaces, and to characterize the quality of both in a single measurement.
Application Briefs: Materials
With Nikon's Layer Thickness software module, comprehensive information about a specimen is obtained more quickly than if an operator is making all the measurements by hand.
Blog: Test & Measurement
A reader asks, "For AV testing, what are the respective role of simulation, closed course, and public road testing?"
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The response time of kinetic inductance bolometers can be greatly enhanced by electrothermal feedback for devices that are both sensitive and speedy.
Facility Focus: Transportation
In 2020, the EPA marks 50 years of preparing for, responding to, preventing, and mitigating natural and manmade disasters.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This method could benefit next-generation electronics.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
This system has a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a typical testing facility.
Q&A: Test & Measurement
A nanoLED has up to 1,000 times the brightness of conventional submicron-sized LEDs.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This method can be used in astronomy, surveillance, and optics manufacturing.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Accelerometers, actuators, hexapods, and more.
Blog: Transportation
The new approach could help pave the way for smaller battery packs and greater driving range in electric vehicles.
INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics

Machine Vision Cameras

Teledyne DALSA (Waterloo, Canada) announced its new Falcon4-CLHS M4480 and M4400 cameras, based on the Teledyne e2v Lince 11.2M monochrome sensors. The...

Products: Imaging
Foam gasket tapes, data analytics software, ceramic tape, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This technology provides rapid results, improving hospital workflow and patient care.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The material was designed specifically for biomedical or wearable technologies, since sweat and volatile organic compounds evaporate away from the skin.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Laser light induces ultrasonic vibrations in a sample that can be used to image cells, blood vessels, and tissues.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See how one company reached out to NASA with an offer to develop a custom sensor for the Mars 2020 mission rover.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Self-powering, color-changing humidity sensors are applicable to various fields including smart windows, health care, and safety management.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.

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