Test & Measurement

Monitoring

Access the developments that are trending in medical and health applications in monitoring systems and devices. Find the latest breakthroughs that design engineers are using to meet their design challenges in advanced monitoring systems.

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Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
MEMS — Smart Sensors for the IoT
Tim Brosnihan, Executive Director of SEMI’s MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG), talks about the current state of the MEMS industry and trends for the future,
Articles: Test & Measurement
Can a Wearable Help You Get Quality Zzzzs?
Combining pulse oximetry with a heart-rate monitor improves sleep monitoring accuracy.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Mars 2020 – The Science of Mars 2020
Learn about the four goals of the Mars 2020 mission.
Products: Test & Measurement
Product of the Month: June 2020 Tech Briefs
The K6PM provides continuous, remote thermal monitoring of critical components such as high-voltage control panels, transformers, and hydraulic equipment.

An empty airport tells you more than you might think.

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Device Tests Drugs on Tumor Tissue
An inexpensive 3D-printed microfluidics device could be used to personalize cancer treatment.
A ceramic sensor could be embedded into structures such as bridges and aircraft to monitor their health.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: May 2020
Sealing connection tools, oscilloscopes, snap-action switches, and more...
Applications include emergency medicine, combat casualty care, and sports injuries.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Wearable Air Conditioning
This on-skin electronic device provides a personal air conditioner without electricity.
This diagnostic device allows doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Analyzing Wear and Tear of Metal
A new method could enable vehicles and equipment to better withstand high temperatures, loads, and speeds.
Bandages with integrated pH and temperature sensors, and electronically triggered drug release, improve healing.
This method uses fiber optic probes for measurement of semiconductors, optical coatings, magnetic read/write heads, and precision machines.
This fast, flexible tool allows researchers to quickly compare and prioritize strategies for converting biomass to fuels and products.
Xilinx is now applying AI to the in-cabin environment.
Engineers have developed a new scanning technique inspired by the natural world that can detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines.
Photodetectors, ultrafast lasers, energy sensors, and more.
Products: Data Acquisition
Product of the Month: May 2020 Tech Briefs
The ADISRA SmartView 4.0 HMI allows builders to see what's going on in their machines.
A team used to making pollutant-detection systems is adapting their technologies to spot coronavirus.
A Berkeley Lab system provides a much more sensitive probe of the chemical state of battery electrodes, especially when the battery is operated under high capacity mode.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Reimagining Robotics in a Connected World
Manufacturers are beginning to realize the same benefits by cloud-connecting their equipment and processes on the shop floor.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
Facility Focus: California Institute of Technology
See some of the world-changing tools and technologies launched by Caltech scientists, from earthquake monitoring to helping the blind see.
Products: Lighting
New on the Market: April 2020
Vision-based 3D printing, network analyzers, particulate sensors, and more.
A wearable energy harvesting device could generate energy from the swing of an arm while walking or jogging.
Hardware and software tweak microwave patterns to discover the most efficient way to identify objects.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
PLCs Directly Access Internet Information
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
Technology used to search for extraterrestrial life can characterize radioactive material.
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.

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