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.

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Smart Stent Detects Narrowing of Arteries
The stent monitors even subtle changes in the flow of blood through the artery.
This year's winners included industrial-automation software, simulation tech, and digital storage oscilloscopes.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optimal Information About the Invisible
Researcher are finding ways to estimate a target location when light gets deflected by a disordered structure.
The ability to identify hidden patterns, predict future issues, forecast usage and costs, and derive insights from IoT sensor data will reshape the industrial process forever.
The sensor monitors the oil circulation ratio in real time for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Integrated Building Systems for Healthcare Facilities
A "smart building" platform incorporates hardware, software, and cloud analytics to form a digital "backbone."
Briefs: Test & Measurement
New Flexible and Highly Reliable Sensor
Real-time health monitoring and sensing abilities of robots require soft electronics, but a challenge of using such materials lies in their reliability.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: March 2021
Vision software, thermal sensors, ceramic pastes, and more.
Equipment designers can simplify design efforts and adjust controller platforms as needed when they standardize on electronic input/output products.
With a smartphone camera, a new diagnostic test provides a positive or negative COVID-19 result in 15 to 30 minutes.

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The method could be key to designing more efficient batteries for specific uses such as electric cars and airplanes.
Some of the technologies coming from the UT labs include COVID antibody tests, self-watering soil, and the "DRACO" robot.
Learn about the kinds of wireless meters that can provide precise test data.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: February 2021
Disconnect terminal blocks, oscillioscope probes, test modules, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensing Magnetic Fields
Applications include detection of explosives, navigation, and aerospace altitude sensing.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Modern HMI Software Propels Industry 4.0
Once confined to the role of machine visualization, modern unified HMI software now delivers better user interfaces, containerization, and remote device management.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Handheld Device Measures Cancer Biomarkers

Researchers have created the prototype for a handheld device to measure a biomarker for cancer. The device works much like the monitors that people with diabetes use to test their blood-sugar levels...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Wearable Device Measures Cortisol in Sweat
This patch offers noninvasive and continuous monitoring of various biomarkers for a range of physiological conditions.
Combined with smartphone technology, the device becomes a portable system that can track, monitor, and diagnose infections.
This system provides low-cost monitoring for machine health with audio-based artificial intelligence.
This simple and inexpensive design achieves high-quality ozone measurements.

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have invented a miniature superconducting thermometer with big potential applications, such as monitoring the...

A new study has confirmed the success of a natural-gas leak-detection tool pioneered by Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists, which uses sensors and machine learning to...

Special Reports: Test & Measurement
ADAS/Connected Car - December 2020

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...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Executive Roundtable: Robotics Design
A panel of experts explains how robots are playing a larger role in manufacturing.
Learn about the sensors assessing and analyzing plant equipment.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Raising the Ergonomics Bar with Smart Electric Actuators
Smart electric actuators not only enable fine position adjustments, but they also provide real-time feedback on the extent of those adjustments.
The mobile system could reduce healthcare workers’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

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