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.

5 Ws: Electronics & Computers
5 Ws of the SARS-CoV-2 RapidPlex Sensor
A low-cost sensor enables at-home diagnosis of a COVID infection.
A battery-less pacing system enables painless defibrillation.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: December 2020
Robotic exoskeletons, a breath-test for cancer, and plastic-eating enzymes are Products of Tomorrow.
Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Medical Robotics - November 2020

From the operating room to the assembly line, robots are changing the medical industry. Check out the latest advances and amazing applications in this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Medical...

This sensor makes it possible to ensure that such systems more closely mimic the function of real organs.
Learn about RIT's achievements in cybersecurity, imaging science, and personalized healthcare tech.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
COVID-19 Drives Data Acquisition & Analytics Evolution
When deployed on edge devices, modern HMI and SCADA software can go beyond basic visualization to deliver advanced data acquisition and analytics.
Once installed at Las Campanas Observatory in the Chilean Andes, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will introduce incredible opportunities for astrophysics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Long-Range Wireless Sensor Network
The network is designed for remote, low-resource locations where power and communications infrastructure are scarce.
The technology, which could be added to smart watches, could detect the onset of Parkinson’s disease or help with stroke rehabilitation.
NASA Spinoff: Test & Measurement
Balance Scale Predicts and Helps Prevent Falls
A technique to assess astronauts’ balance recovery helps people assess their risk of falling.
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
A reader asks, "For AV testing, what are the respective role of simulation, closed course, and public road testing?"
The response time of kinetic inductance bolometers can be greatly enhanced by electrothermal feedback for devices that are both sensitive and speedy.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
New on the Market: October 2020
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
Facility Focus: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
In 2020, the EPA marks 50 years of preparing for, responding to, preventing, and mitigating natural and manmade disasters.
NASA's UAS traffic management expertise leads to advances in drone navigation.
People could monitor their own health conditions by picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace & Defense - October 2020

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, you'll learn about NASA's return to the moon with Apollo's twin sister Artemis, how autonomous...

The proliferation and miniaturization of electronics in devices, wearables, medical implants, and other applications has...

This technology provides rapid results, improving hospital workflow and patient care.
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Technologies Interpret Mood from the Skin
Smart devices measure electrical signals from the skin, indicating stress levels and emotions.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Laser Technology Assesses Cancer Cells
Laser light induces ultrasonic vibrations in a sample that can be used to image cells, blood vessels, and tissues.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart Windows Self-Illuminate on Rainy Days
Self-powering, color-changing humidity sensors are applicable to various fields including smart windows, health care, and safety management.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Using the IoT for Predictive Maintenance
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.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Acoustic Monitoring of Laser Welds
Empa researchers were able to demonstrate real-time acoustic monitoring of laser weld seams.
A remote forest fire detection and alarm system is powered by nothing but the movement of trees in the wind.

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