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: Electronics & Computers
Ultrasonic System to Assess Compartment Syndrome
Applications include emergency medicine, combat casualty care, and sports injuries.
Briefs: Defense
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.
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.
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Robotics, Automation & Control
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: Test & Measurement
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.
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.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Spectral Sensitivity Curves of Cameras

Different line scan prism manufacturers might compare two possible curves in their advertising and argue that the steeper flanks should enable better color reproduction with greater selectivity.

Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Vision-Based System Validates Driver Monitoring
Vision-based convolutional neural network system detects phone usage, eating, and drinking.
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.
Products: Test & Measurement
New Products: March 2020 Sensor Technology
This month: Sensors that measure weather, proximity, pH, and more.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Oxygen Sensor for Sick Infants
A mobile, wearable device the size of a Band-Aid could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
Beta Technologies is putting their Electrical Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) prototype through the wringer.

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