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Learn what's trending in test, measurement, and monitoring technologies. Explore the latest products, applications, and technical briefs covering advanced measuring instruments, monitoring systems, devices, and instrumentation.

Articles: Imaging
See top suppliers and manufacturers in over 20 categories, including high-speed cameras, sensors, and optical components.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Five Tips for Power Integrity Measurements

Rail voltages are getting smaller and tolerances are decreasing. As a result, making accurate power rail measurements has become much more difficult. In the past, any scope was able to measure...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Color Sensors for Color Detection, Sorting & Innovative Automation Tasks

Determination, measurement and detection of colors in industrial applications are complex measurement tasks. Compared to other physical quantities, it is difficult to...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Operational Safety Assessment Metrics for Automated Driving System-Operated Vehicles: SAE J3237

As development of automated driving system (ADS)-operated vehicles (AVs) progresses, it’s essential for operational safety to be quantified with well-defined metrics. An established set of operational safety assessment (OSA) metrics is...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Power supply ICs, temperature sensors, DC-DC converters, and more.
Technology Leaders: Software
Easy-to-use reverberation test systems (RTS) measure the performance of wireless devices and antennas.
Products: Imaging
Infrared lens testers, fiber optic transceivers, spectral radiometers, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The comb detects even the smallest amounts of greenhouse gases in the air or look for disease in human breath.
Briefs: Energy
Applications include space structures, emergency shelters, backpack solar collectors, and inspection of hazardous environments.
Briefs: Materials
Flexible carbon nanotube fibers woven into clothing gather accurate EKG and heart rate.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Directly visualizing external stresses of plastics is useful in development of materials with improved mechanical properties.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Freetouch turns a smartphone into a touchscreen remote control.
Briefs: Imaging
Scientists are working to improve the image resolution of X-ray techniques.
Special Reports: Imaging
Rugged Computing & Electronics - November 2021

From the battlefield to the oceans to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. To help you keep pace with the latest developments, we...

Blog: Materials
Tech Briefs readers ask two industry experts about the effectiveness of CT scans when you want a deeper look at a battery.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
A Guide to Future-Proofing Your Light-Duty Test Cell

Planning to upgrade your light-duty powertrain or chassis test cell? There is a lot to consider. With new technologies and impending regulation changes, it has become difficult to ensure...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Chassis Dynamometer for Electrified Vehicle Testing

When investing in a chassis dynamometer for your vehicle test facility, it is important to make a decision with the long term in mind. As technologies...

Special Reports: Semiconductors & ICs
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2021

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in satellite and...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
The instrument identifies, quantifies, and characterizes contamination, even on irregularly shaped surfaces.
Briefs: Wearables
The inexpensive, convenient devices can measure exposure to a class of chemicals that can be harmful during pregnancy.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This method could help firefighters find victims inside buildings and could track hypersonic objects such as missiles and space debris.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology provides accurate results on concentrations below levels that represent an immediate danger to life and health.
Briefs: Software
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Products: Semiconductors & ICs
Battery-pack test systems, data management, connector clips, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The compact instrument measures thermal conductivity of materials at below ambient temperatures.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Briefs: Aerospace
Vibration-absorbing resonators could better soundproof walls and make vehicles more streamlined.

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