Browse extensive resources on the advances in Sensor and Test technologies. Find applications for smart sensor systems, data acquisition, transducers, detector systems plus the latest in advanced measuring instruments and monitoring systems, devices and instrumentation.

When electric vehicles end their life, the remaining storage capacity of the lithium battery is expected to be higher than 70%. After this, they can be reused for less demanding...

White Papers : Automotive
Keeping Your Additive Manufacturing Laser in Spec

There is little debate about how Additive Manufacturing is adding benefits and changing the face of manufacturing in our modern age. Additive Manufacturing allows for the manufacturing of more customized parts, using more specialized materials, and will eventually create a more localized, rapid,...

Blog : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Readers Select 2019 Products of the Year
The votes are in. Our readers selected top products in data acquisition, software, and ultrasonic sensing.
Perovskites

Goodfellow (Coraopolis, PA) recently announced a new range of perovskites, a group of materials that demonstrate great potential for optoelectronic applications....

Application Briefs : Automotive
Challenges for Lidar Software
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles
Technology Leaders : Manufacturing & Prototyping
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.
An interview with Mike Horton, CTO of ACEINNA, Inc. (Boston, MA).
Facility managers, real estate owners, as well as commercial and industrial businesses are looking to deploy IoT.
Drones, smartphones, and sensors could provide a lifeline to the world’s growing elderly population at risk of falls.
Products : Internet of Things
New Products: March 2020 Sensor Technology
This month: Sensors that measure weather, proximity, pH, and more.
Briefs : Wearables
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.
The technology could enable remote control of drug delivery, sensing, and other medical applications.
Briefs : Medical
Blood Test Detects Multiple Types of Cancer
The test can screen for numerous types of cancer with a high degree of accuracy.
Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Remote, Noninvasive Cardiac Activity Tracer (RENCAT)
This vibrometer has uses in analyzing spasms in humans, as a breath analyzer for diagnosis of cancer and other diseases, and as a preventative healthcare sensor.
Products : Test & Measurement
New on the Market: March 2020
Thermal cameras, testing software, an ion air knife, and more.
Facility Focus : Test & Measurement
Facility Focus: Army Test and Evaluation Command
The Army Test and Evaluation Command provides essential information to acquisition decision-makers and commanders.
5 Ws : Data Acquisition
5 Ws of PAWS Smart Headphones
Learn about the Pedestrian Audio Wearable System (PAWS), a low-cost, headset-based, wearable platform.
Articles : Internet of Things
Understanding the Implications of 5G Cellular
To clear up some of the confusion about what the industry means when it says 5G, here’s a guide to what it’s all about.
Briefs : Aerospace
Magnetic Shield Using Proximity Coupled, Spatially Varying Superconducting Order Parameters
This magnetic shielding design can be easily incorporated into a wide range of electronic sensing applications.
These materials can be used in aerospace vehicles, automobiles, clothing, helmets, and chemical sensors.
The sensor makes it easier to detect and manage ice accumulation on aircraft wings.
There are longwave, midwave, and shortwave camera systems—each with its own advantages for specific industries and uses.
Technology Leaders : Test & Measurement
3D Scanning Inspection
CT vs. structured light scanning — See which option is best for you.
In the middle ground between microwaves and visible light lies terahertz radiation, and the promise of “Tray vision.”
The device retrains patients with spinal cord injury to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace.
This new understanding can help chip manufacturers find ways to better diffuse the heat that leads to device damage and decreased device lifespans.

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