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Articles : Software
GPS Correction Technology Lets Tractors Drive Themselves

Spinoff is NASA’s annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and services in the...

News : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sound-Off: Can Executives Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program?
In a live presentation last week, Michael G. Morgan revealed what distinguishes a good cybersecurity program from a bad one: support from the top.
On-Demand Webinars : Electronics & Computers
Connected Vehicles & Cybersecurity: How Government and Industry Are Responding to New IoT Tech & Emerging Threats

Cybersecurity is critical to producing the connected vehicles that consumers demand. With threats evolving as rapidly as the technology integrated into today's vehicles, the industry, academia, and government must take a unified...

On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
SAE J2360 – A Global Automotive Gear Oil Performance Standard

Providing durability in the protection of axles in commercial vehicles and passenger car vehicles is a key requirement for axle manufacturers, OEMs, and the military. The SAE J2360 performance standard is one way in which an oil marketer or OEM can ensure that a lubricant has been...

News : Materials
Sound-Off: Thermoset Composites vs. Traditional Metals
New plastics are helping automotive manufacturers reduce the weight of their vehicles. But how do thermoset composites stack up against traditional metals? A Tech Briefs reader asks our automotive expert.
On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
Vision Processing using NXP S32V234 Processor

During this Webinar, you will learn how the comprehensive Vision Software Development Kit (VSDK) for NXP S32V234 Vision Processor will help you with your vision processing applications. The VSDK includes an image sensor processor (ISP) and APEX graph tools. The S32V234 Vision Processor targets...

Question of the Week : Automotive
Do You Have a High Degree of Confidence in Autonomous Vehicle Security?

Our second INSIDER story today featured an answer to the question: "How can we achieve autonomous cars without 100-percent cybersecurity?"

On-Demand Webinars : Materials
Technical Webinar Series from the Editors of SAE - Lightweighting with Composites and Plastics

The automotive sector is asking more than ever from plastics engineers for innovations that reduce vehicle weight.

News : Automotive
Sound-Off: Without ‘100-Percent’ Security Assurance, Should We Drive Autonomous Cars?

In a Tech Briefs presentation, a reader asked our automotive expert: “How can we achieve autonomous cars without 100-percent cybersecurity?”

On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
Selecting the Right Tapered Roller Bearing for Your Application

Tapered roller bearings are widely used throughout the North American market as an economical solution for friction management in machine design. While there are many standard catalog bearings available in the marketplace, demanding applications often require engineered solutions in...

Question of the Week : Automotive
Are you confident in a vehicle's cyberattack defenses?

Our second story in today's INSIDER featured a reader's question about cybersecurity standard SAE J3061. What do you think? Are you confident in a vehicle's cyberattack defenses?

Articles : Electronics & Computers
2017 Create the Future Design Contest Special Awards Section

The Create the Future Design Contest was launched 16 years ago by Tech Briefs Media Group (publishers of Tech Briefs magazine) to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation. Since then, the annual contest has drawn more than 14,000 product design ideas from engineers, students,...

Articles : Automotive
2017 Create the Future Design Contest: Automotive Category Winner

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Super Truck

George Sturmon, Ed Murray, Josh Medling, Susan Schmidt, and Glen Harris
Enviro-Cool
Sullivan, MO

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Super Truck patented system delivers up to 10% reduced fuel consumption, under-hood heat...

News : Energy
Advanced Engine Cooling: Inventors Go Under the Hood to Give Old Trucks a Boost

What happens when you replace a truck’s fan assembly with an electric fan system? You increase horsepower, reduce under-hood temperature, and become a winner...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
Avoiding DO-254 Events: Major/Minor Change Classification

Rochester Electronics documents a design replication process that develops form, fit and functionally equivalent devices which falls under a DO-254 minor change classification.