Communications

Articles: Transportation
GPS Correction Technology Lets Tractors Drive Themselves

Spinoff is NASA’s annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This...

Articles: Aerospace
Precision Coffeemaker Adapts Brews to Beans and Taste

Technology often takes circuitous paths. A magnetron developed for precision bombing during World War II led to the microwave oven, and a battery-powered drill created for collecting samples of...

Articles: Software
The Synergy of Engineering

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany, Eplan Software & Service, with its affiliate company Cideon, introduced Syngineer, an innovative communication and information platform that integrates mechanical...

Articles: Automotive
IoT Drives Demand for Automotive Circuit Protection Solutions

In the past, automobiles were made up of many independent electronic systems. Even the assembly lines that were used to manufacture the vehicles required the operation and management of...

Briefs: Communications
Method for Performing GPS L1 C/A Measurements in Wideband Jamming and Interference

John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida

For effective range safety, global positioning system (GPS) metric tracking must be robust to interference with, and...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
E-Textile Antenna Tuning Stitches

This technique can be used to tune a microstrip patch antenna.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

A variety of antenna tuning techniques exist for conventionally...

Briefs: Communications
Protograph-Based LDPC Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation

Bandwidth and power-coded modulation schemes are very desirable for many applications in high-data-rate transmission over a given allocated bandwidth. The goal is to design such coded...

Briefs: Imaging
Flight Imagery Recorder Locator (FIRLo) and High-Temperature Radome

This technology is applicable to the commercial airline industry for locating “black boxes.”

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena,...

Articles: Communications
Multiparty Policy Negotiation Engine

Policy negotiation is the process of determining the “best” communication protocol that satisfies all requirements of all parties involved. The main challenge here is how to reconcile the various (and...

Articles: Communications
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Communications

This technology uses recent advances in Radio Frequency Identification Devices, combined with smart software, to create an electronic firefighter evacuation trail and fire safety information location...

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