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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.
Beta Technologies is putting their Electrical Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) prototype through the wringer.
Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Blood Test Detects Multiple Types of Cancer
The test can screen for numerous types of cancer with a high degree of accuracy.
Briefs : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Trunk Support Assists Those with Spinal Cord Injury
The device retrains patients with spinal cord injury to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace.
Products : Electronics & Computers
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.
Blog : Robotics, Automation & Control
NASA's SuperCam Set to Look for Evidence of Life On Mars
See what the SuperCam will do when it arrives on Mars in 2021.
Blog : Manufacturing & Prototyping
New Discoveries, From Just a Grain of Moon Dust
“We’re analyzing rocks from space, atom by atom,” says researcher Jennika Greer.
Editor Bruce A. Bennett shares his observations from SPIE Photonics West, including the emergence of LiDAR.
Learn about the latest measurement technology designed to ensure accurate testing of helical compression and extension springs.
This system autonomously prepares samples for online automated analysis.
Facility Focus : Electronics & Computers
Facility Focus: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Explore Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA's first space flight complex.
Briefs : Test & Measurement
Ultrasensitive Vapor Detection System
This technology quickly and accurately identifies explosives, deadly chemicals, and illicit drugs.
Fiber-optic cables could help scientists study offshore earthquakes and the geologic structures hidden deep beneath the ocean surface.
Briefs : Test & Measurement
Smartphone System Tests for Lead in Water
This inexpensive system can detect lead levels below EPA standards.
Products : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products: February 2020 Motion Design

Encoder

The AI25 hazardous series AI25 encoder from Dynapar (Gurnee, IL) is suited for Class 1 Division 2 applications where a Zone 1 or Division 1 encoder may have previously been...

As additive manufacturing supports the creation of critical metal parts, designers need to know that the parts are high-quality.
Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Microchip Produces High-Contrast OCT Imagery
For disease diagnosis, a microchip maps the back of the eye.
Application Briefs : Test & Measurement
NASA’s BITSE Solar Scope
NASA and the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) recently tested a new way to see the Sun
Applications include modeling of tidal stress response of icy satellites as well as fatigue of terrestrial ice shelves.
Briefs : Defense
Chromium Removal from PVC Filters
The process does not cause any structural changes to the PVC filter membrane.
See how NOAA provides daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, climate monitoring, and more.

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