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Unmanned Systems

Keeping Pace with In-Vehicle Data Speed

Next-generation advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) require camera and radar systems with increasingly high resolution. That means more speed and higher bandwidth for networks, switches and...

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Transportation

Honda Puts Autonomous Vehicles to Work

Honda and Black and Veatch, a global engineering and construction firm, said they recently conducted a month-long field test of a prototype Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) at a Black and Veatch...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Horiba to Expand Virtual AV Vetting with Physical-Body Testing

Measurement and analysis specialist Horiba has a host of virtual tools available for suppliers and OEMs to aid the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) sensor suites. The...

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Electronics & Computers

Prepping Cities for Vehicle Autonomy

While automated vehicles (AVs) use existing streets, highways, traffic lights and signage for guidance, they interact with roadway infrastructure much differently than human drivers. Because AVs are...

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Manned Systems

The Future of Automated Vehicle Cabins

Although there are yet no privately owned, fully automated vehicles on the road, automakers and suppliers are working to develop vehicle interior technologies, materials and designs they think will...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Imaging Radar Is the Next Big Thing

Radar is nothing new to the automotive industry. Vehicles have been equipped with radar for adaptive cruise control since the 1990s and many current models have as many as five radar sensors. While...

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Transportation

Safety, Standards Crucial to AVs’ Advance

The details and cost of the Biden Administration’s $1.2-trillion ($555 billion in new spending) federal infra- structure bill may have been exhaustively debated by the time it was passed last...

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Unmanned Systems

U.S. Navy, Boeing Complete First Carrier Tests for MQ-25

The U.S. Navy and Boeing have successfully maneuvered the Boeing-owned T1 test asset on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier for the first time – an early step forward in ensuring the...

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Propulsion

How to Store Liquid Hydrogen for Zero-Emission Flight

Hydrogen is one of the most promising technologies to reduce aviation’s climate impact. When generated from renewable energy sources, it emits zero CO2. Significantly, it delivers...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Technology Companies Work to Combat Pilot Fatigue

Collins Aerospace and Seeing Machines, a leader in eye tracking and driver safety technology, are working together to develop and deliver revolutionary fatigue management technology...

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Electronics & Computers

Critical Techniques for High-Speed A/D Converters in Real-Time Systems

To help define the meaning of “high-speed A/D” used in this handbook, we will be focusing primarily on A/D converters with sampling rates higher than 100 MHz. We will...

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Data Acquisition

High-Speed Real Time Recording Systems

In today’s world of high-speed A/D converters operating in the gigahertz range, real-time signal recording has become a challenging task that requires specialized hardware and intelligent application...

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Electronics & Computers

Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems

FPGAs have become an increasingly important resource for software radio systems. Programmable logic technology now offers significant advantages for implementing software radio functions such...

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Defense

Software Defined Radio Handbook

SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing.This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital...

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Electronics & Computers

Putting VPX and Open VPX to Work

Before the advent of OpenVPX, designers of embedded systems took advantage of the extreme connectivity offered by VPX (VITA 46), but were faced with a virtually unlimited number of possible implementations....

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Software

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Unique Method for Orifice Production

To produce accurate, repeatable orifices, all the variables that might influence the Cd Value (Coefficient of Discharge) must be controlled during production. This includes the orifice hole length, edges,...

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Power

The Path to Better, Smarter Vehicle Charging

As the roster of light-duty and commercial-purpose battery electric vehicles (EVs) begins an almost catalytic expansion in 2022, better, faster and smarter battery recharging is on the way to...

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Aerospace

Common Mode Choke Design and Material Selection

The common mode choke is a critical component in electromagnetic interference filtering. The magnetic material selected is commonly overlooked and is often not evaluated against...

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Electronics & Computers

Egypt’s Apache Helicopter Fleet to Get Upgraded Sensor Systems

Lockheed Martin received a $102 million contract award to upgrade 25 of Egypt’s AH-64D Apaches to the E-model version of the aircraft. This modernization for the Egyptian...

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Aerospace

Boeing Selects New Electric Power Generation System for B-52 Bomber

As part of the U.S. Air Force’s ongoing modernization efforts to keep the B-52 bomber flying into the 2050s, Boeing has selected Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon...

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Transportation

Safran to Provide Engines for French Military Helicopters

Safran is taking a significant role on the H160M Guépard (“Leopard”) helicopter, developed by Airbus for the French armed forces’ Joint Light Helicopter program (HIL),...

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Energy

Private Sector ‘Coalition of the Willing’ Charged with Energizing America’s New EV Roadmap

The Biden administration’s EV charging action plan announced in December 2021 detailed how it intended to fast-track billions in funding...

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Unmanned Systems

Hitachi Astemo Announces Collaboration with Lidar-Alternative Developer TriEye

Tier 1 supplier Hitachi Astemo has announced a collaboration with TriEye, the Tel Aviv-based developer of a short-wave infrared (SWIR), spectrum-enhanced...

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Power

GE Concludes Phase 1 Testing on XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine

GE has concluded phase 1 testing on its second XA100 adaptive cycle engine as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP). Phase 1 testing took...

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Electronics & Computers

Domestic Supply of Radiation Hardened by Design Microelectronics Technology to Expand

BAE Systems has been awarded a $60 million contract from the Army Contracting Command – Rock Island under the Cornerstone Other Transaction Authority...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Unlocking the Digital Potential in Composite Manufacturing

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has worked with the National Composites Centre (NCC), Cranfield University and aerospace engineering...