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Robotics, Automation & Control

Smart Micro-Robots Learn to Swim with AI

Researchers have been able to successfully teach micro-robots how to swim via deep reinforcement learning, marking a substantial leap in the progression of micro-swimming capability.

Technology & Society
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Small But Mighty: Stratospheric Microballooons

A zero-emission reusable stratospheric balloon developed by Urban Sky for remote sensing could one day be used for real-time wildfire monitoring.

News
Unmanned Systems

Volvo Engineers Luminar Lidar into 2024 EX90

Consumer skepticism over autonomous vehicles is running rampant, thanks largely to Tesla’s broken-record promises to make “Full Self Driving” a reality — along with high-profile...

Briefs
Nanotechnology

Nanomagnets Can Perform AI-Like Processing

The new method could slash the energy cost of AI.

Briefs
Design

Easing Industrial-Grade Ethernet Implementation

Equipment and test system designers need Ethernet devices that outperform consumer-grade components, while remaining easy to use.

Articles
Electronics & Computers

2022 Create the Future Design Contest: Electronics/Sensors/IoT Winner - RF Fingerprinting for Industrial IoT Security

Some of the hardest to detect cyber-attacks are wireless, including man-in-the-middle attacks and rogue access points.

News
Data Acquisition

Going the Last Mile

Pizza is a subject that puts a smile on most faces but for Matteo Del Sorbo, the delight extends far beyond the actual pie.

R&D
Medical

Tiny Optical Sensors Could End Hospital Bed Sores

Scientists have designed tiny smart bed sensors embedded in hospital mattresses could put an end to painful and potentially life-threatening pressure sores, thanks to new technology. The...

Application Briefs
Power

Hybrid-Powered Unmanned Helicopter

Designed for a wide range of law enforcement, maritime, civilian and covert missions, the Black Eagle 50H is the first-ever hybrid-powered unmanned helicopter.

Editorial
Manned Systems

COMVEC 2022: Hiring Talent to Meet High-Tech Demands

There’s always been competition for engineering talent. But with embedded software becoming ever more critical for subsystems in commercial vehicles and off-highway equipment,...

Technology Report
AR/AI

Brembo’s Sensify Aims to Revolutionize Braking

SAE Media recently participated with Brembo in a demonstration of the company’s new braking technology on the skid pad at the Michelin Laurens Proving Grounds in Mountville, South...

Articles
Transportation

Securing CAN Networks in Commercial Vehicles

Commercial road vehicles are the backbone of the modern consumer economy. Almost any business from construction, to energy, to online retail at some point relies on the delivery of goods by...

Facility Focus
Design

Virginia Tech College of Engineering

From artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and manufacturing to health sciences, robotics, and more, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering offers an advanced engineering curriculum.

Application Briefs
Imaging

Nano-UAV Systems

Extremely light and well-suited for operations in contested environments, nearly silent, and with a flight time up to 25 minutes, the combat-proven, pocket-sized Black Hornet PRS transmits live video and HD still images back to the operator.

Briefs
Connectivity

Risk Management for Cybersecure Networked Medical Devices

For developers and manufacturers of networked medical devices, IT security is increasingly becoming a challenge. While the number of cyber threats is growing significantly,...

Briefs
Robotics, Automation & Control

Teaching Drones How to Navigate Real-World Weather

For drones to autonomously perform necessary but quotidian tasks, they must be able to adapt to wind conditions in real time.

Application Briefs
Defense

Unmanned Hover Plane

The Trojan Unmanned Hover Plane (UHP) is a one-of-a-kind system that bridges the gap between the need to hover and the need to reach long ranges, giving it the ability to perform aerial missions with pinpoint precision.

News
Materials

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

Application Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Vehicle-Mounted Tactical Radars

Blighter will be supplying its B422 180-degree ground surveillance e-scanning radar in a vehicle-mounted configuration to be fitted to a six-wheeled UGV.

Briefs
Data Acquisition

Upgrade Transonic Compressor Test Rig Data Acquisition System

New software programming using commercial off-the-shelf software for acquiring data, processing data, displaying results, and generating reports is implemented to improve the performance of a legacy system.

Articles
Unmanned Systems

Deere Advances In-Field Autonomy

John Deere got “really serious” about autonomy in 2019, according to Joe Liefer, senior product manager of autonomy at John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group. Three years later – after forming an...

News
Electronics & Computers

Bosch Tunes Its Business to Face Mobility’s Challenges

Components and systems that make up the heart of combustion-engine powertrains have long reigned as a major profit center for Bosch, and the company’s commitment to sustaining...

NASA Spinoff
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Robust Bus Systems for CubeSats

NASA resources helped mature technologies to make CubeSats more capable, so everyone can use them.

News
Software

Ultrasound Tech Offers Sophisticated Battery-Testing Intelligence

The production and supply of lithium-ion batteries for the global EV and stationary energy storage systems (ESS) markets is growing at an exponential rate. At the same...

News
Unmanned Systems

Real-Time Processors Key to the Zonal E/E Revolution

OEMs face major challenges with their vehicle architectures as they become more complex and unwieldy. They also want to speed up their innovation cycles while supporting intelligent...

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

The Next Generation of Mission-Critical Communications Infrastructure is Here

The critical role of spectrum superiority in the success of battlefield campaigns is evidenced by the enormous investments being made in electronic warfare (EW)...

Applications
Energy

How Data Can Help Solve Manufacturing’s Waste Problem

In reshaping the world toward a new, post-pandemic normal, the industry must leverage digital transformation at an accelerated pace. This shift is already happening — according to...

Executive Viewpoints
AR/AI

Aftermarket Augments Off-Highway Autonomous Efforts

Continually transformed with more than a century’s advances in capabilities, hydraulics and fuel efficiency, today’s heavy mobile equipment must also become more intelligent and...

Application Briefs
Weapons Systems

Missile Protection System

BIRD Aerosystems Herzliya, Israel
+972 9-972-5700
www.birdaero.com

BIRD Aerosystems, a global provider of defense technology and solutions that protect the air, sea, and land fleets of governments and...