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Electronics & Computers

Freightliner’s Medium-Duty Makeover

Circling the highway loop at the American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the enhancements Freightliner engineers made to the new Plus series medium-duty and vocational trucks are...

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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...

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Communications

Transforming Battlespace Communications

The Russian invasion in Ukraine has certainly raised the security stakes and intensified the need for simultaneous communications streams over a single platform.

News
Power

Data Boom Drives Bosch to 10,000 Software Engineers in 2022

Ten thousand. That’s how many software engineers Bosch plans to hire worldwide in 2022. The Tier 1 giant needs software specialists as electrified, automated and connected...

Q&A
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...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Where is Sensor Technology Headed? Look in the Mirror

Sensor technology design and manufacturing demands continue to rise to the needs of our continuously connected world.

Applications
Medical

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...

Application Briefs
Communications

Edge Processing with Embedded Artificial Intelligence

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

Sensors/Data Acquisition

Torque Sensors Make Safer Cobots

As Industry 4.0 evolves, the use of more sophisticated robots, as well as advanced automation and control systems within industrial applications has become more common as companies continue their pursuit to...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensors Converge 2022

Sensors Expo is returning to the McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA from June 27 – 29, with its new name — Sensors Converge. There are nine conference tracks that highlight the different applications for...

Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Powerful Micro-PLCs Enhance Equipment and Testing Systems

For many types of machinery and test equipment, there is a great need to perform basic automatic control functions, or even just sensor monitoring. Developing hardwired automation is...

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Connectivity

Two-Wheeled Tech: The Latest in Motorcycle Applications

With summer looming in the northern hemisphere and the global COVID pandemic slowly abating, it’s only natural for the focus of many enthusiasts to shift towards two-wheeled...

Briefs
Medical

Detecting Health Markers in Thread-Based, Wearable Sweat Sensors

Engineers have created a flexible electronic sensing patch that can be sewn into clothing to analyze sweat for multiple markers. The patch could be used to diagnose and monitor...

News
Connectivity

In-Vehicle Software and Services Are Transforming the Industry

The auto industry is undergoing its most dramatic transformation in more than a century, and tomorrow’s vehicles will not only be electrified but as directly linked to the...

Briefs
Semiconductors & ICs

Tin Electrode Amplifies Supercapacitors

The material improves connectivity while maintaining recyclability and low cost.

Articles
Aerospace

Improving Battlefield Connectivity for the Modern Warfighter

Military forces worldwide are adapting their equipment and operating models to new levels of operational intensity.

Articles
Motion Control

Rethinking Industrial Ethernet

IE may not be the best solution in every situation, says an industry expert.

Articles
Connectivity

Secure to the Core

One major concern for manufacturers is how safe and secure it is to open the OT network’s doors to the internet.

The Navigator
Connectivity

Vehicle Connectivity Moves to the Next Generation

It’s been 35 years since moviegoers saw Michael Douglas standing on a beach, holding what looked like a brick to his ear, in the film Wall Street. In 1987, wireless mobile...

News
Connectivity

Survey Reveals Cyber, Quality Challenges of Vehicle Connectivity

Cybersecurity is viewed as the number one challenge to solve for next-generation vehicles, according to findings from a global survey of automotive industry insiders. The...

Application Briefs
Energy

Protecting the U.S. Electric Grid with Physics-Based Cybersecurity

The grid’s growing size and complexity increases vulnerability to cyberattacks.

Q&A
Connectivity

Sensors Evolve to Satisfy CV Demands

Sensor technology is evolving to satisfy increasingly connected and automated commercial vehicles (CVs). As vehicle management and operation transition from humans to sensors and algorithms, the...

Features
Connectivity

Is Healthcare Ready to Pick Up the Pace in Cybersecurity?

Healthcare organizations face very difficult choices in balancing patient protection with financial demands.

Articles
Transportation

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...

News
Automotive

Lexus Goes All-Touch for New Infotainment System

When Lexus unveiled its Remote Touch infotainment interface at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show, the original iPhone had been out a little over a year, and Apple’s second-generation...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Monitor Your Spectrum for Signs of Threats

Spectrum monitoring can detect signs of threats and provide insight into mitigating them.

News
Electronics & Computers

Toyota Putting Software First in Global, Connected-Car Architecture

Toyota Connected was launched in 2016 in North America, established as an “innovation engine” for the global OEM. The goals of the new digital division were to...

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Test & Measurement

2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Electronics/Sensors/IoT Category Winner — Freetouch

Freetouch turns a smartphone into a touchscreen remote control.

News
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Autonomy’s Computing Edge

Computing clouds get more headlines, but edge computing is likely to play a more crucial minute-by-minute role in the autonomous-vehicle (AV) future. Roughly defined as bringing the processing of data...