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Machine Learning Software Monolith Cuts Development Time for BMW’s Test Engineers

BMW faced a problem. Because leg injuries can be common in vehicle crashes, the effect of all manner of deformation must be measured in order to...

Briefs
AR/AI

AI-Enabled Optical Fiber Sensor Device Monitors Brain Injury

The results from tests on animal brain tissues suggest it could help clinicians to better monitor both disease progression and patients’ response to treatment than is currently possible.

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Test & Measurement

Hyundai’s ‘Edgy’ New Ideas for Safety Testing

In June 2022, Hyundai Motor America broke ground for its Safety Test and Investigation Laboratory (STIL), an industry-unique testing facility dedicated to root-cause crash...

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Regulations/Standards

Hyundai Breaks Ground for Safety Test and Investigation Lab

Hyundai Motor America is creating an industry-unique testing zone to address root cause crash investigations and electric vehicle/future product analysis activities at its...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

A Smartwatch-Based System Detects Heat Strain

A new device from Lincoln Laboratory can now alert trainees when they are heading toward injury. The device continuously estimates a person’s core body temperature to determine their risk level...

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Automotive

Toyota Reinvesting in Collaborative Safety Research

To adapt to a swiftly changing mobility ecosystem, Toyota announced on April 27 a new five-year, $30-million investment in its Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Collaborative Safety Research...

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Medical

Promising Brain Biosensor Monitors Health

Scientists have successfully tested in the lab a tiny biosensor they developed that can detect biomarkers tied to traumatic brain injuries. Researchers say their waterproof biosensor includes an...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Handheld Measuring Device Distinguishes Between Methanol and Potable Alcohol

Methanol is sometimes referred to as ethanol's deadly twin. While the latter is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor, the former is a chemical...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Implantable Stimulator Speeds Tendon Healing

The device combines with body power to treat tendon disease and damage, and sports injuries.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Evaluation of Environmental Sensors in Training: Performance Outcomes and Symptoms during Airborne and Combatives Training

Investigating the feasibility and potential validity of using biomechanical environmental sensor technologies to improve the detection of potentially concussive events that could lead to mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Bendable Robot Arm Guided by Augmented Reality

The highly customizable robotic arm can be twisted and turned in all directions.

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Medical

Implant Offers Promise for the Paralyzed

A system enables patients with a complete spinal cord injury to stand, walk, and more.

NASA Spinoff
Automotive

NASA’s Robotic Glove Finds its Fit

NASA’s grip-strengthening glove technology aims to reduce workplace stress injuries.

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Motion Control

Measurement Method Tests Fit of Exoskeletons

This testing method ensures that an exoskeleton and the person wearing it are moving smoothly and in harmony.

R&D
Electronics & Computers

Wireless Device Monitors Bone Health

An ultra-thin wireless device grows to the surface of bone and could someday help physicians monitor bone health and healing over long periods.

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Energy

Implantable Stimulator Speeds Tendon Healing

The device combines with body power to treat tendon disease and damage, and sports injuries.

R&D
Test & Measurement

Wearable Head Scanner Allows Mobility During Brain Scans

Researchers have proposed a solution to both clearly visualize and accurately assess the brain via photoacoustic imaging.

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Aerospace

System Trains Drones to Fly Around Obstacles at High Speeds

The new algorithm could enable fast, nimble drones for time-critical operations such as search and rescue.

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Semiconductors & ICs

Programmable Fiber Provides Power and Transmits Data

Designed for soldier uniforms, the fiber can sense, store, analyze, and infer activity when sewn into a piece of clothing.

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Unmanned Systems

Designing and Assessing Vehicle Safety Functions with a Use Case Approach

The required capabilities of a vehicle’s systems and components will vary depending on the scenarios and use cases in which they are expected to safely operate....

R&D
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Bruisable Artificial Skin Could Help Prosthetics Sense Injuries

An artificial skin attached to a person’s knee develops a purple “bruise” when hit forcefully.

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Medical

Technology Restores Sense of Touch in Nerves Damaged as a Result of Injury

A tiny sensor is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Method Detects Onset of Destructive Oscillations in Aircraft Turbines

Early flutter detection will help in the development of safer and more eco-friendly aircraft turbines.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

3D Printing Technique Creates Intricate Medical Implants

The biomedical structures advance the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.

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Connectivity

Making Safety Standard

I’m not sure who claims to have coined the often-repeated phrase, “Safety comes standard.” But that tagline came to mind as authorities in Texas and officials with the National Transportation Safety Board...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensory Integration Balance Deficits in Complex mTBI: Can Early Initiation of Rehabilitation with Wearable Sensor Technology Improve Outcomes?

A novel feedback system provides physical therapists with real-time information about quality of head and trunk movement during exercise.

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Transportation

Bosch Quantifies Cost Savings for ADAS-Equipped Trucks

Heavy-duty trucks still are disproportionately involved in deadly crashes on U.S. roadways. “Ten percent of the fatalities involve large trucks when large trucks only account for...

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Manned Systems

Electric-Truck Battery Enclosures Balance Demands

Manufacturers of battery-electric commercial trucks have similar requirements for their battery enclosures as do their passenger-vehicle counterparts. Lightweight construction is very...