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10 VR/AR Technologies from CES 2023

See 10 AR/VR technologies from CES 2023.

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Data Acquisition

F-35 Completes First Flight with Technology Refresh 3 Upgrades

A developmental test team from the 461st Flight Test Squadron conducted the first flight of an F-35 in the Technology Refresh 3 (TR-3) configuration at Edwards Air Force...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

The Future of Wearable Technology

Wearable technology is becoming more ubiquitous by the day.

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Connectivity

Can Your Phone Tell if a Bridge Is in Good Shape?

A new study suggests mobile data collected while traveling over bridges could help evaluate their integrity.

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Aerospace

3 Program Goals for the James Webb Space Telescope in 2023

In 2023, the James Webb Space Telescope will transition into its second official year of science operations, or Cycle 2. This video highlights three in-orbit aspects of the Webb program to watch this year.

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Manned Systems

How Much Do You Know About GPS and its History?

Do you know the history of GPS? Take this quiz to find out.

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Design

Wireless, High-Speed, Low-Power Communications for Implantable Devices

Implantable bioelectronics are now often key in assisting or monitoring vital organs, but they often lack a safe, reliable way of transmitting their data to doctors.

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Information Technology

Achieving 100 Gb/s Using O-band Technology

To ensure networks are prepared for the next wave of transmission, operators need to build wave multiplexing systems that will allow connections to migrate to 100 Gb/s.

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Photonics/Optics

James Webb Space Telescope Enters New Era of Universal Infrared Imaging in Cycle 1

It began full scientific operations July 11, following six months of instrumentation cool-down, calibration, and other commissioning activities.

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Design

How Virtual Twins Help Optimize Supply Chains

Unprecedented and unrelenting market turbulence has shown that the old ways of supply chain planning and manufacturing production are outdated and vulnerable to disruption.

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Electronics & Computers

Product of the Month

The new Indicators feature true absolute sensor technology that minimizes the chance of data loss.

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Wearables

Smart Wearable Sensors for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Disease is the fastest-growing neurodegenerative condition in the world and affects 600,000 Americans yearly at a cost of $20 billion to the U.S. healthcare system.

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Data Acquisition

Renamic Neo Offers Complete Wireless Connectivity to Implants

Tiotronik’s Renamic Neo communicates with a medical device implanted in a patient, such as a pacemaker, ICD, or implantable cardiac monitor.

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Design

Faster Computation for Deep-Learning Applications

A new area of artificial intelligence called analog deep learning promises faster computation with a fraction of the energy usage.

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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...

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AR/AI

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Engineers

Gift giving always induces anxiety. It’s never easy to pick a present that someone will enjoy, especially if the recipient is an engineer.

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Unmanned Systems

To-Go Cup Lids May Help Drones Sense Danger

The work showed that when a certain level of force inverts a dome, embedded sensors surrounding the dome can detect the change.

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Design

Enhancing Design Efficiency in Linear Motion Automation

The integrated measuring system (IMS) has demonstrated notable cost savings and improved design efficiencies in linear motion automation applications.

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Photonics/Optics

Designing Multi-Channel Microwave Radio Systems Using Optical Interconnects

Imagine if it was possible to build multi-channel microwave radio systems leveraging optical rather than copper interconnects.

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Electronics & Computers

New Products

The new products for December 2022.

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AR/AI

Efficiently and Precisely Decoding Low Redundancy Codes

Digital data is subjected to errors when stored or transmitted due to the effects of noise on the medium or communication channel.

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Software

Meta Monitoring System

MMS was developed as an add-on to NASA Ames-patented Inductive Monitoring System (IMS), which estimates deviation from normal system operations.

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Data Acquisition

Teaching Robots the Craft of Manipulating Materials

The new system learns directly from visual inputs to let a robot with a two-fingered gripper see, simulate, and shape doughy objects.

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Aerospace

Vertiport Assessment and Mobility Operations System

It is widely believed that Advanced Air Mobility is poised to have a significant societal impact in the coming years to move people and cargo more rapidly and efficiently.

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AR/AI

AI Material That Adapts to Its Surroundings

UCLA engineers have designed a new class of material that can learn behaviors over time and develop a “muscle memory” of its own.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensors in Inflatable Space Habitats

What can sensors do for inflatable space habitats? A lot.

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Test & Measurement

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...

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Medical

The Evolution of COVID-19 Testing

One silver lining that the pandemic brought is an expansion of infectious-disease-testing technology.