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Wearables

The Battery Powering a Truly Green Revolution in Personal Electronics

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have figured out how to engineer a biofilm that harvests the energy in evaporation...

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Data Acquisition

Sensor Breakthrough Paves the Way for a Map of the World Under Earth’s Surface

The quantum gravity gradiometer was used to find a tunnel buried outdoors in real-world conditions one meter below the ground surface.

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Test & Measurement

Virtual Flight-Test Campaign Paving Way for A321XLR’s First Flight

The construction and equipment installation phases for the three A321XLR flight-test aircraft are rapidly nearing completion in the FAL in Hamburg before the first of...

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Data Acquisition

5 High-Tech Materials That Sense and Detect

A variety of electronics and sensors are being integrated into today’s materials to spot a variety of parameters: from damage to a product design to stress on your heart.

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Data Acquisition

Rethinking Industrial Ethernet

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

Briefs
Data Acquisition

Data Transfer Service

This schedulable, predictable, high-performance data transfer service is designed for largescale scientific computing facilities.

Briefs
Software

Hacker-Resistant Cloud Software System

The system guarantees the security of virtual machines in the cloud.

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Data Acquisition

With Functional Fibers, A Shirt Becomes a Valuable Microphone

The future of computing is in fabrics, says Prof, Yoel Fink from MIT.

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Data Acquisition

Provisioning Smart Sensors for the IoT

The biggest challenge in the provisioning process: ensuring that a device and the connection to the network and server are secure.

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Communications

The Many Benefits of Smart IIoT Connected Factories

Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.

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Data Acquisition

Low-Cost Radio System Could Help Trace Disease Spread

In efforts to limit the spread of disease while preserving privacy, an interdisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has designed and...

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Data Acquisition

New Photonic Effect Could Speed Drug Development

Twisted nanoscale semiconductors manipulate light in a new way. This effect could be harnessed to accelerate the discovery and development of life-saving medicines as well as photonic...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Biosensors Using Field-Effect Transistors Show Great Promise

Demand for sensitive and selective electronic biosensors — analytical devices that monitor a target of interest in real time — is growing for a wide range of applications....

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Data Acquisition

What System Designers Should Know About MOSA Standards

To rapidly respond to new threats, the DoD has a mandate to adopt a Modular Open Systems Approach.

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AR/AI

Vote for Tech Briefs Product of the Year 2021

These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.

Products
Robotics, Automation & Control

New Products: December 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Single-board systems, self-encrypting drives, custom capacitor assemblies, and more.

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Software

How a Modern Lab Approach Optimizes Post-Silicon Validation

Semiconductor companies are looking for better tools and practices to maximize the efficiency of their design-validation processes.

Products
Materials

New Products: November 2021 Photonics & Imaging Technology

Infrared lens testers, fiber optic transceivers, spectral radiometers, and more.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Directly into the Brain: A 3D Multifunctional and Flexible Neural Interface

Although measuring the electrical activity of neurons is useful in many disciplines, making durable neural interfacing brain chip implants with negligible...

Products
Test & Measurement

Product of the Month: October 2021 Tech Briefs

DATAQ® Instruments announced the Model DI-4730 high-voltage isolated data acquisition system.

Products
Photonics/Optics

New on the Market: October 2021

Battery-pack test systems, data management, connector clips, and more.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Is The Future of Automation in the Manufacturing Sector Already Here?

These technologies provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of manufacturing automation.

Application Briefs
Data Acquisition

Technologies Increase Safety of Astronauts to the Moon

As the U.S. lands a craft on the Moon for the first time since 1972, technology built by Louisiana State University students will report back from the lunar surface.

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Data Acquisition

FDA’s Modernization Plans Gain Momentum in Expediting Healthcare Innovation

The FDA will focus on data management and digitizing healthcare.

Products
Imaging

New Products: October 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Data recorders, conduction-cooled chassis, robot chargers, and more.

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Aerospace

Taking the Tactical Cloud with You Small Form Factor, Modular Data Centers at the Edge of the Battlefield

The US Army, Air Force, and Navy are actively looking to new programs such as Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) to ensure warfighters have maximum situational awareness.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

OPC UA Standard for Industrial Automation

The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.

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Imaging

Coastal Lidar and Radar Imaging System (CLARIS) Lidar Data Report

The Army analyzed shoreline change, dune volume, beach volume, beach slope, and cumulative elevation change along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina.