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Consortium to Advance Digital Twins in Healthcare

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are part of a consortium of 19 partners that will aid personalized healthcare by using virtual copies of objects. EDITH (Ecosystem for...

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Materials

Florida Tech College of Engineering and Science

The Florida Institute of Technology is a private research university in Melbourne, FL. The university was founded in 1958 as Brevard Engineering College to support NASA in providing advanced education for professionals working in the space program.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Playing Nice: How Self-Driving Cars and Human-Driven Cars Could Share the Road

Akin to when Model Ts traveled alongside horses and buggies, autonomous vehicles (AVs) and human-driven vehicles (HVs) will someday share the road. How to...

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Wearables

Test Your Knowledge About Wearable Technology

See how much you know about wearable technology and the progress it has made.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Machine Learning and Sensor Technology Unlock Predictive Maintenance Insights

More than 80 percent of manufacturers experienced at least one instance of unplanned downtime during the past three years, and a single factory can lose $2.3 million annually due to unplanned stoppages.

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Connectivity

The Role of Compound Semiconductors in the IoT

Compound semiconductors will play an ever more important role in the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) into 5G territory.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Printed Rechargeable Batteries for the IIoT

Wireless sensors are critical for the IIoT, but they need long-term, reliable battery power.

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Electronics & Computers

Printable IoT Sensor Development Platform

To benchmark performance of printed sensors against the state of the art, NASA has developed a low-power flexible sensor platform.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Smart Factory/IIoT - September 2022

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, robotics, connectivity and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

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Software

Three Challenges to 5G’s Military Success

Evolving 5G non-terrestrial networks promise to make new applications a reality.

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Internet of Things

Root of Trust: A Standardization Model that Needs to Happen Now

Billions of connected devices have been adopted within our personal eco-systems, rising two-fold during the pandemic. This means there are even more devices in our lives which can be attacked.

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Connectivity

Researchers Demonstrate 40-Channel Optical Communication Link

It achieves 40 channels by combining a frequency comb light source based on a new photonic crystal resonator developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an optimized mode-division multiplexer.

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Connectivity

What Do You Know About 5G Technology?

There is a huge amount of hype around 5G technology. So, how much do you really know about it?

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Energy

Power Electronics - August 2022

This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for a range of applications...

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Medical

Accelerating Sustainability in the Healthcare Industry

In today’s world, many consumers are demanding that brands and corporations become more sustainable and make a dedicated effort to reduce their carbon footprint. This has led...

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AR/AI

Boosting Operational Intelligence with AI

Although industrial factories and processing plants have long been automated, it remains vital for human decision-making to be involved in operations, sometimes to a great extent. Automation in...

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Electronics & Computers

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.

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AR/AI

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.

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Connectivity

An Holistic Approach to Verifying Cybersecurity in Design

Today’s vehicle is a mobile computer growing in complexity. From infotainment systems to propulsion, to advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles (AV),...

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Electronics & Computers

The Connected Future of Devices

As the tension between demand and supply rises, the world of electronics keeps evolving and the impact of its evolution will need to be watched closely.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Products

Octoplant Data Management Platform

AUVESY-MDT, Landau in der Pfalz, Germany, is releasing octoplant, the next level of development of the versiondog and AutoSave solution. Octoplant is a new data management platform that...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Forecast 2022 for Sensors/MEMS

This article is a marked departure from my annual reporting on the past year’s performance of the health of the MEMS industry vis-à-vis my MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card. [1] ...

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Communications

Materials for Next-Generation LED-Based Data Communications

Light-emitting diode (LED)-based communications techniques allow computing devices, including cellphones, to communicate with one another using infrared light. However, LED...

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IoMT

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...

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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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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Designing the Future of Automated Manufacturing

From automotive to electronics, automation is disrupting traditional manufacturing methods across several industries. Connected manufacturing is on a path of continued growth as...

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Electronics & Computers

EV Managed Charging Improves Vehicle-Grid Integration

It is 5 p.m., and you arrive home from work when it is peak demand for the grid. Your electric vehicle (EV) is 50% charged — you could either plug it in and charge right away or, if...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Building the Future of Autonomous Systems

Industry 4.0 is no more a novel concept. As manufacturing ramps up automation supported by software and hardware interfaces, we are beginning to see highly automated factories. Automation is...