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New HPC4EI Project to Create 'Digital Twin' Models for Aerospace Manufacturing

A partnership involving Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory aimed at developing “digital twins” for producing aerospace components is one of six new...

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Software

CASE Struggles to Fulfil Expectations

The saying ‘Two steps forward, one step back’ describes the overall progress of CASE — Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrified vehicles and infrastructures. While electrification and...

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Materials

Vote for Medical Design Briefs 2022 Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

Vote for the 2022 Product of the Year.

Technology & Society
Robotics, Automation & Control

Sharp-Shooting Farm Robot

SprayBox can target individual weeds and crops at a 20-per-second rate and then spray them at a millimeter’s accuracy.

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Communications

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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Software

Engineers Build Reconfigurable Artificial Intelligence Chip

The researchers plan to apply the design to edge computing devices.

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Software

Incorporating Computer Vision and Uncertainty into AI for Robotic Prosthetics

The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.

Briefs
Power

Enhancing Fault Isolation and Detection for Electric Powertrains of UAVs

NASA’s System-Wide Safety (SWS) project is developing innovative data solutions to assure safe, rapid, and repeatable access to a transformed National Airspace System.

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Data Acquisition

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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Aerospace

Top 5 Tech Briefs Quizzes of 2022

See Tech Briefs’ top-performing quizzes of 2022.

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Propulsion

Hummingbird Flight Could Provide Insights for Biomimicry in Aerial Vehicles

Hummingbirds occupy a unique place in nature: They fly like insects but have the musculoskeletal system of birds. According to Bo Cheng, Associate Professor in...

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Software

How to Analyze Spacecraft Thermal Performance with COMSOL®

Being able to predict and optimize designs and processes for spacecraft and satellites is critical. New advances in single-physics and fully coupled multiphysics modeling...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Design and Simulation of Sustainable, High-Performance Thermal Systems

OEMs today need to navigate multiple regulatory, commercial, technical, and environmental challenges while developing their thermal systems. These challenges are...

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Motion Control

A Darker Side of the Chip-Shortage Story

The effects of the global semiconductor shortage on new-vehicle availability, and industry profits, are well known. But an even more significant effect of the “chip” shortage has been going...

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Photonics/Optics

AFTC Gains New Test Capability

As weapon system designers continue to innovate for the defense of the nation, the Air Force Test Center must advance the test capabilities available to develop and prove the superiority of those systems...

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Software

Winter 2022 Resource Guide

In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.

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Communications

Statistical Audibility Prediction Algorithm

Predicting the extent that one sound is heard over another is difficult, yet could help engineers to better design for sound management.

Briefs
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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Manufacturing & Prototyping

How Virtual, Cloud-Based Technologies Are Powering the Next Industrial Revolution

Companies in many industries are completely revamping the way in which their manufacturing arms are designing, building, producing, and servicing their goods.

Briefs
Design

Nanomagnets Can Perform AI-Like Processing

The new method could slash the energy cost of AI.

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Software

Gearing Dana for the EV Future

As Dana Inc. transitions further into electrified systems, it pays to have a Mechatronics engineer leading the company’s technology charge. Giulio Ornella, Dana’s VP of Global Engineering, has been...

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Electronics & Computers

Air Force Gets Strategic Mission System Capability Utilizing OpenVPX Standards

Collins Aerospace has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop a modern Very Low Frequency (VLF) receiver that will help modernize its strategic mission...

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Software

Digital Manufacturing Solution

The U.S. Navy is looking to tackle supply-line problems by aligning the skill sets of a trio of outside expert organizations to develop an end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM) system that could be utilized across the entire Department of Defense (DoD).

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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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Software

Machine Learning for Narrowing the Simulation-Test Gap

Establishing how well a numerical simulation represents reality is critical for making simulation results more trustworthy for decision makers. This 60-minute Webinar will focus...

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Medical

Quick Test Kit Determines Immunity to COVID-19, Variants

A team of scientists from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore...

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Electronics & Computers

Product of the Month

Automotive engineers utilize Adams software to build their virtual vehicle prototypes and Adams Real Time Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) capabilities to bridge the gap with physical tests.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Going the Last Mile

Pizza is a subject that puts a smile on most faces but for Matteo Del Sorbo, the delight extends far beyond the actual pie.

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Unmanned Systems

Hopeful but Closer Scrutiny for SAE Level 4 Automation

As the auto industry and its suppliers, along with technology developers and startups, recalibrate for what appears to be a new and more pragmatic phase of automated-driving...