• Satellite signals inform water level sensor

    The sensor sports an antenna connected to a Raspberry Pi microcomputer and continuously receives GPS and Global Navigation Satellite System signals to measure river water levels.

  • Increase access point capacity with Wi-Fi 6 capable flexible cable assemblies

    The assembly is designed on a flexible cable type that offers good thermal resistance and is ideal for tight spaces.

  • Robots designed for unclogging pipelines

    The so-called Joey robot can traverse narrow underground pipes, relaying damages or obstructions to human operators above ground.

  • Micro-D gaskets designed for MIL-DTL 83513 connectors

    These gaskets eliminate any unwanted gaps between the connector and I/O surface points and offer a shielding effectiveness of 80 dB to115 dB.

  • Signal Hound announces 43.5 GHz spectrum analyzer

    According to the company, the affordability of the SM435B opens the door to industry professionals who were previously unable to attain this power in a compact and economic package.

  • First industrial wastewater reclamation plant for chip fabs

    The chip industry's first reclaimed water plant is now serving semiconductor manufacturing processes at the TSMC facility in southern Taiwan.

  • Video: Military-approved portable oil analysis lab now available

    After demonstrating benefits for the U.S. military, the battery-operated portable system is now available for use in commercial applications.

  • Automated toilet cleaning system to take on convenience stores

    The team tested the system, having it clean fake urine and garbage, and determined that it performed well, completing cleaning tasks in about 17 seconds and removing almost 98% of the fake urine.

  • AI detects drunkenness using infrared images of human faces

    The convolutional neural network reportedly evaluates thermal infrared images of human faces and determines with more than 90% accuracy if a subject is drunk.

  • Laundry-folding robot one step closer to reality

    What enabled the robot to learn how to handle delicate layers of cloth was the thinness and flexibility of the ReSkin sensor, the researchers explained.

  • Burrowing robot takes inspiration from the Pacific mole crab

    Mimicking how the Pacific mole crab buries itself in the sand, the researchers developed the digging robot dubbed EMBUR (EMerita BUrrowing Robot), which can self-burrow vertically.

  • Team laser prints circuitry on assorted objects

    According to the team, the circuit could then be applied directly to smooth surfaces, such as those on a plastic soda bottle, for instance.

  • Underwater sensor may save drowning swimmers

    Once developed, the sensor can reportedly be integrated into a smart device that wirelessly communicates with a smartphone app when a swimmer stops moving — a possible sign of drowning.

  • Pelonis Technologies sets the bar for medical manufacturing partnership

    Pelonis Technologies offers medical micro blowers in a variety of sizes.

  • Watch this biomimetic robot hand grab stuff

    To create the robotic hand — dubbed model number v15 — the Clone Robotics’ team used pneumatic artificial muscles.

  • Monitoring solutions for cutting machines

    The solution to both productivity and quality can be found in real-time machine monitoring.

  • AI-guided laser beams aimed at cockroaches

    The device features a Jetson Nano, an electronic device that runs machine-learning software; two cameras; a galvanometer, which is an instrument for detecting and measuring small electric currents; and a laser.

  • Back to the basics in rotating contact potentiometers

    Rotary contact potentiometers are used to obtain adjustable supply voltage in frequency attenuation and volume control applications (or audio control devices).

  • The differences between capacitive and piezoresistive pressure sensors

    Pressure sensors currently installed are based on MEMS technology and utilize piezoresistive or capacitive measurement principles.

  • Sensitive optical sensing tool for medical, industrial use

    The design combines the advantages of the two types of interferometers currently available, making it both compact and highly sensitive.

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