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News: Electronics & Computers
AUSA 2019: A Really Cool Computer
Ben Sharfi, CEO of General Micro Systems (GMS), says he has the Product of the Year. Do you agree?
It just wouldn’t be a military technology show without a few drones on display.
News: RF & Microwave Electronics
AUSA 2019: Military Preps for Open Sensor Standards
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.
Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
AUSA 2019: A View From the Show Floor
Editor Bruce A. Bennett offers a look at the Association of the United States Army's 2019 Annual Meeting.
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
News: Energy
Lightweight Sensing and Control System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Monitoring

A new sensing and control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) allows for semi-autonomous flight. Pilots need not leave the ground to conduct routine monitoring and surveillance quickly and cost-effectively. Such systems are particularly useful during long flight...

Many medical devices — from robotic surgery to autonomous delivery robots in hospitals, to dialysis equipment — use motion control products to operate. Allied Motion’s long and successful experience as a...

A reader asks our industry expert: Will air taxis be influenced by military UAV standards?
See how the shrinking of systems is impacting embedded computing design principles.
Editor Bruce A. Bennett takes us through the unusual — and completely unexpected —at this year's LASER World of Photonics.
Many vendors at this year's event made their presence known with mega-sized booths.
The increased use of photonics has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions — by 3-billion tons.
Blog: Photonics/Optics
LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019
The bi-annual Laser World of Photonics exhibition begins today.
An industry expert tells a Tech Briefs reader what's over the next hill regarding military UAVs.
Three new unmanned helicopters were unveiled at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show in Chicago.
A Navy Sea Glider can look for a target in mid-air or underwater.
As always, the Air Force Research Laboratory had a huge presence at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show in Chicago.
Pentek Vice President Rodger Hosking explains how signal recorder technology is being implemented in military unmanned vehicles.
You think riding your Harley Davidson is exciting? Try the ElectraFly.
Taxi! A steady stream of AUVSI XPONENTIAL attendees got to see Bell's new air vehicle up close.
DETECTING PLASTIC LANDMINES

Hidden PFM-1 anti-personnel landmines are unexploded ordnance (UXO) devices that pose a difficult challenge to conventional...

Design engineers in the aerospace industry are constantly challenged to improve fit and function of components used in commercial and military aircraft. Parts used in these aircraft...

Electropolishing has become a common metal finishing process used in the aerospace industry to help improve the overall quality of metal components. These components...

It’s common, especially in the aerospace industry, for parts that are fracture critical to be Liquid Penetrant Inspected (LPI) prior to installation. Also known as Dye Penetrant...

A reader asked our expert: What technology will spell the beginning of the end for the VME embedded computing platform?

To improve a flying vehicle, sometimes you have to turn to a reliable model that has been operating for hundreds of millions of years.

NASA’s Mehdi Khorrami explains how he uses high-performance computing to handle one of the FAA’s biggest complaints: aircraft noise.

Who needs a keyboard, a mouse, or a joystick? A researcher from Arizona State University wants to command machines with the human brain.

Modern avionics are highly dependent on reliable connectivity — and reliable interconnection systems. As data rates inevitably improve to address greater military...

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