Data Recording, Acquisition & Analysis

Input Devices

Learn about 3D scanners, converters, and other input devices.

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Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Securing data shared and stored on the battlefield will require hardware with built-in cybersecurity features
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Remotely Piloted Aircraft
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently flew its SkyGuardian in the skies above Southern California as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
WMD Detection Technology
The first-of-its-kind system will leverage multiple data sources and machine learning to detect and identify indications of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) threat.
Evaluating the quality and limitations of speech could serve as a valuable resource.
Develop a methodology that incorporates objective measures of performance and is sensitive to changes in soldier-system equipment.
Industrial metal 3D printers, force testers, machining centers, and more.
RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

Application Briefs: Software
3D Optical Scanner
NVision, Inc.
Southlake, TX
817-416-8006
www.nvision3d.com

Swift work by NVision, Inc. helped a major U.S. airline quickly repair a bird-damaged Boeing 737 wing and return the restored jet back to flight...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Portable 3D Scanner

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (North Kingstown, RI) has released the new Leica Absolute Scanner LAS-20-8, a portable laser scanner for large volume inspection applications such as automotive sheet metal, aerospace...

Military electronics continue to push the performance envelope in all directions. Each new system design faces the same challenges: the need for more processing power, tighter specs, and...

LIDAR is a partial 3D standoff sensing method that illuminates a target with rotatory or flash laser beams, analyzes the reflected lights, and provides both the distance...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Optimizing DSP Techniques for Antenna Site Software Radio

Many applications can benefit from pushing software radio functions up the mast to the antenna as a viable alternative to traditional rack-mounted receiver systems. New technology...

The objective of this work was to develop a high-speed, three-dimensional (3D) confocal imaging system to study coupled fluidic...

As the performance requirements of avionics, military, and space electronic systems increase, so do the demands on the power supplies for these systems. Successful system designs...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Dynamically Reconfigurable Software-Defined Radio for GNSS Applications

Historically, the military has used special- purpose Global Positioning System (GPS) radios for radio navigation. This has the disadvantage of locking users into fixed technology solutions designed to meet a fixed set of requirements. Software Defined Radios (SDR) have the...

Engineers at several United States Air Force (USAF) bases now use NVision's HandHeld laser scanner to reverse-engineer complex aircraft parts, which are then accurately machined and installed....

A critical component in regional-scale undersea power systems is the medium-voltage converter (MVC). The MVC is a DC-DC converter in the primary network...

Resettable circuit breaker cantilevers use silicon dioxide (SiO2) for temper ature compensation. The compressive stress in the SiO2 causes the...

The Department of Energy’s (DoE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is pursuing a smaller, safer, more secure, and less expensive nuclear weapons complex. Meeting...

Products: Electronics & Computers
DC-DC Converters

VPT (Blacksburg, VA) has introduced the VPT100+ 2800 Series DCDC converter modules that offer up to 100W of output power per unit and parallel operation of up to five units. They are available in single output versions of...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
Photonic Analog-to-Digital Converters

Early steps have been taken toward the development of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that would incorporate photonic quantizers based on the technology of InP semiconductors. These photonic ADCs are...

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