Keyword: Sensors and actuators

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A towed sonar array from Abaco Systems uses multiple sensors to identify and detect mine-like objects.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
By enabling distributed system architectures, SFF systems and subsystems solve many of the toughest problems facing embedded system designers.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Developers of electronic warfare technologies must consider emerging U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives like Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA).
Briefs: Software
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Application Briefs: Defense
DSIT Solutions Ltd., recently supplied a NATO country with its PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) system.
Briefs: Energy
A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new quantum sensor analyzes the full spectrum of radio-frequency and real-world signals, unleashing new potential for soldier communications, spectrum awareness, and electronic warfare.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Silent Sentinel Inc., a U.K.-based surveillance company, has been selected as a provider for the US Department of Defense.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A novel feedback system provides physical therapists with real-time information about quality of head and trunk movement during exercise.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Articles: Aerospace
What is SOSA? Learn about its beginnings, its objectives, and if it's here to stay.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin (WIAMan) Project is in the process of developing anthropomorphic test devices.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Characterizing uncertainty in estimating the state of a resident space object is one of the fundamentals of many space surveillance tasks.
Application Briefs: Defense
Three companies demonstrated rapid and functional integration during simulated threat scenarios that included simultaneous engagements.
Articles: Defense
Combat is being transformed by Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies that improve a warrior’s situational awareness.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin
Briefs: Aerospace
Developing an improved model capable of generating realistic synthetic data that represents a wide range of systems can lead to new algorithms and data exploitation techniques.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.
Briefs: Wearables
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Understanding the mechanics of insect flight could help improve the agility, autonomy, robustness and integrated sensing and processing of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New wearables will provide soldiers and small unit leaders with actionable information needed to ensure individual and squad performance readiness.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
There are still significant obstacles to the manufacture and use of flexible hybrid electronics in military applications.
Articles: Imaging
Full motion video (FMV) sensors are essential assets and provide real-time situational awareness with minimal latency.