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Sweat the details? Nano-bio consortium gets the details from sweat

 By Rick Nelson on October 19, 2014

Boston, MA. The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) October workshop convened Friday October 17 at Northeastern University. Malcolm Thompson of the NBMC welcomed attendees to the workshop by explaining that the consortium formed last year at the behest of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to improve human-performance monitoring by...


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October Special Reports

October Special Report

bullet By Tom Lecklider, Senior Technical Editor

New test equipment features real benefits

Modular instruments are introduced for many reasons, but rather than being speculative designs, many address well-established existing applications.



October Special Report

bullet By Rick Nelson, Executive Editor

Vendors support design and test of infotainment systems.

Automotive telematics and infotainment systems combine a wide variety of functions that must be tested.



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Test of ICs, sensors, and passive components gets boost

 By Rick Nelson on September 30, 2014

Companies have recently introduced turnkey, modular, and bench instruments related to the test of semiconductors, sensors, and passive components....

Merging electrical and mechanical prototypes in MIT's Engineering Design Studio

 By Elizabeth Persico, Keysight Technologies* on October 15, 2014

MIT engineering students have access to what's called the Engineering Design Studio (EDS), a teaching lab where students can go from theory to idea to reality...



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Industry Update

Keithley introduces IVy app for SMU instruments

October 15, 2014. Keithley Instruments has developed a free app for Android-based smartphones and tablets that interacts with a...

Software enables plug-in electric vehicles to support grid reliability

October 14, 2014. The Electric Power Research Institute, along with several auto manufacturers, utilities, and regional...

Commercial-drone market to reach $1.7 billion in 2025

October 14, 2014. The market for commercial uses of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, will grow to $1.7 billion...

Fluke Networks offers cloud-connected cable certification tool

October 13, 2014. Fluke Networks has unveiled LinkWare Live, a cloud-based service that enables contractors, cable...

CSZ Testing to expand altitude capabilities

October 13, 2014. CSZ Testing is expanding its capabilities in its Ohio test laboratory. Now equipped with a...

SIGLENT opens North American headquarters

October 13, 2014.  SIGLENT Technologies last month announced the opening of its new North American headquarters, located in...

TEGAM offers rugged micro-ohmmeter Kelvin probes

October 13, 2014. TEGAM Inc., a supplier of micro-ohmmeters, has just introduced five new Kelvin probes. When used with...

Nobel laureate advises Aledia on LED technology

October 13, 2014. Prof. Hiroshi Amano, a member of Aledia’s Scientific Advisory Board, was awarded the Nobel Prize...

GL announces dual T1 E1 Express boards

October 11, 2014. GL Communications Inc. has announced the T1 E1 Express (PCIe) analysis and emulation boards. Vijay Kulkarni,...

Keysight offers TRX module and EXM wireless test-set enhancements

October 10, 2014. Keysight Technologies has announced the market’s first TRX module with four full-duplex RFIO ports and...

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