Printer Friendly

Engineering update #122: using whiskers to detect objects.

* Using technology to avoid crowded places

Density is a people counter. It's a sensor attached to the doorframe at the entrance of a room or building. It tracks people entering and leaving by using an infrared light and offers real-time and historical data about traffic.

* 3D printed pharmaceuticals

3D printed could take on an entirely new meaning when it comes to medical options. The FDA recently approved a 3D printed drug product, the very first time the agency has done so.

* Using robotic whiskers to detect objects

Using whiskers as inspiration, researchers created the Whisker Array-robotic whiskers that could help vehicles or robots to navigate areas that are difficult to manage.

COPYRIGHT 2015 Advantage Business Media
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2015 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 
Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Everything E
Publication:ECN-Electronic Component News
Date:Sep 1, 2015
Words:111
Previous Article:Embedded PC weigh less than 3lbs.
Next Article:Innovating processing power in cars: when the quality of your code becomes the quality of your brand.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters