Military, Aerospace & Hi-Rel

December 2019
Lasers Learn to Accurately Spot Space Junk

Beijing Fangshan Satellite Laser Observatory.

Chinese researchers have improved the accuracy in detecting space junk in earth's orbit, providing a more effective way to plot safe routes for spacecraft maneuvers. "The possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to one!" exclaimed C-3PO as Han Solo
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12/26/2019
A New Way to Optimize Light Exposure Can Reduce Jet Lag
Whether you’re traveling for work or for fun, nothing ruins the start of a trip quite like jet lag. Engineers affiliated with the Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA) Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a way to deliver personalized advice using smart wearable technology
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12/19/2019
Triple-Display Switch Ideal for Mission-Critical Operations
ATEN Technology, Inc., announced the availability of the “CS1964”, its new 4-port USB 3.0 4K DisplayPort Triple Display KVMP Switch, equipped with ATEN’s patented Video DynaSync technology. Helping free up clutter from the desktop, the CS1964 provides efficient multitask switching for mission-critical
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12/19/2019
Powercast Wireless Power Tech Chosen for Electronic Bag Tag

ViewTag uses Powercast's wireless power technology to preserve battery life in its ViewTag Electronic Bag Tag (EBT) so it can be reused over 3000 times.

Powercast Corporation announced that ViewTag has selected its Powerharvester Chipset for battery management so that the ViewTag Electronic Bag Tag (EBT) can be reused over 3000 times. The digital ViewTag snaps onto luggage and allows customers to tag their own bags, reducing
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12/16/2019
Now at Mouser: InvenSense Ultrasonic Sensor Solutions
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the MOD_CH101 ultrasonic time-of-flight (ToF) sensor module and DK-CH101 SmartSonic platform from InvenSense, a TDK Group company. The ToF solutions offer fast and accurate range measurement with ultra-low power consumption, and are capable of detecting objects of any
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12/13/2019
CAP-XX Acquires Murata's Supercapacitor Production Lines
CAP-XX announced it will acquire CAP-XX licensee Murata’s supercapacitor production lines, relocate them from Japan to a new factory in Sydney to arrive in stages between March and June 2020, and begin producing Murata’s three supercapacitor product families in Q3 2020. Murata will
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12/04/2019
SafeSite GRP Linear for Harsh and Hazardous Applications
Dialight launched its new SafeSite Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) linear form factor for the APAC and EMEA markets. This new LED fitting includes IECEx / ATEX Zone 2, 21 & 22 certification for the ultimate solution in hazardous applications including
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12/02/2019