Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en How Great a Gift is a Wireless Prosthesis? http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis <div class="node-body gallery-body">From environmentally resilient microprocessor joints to direct nerve controlled robotic limbs, getting our wounded back into the action has never been more possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis#comments Active components Defense Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:14:00 +0000 28341 at http://mwrf.com Making Those Wireless Myoelectric Sensors Work http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work <div class="field-deck"> A Q&A session with Glen Griffith, principal RF communications engineer for the Alfred Mann Foundation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Q+A session with Glen Griffith, principal RF communications engineer for the Alfred Mann Foundation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work#comments Active components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:09:00 +0000 28441 at http://mwrf.com Healing Heroes, One Wireless Limb at a Time http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time <div class="field-deck"> Using Bluetooth, magnetic resonance, and near-field communications, prosthetics developers are creating cutting-edge and waterproof options for warriors so they can get back into action. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adding wireless technologies to control settings, charge, or actively control prosthetic limbs could lead to much more versatile and weather-proof prosthetic options for soldiers who were wounded in battle</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time#comments Active components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:08:00 +0000 28401 at http://mwrf.com Industry, Academia Worlds Collide in Communications Research Lab http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab <div class="node-body article-body">The Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI) will give students the tools to research and develop the latest in radar and communications systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab#comments News Active components Passive components Services Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:06:00 +0000 28361 at http://mwrf.com <p>The RURI will be housed on the entire fourth floor of the the&nbsp;Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center. (Image courtesy of UMass Lowell)</p> Self-Deploying Monopole Antennas Seize Greater Coverage of the Seas http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas <div class="node-body article-body">Canada’s RADARSAT satellite constellation will use 13, lightweight, self-deploying antennas as part of its automatic identification system (AIS) payload.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas#comments News Active components Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:15:00 +0000 28191 at http://mwrf.com <p>Designed to operate for seven years, RADARSAT-2 features state-of-the-art synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology. (Image courtesy of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.)</p> ZigBee Conquers Space-Based SATCOM Tests http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests <div class="node-body article-body">A dual miniature satellite system uses a ZigBee wireless sensor network (WSN) for inter-/intra-satellite communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests#comments News Active components Systems Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:37:00 +0000 28041 at http://mwrf.com <p>The picosatellite aboard VELOX-I only weighs 1.5 kg. (All images courtesy of World Scientific:<em><a href="http://www.worldscientific.com/toc/us/02/03" target="_blank"> Unmanned Systems</a></em>)</p> UPDATE: Earth Observation Satellite Features Atmospheric Sensing http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing <div class="node-body article-body">The WorldView-3 satellite will use remote-sensing payloads to help create a digital inventory of the Earth’s surface.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing#comments News Active components Industrial Systems Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:02:00 +0000 26031 at http://mwrf.com Satellite-Based Spectroradiometer Relays Stunning Sea-Changing Images http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-based-spectroradiometer-relays-stunning-sea-changing-images <div class="node-body article-body">As part of NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS), moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometers (MODIS) help capture long stretches of highly precise imagery data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-based-spectroradiometer-relays-stunning-sea-changing-images" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-based-spectroradiometer-relays-stunning-sea-changing-images#comments News Active components Systems Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:11:00 +0000 27911 at http://mwrf.com Smart Wearables Must Meet Consumer Needs To Survive http://mwrf.com/news/smart-wearables-must-meet-consumer-needs-survive <div class="node-body article-body">Though sales are soaring for smart wearables, consumers abandon them rather quickly, necessitating a change of action within the market for future success. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/smart-wearables-must-meet-consumer-needs-survive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/smart-wearables-must-meet-consumer-needs-survive#comments News Active components Components Mobile Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:21:00 +0000 27901 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise Balun Aids Phased-Array Radars http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars <div class="field-byline"> Wang Wei, Zhong Wu, Xu Wei, Mu Mao, and Yuan Jun </div> <div class="field-deck"> This active balun design provides high, flat gain with low noise figure and reasonable linearity for a variety of applications at X- and Ku-band frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An active balun design achieves low noise and good linearity at X- and Ku-band frequencies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:33:00 +0000 27711 at http://mwrf.com