Iliza Sokol

Associate Digital Editor ,
Design, Engineering & Sourcing Group

Iliza joined the Penton Media group in 2013 after graduating from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BS in Advertising and Marketing Communications. Prior to joining the staff, she worked at NYLON Magazine and a ghostwriting firm based in New York.

Satellite-Based Spectroradiometer Relays Stunning Sea-Changing Images
As part of NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS), moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometers (MODIS) help capture long stretches of highly precise imagery data.
Smart Wearables Must Meet Consumer Needs To Survive
Though sales are soaring for smart wearables, consumers abandon them rather quickly, necessitating a change of action within the market for future success.
Transmitter Test Solution Supports P25 Emergency Comm Standards
Tektronix developed test software that complies with the Project 25 (P25) standard for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) emergency services.
High-Altitude Balloons Float Toward Multiple Application Possibilities
Rockzip turned to Kickstarter to crowdsource for their high-altitude balloons, which can be used for everything from providing Internet access to tracking deforestation.
Experimental Spaceplane Designs Foresee Everyday Operability
The Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program is working on an unmanned vehicle that could be reused repeatedly to launch small satellites.
Single Laser Source Transmits Data at 43 Tbits/s Via Multicore Fiber
A new fiber-optic technology, using seven cores as opposed to the standard one, achieved bandwidth speeds of 43 Tbits/s.
UPDATE: More Parts Delivered for James Webb Space Telescope
A flexible architecture of high purity aluminum foils will allow the thermal links aboard the James Webb Space Telescope to conduct heat away from its four infrared instruments.
ZigBee Update Brings Mesh Networking to 920-MHz HEMS
The 920IP ZigBee standard update supports home energy-management systems (HEMS) through the use of wireless mesh networking.
Military Blimp-Borne Radar Stays Aloft for 30 Days
Comprising a system of two radars and helium-filled aerostats, JLENS further enhances missile defense capabilities in current ballistic intercept systems.
Quick Charge Technology Delivers Up To 60 W
Quick Charge 2.0 features a variety of upgrades to improve charging times and expand adoption rates into a variety of devices.
Missile Defense System Uses Dual Radars To Optimize Tracking
The ground-based midcourse defense (GMD) system, in conjunction with an exoatmospheric kill vehicle (EKV) device, successfully tracked and destroyed a targeted threat during testing.
UPDATE: SBIRS GEO Satellites Track Missiles Using Infrared Data
Using a multi-level platform of ground systems, satellites, and payloads, the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) helps to build a database of missiles through their infrared characteristics.
Military-Code Receiver Bolsters GPS Capabilities
The U.S. Air Force demonstrated a new Raytheon GPS receiver for use in military-code anti-jamming and high-security communications.
UAV Antenna Changes Beam Direction in 1/1000th of a Second
The Agile Aperture Antenna (A3) is lightweight, low power, software-defined, and electronically reconfigurable, suiting it for UAVs and other vehicles.
UPDATE: JPSS-1 Weather Satellite Boosts Forecasting Accuracy
The JPSS-1 satellite uses five different remote-sensing instruments that will help to monitor and predict weather patterns and climate changes with greater precision.

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