Sarah Mangiola has written on many different topics within Penton's Design, Engineering, and Sourcing Group. Originally from California, she graduated from the University of California, Davis with a B.A. in political science.
With the help of Lockheed Martin, Warsaw Polytechnic will be developing a research program focusing on the development, optimization, and future of unmanned and manned aerial vehicle systems in Poland.
According to a recent market study, the security and surveillance radar market will reach $8.6 billion in 2020. The airborne platform will see the greatest growth among the other two—land-based and maritime.
NFC-equipped cellphones, currently only representing 18.2 percent of devices shipped worldwide, are expected to increase dramatically by 2018. NFC cellphones exchange data with other NFC-equipped devices, and are presently being used with smartcards and reader.
Wi-SUN Alliance introduced its first certified products from LAPIS Semiconductor Co. Ltd., NICT, and Silver Spring Networks. The companies were able to offer such products after achieving Wi-SUN PHY certification.
The Mars Opportunity rover has confirmed an ancient wet environment that could help move human missions forward. The rover, which has been on Mars for 10 years, found evidence of a clay mineral known as iron-rich smectite.