A demonstration using two-channel Manpack radios and Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites showed how the technology can deliver secure communications over long distances for military purposes....More
Testing RF/microwave/millimeter-wave devices under a wide operation range for characterization can be time consuming and error prone. Fortunately, companies are forging software/hardware solutions to aid and even automate this process....More
Automating the integrated assembly process can provide many cost and fabrication enhancing benefits. The increased consistency and material efficiency of automation also aids in producing more reliable assemblies.
As the design cycles accelerates, the use and reliance on software tools for modeling and simulation is increasing. Automated testing and manufacturing techniques are also used to meet ever-closer design deadlines....More
Many sensing and security applications could benefit from distributed sensor nodes using wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Adding software configurability could increase WSN efficiency and practicality to enable many new applications....More