Military/Homeland Security/Aerospace News
Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone, iPad Operating System     August 26, 2016

Researchers identify serious security vulnerabilities in operating system used in Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices that make a variety of attacks possible. More>>

Unisys Survey Finds Wearable Technology to Revolutionize Biometrics     August 25, 2016

Privacy Issues Yet to Be Addressed, Law enforcement to lead adoption, but new formats and sensors will enable wider commercial application of wearable biometrics More>>

Nano Dimension Supplies First DragonFly 2020 System to Leading Israeli Defense Company     August 25, 2016

Supply Marks Major Milestone for the Company More>>



Aerospace/Military/HS Featured Articles
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Thermistors As Accurate Temperature Sensors Part 2: Application and Results    May 1, 2013

Article By: Darren O'Connor, Kasandra O'Malia

In Part 2 of this two-part article we apply our method to a real-world application and show how, by combining estimation methods with thermistor characterization data, we can achieve high accuracy measurements over a wide temperature range using the simple voltage divider circuit we described in...More>>

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Thermistors As Accurate Temperature Sensors Part 1: Introduction and Methods    April 1, 2013

Article By: Darren O'Connor, Kasandra O'Malia

This two-part article describes how to use a simple voltage divider circuit with a thermistor to achieve high-accuracy temperature readings over broad measurement ranges. Part one discusses the circuit and various temperature estimation methods.More>>

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Change Is Afoot in the Data Acquisition Market    November 1, 2012

Article By: J Timothy Shea

VDC has partnered with <i>Sensors</i> magazine to assemble comprehensive demand-side and supply-side studies on the market for data acquisition (DA) systems, examining the respective markets for external chassis and module products, plug-in analog I/O board bus architectures/form factors, and...More>>


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Reliability in Various and Changing Environments    December 1, 2005

Article By: Wise Guy

Factors Affecting ReliabilityMore>>

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Evaluating a Capacitively Coupled, Noncontact Electrode for ECG Monitoring    December 1, 2005

Article By: Jaime M. Lee, Frederick Pearce, Craig Morrissette, Andrew D. Hibbs, Robert Matthews

A new device capable of measuring electrocardiogram (ECG) interbeat intervals through clothing is being considered by the U.S. Army for its Future Force Warrior System uniform of the future.More>>

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Trick or Treat!?Seasonal Sensing    October 1, 2005

Article By: Ed Ramsden

A PIR sensor can tell you when to reach for the candy bowl.More>>



Homeland Security
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All Quiet on the Western Front-and Elsewhere, Thanks to UWB/AES    August 1, 2005

Article By: Stephanie VL Henkel

Sandia researchers are working with Time Domain Corp. (Huntsville, AL) and the KoolSpan Inc. Encryption Laboratory (Santa Clara, CA) to develop a secure wireless ultra wideband (UWB) data communication network that could help sensors monitor USAF bases and DOE nuclear facilities, and also control...More>>

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Scanning and Sniffing for Security    July 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced legislation that implies increased sensor deployment. The Airport Screener Technology Improvement Act of 2005 was introduced in light of recent reports from the Government Accountability Office and the Department of Homeland...More>>

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New Hosted Service    May 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

RAE Systems Inc. (www.raesystems.com), a global provider of rapidly deployable, multisensor chemical and radiation detection monitors and networks, has launched RAEShare, a hosted service that provides first responders and security officers true data integration and portability.More>>


News
Omni-Lite Industries announces new three year aerospace contract    August 15, 2016

Backlog increases to $11.1 million US More>>

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South Dakota Mines Awarded $750,000 to Develop Power System for Space Missions    June 29, 2016

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded $750,000 to develop an extreme biological system to turn solid waste into a power source for long-term space missions. More>>

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Encoder IP Core for CCSDS-Developed Lossless and Lossy Image Data Compression    June 28, 2016

Alma Technologies’ new encoder IP core implements the CCSDS 122.0-B-1 lossless and lossy image data compression standard. More>>



Trade Security
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Reliability in Various and Changing Environments    December 1, 2005

Article By: Wise Guy

Factors Affecting ReliabilityMore>>

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Portable Chemical Profiling    February 1, 2006

Article By: Edward J. Staples

The U.S. now inspects 4% of the 6 million shipments arriving at more than 100 ports; before the September 11, 2001, attacks that figure was 2%. About 20% of the cargo passes through overseas ports such as Hong Kong, where U.S. inspectors are being stationed. Cargo worth $1.2 trillion, or half of...More>>

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Sense and Respond Networks for Agile, Secure Distribution    September 1, 2006

Article By: Chris Stephenson

Active RFID tags can store entire manifests and routing schedules as well as sensor data.More>>










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