Military/Homeland Security/Aerospace News
Aerospace Cables And Materials Target Civil Aircraft Applications     March 24, 2017

Portfolio of fiber optics, USB and HDMI solutions meet the civil aerospace industry’s ever-increasing desire for high speed data transfer. More>>

48% More Security Professionals are Taking Security Training     March 23, 2017

As cyber attacks continue to make headlines, more security professionals are undergoing security training and assessments, paid for by their employers. More>>

Elbit Systems Awarded Defense Contract Of Approximately $100 Million     March 22, 2017

Elbit Systems Ltd. awarded an approximately $100 million contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense for the supply of advanced radio systems. 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>>

Article
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>>

Article
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
Aerospace Cables And Materials Target Civil Aircraft Applications    March 24, 2017

Portfolio of fiber optics, USB and HDMI solutions meet the civil aerospace industry’s ever-increasing desire for high speed data transfer. More>>

News
Teledyne Awarded $10 Million Contract to Supply Infrared Detectors for Mission to Jupiter    March 21, 2017

Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC awarded $9.98 million contract from the French Space Agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales More>>

News
Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Release Video on First-of-Its-Kind I.S.S. Design Challenge    August 30, 2016

Participants in first-of-its-kind global contest create an object that can be 3D-printed aboard the I.S.S. Mouser 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>>

Article
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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