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<br /> Welcome to your Digital Edition of<br /> NASA Tech Briefs and<br /> Photonics & Imaging Technology<br /> Included in This July 2016 Edition:<br /> NASA Tech Briefs<br /> July 2016 www.techbriefs.com Vol. 40 No. 7<br /> NASA's Game-<br /> Changing Robotics<br /> Extreme Low-Frequency<br /> Acoustic Measurement<br /> Launch Pad Coating Protects<br /> Bridges from Corrosion<br /> Photonics & Imaging<br /> Technology<br /> Photonics & Imaging Technology<br /> July 2016<br /> Algorithm Helps Lunar Rover<br /> Move Through Clutter<br /> Using Optical Simulation<br /> Tools to Design 3D Printers<br /> NASA's Infrared Sensor Spots<br /> Near-Earth Asteroids<br /> Ground Tactical Vision<br /> Comes Full-Circle<br /> Supplement to NASA Tech Briefs<br /> Click Here <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=1"> Welcome to your Digital Edition of </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=2"> SMART DEVICES REQUIRE SMARTER AUTOMATED TEST </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=3"> July 2016 </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=4"> Free Info at http://info.hotims.com/61063-701 </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=5"> Free Info at http://info.hotims.com/61063-702 </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=6"> Contents Features 8 Products of Tomorrow </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=7"> ProSense® Digital Panel Meters... ...great feat</a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=8"> Contents 42 GEMINI Stability Control for R</a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=9"> Great things come in small packages. </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=10"> UP FRONT </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=11"> The sharpest minds should have the sharpest tools</a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=12"> </a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=13"> 3D PRINTING Material Selector STEREOLITHOGRAPHY</a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=14"> SEAL and DELIVER Don't Get Caught</a> <a title="NTB0716_zMags page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/561bcaac?page=15"> Design with the power of small. 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