Category Archives: Available Techs & Partnership Opportunities

Making Search Work Like Your Brain

NASA Ames’ Perilog software improves search results for data mining applications Perilog overcomes the shortcomings of traditional search methods by discovering contextual associations between words and phrases. Innovators at NASA’s Ames Research Center have patented Perilog software, an advanced contextual … Continue reading

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X-Ray Diffraction Wafer Mapping Method from NASA Means More Reliable Electronics

Eliminating defective semiconductor wafers greatly increases chip manufacturers’ confidence that their products will be reliable. NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed and patented a powerful measurement tool that will enable manufacturers to monitor the quality of their semiconductors non-destructively. Previously, … Continue reading

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Keeping the Skies Safe

NASA Ames’s Perilog software benefits government and commercial aviation safety and holds promise for data mining improvements for other industries A contextual search tool from NASA’s Ames Research Center, Perilog software provides data mining capabilities to the Aviation Safety Reporting … Continue reading

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NASA Technology Licensed for Off-Grid Refrigeration Of Vaccines

Oct. 28, 2015 update: This technology is now offered as part of the Startup NASA Initiative, which allows startup companies the opportunity to license select patented NASA technology with no up-front payment. Check out this Forbes article for other featured technologies. Fuentek plays … Continue reading

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Semiconductor Chip Technology Rockets Past Current State of the Art

Ultra-fast semiconductor chipmakers have long awaited compounds that would increase chipset speed. To build a faster chipset, they needed a suitable material that exhibits higher charge mobility than silicon. Although several high-charge mobility compound semiconductor materials are available, they are … Continue reading

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NASA Takes the Lift Out of Aircraft Testing

Advanced isolation system lets aircraft “float” in mid-air without a critical lift—for safer state-of-the-art ground vibration testing NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in California is making ground vibration testing (GVT) a whole lot safer with its new Starr Soft Support … Continue reading

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NASA Technology Enhances Sharing of Audio Streams

Engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center have developed technology that allows remote flight support personnel and management to monitor Mission Control Center (MCC) audio streams from the comfort and convenience of their offices. The technology has provided significant benefits to … Continue reading

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Hey, Where Did My Satellite Dish Go?!

The dishes you’re used to seeing on houses—you know, the ones that make it look like the homeowner is operating a space observatory—may be on the way out. Researchers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio have developed a … Continue reading

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Now You Can Choose Increased Capacity Over Redundancy with New FPGAs from NASA

To tolerate faults such as a single event upsets (SEUs) or single event transients (SETs), typical field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) provide either fixed redundant circuitry or no redundancy at all, forcing users to program any required redundancy in firmware … Continue reading

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NASA’s New Drill Bit Takes a Load Off Construction Jobs

Self-Advancing, Step-Tap Drill Bit Used for Space Shuttle Repair Is Ideal for Industrial and Aerospace Use Engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center have developed the cutting edge of cutting an edge—a patented, self-advancing, step-tap drill bit. Originally developed for Space … Continue reading

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