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Global Cities Expo to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ Apps, June 1
Release Date: 05/20/2015

The community of the future will solve problems using machines linked and coordinated by Internet-style networks. For a glimpse of this exciting … more

Standard Knowledge for Robots
Release Date: 05/19/2015

What do you know? There is now a world standard for capturing and conveying the knowledge that robots possess—or, to get philosophical about it, … more

Get Ahold of This: NIST to Demonstrate Tests of Grasping by Robot Hands
Release Date: 05/19/2015

The act of grasping and shaking hands is a defining human ritual, with the grip intimating traits of each person involved. But what about our … more

NIST Announces 2016 Plans for Manufacturing Center Competitions
Release Date: 05/15/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) has announced that it will hold two … more

NIST Aims for Tool to Help Manufacturers Select Wireless Network That’s Right for Them
Release Date: 05/14/2015

Going wireless is appealing to a growing number of manufacturers. Using wireless sensor networks to monitor and control equipment and processes … more

Building a High-Tech Future Through Partnerships & Planning: Commerce's NIST Announces $7.8 Million in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Grants
Release Date: 05/08/2015

Guest blog post by Michael F Molnar Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office, NIST Mike F Molnar Credit: NIST The power and performance of the … more

NIST Awards $7.8 Million for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Planning Grants
Release Date: 05/07/2015

GAITHERSBURG, MD--The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced 16 awards totaling $7.8 … more

NIST Contributes to IEC White Paper on Wireless Sensor Networks, IOT
Release Date: 05/06/2015

A new white paper by an international team surveys the role of wireless sensor networks in the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT). The … more

Seeing 3D Shapes with SEM
Release Date: 04/27/2015

A three-dimensional reconstruction of chip features from measurements using the NIST model-library method. As microchip feature dimensions … more

NIST and NSF Partner to Launch Industry-University Consortium to Provide Input on National Advanced Manufacturing Research and Development Priorities
Release Date: 04/22/2015

The U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today … more

'Standing Room Only’ for PML’s Hands-On Dimensional Metrology Workshop
Release Date: 04/22/2015

Workshop attendee using a Universal Length Measuring Machine. Earlier this month, PML’s Dimensional Metrology Group hosted a three-day hands-on … more

NIST Technique Can Measure Volumes of Key ‘Lab on a Chip’ Components
Release Date: 04/17/2015

Imagine shrinking tubes and beakers—in fact, most of a clinical chemistry lab—down to the size of a credit card. When engineers figured out how to … more

Report Charts a Research Path for Improving 'Printed' Metal Parts
Release Date: 04/13/2015

Additive manufacturing has been called a game changer. But new games require new instructions, and the manuals for a growing assortment of methods … more

Carroll Thomas Named Director of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Release Date: 04/09/2015

  Carroll Thomas/Credit:NIST Carroll Thomas has been appointed director of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at the National … more

Lack of Effective Timing Signals Could Hamper ‘Internet of Things’ Development
Release Date: 03/19/2015

Our fast-approaching future of driverless cars and “smart” electrical grids will depend on billions of linked devices making decisions and … more

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