Turning waste heat into usable electrical power highlights SPIE Defense & Security: The Mil & Aero video blog

VIDEO BLOG, 1 May 2011. Companies developing technology to turn waste heat from electronics into usable electrical power for predictive-maintenance sensors embedded in aircraft engines, as well as to channel light emanating from displays in aircraft cockpits and handheld devices to safeguard users from hostile night-vision sensors were among the highlights of the recent SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing conference and trade show in Orlando, Fla. The Mil & Aero video blog.

VIDEO BLOG, 1 May 2011. Companies developing technology to turn waste heat from electronics into usable electrical power for predictive-maintenance sensors embedded in aircraft engines, as well as to channel light emanating from displays in aircraft cockpits and handheld devices to safeguard users from hostile night-vision sensors were among the highlights of the recent SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing conference and trade show in Orlando, Fla. The Mil & Aero video blog.

Please see also:

-- Companies to harvest heat from jet engines to generate power for in-engine predictive maintenance system;

-- Thermoelectric power generator microelectronics for aerospace and sensor applications introduced by Nextreme;

-- High-voltage, thin-film thermoelectric cooler for photonics applications introduced by Nextreme;

-- Nanostructured thin-film device harvests and converts waste heat into electricity; and

-- SCHOTT and Clear Align to partner on electro-optic technology for defense and security.

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