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Research shows live cells can perform complex computations
A team of researchers at MIT has developed a technique to integrate both analogue and digital computation in living cells, allowing them to form gene circuits capable of carrying out complex processing operations.
Batteries and the future of electric vehicles
According to analysts at IDTechEx, significant growth is predicted for the electric vehicle market, which will result in almost one trillion dollars in sales at ex-factory prices in 2026.
Ultra-small digital humidity sensor
Sensiron has introduced the SHTW2, its second-generation wafer-level chip-scale package (WLCSP) humidity sensor.
Transparent material flow device
SICK Sensor Intelligence has announced the release of RFU65x, a device that enables consistently transparent material flow through an advanced RFID system.
Sub miniature load button load cell
Futek Advanced Sensor Technology has announced the release of LLB130, an accurate sub miniature light weight load button load cell.
High-capacity outdoor Wi-Fi access point
Cambium networks has announced the release of cnPilot E500, a high-capacity outdoor Wi-Fi access point which provides network connectivity in high-density areas under demanding conditions.
High voltage measurement technology
The new ISOBE5600 range from global test and measurement group HBM is designed to safely carry out tests and measurements in environments with electrical and magnetic interference.
Regal Australia has introduced its range of Marathon Gearboxes, suitable for industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceutical, water, chemical/petrochemical, metal/steel and mining.
New AI technology enables logical dialogue in Japanese
Hitachi has announced the development of a basic artificial intelligence (AI) technology that analyses Japanese text data on issues that are subject to debate, and presents both affirmative and negative opinions on the issues with reasons and grounds.
Preventative system monitoring
Scitech has introduced its MSX-ilog data loggers from ADDI-DATA. The compact, portable and interference-free systems are suitable for continual data acquisition of temperature, pressure or fill levels and store over longer periods of time.
Honda to strengthen research and development of intelligent technologies
Honda R&D, a research and development subsidiary of Honda, has announced plans to further strengthen its research and development of intelligent technologies and as a result, will establish Honda R&D Innovation Lab Tokyo later this year.
National Instruments has announced the NI PXle-4081 7½-digit DMM, and 1.8M/S isolated digitiser with 15 ppm accuracy, for DC voltage measurements up to two years after calibration.
Energy-efficient screw blowers
Kaeser has developed a new range of energy-efficient screw blowers which will be showcased at the upcoming WIOA Victorian Water Industry Operations Exhibition in August and September this year.
In-line load cell
Futek Advanced Sensor Technology has introduced LCM100, an ultra-miniature threaded load cell with a capacity range from 1000g to 11.3kg.
New development could improve battery and fuel cell performance
A team led by engineers from University of Washington has developed a nanoscale probe, which they say could lead to a better understanding of how batteries work and hence, improved performance of batteries and fuel cells.
Turbo series for small and medium volume flows is upgraded
Aerzen has launched a revision of the turbo series TB, which has had a number of adjustments to facilitate further energy savings.
Building management system
Honeywell has announced the new release of their existing building management system, Enterprise Buildings Integrator (EBI).
Small PROFIBUS master interface for mobile applications
Softing has announced the PBpro USB, which it claims is the world’s smallest PROFIBUS master interface for PCs.
Power system online design tool
Vicor Corporation has announced the introduction of its Power System Designer online design tool.
Engineering and manufacturing supply chain software
Aspen Technology has announced the release of aspenONE Engineering and Manufacturing and Supply Chain V9 software.