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  • Printed and flexible sensors market 2017-2027

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    The market for fully printed sensors will reach $7.6 billion by 2027, according to a new IDTechEx report on the printed and flexible sensors market from 2017-2027.

    December 5, 2016 0 comment

  • VIDEO: Tesla showcases sensor-packed Model X

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    As reported in PACE last month, Tesla Motors intends to release a fully autonomous Model X with eight cameras, 12 enhanced ultrasonic sensors and a forward-looking radar.

    November 23, 2016 0 comment

  • Progressing towards an Industrial Internet of Things

    Industrial Internet of Things

    Collecting the wealth of data created by sensors and actuators in factories is vital to working smarter, though we’re currently only harnessing maybe a 20th of what’s being produced. Jas Singh from ifm Efector shares some thoughts about using the rest.

    November 23, 2016 0 comment

  • The growing HVAC sensors and controllers market

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    The global HVAC market is projected to reach US$9.34 billion by 2024, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research which details trends in the sector from 2016-2024.

    November 21, 2016 0 comment

  • Spinach leaves transformed into bomb-detectors

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    By embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone.

    October 31, 2016 0 comment

  • Magnetostrictive linear position sensors

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    Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced the Temposonics E-Series EP2 position sensor, which provides high durability and precise position measurement feedback in harsh industrial environments.

    October 24, 2016 0 comment

  • Tesla announces fully autonomous vehicles

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    Tesla has announced that from this week onwards, all vehicles produced in its factory will have the hardware necessary for fully autonomous driving.

    October 21, 2016 0 comment

  • Adelaide-made sensor can detect vitamin B12 deficiencies

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    University of Adelaide researchers have developed a world-first optical sensor that can detect vitamin B12 in diluted human blood – a first step towards a low-cost, portable, broadscale vitamin B12 deficiency test.

    October 18, 2016 0 comment

  • More sensors not the answer to better autonomous vehicles

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    A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed a reliable and accurate navigation system that exploits existing environmental signals such as cellular and Wi-Fi, rather than the Global Positioning System (GPS).

    October 17, 2016 0 comment

  • Engineers reveal secret to revolutionary transparent sensors

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    In 2014, engineers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced their development of sensor technology for medical imaging that was (and is) ahead of anything else in the field. They have now revealed the composition of these revolutionary sensors.

    October 13, 2016 0 comment

  • Sensor could turn trains into track monitors

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    Railway experts are working with Siemens to develop an inexpensive and easily-fitted sensor that could turn virtually every rail vehicle into a track monitor, detecting and transmitting vital information about the condition of rails and rail bed throughout the network.

    October 13, 2016 0 comment

  • Aussie-made autonomous car is “10 years ahead”

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    The first autonomous car to be made in Australia has been unveiled in Victoria this week, with the manufacturers claiming it is 10 years ahead of other autonomous cars on the market.

    October 6, 2016 0 comment

  • Company using sensor data to improve autonomous vehicles

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    Open Location Platform company, HERE, has announced a new platform that will harness real-time data generated by the on-board sensors of connected vehicles, to “create a live depiction of the road environment”.

    September 27, 2016 0 comment

  • The Switch to acquire Wärtsilä Drives’ business

    The Switch, a technology specialist of advanced drive trains, has announced its acquisition of Wärtsilä’s marine drives business that encompasses specialised megawatt-class power drives targeting marine applications.

    September 26, 2016 0 comment

  • Solution for monitoring flue gas emissions

    AMS Instrumentation has introduced the Ecom analyser, which utilises electrochemical sensors to measure exhaust emissions, most commonly 02, CO, NO, N02, and S02 gases. It also has an available NDIR bench for measuring C02, high CO, and CH4.

    September 26, 2016 0 comment

  • New mood-detecting sensors could improve AI

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    Researchers from MIT have developed a device that utilises wireless signals to detect human emotions.

    September 21, 2016 0 comment

  • The Internet of Zombies

    Since Dawn of the Dead was first released in 1978, the possibility of a viral outbreak that will turn us all into night crawling, flesh-eating zombies has become a worry for many and a very prolific Hollywood theme.

    September 19, 2016 0 comment

  • New method to enable custom-made magnetic sensors

    Scientists at DESY have discovered a method that paves the way for a new generation of magnetic sensors.

    September 15, 2016 2 comments

  • IoT sensors market forecast: 2016-2021

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    Global demand for IoT sensors was valued at US$4 billion in 2014, and is expected to generate revenue of US$17.81 billion by the end of 2020, growing at a CAGR of 24 per cent between 2015 and 2020.

    September 14, 2016 0 comment

  • Current displacement sensors

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    Bestech Australia has introduced the eddyNCDT 3001 and 3005 current sensors that measure displacement, distance, position, oscillations and vibrations at high speeds of up to 100kHz.

    September 12, 2016 0 comment