Broad adoption of vibration monitoring in Industry 4.0
STMicroelectronics has announced that it is powering the next generation of Industry 4.0 applications with a new vibration monitoring sensing solution optimised to enable smart maintenance of factory equipment.
Saliva test to instantly detect coronavirus with lasers
European photonics scientists are developing an ultrasensitive laser sensor that detects coronavirus at the earliest point of infection from a saliva or nasal swab in minutes.
Compact and affordable mass market 3D radar sensor
Cognitive Pilot, an autonomous driving technology joint venture of Russia’s Sberbank and Cognitive Technologies group, has presented its new, compact and affordable Cognitive Mini Radar sensor. The 3D radar sensor is intended for mass use in the autonomous driving industry and already the device is in demand for fighting the coronavirus.
Sensors are at the heart of robotic mobility disruption
“Disruption is coming to our streets and cities” said Pierre Cambou, Principal analyst, Imaging, at Yole. “Mobility has defined the way humans have organised their society for ages and our world is currently being reimagined around a new generation of robotic vehicles. They appeared insignificant two years ago when we published our first report on the matter, today they are on the brink of changing the world as we know...
Precision IMU delivers six degree-of-freedom sensing
The ADIS16507 precision inertial measurement unit (IMU) from Analog Devices is in stock at Mouser Electronics.
Thermal smart sensor screening for skin temperatures
FLIR Systems today announced the FLIR A400/A700 Thermal Smart Sensor and Thermal Image Streaming fixed camera solutions for monitoring equipment, production lines, critical infrastructure, and screening for elevated skin temperatures.
Home sensor protects both property and privacy
Swedish tech company, Minut, has developed an all-in-one home sensor for the short term rental market offering peace of mind with noise monitoring, home insights and a smart home alarm. The device is easy to install, packed full of sensors with mobile access and instant alerts.
Mining monitoring solution covers surface and sub-surface
Worldsensing and IDS GeoRadar have cooperated to launch the most comprehensive mining monitoring solution. The integrated system will be the first in the world to offer surface, sub-surface and geospatial monitoring in a single package, greatly simplifying contracting and deployment.
Wireless accelerometer addresses sensor market need
Scalable, reliable and more compact wireless accelerometer sensors for remote condition monitoring help companies get the most from their assets by minimizing downtime, maximizing availability and reducing installation costs.
Posifa confirms mass production of air flow sensors
Production quantities of its mass air flow sensors, which are a key component for ventilators and other medical equipment continue to be shipped by Posifa Technologies.