Sensing innovation: Engineering Symposium coming to Sensors & Instrumentation Live

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Sensors & Instrumentation Live. To celebrate, the exhibition will see the inclusion of some new feature areas. The first to be announced is the Engineering Symposium. In an exciting new partnership, DJB Instruments is working with Sensors & Instrumentation Live to present CPD-accredited …

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New measurement method for radioactive methane could have applications in the energy industry

The method developed by Juho Karhu in his PhD thesis work at the University of Helsinki, is a first step towards creating a precise measuring device. The article by doctoral researcher Juho Karhu was published in February, 2019, in Optics Letters. The article described a new method for measuring radioactive …

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Magnetoresistive sensors for near future innovative development

Excluding the information recording and reading technology, in the next 15-20 years, hypersensitive sensors operating under the magnetoresistive principle will be applied in an extensive number of innovative areas. Among them are biomedicine, flexible electronics, position sensors, and human-computer interaction, various types of monitoring, navigation and autonomous transport. An article …

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Printed electronics manufacturers to benefit from In-line material characterisation and analysis

HORIBA has successfully implemented in-line, non-destructive, non-intrusive and non-contact material analysis and characterisation techniques into roll-to-roll printed electronics manufacturing to provide quality assurance and improve yield. Specifically, HORIBA provided the European SMARTRONICS project [FP7-NMP.2012.1.4.1] – an objective of which is the development of smart nanomaterials for organic electronics – with in-line spectral …

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True-meaning wearable displays: Self-powered, washable and wearable

When we think about clothes, they are usually formed with textiles and have to be both wearable and washable for daily use; however, smart clothing has had a problem with its power sources and moisture permeability, which causes the devices to malfunction. This problem has now been overcome by a …

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Energy monitor can find electrical failures before they happen

A new system devised by researchers at MIT can monitor the behavior of all electric devices within a building, ship, or factory, determining which ones are in use at any given time and whether any are showing signs of an imminent failure. When tested on a Coast Guard cutter, the …

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AMTC and Lloyds Bank support SME apprenticeships

The Coventry-based Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has partnered with Lloyds Bank to offer financial support to recruit and train badly-needed manufacturing apprentices. Lloyds Bank already supports apprenticeship training at the AMTC with £10 million funding over 10 years. Now Lloyds is partnering with the AMTC – based on the Manufacturing …

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Expand your skills with latest series of free HBM webinars

Now available from HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is the latest series of free webinars, designed to help expand your skills and grow your knowledge. Designed to fit in with challenging time constraints, which often make attending courses difficult, the latest webinars …

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Accelerometers: HBM explains all in free webinar

With the accelerometer playing an active role in a wide range of functionalities, “Accelerometers for Beginners – Selection, Correct Use and Care” is the latest offering from the series of free webinars offered by HBM, a market leader in the field of test and measurement. Taking place on the 4th …

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RS Components partners with TE Connectivity to launch TE Learning Centre on DesignSpark

RS Components (RS)has partnered with TE Connectivity to launch the TE Learning Centre on DesignSpark, the global platform and community for design engineers. The courses will enable designers and engineers to obtain a fast overview of many advanced products, technologies and solutions. Available at www.rs-online.com/designspark/te-learning-centre, the TE Learning Centre provides easy …

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Renesas announces the winners of its fifth European MCU Car Rally

Renesas Electronics has announced the winners of its MCU Car Rally contest for university students, which was held on February 28 at embedded world 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. Thirty teams from universities all over Europe, comprising approximately 150 students and their tutors, participated in the challenge with each team developing a functioning …

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