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DASA launches a £1m competition for wearable sensors to help prevent injury in service personnel

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is seeking novel ways to use data science to prevent injury in service personnel, after a successful event to assess market interest. The use of wearable and/or nearable technology presents a significant opportunity for the UK Armed Forces to reduce injury. The three areas …

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Thermal-sensing cameras detect protected nightjar nests

Thermal-sensing cameras mounted on drones may offer a safer and more cost-effective way to locate nests of the elusive European nightjar in forestry work and construction areas, according to new research presented at the British Ecological Society‘s annual meeting.  Ecologists from Cardiff University recently conducted a pilot study in Bryn, …

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HENSOLDT forges ahead with the development of Eurofighter radar

The Eurofighter will be equipped with a new generation of radar which will enhance the aircraft’s capabilities and survivability. In the Euroradar consortium, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is pressing ahead with the development of the Eurofighter’s new Captor-E radar system. Following the successful acceptance test, HENSOLDT has now delivered …

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Mouser Electronics’ new All Things IoT E-book explores opportunities and obstacles of industrial IoT

Mouser Electronics today released a new e-book centred on industrial automation as part of All Things IoT, the latest series in Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together programme. In the second e-book in the series, Mouser experts examine the technologies, possibilities and challenges related to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The book includes …

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New IR sensor based on nanotechnology can eliminate one of Christmas biggest potential fire hazards

Overheating problem for battery chargers has become an increasingly common safety issue – not the least around Christmas – causing fires at home at personal risk and dire costs for private persons as well as insurance companies. Industry expert Niklas Kvist, JonDeTech, explains how a new IR sensor can be …

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Sensor company JonDeTech signs a commercial cooperation agreement with ShortLink

The manufacturer of the world’s smallest IR sensor, JonDeTech, has signed a commercial cooperation agreement with ShortLink with the intention of collaborating on future development of new products using sensor technology. ShortLink specialises in the development of low-power electronics for wireless communication and portable products. As announced earlier by Swedish sensor company …

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Ni/MWCNT-based electrochemical sensor for fast detection of phenol in wastewater

Researchers from the Harbin Institute of Technology have discovered a low cost and non-enzymatic phenol sensor that exhibits high sensitivity, good selectivity, reproducibility, and stability which has potential application in phenol detection in discharged wastewater. Phenol, as one of the recalcitrant organic contaminants, is universal in wastewater. From the perspective …

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Emerson completes acquisition of iSolutions

Emerson has acquired iSolutions, a Canadian-based consulting group with expertise designing and implementing data management solutions. iSolutions provides organisations with decision-support tools to make data-driven production and operational decisions based on the analysis of real-time insights from integrated field and plant systems. The acquisition will accelerate delivery of Emerson’s new …

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