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Spray coated tactile sensor on a 3D surface for robotic skin

Robots will be able to conduct a wide variety of tasks as well as humans if they can be given tactile sensing capabilities. A KAIST research team has reported a stretchable pressure insensitive strain sensor by using an all solution-based process. The solution-based process is easily scalable to accommodate for …

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Flexible piezoelectric acoustic sensors for speaker recognition

A KAIST research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Department of Material Science and Engineering has developed a machine learning-based acoustic sensor for speaker recognition. Acoustic sensors were spotlighted as one of the most intuitive bilateral communication devices between humans and machines. However, conventional acoustic sensors use …

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Gasmet focuses on mercury monitoring at AQE 2018

The Gasmet Technologies (UK) stands (Nos. 38 & 39) at AQE 2018 will focus on continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) for a wide variety of parameters including mercury. In January this year, Gasmet announced that the CMMS (Continuous Mercury Monitoring System) had successfully completed EN15267-3 testing and now provides the …

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Cirrus Research now a UKAS accredited laboratory for calibration services

Noise monitoring instrument suppliers and manufacturers, Cirrus Research, have taken a further step in cementing their position as the one of the world’s leading noise experts, as they have just received UKAS accreditation for the calibration of sound level meters, acoustic calibrators and octave band filters.  UKAS accredited calibration laboratory …

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New hydromet technologies on show

The OTT Hydromet stand (No. 19) at WWEM 2018 will be focused on the latest technologies for monitoring hydrology, meteorology and water quality. With an emphasis on continuous monitoring, OTT will unveil: a new optical nitrate sensor, the ECO-N; new ion-selective electrodes for the Hydrolab multiparameter sondes; and the HydroCycle-PO4 …

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FLIR Systems receives $28.7m award for chemical detector

FLIR Systems has received an award from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEOCBRND) in support of the Multi-Phase Chemical Agent Detector (MPCAD) programme.  The Other Transaction Authority Agreement (OTA) is valued at $28.7 million, with execution extending …

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Display Technology acquires Components Bureau and Display Solutions

On 28 September 2018, Components Bureau and Display Solutions were acquired by Display Technology, the UK subsidiary of Fortec Elektronik, a public listed company in Germany with a turnover of €80,000,000. Both Components Bureau and Display Solutions will continue to operate from Osprey House, Huntingdon. Display Solutions will benefit from …

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New data mapping technology to be trialled at Allianz Arena to analyse ’12th man’ effect

This 2018-19 season, new mapping technology will capture fan energy during football games within the Allianz Arena. Never before has attention been turned to the fans and their performance. How does their performance compare to that of the team? What are the unsung moments that elicit the greatest reaction from …

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Renowned multiphase oil and gas expert joins TUV SUD NEL

TUV SUD NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has appointed Anna Pieper as Multiphase Flow leader. As a globally renowned expert, Pieper’s appointment will consolidate the organisation’s multiphase testing and research capability. With more than a decade of specialising in multiphase flow metering, Pieper joins the company from Schlumberger. During this …

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BSRIA study shows an increase of pre-terminated fibre connectivity

The recently published BSRIA market intelligence study shows an increase of pre-terminated fibre connectivity of over 11 per cent in 2017, globally. The structured cabling market increased almost two per cent in 2017 to USD 6.4 billion, an improvement when compared to a one per cent increase in 2016. The cabling installed …

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