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DLT restores trust in the internet

Bosch has reached the next milestone on the road to becoming a leading global IoT supplier. The company’s first step was to give cars, machines, buildings, and other everyday objects connectivity – millions of times over. Bosch sold 52 million web-enabled products in 2018 alone, over a third more than …

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Rohde & Schwarz wins contract for test equipment in the newly refurbished teaching laboratory

Rohde & Schwarz has won a contract to supply test equipment for the newly refurbished Electronic Engineering teaching laboratory at the University of Essex. With 16,500 students from over 140 countries situated across three campuses, the University of Essex is internationally diverse and rated as one of Britain’s top universities. …

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Precise temperature measurements with invisible light

Ordinarily, you won’t encounter a radiation thermometer until somebody puts one in your ear at the doctor’s office or you point one at your forehead when you’re feeling feverish. But more sophisticated and highly calibrated research-grade “non-contact” thermometers–which measure the infrared (heat) radiation given off by objects without touching them–are …

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Better microring sensors for optical applications

Optical sensing is one of the most important applications of light science. It plays crucial roles in astronomy, environmental science, industry and medical diagnoses. Despite the variety of schemes used for optical sensing, they all share the same principle: The quantity to be measured must leave a “fingerprint” on the …

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HARTING partners with Rinspeed on e-mobility solutions

The HARTING Technology group has formed a successful partnership with Swiss automotive company Rinspeed to develop a number of e-mobility solutions including an expanded e-mobility infrastructure for the automated fast charging of electric vehicles. At the Geneva International Motor Show in March, Rinspeed presented the microSNAP, the latest vehicle study …

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Mouser-Sponsored Formula E team celebrates top-five finish in Paris

The Mouser Electronics-sponsored GEOX DRAGON celebrated a fifth-place finish at the Paris E-Prix. GEOX DRAGON test and reserve driver Maximilian Günther once again replaced driver Felipe Nasr for the Formula E race, performing expertly on the rain-slicked track to pick up 10 points and the final P5 slot. Mouser is sponsoring the GEOX DRAGON Formula …

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Rotary Precision Instruments best year ever Control 2019

Precision position device company RPI UK has had its best year yet at the quality Control show in Stuttgart. Jim Palmer, RPI’s sales manager, said: “I’m pleased to say we had a very busy week at Control 2019. Our new look exhibition space and location drew many new visitors, and …

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Investment boost for Ashtead’s NDT rental fleet

As demand grows for the latest Non Destructive Testing (NDT) equipment, Ashtead Technology has ramped up investment in new items for its rental fleet. “In the first 4 months of 2019, we have spent several hundred thousand pounds on cutting-edge NDT technology,” says NDT market manager, Steve Drake. “With no …

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Belgium Government selects Chelsea Technologies for Ballast Water Compliance benchmarking

The Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport, the arm of the Belgium government responsible for shipping, has selected Chelsea Technologies to provide benchmark portable testing for compliance with ballast water standards. This follows the Belgium government’s decision to begin testing vessels calling at its ports and terminals to ensure …

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In times of uncertainty, make the most of your assets

It is safe to say that there is a great deal of uncertainty at the moment; something which is being felt not just in the UK but in many countries across the world. In these circumstances, the best thing that businesses can do is protect their existing assets. It’s fundamentally important …

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