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ODU – a different kind of connector company

Once again, ODU Connectors will be exhibiting at the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Expo at the Farnborough Exhibition Centre 5th-7th February and will be introducing several new products. Sealing the deal Increasingly, this is not just about preventing water and dirt ingress, but about hermetic sealing – such as in …

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Evatron protective boots

Rugged and highly visible when you need strong, robust protection for your enclosure.  Available in blue, orange and red, these protective boots come in two styles and eight sizes making them a perfect fit for many of our handheld enclosures. Held secure in the boot – essential when you need …

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Improved monitoring for site operations: Casella announces advanced Dust Detective Enclosure

Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration monitoring specialist, has launched an improved version of its Dust Detective Enclosure. The ideal survey tool for efficient area monitoring, Casella’s Dust Detective Enclosure is a game changer in short-term boundary monitoring, on the market from November 2018. In 2017-18, there were 12,000 lung …

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Healthcare sensors: Piezoelectrics the new gymnasts, finds IDTechEx report

Healthcare electronics is rapidly deploying for wellness, electroceuticals, intrusive medical procedures and more, powered by new technologies. Much of it is trending to diagnostics and treatment on the move and removing the need for the patient to perform procedures on time. Instruments become wearables including electronic skin patches and implants.  …

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FLIR and World Wildlife Fund announce effort to combat rhino poaching in Kenya

FLIR Systems has announced the Kifaru Rising Project, a multi-year effort in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to deploy FLIR thermal imaging technology to help improve wildlife ranger safety and contribute to their mission to stop illegal wildlife poaching of rhinos across 10 parks and game reserves in Kenya. …

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Sensor solutions for detecting and defeating drones

From 19 December to 21 December, a series of reported sightings of drones around Gatwick caused hundreds of flights to be cancelled and an estimated 140,000 passengers to be stranded. In a similar incident on 8 January at Heathrow, sightings of a drone temporarily halted flights. Here, Oleg Vornik, chief …

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STMicroelectronics and Arilou collaborate to detect automotive hacking

Arilou Information Security Technologies and STMicroelectronics are working together on the integration of Arilou’s Intrusion Detection and Prevention system (IDPS) Software solution into ST’s SPC58 Chorus series of 32-bit automotive microcontrollers (MCUs).  The project to produce a fully integrated solution that addresses the emerging request for protection against intrusion via …

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Curtiss-Wright selected by Tactical Air Support to provide data recorder for tactical fighters

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was awarded a contract by Tactical Air Support to provide a cockpit accessible rugged data recorder and a pre-integrated mission computer to upgrade its fleet of F-5AT (Advanced Technology) Tiger II Military supersonic tactical fighters. Under the contract, Curtiss-Wright will provide Tactical Air with …

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Distec partners with Advantech to expand digital signage and industrial computing range

Distec is set to dramatically expand its range of digital media players and industrial display systems thanks to a new partnership with global manufacturer Advantech.  As an authorised Embedded Computer Channel Partner serving the UK and Ireland, Distec can now supply a wide range of Advantech solutions. These include a variety …

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DTS awarded SBIR grants to advance US Air Force and NASA flight crew safety

DTS (Diversified Technical Systems) has been awarded two Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contracts to develop miniature data acquisition systems for flight crew safety testing by both the US Air Force Research Lab and NASA. DTS was selected for each project based on their expertise in test and measurement solutions …

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