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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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Emerson acquires Advanced Engineering Valves

Emerson has acquired Advanced Engineering Valves (A.E. Valves), a leading manufacturer of innovative valve technology that helps LNG customers operate more efficiently. The transaction will enable Emerson, a global leader in automation solutions and technology, to provide its customers with the world’s broadest portfolio of valves to improve process performance …

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Only six per cent of Gen Z are considering a career in manufacturing

New research from Barclays Corporate Banking shows that only six per cent of Generation Z (16-23 year- olds) are considering a career in manufacturing. Almost half (47 per cent) state this is because the career path does not appeal to them, or they do not believe they have the skills required …

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OT security – are you ready?

In today’s connected world, with the Industrial Internet of Things and increased adoption of industry 4.0, businesses must deal with more and more connected devices. Security is key to success here and should not be ignored, says Tim Ricketts, director of M.A.C. Solutions. Historically there has been a convergence between …

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Anritsu contributes to IEEE 1914.3 release

Anritsu is part of the small and dedicated team developing and releasing standards for the switch to 5G networks. Following its first April 2016 meeting, the IEEE 1914 working group established, developed, and published the IEEE 1914.3 standard in October 2018. As a voting member of this team, Anritsu continues …

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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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Spectrum Instrumentation digitizers and AWG used for atmospheric research with LIDAR at Leibniz Institute

Atmospheric research uses pulsed laser beams to measure temperature and wind speed along the beams by measuring the Doppler shifted and backscattered light at 100 km height in the atmosphere. The returning light signals are very weak and can be blocked by sunlight, but The Leibniz Institute for Atmospheric Physics …

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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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How big data helps manufacturers achieve more

Manufacturing is one industry that has always been ahead of other industries when it comes to technology. Space is competitive when it comes to innovations. Hence, as soon as the concept of Big Data was introduced, manufacturing was one of the industries that started using it to boost profitability and …

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Dstl tackles tech skills shortage

Dstl has been running a 12-week STEM returners programme aimed at giving experienced science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professionals the confidence to step back in to their careers after taking time away. Those involved have been working on challenging projects; in areas including cyber, information systems and defence and …

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