News

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Vertiv appoints Joachim Fischer as EMEA channel sales director

Vertiv today announced the appointment of Joachim Fischer as channel sales director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Based in Munich, Joachim brings significant channel experience having previously worked as general manager sales for NEC in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH), leading substantial channel development programmes. As part of the wider strategy, Joachim …

Read More »

BSRIA comments on IPCC Climate Change report

BSRIA has commented today’s announcement by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which has issued a “dramatic report” on the impact of global warming of keeping the rise under 1.5C. At a meeting in South Korea, after three years of research and a week of haggling between scientists and government officials, it states that …

Read More »

RS Components announces global distribution agreement for industrial products from Control Techniques

RS Components (RS) has signed a global distribution agreement with Nidec Corporation for the Control Techniques brand products, which target maintenance professionals and machine builders. Control Techniques has been at the forefront of drive technology in automation applications for more than 40 years, developing a series of market-leading products that …

Read More »

Bosch Rexroth named as key sponsor of Maintec event

Bosch Rexroth has confirmed that it is one of the key sponsors of this year’s Maintec event. As the UK’s only exhibition dedicated to maintenance, plant and asset management, Maintec is the ideal forum for the company to showcase their range of smarter maintenance products. An Industry 4.0 pioneer, Bosch …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

David Wilkes appointed as managing director of Curtis UK

Curtis Instruments is pleased to announce that David Wilkes has been appointed to the position of managing director for Curtis Instruments (UK) Ltd. Wilkes joined Curtis 32 years ago, operating as UK sales director for the past two decades, and brings a wealth of experience, customer and market knowledge to …

Read More »

New Medium Combustion Plant Directive affects over 30,000 plants

This year’s Air Quality & Emissions Show, AQE 2018, will focus heavily on the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), which will come into force on 20th December 2018. AQE Organiser Marcus Pattison says: “This new regulation will affect an enormous number of processes, so it is vitally important that they …

Read More »

New managing director drives growth at CMR USA

Lassaad Ketata has been appointed as the new managing director of the USA subsidiary of global instrumentation control and automation specialist CMR Group. He takes up the role after being managing director of CMR Tunisia and will now oversee growth across North America operations. There, the company is investing to meet …

Read More »