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The tangible benefits of VR are so broad, they are beyond tangible 

In this article, Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply, discusses the opportunities virtual reality (VR) holds for businesses. Amidst all the hype and wide-eyed growth predicted for virtual reality, it is often difficult for stakeholders to decide which of its two words to focus on. Will VR deliver only indirect, …

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Teledyne e2v and partners to build a new generation of atomic clocks

Teledyne e2v is part of the European Quantum Technologies Flagship. Yesterday the European Commission announced the first 20 projects being funded, one of which is the iqClock project. Teledyne e2v’s Quantum Group is collaborating with a team of science and industry experts on the iqClock project to commercialise high-precision atomic …

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Mouser signs global distribution agreement with Sudo Systems

Mouser Electronics has entered into a distribution agreement with Sudo Systems, an innovator in high-performance embedded systems for next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) devices. As part of the agreement, Mouser Electronics becomes an authorised distributor of Sudo Systems’ groundbreaking SudoProc system-on-module (SoM). This revolutionary, high-performance module drastically reduces development time and accelerates time to …

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KROHNE officially opens new manufacturing facility

KROHNE has opened its newest manufacturing facility and North America headquarters in Beverly, Massachusetts, USA. The new facility was celebrated with a formal inauguration event, tours of the manufacturing facility, and presentations from executives at KROHNE. Michael Rademacher-Dubbick, managing director KROHNE Group, opened the facilities in a ribbon cutting ceremony. …

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ABB’s UK Engineering Centre doubles in size to meet rising demand

Following a doubling in workshop space, ABB’s UK Engineering Centre now offers its customers extended services including engineered upgrades, retrofits and tailored replacements. ABB has doubled the size of its UK Engineering Centre to tackle demand for servicing variable speed drives (VSDs), developing specialist test rigs (STRs) and customer training. …

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Shape-shifting robots perceive surroundings, make decisions for first time

General-purpose robots have plenty of limitations. They can be expensive and cumbersome. They often accomplish only a single type of task. But modular robots – composed of several interchangeable parts, or modules – are far more flexible. If one part breaks, it can be removed and replaced. Components can be …

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Pressure sensors deployed in high-precision measurement systems

Honeywell‘s pressure sensors are being used to help test a range of innovative technologies, including the next generation of advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Honeywell supplied its TruStability RSC Series and HSC Series Digital Board Mount Pressure Sensors to Surrey Sensors Ltd (SSL) for integration into high-precision measurement systems that are used in a variety …

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Wireless temperature controlling system introduced to the UK

Electroserv+ has introduced an innovative product to the UK which will provide an effective solution to industrial process monitoring. The composite industry will benefit massively from this effective new product which brings a safe and forward thinking solution to temperature control systems. A wireless temperature sensor which can sit in …

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RS Components announces winner of DesignSpark ‘Summer of Sound’ design challenge

RS Components (RS) has announced the winner of the DesignSpark ‘Summer of Sound’ competition. The competition was launched in June and closed in September and challenged DesignSpark community members to use technology to create an original musical design, such as creating a new musical instrument. The winner was DesignSpark community …

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Ultrasensitive toxic gas detector

Researchers from the School of Microelectronics in Tianjin University have discovered a two-step sputtering and subsequent annealing treatment method to prepare vertically aligned WO3-CuO core-shell nanorod arrays which can detect toxic NH3 gas. Over the years, WO3 has received considerable attention among the numerous transition metal oxides as a wide …

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