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DASA launches a £1m competition for wearable sensors to help prevent injury in service personnel

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is seeking novel ways to use data science to prevent injury in service personnel, after a successful event to assess market interest. The use of wearable and/or nearable technology presents a significant opportunity for the UK Armed Forces to reduce injury. The three areas …

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HENSOLDT forges ahead with the development of Eurofighter radar

The Eurofighter will be equipped with a new generation of radar which will enhance the aircraft’s capabilities and survivability. In the Euroradar consortium, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is pressing ahead with the development of the Eurofighter’s new Captor-E radar system. Following the successful acceptance test, HENSOLDT has now delivered …

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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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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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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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Teledyne e2v’s delivery of 125 science-grade sensors completes contract for world’s most powerful survey telescope

Teledyne e2v has completed a multi-million dollar project by delivering hundreds of CCD250 sensors for one of the world’s most powerful survey telescopes: the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Identified as a US national scientific priority by the 2010 USA National Research Council decadal survey, LSST will carry out a …

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Pakistan ‘high-flyer’ makes his mark in sensor technology

High-flying engineering student Ali Iqbal spent more than four years working for Pakistan’s largest aeronautical firm before relocating to the UK’s University of Huddersfield for postgraduate study. He made a major success of the move, with exceptionally high marks in his Engineering and Control Systems MSc.  This has earned him a …

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First ZF wind turbine gearboxes equipped with a Schaeffler cloud connection go into operation

Schaeffler and ZF Friedrichshafen are cooperating on a development project aimed at the wind power sector. During operation, wind turbine gearboxes that are equipped with sensors send load data to a cloud-to-cloud solution shared by the two companies. The idea behind this project is to utilise ZF’s software solution for …

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