Sensors & Sensing Systems

Fast and accurate thermal imaging systems for tackling the COVID-19 virus

A typical thermal imaging system consists of a few basic components: a well-pointed infrared camera, a reference source for the temperature calibration, and a connected monitor. It is easy to set up, and since the coronavirus outbreak in early 2020, it has become ubiquitous. Public transit, office…

🕘 03/02/2021

Covid-19 drives international Smart Cities market boom with 500 urban areas around the world expected to adopt Digital Twin technology by 2025

The need to increase resilience and optimise resource management in light of COVID-19 will be among the key drivers for the growth of Digital Twins over the next five years, according to ABI Research. The global tech market advisory firm expects the number of urban Digital Twins to exceed 500 by…

🕘 14/01/2021

World’s first robotic kitchen goes on sale

Fancy your meal being prepared by a robot? This futuristic notion is now being made possible by Moley Robotics, the company behind the £248,000 robot-kitted-out Moley Kitchen, which cooks with human-like movements. At the heart of the new technology are two robotic arms featuring…

🕘 14/12/2020

Omron launches Intelligent Cell Production Line with automation training collaboration

OMRON has taken human-machine collaboration to a level previously unseen on the factory floor, with its breakthrough Intelligent Cell Production Line concept. Integrating sensing, vision and robotics, this example of an advanced production line control solution enhances the performance of both…

🕘 10/12/2020

Improving data collection

Collecting data from devices connected to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is critical in smart manufacturing. It can help, among other things, monitor the health state of machines, track stock levels and gain precious insight on how to maximise productivity. However, this can only be…

🕘 07/12/2020

Moscow joins the G20 Smart Cities Alliance project for responsible adoption of digital technologies

Moscow has been selected as one of the pilot regions to implement the global policy roadmap for the responsible use of digital technologies. Cooperation with members of the G20 Smart Cities Alliance will allow Moscow to share its accumulated experience and analyze the world's best practices in the…

🕘 25/11/2020

Rock solid reliability – how Zytronic’s rugged touchscreens are helping improve quarry efficiency

When looking to speed up the flow of trucks checking into its busy mines and quarries, Australia’s largest construction material supplier, Boral Limited, decided to apply ‘smart’ technologies. As a result, haulage drivers now use specially designed kiosks, with Zytronic’s…

🕘 23/11/2020

Time-saving, single-scan solution for accurate keyboard inspection applications from SmartRay

SmartRay, the manufacturer of 3D sensors for quality inspection and metrology, has launched a new application note highlighting its innovative single-scan solution for inspecting keyboard components. To ensure a high-quality keyboard product, manufacturers must meet demanding inspection…

🕘 16/11/2020

Ouster and CronAI partner to bring intelligent 3D perception to automated machines

Deep tech 3D perception platform start-up CronAI has partnered with Ouster, the leading supplier of digital lidar technology, to support Ouster’s current spinning lidar sensors and next-generation solid-state lidar. CronAI’s senseEDGE platform - a self-optimising, 3D data, deep-learning…

🕘 12/11/2020

PREMO launches PLC-LW-series transformer family for power line communication

PREMO launches PLC-LW-series transformer family for power line communication. An innovative small size and enhanced bandwidth with very low losses. This SMD isolation transformer 1:1 have been designed for coupling/decoupling signals for power lines communication according to IEC 15118 and IEC…

🕘 30/10/2020