Monitoring and Metering

Long-term volcano monitoring

Monitoring volcano activity is an important issue in the mitigation of natural hazards.  Recently, most fatal issues occurred on volcanoes with low-energy and moderate activity, making them attractive touristic places (e.g., the 2014 Mount Ontake eruption in Japan).  For these types of volcanoes, monitoring involves multiphysics measurements on dense networks. …

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Sensirion supports Swiss schools with free CO2 monitoring sensors

Sensirion‘s internally developed CO2 monitoring system will be installed for free in 2,500 classrooms in the canton of Zurich. The system will reduce the viral transmission risk by supporting regular, effective ventilation. The COVID-19 pandemic has created huge demand for measuring air quality and viral loads in indoor spaces. Increasing numbers …

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Powelectrics partners with Reynolds Contamination Control to deliver bespoke IIoT solutions

Powelectrics offers 30 years’ experience in sensing and instrumentation, empowering the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) by connecting sensors to the cloud. The company’s technology, combined with the highest quality third party instrumentation and software, is deployed across the world in many industry sectors. Powelectrics strives to develop intuitive, ‘plug …

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Air quality instrument manufacturer shortlisted for Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020

South Coast Science has been shortlisted in the Information, Data and Connectivity category for its partnership with Ricardo Energy & Environment.  South Coast Science operates on the principle that air quality data must be validated in the field, not in the lab. Validation in the field requires more research time …

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PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency selects ABB to automate world’s largest membrane bioreactor

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency has awarded ABB a contract worth around $30 million to deliver a complete site-wide plant monitoring and control system for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP). With a 30 percent more compact footprint than conventional plants, the Tuas WRP is a key component of the …

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Farnell signs agreement with Industrial Shields to distribute open-source automation devices

Farnell has announced a new global franchise with Industrial Shields. Industrial Shields is the leading developer and manufacturer of industrial automation devices (PLCs and Panel PCs) based on open source hardware from Raspberry Pi and Arduino. The use of open source hardware provides many benefits to design engineers, including the …

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Meteor Water Quality Services Hub goes live

Growing demand for high resolution, real-time water quality monitoring data has prompted Meteor Communications to invest in a dedicated Water Quality Services Hub near Basingstoke. The new resource has been developed to support the 500+ ESNET monitoring systems that are currently in operation on rivers and at treatment works across …

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Powelectrics and PI Sales join forces to deliver IoT solution to the food industry

Powelectrics offer 30 years’ experience in sensing and instrumentation, empowering the Industrial Internet of Things by connecting sensors to the cloud. The company’s technology, combined with the highest quality third party instrumentation and software, is deployed across many industries and is truly global. Process Instrument Sales offer effective application solutions …

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Can you help supply data for anomaly detection research by Powelectrics?

Please help! Powelectrics need data sets for anomaly detection research they are sponsoring at Keele University. Ideally, Powelectrics would like time series sensor data, including ‘incidents’. Examples would be temperature and/or vibration of a motor, fan, pump, gearbox or bearing with the ‘incident’ being a degradation in performance or failure. …

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Funding available to develop capabilities for remote operation in hazardous environments

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is looking to develop and demonstrate innovative technology or novel solutions that would give military personnel, emergency services, or humanitarian workers the capability to operate in hazardous environments without physically being present. On behalf of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), DASA are …

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