Monitoring and Metering

Bats inspire detectors to help prevent oil and gas pipe leaks

Engineers have developed a new scanning technique inspired by the natural world that can detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines. By mimicking how bats use differing wavelengths of ultrasound to detect objects, hunt, and avoid predators, engineers have developed a new system that combines two separate types of …

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Research zeroing in on electronic nose for monitoring air quality

Research at Oregon State University has pushed science closer to developing an electronic nose for monitoring air quality, detecting safety threats and diagnosing diseases by measuring gases in a patient’s breath. Recently published research led by Cory Simon, assistant professor of chemical engineering in the OSU College of Engineering, in …

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An alternative approach to Zone 1 display instrumentation

BEKA has always promoted intrinsically safe display instrumentation for applications in Zone 1, but there are a significant number of users who prefer other explosion protection techniques, particularly flameproof Ex d instrumentation. To learn more about BEKA’s alternative, please visit the company’s website. New Ex eb 4-20mA Loop Powered Indicators No …

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AMETEK Land secures two new certifications

AMETEK Land, one of the UK’s leading temperature measurement and combustion monitoring specialists, is celebrating securing two certifications to ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems and ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems standards. AMETEK Land started working toward the new certifications 12 months ago, as both complement the company’s …

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Temperature, humidity, moisture and differential pressure instrumentation

Rotronic is a leading manufacturer of temperature, humidity, differential pressure and CO2 instrumentation Rotronic products are specified throughout industry for the reliable measurement and control of processes; together with environmental monitoring. They are also installed in buildings of all types, research organisations, test houses and leisure facilities. High accuracy measurement, …

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Casella’s Dust Detective: Low key, high value site environmental monitoring

Casella’s Dust Detective provides short-term boundary and environmental monitoring in both indoor and outdoor environments. Able to monitor over 12 hours on its internal batteries, the lightweight, portable equipment is the ideal solution for monitoring levels of harmful dust on site. Encompassing the Microdust Pro real time dust monitor and …

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Powelectrics IIoT technology help Tag Systems boost customer service and site security

Powelectrics IoT technology has been adopted by Tag Systems, the UK market leader in integrated wireless security, fire and safety services for property and plant at industrial, commercial, utility, construction and national infrastructure sites. Tag are using Powelectric’s Metron Industry 4.0 kit to monitor the functionality of hybrid-powered CCTV towers. …

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Air quality addressed by media ‘Eco’ event

One of the UK’s media organisations recently organised an environmental day near London in which a range of experts were invited to give presentations on key themes such as climate change, recycling, tree planting, sustainable construction and air quality. Air quality consultant Jim Mills provided an overview of the current …

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Kyocera launches world’s first gyro-based carbohydrate monitoring system

Kyocera has launched the world’s first monitoring system for the precise measurement of carbohydrate metabolism. Thanks to gyro sensors, the tracker is also suitable for the lifestyle and wellness area. Commercial availability in Japan is planned for this year. Smart, innovative and intuitive To determine the user’s carbohydrate balance, the …

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Technology underpins Breathe London SMART 50 Award

The Breathe London project has been announced as the winner of a SMART 50 Award by Smart Cities Connect, within the Digital Transformation category. Created to better understand Londoners’ exposure to air pollution, Breathe London combines state-of-the-art technology with new data analytics, delivering real-time air quality data at a hyperlocal …

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