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BSI accreditation achieved in lockdown

UK instrument manufacturer, Evolution Measurement, is celebrating achieving their BSI quality management system – ISO 9001:2015 during a period when most of the UK was in lockdown. Work for the accreditation has been ongoing since October last year, but Production Manager, Mark Adams, finalised with process with the BSI auditors …

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Merseyside Fire & Rescue uses Ion Science Tiger PID in fight against arson

In the on-going fight against arson-related incidents, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is using TigerLT photoionisation detectors (PIDs) from Ion Science to detect volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from ignitable liquids that have been used in the development of a fire. Supplied by Ion Science’s UK-based distributor Shawcity, the handheld, portable TigerLT PID …

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Manage inventory remotely with smart level sensor

Intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) are ideal for the safe storage and transportation of liquids – but they raise a number of challenges for level measurement. They’re often located remotely, and several IBCs can be scattered over a wide area. The Micropilot FWR30 radar sensor from Endress+Hauser solves these difficulties by …

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STMicroelectronics Joins the Silicon Catalyst Ecosystem

Silicon Catalyst, the world’s only incubator focused exclusively on accelerating solutions in silicon, and STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, jointly announce that ST has joined Silicon Catalyst as both a Strategic and In-Kind Partner. As a Strategic Partner, the collaboration provides STMicroelectronics …

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IndySoft secures SOC 2 Type II Certification

IndySoft is proud to announce that it has achieved the ultimate certification, SOC 2 Type II compliance. The ultimate certification: SOC 2 Type II We’re excited and proud to announce that IndySoft recently received our SOC 2 Type II attestation report from The Moore Group, a CPA firm specialising in …

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FLIR Systems installs EST screening solution at Pentagon to support the fight against COVID-19

FLIR Systems has installed its EST screening system at the Pentagon Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. The company’s integrated EST screening solution, the A700 EST-IS, features the FLIR A700 thermal imaging camera. The system is being used to screen visitors for elevated or higher than expected skin temperatures, which can help …

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PermaNET+ helps to maintain supply to London’s NHS Nightingale Hospital

HWM has supported the fight against COVID-19 by providing the smart technology that helped Thames Water plug a hidden leak that could have affected supplies to a specialist coronavirus hospital. With the deployment of GPRS and new NBIoT (Narrow Band Internet of Things) acoustic loggers, tiny microphones  attached to pipes …

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ABB TechTalks offer a world of measurement know-how

ABB Measurement and Analytics has launched TechTalks, a range of online learning resources for anyone needing to know more about measurement technologies and devices. Featuring on demand webinars, video tutorials and a catalogue of over 70 online courses, TechTalks is a free to use remote learning hub for anyone who …

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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 interactive touch sensors, at Boral’s incoming and outgoing weighbridges to …

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igus helps autonomous vehicles get to the bottom of ocean discovery

As scientists delve into the study of climate change, new strategies and products are evolving to help them uncover data that is driving the world’s foremost crisis. The scientific community is obtaining significant information from international oceans, especially with the support of autonomous surface vehicles. Igus provided data cables and …

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