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Innovative medical markers capped to perfection

TorqSense transducers are playing a vital role in packing leading edge medical test kits at Axis-Shield in Dundee, which develops new diagnostic compounds that help with the early identification and management of critical illnesses. Axis-Shield is a world leader in inventing new markers for identifying cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, rheumatoid …

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Glasgow schools aim to lower vehicle pollution

Schools near Glasgow have been monitoring air quality as part of a project aiming to reduce the levels of pollution emitted by vehicles as they drop off and collect children. The project is part of a ‘Beat the Street’ initiative that was granted £50,000 from a new £1million fund to …

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Chelsea Technologies awarded DNV-GL type approval for Sea Sentry wash water monitor

Chelsea Technologies‘ Sea Sentry wash water monitoring system for ship exhaust gas cleaning systems has been awarded type approval by DNV-GL. This accreditation, combined with certification for its measurement protocols from Class NK and DNV-GL, assures shipowners and operators that all available measures have been taken to verify that Sea …

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Gas monitoring in frozen and dried food storage

There are many different approaches to food preservation for extending the lifetimes of perishable goods. From pickling, salting, canning or jellying, all of these approaches have different effects on the properties of the preserved produce and are suitable for different types of food. Two of the most widely used methods …

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Avnet Abacus wins best distributor award from Omron

Avnet Abacus has received the award for ‘Best Distributor for the Central Region 2018’ from Omron, a global leader in electromechanical and sensing technology. Omron’s distribution awards are based upon a wide range of criteria including: sales growth by both value and percentage with respect to the previous year; number …

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Sleek “Mouser Machine” makes second appearance at Toronto Indy Race

Following a solid race in Wisconsin, the Mouser– and Molex-sponsored IndyCar team is setting their sights on Honda Indy Toronto on 14 July, where the car will be sporting a Mouser Blue livery for the second year in a row. Driver Sebastien Bourdais and the Mouser-sponsored No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan car collected another …

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SMS digital and Voith cooperate to push IIoT platform development

Voith and SMS digital, the digital subsidiary of SMS group, announce plans to bundle competencies in platform development. The aim of the cooperation is to offer platform services for their industrial Internet of things (IIoT) solutions. The two companies are joining forces to digitalise business with smart applications and efficiently …

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Smart factories just got a whole lot smarter, and it’s about time…

As Industry 4.0 drives the adoption of cutting-edge machines, robots and sensors in manufacturing, network technologies that facilitate their communications to create an interconnected smart factory become even more crucial. Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) offers a key tool to futureproof industrial Ethernet for the Factories of the Future. John Browett, general manager …

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Yokogawa to establish Open Process Automation Test Bed for ExxonMobil

Yokogawa has been selected by ExxonMobil to be the Open Process Automation (OPA) system integrator responsible for establishing the company’s OPA Test Bed. Development work and experiments conducted on the Test Bed will support ExxonMobil’s effort to move towards a standards-based, open, secure and interoperable process control architecture. ExxonMobil will …

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Anritsu demonstrated receiver testing using Synopsys DesignWare IP for PCI Express 5.0 at PCI-SIG Developers Conference 2019

Anritsu demonstrated leading-edge PCI Express (PCIe) 5.0 technology using the Anritsu Signal Quality Analyzer-R MP1900A high-performance Bit Error Rate Tester (BERT) and Synopsys DesignWare IP for PCI Express 5.0 during the PCI-SIG Developers Conference 2019, held June 18-19 in Santa Clara, CA. The demonstration showed how to generate stressed signals …

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