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Sensor City launch ‘discovery’ programme to help SMEs adopt digital technologies

Liverpool-based global innovation hub Sensor City is launching a programme of ‘Discovery Days’, designed to support manufacturing and engineering companies looking to scale-up or integrate digital technologies into their products or processes. Bringing businesses in the manufacturing industry together with experts to discuss their bespoke support requirements and challenges, the Discovery Days …

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Analog Devices and Jungo cooperate on in-cabin monitoring technology to improve vehicle safety

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has announced a collaboration with Jungo  to develop a Time-of-Flight (ToF) and 2D infrared- (IR) based camera solution to enable driver- and in-cabin monitoring in vehicles. The combination of ADI’s ToF technology with Jungo’s Co-driver software is expected to enable the monitoring of vehicle occupants for …

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2020 marks fifth year of partnership between WEINMANN and Sensirion

Sensirion’s flow sensors have been included in WEINMANN’s MEDUMAT Standard² since 2015. Thanks to their accuracy, fast response time and robustness, the proximal flow sensors offer maximum safety. They ideally complement the intuitive and robust design of the MEDUMAT Standard² ventilator. Therefore, the device is a reliable partner for the …

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Fieldbus indicators

Field or panel mounted indicators for use with FOUNDATION fieldbus and Profibus PA systems. FF ITK 6 compliant Zone 0, 1 and 2 plus Div 1 and 2 certified for gas and dust. Bus powered ATEX, FM, cFM and IECEx certified IP66 enclosures 5 digit 20mm high display with bargraph …

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Sensors help keep ketchup fresh

A food-processing plant trusts Contrinex’s sensors to help it ensure plastic bottles, filled with liquid food products, are hermetically sealed and its customers kept safe. Prior to the containers being capped, a long-distance inductive sensor, positioned directly over the packaging line confirms the presence of an aluminium-foil seal over the top …

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Vaisala probes facilitate rollout of environmentally friendly refrigeration

Supermarkets all over Australia and New Zealand are benefiting from advanced carbon dioxide monitors as new natural refrigeration systems are installed in the fight against climate change. The Woolworths Group employs over 205,000 staff and serves 900 million customers each year. As a large and diverse organisation, Woolworths knows that …

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Gardner Denver delivers faster digital insights with iConn HD

Gardner Denver’s smart IoT analytics system, iConn, is now available as a subscription streaming service that enables plant operators and equipment providers to stay fully in control of all their compressed air processes – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The iConn HD upgrade pushes critical information about …

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Moore Industries’ ECT isolator/signal converter wins award

Moore Industries‘ UL approved ECT-DIN 2-Wire Isolator has won the Control Engineering 2020 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Network Integration – Signal Conditioning category. The award will be presented at the 2020 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner on Monday, 27 April 2020, at the Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile hotel. The …

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Podium place for Bulgin connectors in international school ROV competition

A school robotics team sponsored by rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin won third place overall in the 2019 MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition, with connectors from Bulgin featured in the design. Among the 24 other schools that qualified in the Explorer age group final, a California-based high school’s robotics …

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Endress+Hauser Digital Solutions celebrates 20 years of innovation

For two decades, Endress+Hauser has given the topic of digitalisation a place it can call home. Endress+Hauser Digital Solutions is responsible within the Group for everything related to digital communications and automation solutions. Currently, applications for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are the focal point of the work. According …

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