Sensors and Transducers

Mouser Electronics displays new sensor tech at Sensors Expo 2019

Mouser Electronics will feature cutting-edge sensor technologies from leading suppliers at the Sensors Expo and Conference 2019, taking place June 25–27 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. The Sensors conference has established itself as the leading event in North America focused on sensors, MEMS, and related technologies within …

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RS Components completes nationwide ‘Tour de Branch’ bike ride to help fight the injustice of childhood cancer

RS Components (RS) embarked on an epic charity cycle ride on 8 June, covering 1,100 miles from Aberdeen to London, with an ambitious goal of raising £250,000 for Children with Cancer UK. More than 60 employees from RS took part in the ‘Tour de Branch’ challenge, which made its way …

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Swedish IR sensor company JonDeTech to have the first order from Shortlink

The IR sensor manufacturer, JonDeTech Sensors, has received its first order from ShortLink. The order relates to presence detection in a dispensing system and is a first result of the cooperation agreement signed last fall regarding future development of new products based on sensor technology. ShortLink is a leading producer on the …

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Bosch Rexroth drive the focus on innovative automation solutions at this year’s Automechanika event

This year’s Automechanika event, held in Birmingham in early June, attracted thousands of visitors from across the automotive market. With a focus on vehicle production and the aftermarket, key themes of this year’s event included electrification, innovation and improved efficiency. As leading experts in factory automation, Bosch Rexroth were able …

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Sensors and Measurement: diminished revenue in first quarter

The AMA Association for Sensors and Measurement polls its 450 members every quarter on the economic development. After a successful result for the previous year with ten percent growth in revenue, the sensor industry falters somewhat in the first quarter of 2019, showing a decrease of one percent, as compared …

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ETL Systems to introduce its Enigma Switch Matrix to Asian markets at ConnecTechAsia 2019

ETL Systems will be demonstrating its range of RF equipment at ConnecTechAsia, Singapore. Markets in Asia will be introduced to ETL Systems’ recently launched 4th generation Enigma Switch Matrix for routing L-band signals. The Enigma Matrix range provides signal distribution for up to 32 input and output feeds for downlinking and uplinking …

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ams invites Austrian Homeless World Cup players to improve their life and work opportunities

ams last week welcomed to its headquarters the members of both the Austrian national squads participating in this year’s Homeless World Cup tournament in Cardiff. As part of its sponsorship of the teams, via Caritas Styria, the visit to ams headquarters included a factory tour and a program of personal …

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JonDeTech has verified the process for high volume production of its sensors

JonDeTech is now finished with the task of industrialising several process steps in the manufacture of the company’s IR sensors. Thanks to the developed process, JonDeTech can produce about seven million sensors per year with the help of the current third-party supplier. Since last autumn JonDeTech has worked with a high …

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Food freshness sensors could cut food waste

Researchers from Imperial College London say new sensors could help detect spoilage and reduce food waste for supermarkets and consumers. One in three UK consumers throw away food solely because it reaches the use-by date, but sixty per cent (4.2million tonnes) of the £12.5 billion-worth of food we throw away …

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New partnership to utilise data from IoT sensors to help insurers more effectively price risk

SAS and Octo Telematics have entered into a global partnership agreement to enable property and casualty insurance carriers to gain deeper business insights through the power of IoT. The insurance industry is under intense pressure to improve their books of business and remain relevant in a burgeoning field of tech-driven competition. The billions …

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