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Wearable strain sensor using light transmittance helps measure physical signals better

KAIST researchers have developed a novel wearable strain sensor based on the modulation of optical transmittance of a carbon nanotube (CNT)-embedded elastomer. The sensor is capable of sensitive, stable, and continuous measurement of physical signals. This technology, featured in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, shows great potential for the detection …

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Innovative solution protects people from coronavirus

Deep UVC LED arrays from Bolb are helping to combat the coronavirus epidemic in the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan. Emitter arrays with a power output of between 1.2 W and 2.5 W emit strongly disinfecting UVC light that kills not only antibiotic-resistant germs such as MRSA but also dangerous viruses …

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Visual inspection in nuclear environments

Resolve Optics has reported on how its non-browning lenses are helping a specialist camera manufacturer to supply a turnkey solution for monitoring remote operations in high radiation environments. For the high radiation environments experienced in Nuclear Power stations, Nuclear fuel recycling plant and high energy physics facilities, conventional TV cameras …

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Ex-Vodafone CFO joins ProGlove

ProGlove, a specialist for industrial wearables, announces another significant milestone on its path to global expansion: Dr. Thomas Nowak will become ProGlove’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective from the 16th of March, 2020. In this role, Nowak will be responsible for finance, legal, logistics and …

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COVID-19 pandemic accelerates international business interest in services provided by Musashi AI’s robotics

Musashi AI, a robotics employment agency offering the services of customisable AI-robots for production floors, has reported a significant spike in enquiries from businesses around the world following the Coronavirus crisis. With an estimated 80 per cent of the global workforce potentially facing self-isolation in the coming weeks, an increasing …

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MCP Consulting selects Senseye to transform maintenance practices for manufacturing clients

Senseye, the industrial software company, today announced a new alliance with MCP Consulting Group, an asset management consultancy that advises many of the world’s largest manufacturing organisations. MCP has selected Senseye PdM, Senseye’s specialised predictive maintenance software, as a core component of its new Smart Asset Maintenance venture, which combines best-of-breed technologies …

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Mini displays with DOUBLE HEIGHT characters SPI and I²C

MMS Electronics Ltd has available an exceptionally versatile line of DOG (Display-On-Glass) alphanumeric and graphic displays. The alphanumeric displays are available is 1×8, 2×10, 2×16, 3×10, 3×16, 4×16 and 4×20 (line x char).  The EA DOGS104-A with VA 12.0 x 29.7 mm and the EA DOGS164-A with VA 18.0 x …

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BEKA give Saffron Gloveboxes a hand

Saffron scientific equipment Ltd, who are specialists in the design, development and manufacture of Gloveboxes, are using BEKA Advisor A90 universal process panel meters to display critical containment pressures. Each meter has a multicolour negative liquid crystal display, with the display colour linked to the meter’s alarm status providing very …

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BY Acoustics chooses IMMI noise prediction software from AcSoft for major road traffic project

BY Acoustics has chosen sophisticated IMMI noise prediction software from AcSoft for use at a major road scheme project to help determine whether noise has the potential to impact detrimentally upon sensitive client facility. Ideally suited for the calculation, assessment, prediction and presentation of noise exposure from traffic according to …

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