Vision Engineering celebrates Mantis microscope success with 20,000 sales in five years

Vision Engineering, a leading manufacturer of high-quality visual inspection and measurement technologies, has sold over 20,000 Mantis microscope products in the last five years. The Mantis range of ergonomic eyepiece-less stereo microscopes offers superb optical performance with magnification options up to 20x, making it a perfect alternative to more traditional …

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The hunt is on for the engineers of the future

The Oxfordshire Advanced Skills training centre is on the hunt for more than 100 engineers of the future to fill apprenticeship places. The apprentices will be part of September 2020’s intake, and will start their training at the newly opened 3,800 sq metre training academy at the UK Atomic Energy …

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Innovation hub to accelerate scientific breakthroughs

A new EU innovation hub – ACTPHAST 4R – specialising in the deployment of cutting-edge photonics technologies will give researchers in academic institutes all over Europe the chance to turn their breakthrough scientific concepts into industrially-relevant demonstrators. Launched this year, ACTPHAST 4R (short for ‘ACTPHAST for Researchers’) has financial support …

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Schaeffler and Audi moving forward together

Schaeffler and Audi are set to remain a formidable Formula E team in the future. This agreement was concluded between the globally active automotive and industrial supplier from Herzogenaurach and the brand from Ingolstadt. Joint development work on the Audi e-tron FE07 for the series’ seventh season, starting out in …

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Drexel’s MXene materials help photodetectors see the light

Photodetectors are the devices that convert information carried by light into an electric signal that can be processed by electronic circuits and computers. They are found in everyday devices, such as television remotes and motion sensors, and they are a key component in many artificial intelligence and Internet of Things …

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Omron Evaluation Board fast tracks IoT sensor system development

A new Sensor Evaluation Board from Omron Electronic Components Europe gives developers working on sensor systems for the IoT a fast track to a ‘proof of concept’ prototype hosted on Raspberry Pi, Arduino or Adafruit Feather. The board comes equipped with sensors for six popular environmental parameters, is supported by …

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BEKA field mounting indicators now have US and Canadian certification

BEKA associates have recently received US and Canadian intrinsic safety and nonincendive certification for their new compact BA304G and BA324G 4/20mA loop powered field mounting indicators. These instruments, which already have IECEx and ATEX approval, feature a robust IP66 impact resistant GRP enclosure with an 8mm thick armoured glass window, …

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Industry experts discuss prototyping with purpose in Mouser’s latest Engineering Big Ideas eBook

Mouser Electronics has released Prototyping with Purpose, the second eBook from Engineering Big Ideas, the newest series in Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together program. In the new eBook, experts from Mouser and the electronics industry walk through the design process, discussing tools, software methodology, circuit design, and the final integration into a …

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DJB launch unique triaxial PE accelerometers

DJB Instruments has launched two new triaxial accelerometers both offering a unique solution for triaxial vibration measurement up to 250°C. The AT/04 (general purpose) and the AT/01 (miniature) are both piezoelectric (PE) Konic Shear charge output accelerometers that require a single cable via the industry standard 4 pin 1⁄4-28UNF threaded …

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Sensor City launches new initiative to ignite growth in IoT-based businesses

Sensor City, a global hub for the development of sensor technology and rapid prototyping, has launched a new initiative to support businesses with challenges relating to IoT implementation. The initiative is aimed at UK businesses and will support them to successfully design, develop, and implement sensor based and IoT technologies across …

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