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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Ultrasonic flowmeters help reduce drug production costs

Titan Enterprises has reported that its Atrato and MetraFlow ultrasonic inline flowmeters are used by drug manufacturers to streamline production and reduce costs. These devices measure a liquid’s rate of flow with extraordinary levels of accuracy, helping drug manufacturers control small details that make a big difference during production. Production of …

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Mouser Electronics leads in state-of-the-art distribution advancements

Mouser Electronics is leading North America in its implementation of state-of-the-art Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs) at its global distribution center in Texas, USA, setting a national standard in technological advancement for distribution. VLMs — essentially giant vertical filing cabinets, complete with shelves and an automated elevator — store tens of thousands of electronic components. …

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Brexit – Impacts on the electronics industry

In this opinion piece, Amy Leary, marketing manager at eBOM.com, considers the impact that Brexit is having on the electronics industry. For those who may not be aware, The United Kingdom held a referendum vote on its relationship to the EU back in 2016. With virtual guarantees that The United …

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Yokogawa acquires nanopipette technology from US venture for use in life science applications

Yokogawa has acquired a nanopipette technology that was developed by BioStinger, a spin-off from the University of California, Santa Cruz. This technology is able to target specific locations inside individual cells, enabling the injection of target substances such as genes or drugs and the extraction of intracellular materials. The low …

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Air pollution on track to exceed limits at four out of five Breathe London sites

Environmental Defense Fund Europe (EDFE) together with Mayor Sadiq Khan have released the second wave of data from Breathe London, an ambitious collaborative project to measure and map air pollution across the capital. In addition to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) measurements from the network’s 100+ stationary pods, the interactive map now …

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