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telent and DGS installing world-class anti-drone system at major UK airport

telent, in collaboration with its technology partner Digital Global Systems (DGS),has agreed a three-year contract to install the CLEARSKY Drone Threat Management system at Bristol Airport, marking the first UK deployment of the system. The CLEARSKY Drone Threat Management system was developed by DGS in response to the rising threat of unauthorised drone usage at critical infrastructure sites, including airports. Its implementation at Bristol Airport, an international transport hub and one of the ten busiest airports …

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Sensors help make N95 masks in fight against COVID-19

Reliability is essential in automated production, and nowhere more than in the hard-pressed healthcare supply sector. At the time of the global COVID-19 crisis, OEM equipment builders rushed to increase capacity for producing personal protective equipment (PPE). Manufacturers of N95 face masks, a high-volume item of PPE, faced unprecedented demand …

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Towable sensor free-falls to measure vertical slices of ocean conditions

The motion of the ocean is often thought of in horizontal terms, for instance in the powerful currents that sweep around the planet, or the waves that ride in and out along a coastline. But there is also plenty of vertical motion, particularly in the open seas, where water from …

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Enterprise contact tracing platform launched to protect workers and minimise business downtime

As millions of people across the globe return to work, safety remains a top concern for workers and businesses alike. However, a single case of COVID-19 can potentially close an entire facility and require decontamination before operations can restart. To protect workers and aid productivity; today, Ubisense, a global provider …

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Social distancing sensors for the factory floor

ProGlove is responding to customers’ needs in manufacturing, distribution and logistics for a smart solution to help workers maintain proper social distance. Leveraging its MARK family of wearable barcode scanners and ProGlove Connect app for Android, ProGlove announces today a product upgrade that activates proximity sensing for frontline workers. With …

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New to Industry 4.0

At HMI2020, Pepperl+Fuchs will be presenting a whole range of examples and of approaches to the successful implementation of digital transformation. Pixel-Plus combines data streams from multidimensional TOF (“time-of-flight”) sensors with signals from high-resolution color cameras, creating digital representations of real objects. These “digital twins” offer a much higher level …

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DASA awards £2.3m to develop novel sensor technology

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has awarded 13 contracts worth a total of £2.3 million to develop improved Electro-Optics and Infrared (EOIR) sensor capability. The Advanced Vision 2020 and Beyond competition, run on behalf of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), sought innovation and novel approaches from industry, …

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Photoelectric sensor detects tram pantograph

When a tram reaches a road junction, wire-switches, installed on the overhead conductor cables, control its direction of travel, with switches in either the default “straight-through” or “turnout” positions. As the tram passes a switch in the turnout position, Contrinex photoelectric sensors mounted on the overhead cables detect the presence …

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New touchscreen sensor assembly offers industry-best performance and reliability in harsh applications

TouchNetix has introduced Chrominance, a sensor assembly for touchscreen displays which sets new benchmarks for performance, reliability and ease of system installation in industrial, medical, transportation and military applications, and in any type of harsh or hazardous environment. The Chrominance sensor assemblies, which are based on TouchNetix’ aXiom series touchscreen …

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Amperometric sensors assist in food safety

Antioxidants are one of the most interesting and widely investigated compounds in life sciences due to their key role in the protection of living systems from the negative effects of free radicals. A great variety of antioxidants and discoveries of new ones give opportunities to better understand their pathways and …

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