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Drastic phase changes in topologically engineered planar absorbers improve sensitivity of optical sensors - Phys.Org

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Drastic phase changes in topologically engineered planar absorbers improve sensitivity of optical sensors
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Left: a planar absorber topologically engineered to support an interfacial Tamm optical state. Right: Near-perfect absorptance at the Tamm resonance translates into sharp variation of the optical phase, which provides a mechanism of …more. Non ...

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Three Big Predictions for Sensors in the Security & Surveillance Market - Markets Insider

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Three Big Predictions for Sensors in the Security & Surveillance Market
Markets Insider
LONDON, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) is bringing about a new era of connectivity in the digital age, connecting critical business sectors through a network of secure data flow, analytics, and management. It's also bringing ...

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Three Big Predictions for Sensors in the Security & Surveillance Market - Markets Insider

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Three Big Predictions for Sensors in the Security & Surveillance Market
Markets Insider
LONDON, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) is bringing about a new era of connectivity in the digital age, connecting critical business sectors through a network of secure data flow, analytics, and management. It's also bringing ...

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Chemists improve hydrogen sensors - Phys.Org

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Chemists improve hydrogen sensors
Phys.Org
High-sensitivity sensors for detecting gases are very important for the environment, as they allow scientists to make qualitative and quantitative assessment of the content of various gases in the air (for example, hazardous carbon monoxide or ammonia ...

Clarkson professor's business, Potsdam Sensor, provides cheap way to measure air quality - WatertownDailyTimes.com

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Clarkson professor's business, Potsdam Sensor, provides cheap way to measure air quality
WatertownDailyTimes.com
POTSDAM — From Beijing smog to Potsdam fireplaces, particles in the air can have negative health effects — effects that are not always well understood. In order to learn more about how tiny particles can affect human health, people first need to be ...

Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source - NRToday.com

Wed, 2018-01-17 17:54

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Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source
NRToday.com
With Scanalytics, Nordmark said, “to have (the sensors) be super useful for someone like a retailer, they may need to power other types of things,” like sending coupons to customers. Scanalytics co-founder and CEO Joe Scanlin said that's what his floor ...

Washington's 'Living Laboratory' to Build Out Its Sensor Network - Government Technology

Wed, 2018-01-17 17:43

Government Technology

Washington's 'Living Laboratory' to Build Out Its Sensor Network
Government Technology
Washington's 'Living Laboratory' to Build Out Its Sensor Network. Nine sensors are set to be deployed across the University District in Spokane, Wash., where researchers have been studying air quality in an urban setting. by Skip Descant / January 17 ...

The technology that hides fingerprint sensors underneath displays will make the dreaded smartphone bezel extinct - Business Insider

Wed, 2018-01-17 13:56

Business Insider

The technology that hides fingerprint sensors underneath displays will make the dreaded smartphone bezel extinct
Business Insider
synaptics fingerprint sensor hides underneath display Synaptic's fingerprint sensor that hides underneath a smartphone's display. Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider. I tried the new tech on a smartphone made by Chinese company Vivo. Its front surface ...
Synaptics' Clear ID fingerprint sensor feels like the way of the futureThe Tech Report, LLC (blog)

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Step tracking: Floor sensors rise as retail data source - News-Herald.com

Wed, 2018-01-17 13:27

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Step tracking: Floor sensors rise as retail data source
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Scanalytics co-founder and CEO Joe Scanlin holds a smart floor sensor his company creates that track people's movements in Milwaukee. The sensors are among the tools retailers are using to gain insights on consumer habits. Ivan Moreno — The Associated ...

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Report: Focusing on advanced energy sensors and controls could mean 44000 jobs for Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wed, 2018-01-17 12:50

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Report: Focusing on advanced energy sensors and controls could mean 44000 jobs for Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Madison
With targeted investments and forward-looking policies, Wisconsin could capitalize on its strengths in sensors and controls for the advanced energy industry to drive economic growth and support over 44,000 jobs annually. That's according to The ...

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Crop Tattoos: Wearable Sensors Measure Plant Water Use - AgWeb

Wed, 2018-01-17 10:46

AgWeb

Crop Tattoos: Wearable Sensors Measure Plant Water Use
AgWeb
Initial sensor use will involve plant breeders measuring drought tolerance in different crop varieties and hybrids. However, farmland is where Schnable sees the biggest sensor impact. “We're excited because farmers are going to be able to use these to ...

Siberian Chemists Have Improved Hydrogen Sensors - Chem.Info

Wed, 2018-01-17 10:09

Siberian Chemists Have Improved Hydrogen Sensors
Chem.Info
A group of scientists from the Siberian Federal University (SFU, Krasnoyarsk, Russia) and the Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry (NIIC, Novosibirsk, Russia) combined the useful properties of metal phthalocyanines and palladium membranes in order ...

Siberian chemists have improved hydrogen sensors - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2018-01-17 09:22

Siberian chemists have improved hydrogen sensors
EurekAlert (press release)
High-sensitivity sensors for detecting various gases are very important for the environment, as they allow to make qualitative and quantitative assessment of the content of various gases in the air (for example, hazardous carbon monoxide or ammonia ...

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Sensors Journal Pulls Planned Special Issue Due to Guest Editor's Fake Credentials - The Scientist

Wed, 2018-01-17 08:23

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Sensors Journal Pulls Planned Special Issue Due to Guest Editor's Fake Credentials
The Scientist
Earlier this month, Sensors, a journal belonging to the open access publisher MDPI, cancelled a planned special issue on biosensors due to the fake credentials and alleged fraud associated with its guest editor, Ashutosh Tiwari. A description of the ...

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Using smart sensors to measure Dutch people's health - Statistics Netherlands (press release) (blog)

Wed, 2018-01-17 08:09

Statistics Netherlands (press release) (blog)

Using smart sensors to measure Dutch people's health
Statistics Netherlands (press release) (blog)
today 14:00 / Author: Miriam van der Sangen / Photography: Miriam van der Sangen / Category: Innovation and development On 23 and 24 November 2017, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) hosted a Sensor Data Challenge event. Participants were challenged to think ...

Energy sensors and controls could boost Wisconsin economy, study says - Midwest Energy News

Wed, 2018-01-17 07:14

Midwest Energy News

Energy sensors and controls could boost Wisconsin economy, study says
Midwest Energy News
That would be the manufacture of sensors and controls crucial to the advanced energy economy, from smart grids and solar panels to bio-digesters and other energy-related components. While much has been said about the potential for solar and wind supply ...

ams Releases New Data-Logging NFC Sensor Tag - All About Circuits

Wed, 2018-01-17 06:45

All About Circuits

ams Releases New Data-Logging NFC Sensor Tag
All About Circuits
What is featured in ams' newest NFC sensor tag, the AS39513, how does differ from its predecessor, the SL13A, and how does it make use of what ams calls one of its “core innovations,” the Cool-Log engine? On Monday, December 18, 2017, ams announced the ...

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Standalone fingerprint sensors have peaked in smartphones, says IHS Markit - eeNews Europe

Wed, 2018-01-17 05:03

eeNews Europe

Standalone fingerprint sensors have peaked in smartphones, says IHS Markit
eeNews Europe
Also competing with the traditional standalone fingerprint sensors are new in-display sensors, with Chinese vendors winning market share from Western vendors. According to the analyst, the launch of Face ID by Apple means the Californian smartphone ...