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VTT and UpCode bring smart sensors and functional inks to consumer goods - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:09

EurekAlert (press release)

VTT and UpCode bring smart sensors and functional inks to consumer goods
EurekAlert (press release)
Soon, consumers will be able to buy, for example, digital beer capable of providing information on the product itself and its production stages with the aid of smart codes and the sensors embedded in the product. Following collaboration between the VTT ...

RFID Sensors 2018-2028: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities - IDTechEx.com (press release)

Fri, 2017-09-15 09:46

RFID Sensors 2018-2028: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities
IDTechEx.com (press release)
The general RFID market has seen substantial growth over the last few years, with successful public offerings and rapid growth in terms of the number of RFID tags sold. Vendors are now exploring allied technologies with RFID sensors at the forefront of ...

The key to ultrathin high-efficiency sensors and solar cells could be materials covered with tiny trenches - Phys.Org

Fri, 2017-09-15 07:30

Phys.Org

The key to ultrathin high-efficiency sensors and solar cells could be materials covered with tiny trenches
Phys.Org
Tungsten diselenide is promising for ultra-sensitive, ultra-thin light sensors, solar cells and light-emitting diodes, because of its ability to absorb light and re-emit at a different frequency. However this effect only occurs for a single atom layer ...

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New Catalogue Offers Extensive Information on Infrared Sensors and an Elaborate Redesign - International Environmental Technology

Fri, 2017-09-15 06:33

New Catalogue Offers Extensive Information on Infrared Sensors and an Elaborate Redesign
International Environmental Technology
The InfraTec product range of pyroelectric detectors has been developing steadily over the past few years. A new product catalogue shows which single and multichannel sensors the Dresden-based company has to offer for gas analysis, flame detection and ...

A*Star signs agreement to develop Web connected sensors for advanced manufacturing - The Straits Times

Fri, 2017-09-15 00:36

A*Star signs agreement to develop Web connected sensors for advanced manufacturing
The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) launched Singapore's first public-private programme for aftermarket digital customer care, which uses Web connected sensors to alert machine owners when something goes wrong.

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A Sensor Summary Of What We Missed This Week - Sensors Online

Fri, 2017-09-15 00:33

Sensors Online

A Sensor Summary Of What We Missed This Week
Sensors Online
This week, Allegro MicroSystems released a three-axis linear Hall-effect sensor IC that provides 12-bit digital output words that are proportional to the strength of the field present in each of the X, Y, and Z axes. The quiescent output value (zero ...

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Biometric Sensor Addresses Infant Hypoxia, Part Two - Sensors Online

Fri, 2017-09-15 00:33

Sensors Online

Biometric Sensor Addresses Infant Hypoxia, Part Two
Sensors Online
This is the second part of the article on the discovery and invention of a new biometric sensor. Last week's described the impetus and sequence of discovery and early development of our Physiology Index (PI) Sensor that detects variations in the ...

STEM Learning Kits with Arduino Sensors Now Free for Teachers - T.H.E. Journal

Thu, 2017-09-14 19:16

T.H.E. Journal

STEM Learning Kits with Arduino Sensors Now Free for Teachers
T.H.E. Journal
... gain access to affordable, high-quality STEM learning resources. The kit (typically priced at $150) includes an Arduino sensor board that lets students conduct basic coding experiments and collect data through small, commercial satellites called ...

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Plasmonics Enables Sensing on Demand - IEEE Spectrum

Thu, 2017-09-14 18:17

IEEE Spectrum

Plasmonics Enables Sensing on Demand
IEEE Spectrum
Researchers at Northeastern University in Boston have developed an infrared sensor based on plasmonics that is capable of turning itself on when it needs to perform its sensing duties and then turns itself off when not needed to decrease energy demands ...

Plasmonics Enables Sensing on Demand - IEEE Spectrum

Thu, 2017-09-14 17:46

IEEE Spectrum

Plasmonics Enables Sensing on Demand
IEEE Spectrum
Researchers at Northeastern University in Boston have developed an infrared sensor based on plasmonics that is capable of turning itself on when it needs to perform its sensing duties and then turns itself off when not needed to decrease energy demands ...

DARPA's smart infrared sensor can watch for intruders or monitor for wildfires - Digital Trends

Thu, 2017-09-14 17:26

DARPA's smart infrared sensor can watch for intruders or monitor for wildfires
Digital Trends
Researchers at Northeastern University have developed a next generation smart sensor for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that is capable of identifying infrared (IR) wavelengths — without having to have its own always-present ...

This Cracker-Size Sensor Can Tell You Which Oven Burner You Left On - Bloomberg

Thu, 2017-09-14 16:19

Bloomberg

This Cracker-Size Sensor Can Tell You Which Oven Burner You Left On
Bloomberg
A cracker-size device combines nine sensors and a processor to detect events such as appliances turning on and off in a room. The information can then be fed to an online dashboard or sent as alerts to facilities managers.

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FYI: Quantum Sensor Market Set To Score $329.4 Mil By 2025 - Sensors Online

Thu, 2017-09-14 15:56

Sensors Online

FYI: Quantum Sensor Market Set To Score $329.4 Mil By 2025
Sensors Online
Persistence Market Research believes the global quantum sensors market will grow revenues to tune of $329.4 Million from now until 2025. The researchers attribute this growth to increasing use of quantum sensors in verticals markets. These include ...

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Global Quantum Sensors Market to Reach US$ 329.4 Mn by 2025 - Persistence Market Research - Markets Insider

Thu, 2017-09-14 11:45

Global Quantum Sensors Market to Reach US$ 329.4 Mn by 2025 - Persistence Market Research
Markets Insider
Global quantum sensors market is expected to witness steady revenue growth during the forecast period. This growth is attributed to increasing adoption of quantum sensors in verticals such as defense, oil & gas, transportation, and construction ...

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Apple is turning a design quirk into the iPhone X's defining feature - The Verge

Thu, 2017-09-14 10:59

The Verge

Apple is turning a design quirk into the iPhone X's defining feature
The Verge
The notch. The monobrow. The annoying black protrusion getting in the way of your photos and videos. However you choose to see the black cutout housing sensors at the top of the new iPhone X, you will most definitely see it. And Apple wants it that way.

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Global Color Detection Sensor Markets Report 2017-2021 - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 2017-09-14 10:17

Global Color Detection Sensor Markets Report 2017-2021
PR Newswire (press release)
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global color detection sensor market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sales from various end-users such as food and beverages, packaging ...

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Sensors in your smartphone could make roads greener - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-09-14 08:41

Phys.Org

Sensors in your smartphone could make roads greener
Phys.Org
Using information from a smartphone sensor that measures acceleration, the EU CROWD4ROADS project will harness data to determine where roads are damaged or uneven. 'The smoother the road surface the lower the emissions,' said Professor ...

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New 'sleeping' sensors could save costs, make warzones safer - News@Northeastern

Thu, 2017-09-14 08:06

News@Northeastern

New 'sleeping' sensors could save costs, make warzones safer
News@Northeastern
Matteo Rinaldi has developed a new type of sensor that consumes no power whatsoever in standby mode, waking up only when it detects an important event. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University ...

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Long range, low power sensors may lead to better health wearables - Engadget

Thu, 2017-09-14 05:04

Engadget

Long range, low power sensors may lead to better health wearables
Engadget
For small electronic devices and sensors like those found in wearables that can decipher biological information from sweat and contact lenses that can measure glucose levels, there are a couple of trade offs that limit their function. In order to be ...

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New sensors will help monitor activity as scientists say Mauna Loa 'will erupt again' - KHON2

Wed, 2017-09-13 22:56

KHON2

New sensors will help monitor activity as scientists say Mauna Loa 'will erupt again'
KHON2
The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is installing two sensors this year — one to monitor gas emissions and another to keep track of seismic activity. Mauna Loa is already outfitted with dozens of sensors, but these new ones will ...