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Sensors applied to plant leaves warn of water shortage - The MIT Tech

Wed, 2017-11-08 09:04

The MIT Tech

Sensors applied to plant leaves warn of water shortage
The MIT Tech
MIT engineers have created sensors that can be printed onto plant leaves and reveal when the plants are experiencing a water shortage. This kind of technology could not only save neglected houseplants but, more importantly, give farmers an early ...

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Improving Sensor Accuracy to Prevent Electrical Grid Overload - R & D Magazine

Wed, 2017-11-08 08:36

R & D Magazine

Improving Sensor Accuracy to Prevent Electrical Grid Overload
R & D Magazine
Electrical physicists from Czech Technical University have provided additional evidence that new current sensors introduce errors when assessing current through iron conductors. It's crucial to correct this flaw in the new sensors so that operators of ...
Optimizing Current Sensor Accuracy to Prevent Incoming Surges in Electrical GridAZoSensors

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Passive Sensor Tags to Surpass 5 Million Units This Year - IOT Journal

Wed, 2017-11-08 08:16

Passive Sensor Tags to Surpass 5 Million Units This Year
IOT Journal
Sensor-based passive RFID tags have been on the market for just a few years, but according to U.K.-based market-research firm IDTechEx, they have accomplished sufficient growth in niche markets that their sales are expected to far surpass those of ...

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Fixed Gas Monitoring Sensors for Ambient Air Proper Selection and Placement - International Environmental Technology

Wed, 2017-11-08 06:56

International Environmental Technology

Fixed Gas Monitoring Sensors for Ambient Air Proper Selection and Placement
International Environmental Technology
Once these hazards are identified, important characteristics of each hazard can be obtained to help with proper selection and placement of Enmet's fixed gas detection sensor transmitters and monitoring systems. These important characteristics include ...

Cloud Growth, Smartphone Sensors Should Boost Finisar - Morningstar.com

Wed, 2017-11-08 06:29

Cloud Growth, Smartphone Sensors Should Boost Finisar
Morningstar.com
Alex Zhao: The fiber-optics industry is known for boom and bust cycles that cause large swings of business performance for manufacturers, such as the ramp and subsequent sharp reduction of optics orders from China in 2016 and 2017, respectively.

Grid20/20® Recognized by ZprymeIntra-Grid Sensors Create Instant Smart Transformers - Markets Insider

Tue, 2017-11-07 20:14

Grid20/20® Recognized by ZprymeIntra-Grid Sensors Create Instant Smart Transformers
Markets Insider
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GRID20/20®, Inc., a leading Distribution Transformer Monitoring (DTM) intra-grid sensor provider, formally announced its selection by Zpryme, Austin Energy, and Austin Technology Incubator as the ...

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Image Sensor Shines Under All Lighting Conditions - Sensors Online

Tue, 2017-11-07 16:41

Image Sensor Shines Under All Lighting Conditions
Sensors Online
Image sensing has always been a critical, if not a downright interesting application in the sensor arena. Many things need to be considered, while many tradeoffs and compromises are made when it comes to juggling performance, size, weight, power ...
Latest 1/4-Inch 1.0 Mp CMOS Global Shutter Image Sensor Delivers High Performance Imaging for All Light Conditions ...Business Wire (press release)

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Improving sensor accuracy to prevent electrical grid overload - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-11-07 14:56

Improving sensor accuracy to prevent electrical grid overload
Science Daily
Using these new sensors to measure ground currents when iron is present is a bit like using a thermometer to assess if the heating needs to be switched on, not taking into account where exactly the thermometer is placed. Near a door or window, the ...

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Global Automotive LIDAR Sensors Market 2017-2021 - Key Vendors are Continental, LeddarTech, Quanergy Systems ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2017-11-07 14:47

Global Automotive LIDAR Sensors Market 2017-2021 - Key Vendors are Continental, LeddarTech, Quanergy Systems ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Global Automotive LIDAR Sensors Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also ...

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Improving sensor accuracy to prevent electrical grid overload - Phys.Org

Tue, 2017-11-07 12:15

Phys.Org

Improving sensor accuracy to prevent electrical grid overload
Phys.Org
Electrical physicists from Czech Technical University have provided additional evidence that new current sensors introduce errors when assessing current through iron conductors. It's crucial to correct this flaw in the new sensors so that operators of ...

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Improving sensor accuracy to prevent electrical grid overload - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 2017-11-07 11:03

Improving sensor accuracy to prevent electrical grid overload
EurekAlert (press release)
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2017 -- Electrical physicists from Czech Technical University have provided additional evidence that new current sensors introduce errors when assessing current through iron conductors. It's crucial to correct this flaw in ...

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Researchers Score Loot To Build Teachable Robots - Sensors Online

Tue, 2017-11-07 10:50

Sensors Online

Researchers Score Loot To Build Teachable Robots
Sensors Online
Embodied Intelligence, a company working to democratize robotics by enabling anyone to teach a robot new skills, has raised $7 million in seed funding. The capital will be used to develop AI software, a.k.a. robot brains, that's loadable onto existing ...

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CNT/MOF nanocomposites enhance the performance of humidity sensors - Nanowerk (blog)

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:47

Nanowerk (blog)

CNT/MOF nanocomposites enhance the performance of humidity sensors
Nanowerk (blog)
In new work, researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) demonstrate a process that can be used for developing low-cost and highly sensitive gas sensors. By increasing the sensitivity, the amount of gas sensitive material ...

How Notion's Sensors Simplify Your Smart Home [Review] - TechCo (blog)

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:20

TechCo (blog)

How Notion's Sensors Simplify Your Smart Home [Review]
TechCo (blog)
Launching today, the second generation of the Notion sensor displays with a high degree of flexibility. This flexibility should make it a competitive option when compared to more narrowly focused items, such as dedicated motion sensors or water sensors.
Notion adds Nest integration to its newest home security and energy savings sensorsVentureBeat
Notion Now Works with Nest® to Empower Homeowners to Take Action on Home Climate, and Save Energy and MoneyMarkets Insider

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Notion adds Nest integration to its newest home security and energy savings sensors - VentureBeat

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:02

TechCo (blog)

Notion adds Nest integration to its newest home security and energy savings sensors
VentureBeat
Notion has added Google Nest integration to its internet of things (IoT) smart home sensors. The integration comes with version two of the company's home-monitoring sensors, which can detect everything from motion to temperature changes and water leaks.
How Notion's Sensors Simplify Your Smart Home [Review]TechCo (blog)

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Sentera Sensors Transform DJI Inspire 2 Drone Into Indispensable Crop-scouting Tool - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2017-11-07 08:43

PR Newswire (press release)

Sentera Sensors Transform DJI Inspire 2 Drone Into Indispensable Crop-scouting Tool
PR Newswire (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentera announced today availability of gimbaled Double 4k and Quad sensors for the popular DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera's swappable precision crop health sensors paired with the Inspire 2 offers agronomists, ...

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He's in a jam! Painfully awkward moment car salesman gets his head stuck in the door while showing the vehicle's ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-11-07 08:28

Daily Mail

He's in a jam! Painfully awkward moment car salesman gets his head stuck in the door while showing the vehicle's ...
Daily Mail
This is the awkward moment a car salesman in China failed to impress his clients while demonstrating a vehicle's safety function. The man offered to put his head in front of a closing door to show it had good safety sensors and would stop in time ...

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Sentera Sensors Enable DJI Inspire 2 with Crop-Scouting Capabilities - DroneLife (blog)

Tue, 2017-11-07 06:59

Sentera Sensors Enable DJI Inspire 2 with Crop-Scouting Capabilities
DroneLife (blog)
Sentera has announced its gimbaled Double 4K and Quad sensors for the DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera's swappable precision crop health sensors paired with the Inspire 2 offers agronomists, crop consultants, and growers an economical way to capture ...

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