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The UK Ministry of Defence Invests £2m in EOIR Sensor Technologies
The UK government has announced that the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has awarded contracts to various respected organisations. The contracts will fund short and long-term investigations aimed at improving electro-optic and infrared (EOIR) sensor technology for military use.
ON Semiconductor and Geniatech Partner to Develop Sensor to Monitor Working Environments
American Fortune 500 companies Arrow Electronics and ON Semiconductor have partnered with Chinese tech-giants Geniatech to develop a multi-sensor online wearable device MuSeOn 1.1, that will enable real-time monitoring of employees in their working environment as a new safety measure.
Bosch Introduces Their Sensor Portfolio for Autonomous Vehicles
Finally, Bosch is entering the automated driving arena with its lidar sensors. According to the company, its sensor will be able to detect at close range and long-distance, covering automated driving at SAE levels 3 to 5 in both urban and highway driving scenarios.
Critical Engineering Skills For the Future: Readying for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the UK
Engineering is vital to the UK’s economy: it provides quality employment alongside some vital solutions to major global challenges. However, the UK, similarly to the rest of Europe, has been experiencing a skills gap. Faced with the fourth industrial revolution and more, will the UK have the volume of engineering talent it needs to remain a key player?
Evaluating an Innovative IoT Sensing and Communication Unit for Smart Farming
Researchers from the Technical University of Liberec (TUL) in Liberec, Czechia have developed an innovative, smart, farming-focused IoT sensing and communication unit—which has proven instrumental in precision agriculture.
Environmental Sensors and Monitoring Systems May Replace Standalone and Integrated Sensors
Environmental sensors and monitoring systems are undoubtedly going to become more prevalent in the future as global power consumption grows—and great efforts are made to reach and maintain optimal levels of efficiency.
Robotics and Soft Bioelectronic Interfaces Lab Partnership Results in Electrode-Based Artificial Skin Prototype
The EPFL's (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) Reconfigurable Robotics Lab and the Laboratory for Soft Bioelectronic Interfaces have partnered to create silicone and electrode-based artificial skin, which could be used to aid rehabilitation and enhance VR applications.
The Practical Uses for Quantum Sensors in Electrical Engineering Applications
It might seem like the word “quantum” is being tacked on to everything these days, and it’s clear that just how quantum a new device or development is can vary by quite a lot. One new area where the term is applied with some validity is the fascinating world of quantum sensors.
German Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems Develops Ultrasound Transducer to Assist in Medical Diagnosis
A brand-new type of ultrasound otoscope has been developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS) and is expected to facilitate faster and more reliable diagnoses of middle ear infections.