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Sensors Features

Why choose a laser based sensor?

Turck Banner offer laser measurement, from standard to high resolution, in all ranges and at a realistic cost. Find out why high-end laser measurement need no longer be a luxury!

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Baumer sensing success on inspection systems

Baumer Ltd have made an important contribution on a successful project, working in conjunction with The Technology Business, a Manchester based provider of integrated automation and inspection systems.

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Electric vehicle pioneer favours wireless test rigs

A company that has been at the forefront of electric vehicle design and development for over 20 years has supplied a test rig based on a wireless torque sensor to a world renowned UK University automotive research facility.

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Factors to consider when selecting capacitive displacement sensors

When selecting a non-contact capacitive displacement sensor, a number of key factors need to be considered, including target size and shape, guarding method and bandwidth. As well as clean environments, the sensors can also operate in dirty, dusty industrial areas too, says Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon.

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    Bringing data from the production floor to the cloud(22/03/2018)

    The Industrial Internet of Things is rapidly rising in popularity. Businesses expect the ability to access production metrics in real-time from their smartphone or laptop. KEB’s MQTT IoT Edge Gateway was developed to meet this need. Controls Application Specialist Colin presents this detailed tutorial on getting started with MQTT and how to bring data from the production floor to the cloud.

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    Real-world tyre modelling for Formula Student team(19/02/2018)

    Oxford Brookes Formula Student team used a Correvit S-Motion 2 Axis Optical Sensor from Kistler Instruments to obtain the key data needed for accurate, real world tyre modelling.

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    Smart machines: transforming data into action(02/02/2018)

    Smart manufacturing is developing momentum. Many machine builders and their end customers are beginning to put the foundation in place that will enable them to benefit from the intelligence machines can bring.

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    Accelerating sensor fusion embedded vision applications(02/02/2018)

    We exist in a world which has experienced rapid sensor proliferation; in fact, sensors are so commonplace now that we do not think twice as we each carry multiple different types with us daily in our mobile phones. These sensors provide the ability to detect simple changes in pressure, temperature, acceleration and gravity as well as more advanced sensors like GPS, RADAR, LIDAR and image sensors.

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    High precision sensors and measurement systems for the BLOODHOUND SSC project(02/02/2018)

    BLOODHOUND SSC reached a major milestone in October 2017, as it made its first public run at the Aerohub in Newquay. However, the event wasn’t just about driving the car successfully down the runway and showing it to spectators; it was also about testing the car and putting it through its paces, in particular, testing of hundreds of on-vehicle sensors that they were performing correctly under such extreme operating conditions.

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