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Sensors Features

Graphene diagnostics – accurate, rapid point-of-care tests set to transform healthcare

A simple test capable of providing highly accurate diagnostic information on the spot within minutes would transform healthcare provision for both patients and professionals alike.

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Contrinex’s photoelectric sensors ‘get a grip’ of shipping containers

At busy container seaports, Contrinex's C23PA photoelectric sensors help ‘get a grip’ of shipping containers on straddle-carriers, the purpose-designed container-handling vehicles which operate around the clock, loading, unloading and stacking containers.

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Robotics and Vision: Liberated and demystified

Robotics and Vision – as the song goes, you can’t have one without the other. Advances in both technologies have surged to make many new processes ripe for automation. Yet, even the more experienced engineers sometimes can still be nervous about the prospect of integrating a robot vision system.

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Hydrogen car drives for efficiency world record

By using a British torque sensor, a team of Dutch engineers competing to develop the world's most efficient hydrogen-fuelled car has determined that their next vehicle needs a custom designed and built hub motor.

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