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Sensors Features

Bringing data from the production floor to the cloud

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

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

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

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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    Putting engines through their paces(02/02/2018)

    FPT Motorenforschung develops engines destined for the vehicles and machinery of CNH Industrial’s Powertrain segment. Some 220 staff work on site to create new FPT products for commercial vehicles, construction equipment and agricultural machinery and for use in industrial and marine applications.

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    Making sense out of sensors(09/10/2017)

    The market for sensors in industry, domestic appliances, automotive and industrial plant, building automation and smart homes is growing very rapidly. ZF Sensors are available in many forms and in two main technology types.

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    “Ready, Set, Go!” with Kistler sensors(09/10/2017)

    Inspiring young technology enthusiasts to pursue careers in engineering is one of the driving forces behind Kistler’s sponsorship of automotive events. The company supports a number of regional student teams that are participating in international technology tournaments, including “F1 in schools” or “Formula Student” (FS).

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    Estimating internal damage to bridge infrastructure(09/10/2017)

    Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. developed sensor data analysis technology that can aggregate vibration data with sensors attached to the surface of a bridge, and then estimate the degree of the bridge's internal damage through the application of "FUJITSU Human Centric AI Zinrai technology," Fujitsu's approach to artificial intelligence.

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