This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

More Sensors features

  • Article image

    Automatic pipetting – both efficient and ergonomic!(29/11/2018)

    The exact and efficient transfer of samples in extremely small dosing volumes is essential in the life sciences industry. For this purpose, INTEGRA Biosciences AG developed a compact pipetting robot called ASSIST PLUS that draws and pipettes samples into the target container.

  • Article image

    Makers and engineers: get to know your instrumentation amplifier for accurate IoT data capture(03/10/2018)

    Sensing is where the Internet of Things (IoT) and the smart home begins, and it’s where DIYers, makers, and even professional designers run into their first problem.

  • Article image

    Sensors put the smart into safer materials handling(03/10/2018)

    The Industry 4.0 revolution is enabling a new generation of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) for use in the first wave of smart manufacturing and distribution facilities.

  • Article image

    Photonics to help dairy industry with new five minute scan(03/10/2018)

    A new optical sensor that can check the presence of contaminants in milk and produce a detailed reading in five minutes, is set to dramatically reduce costs, wastage and antibiotic use linked to the production, quality control, and processing phases in the dairy industry.

  • Article image

    High-end laser measurement, no longer a luxury(03/10/2018)

    Just like most pieces of sophisticated electronic kit, laser measurement sensors, when first introduced, were costly and somewhat limited in their capabilities. On-going product development, coupled with improved manufacturing processes, has largely overcome these early restraints facilitating accurate laser measurement in both high- and low-end applications.

  • Article image

    Why choose a laser based sensor?(27/07/2018)

    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!

  • Article image

    Baumer sensing success on inspection systems(05/07/2018)

    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.

  • Article image

    Electric vehicle pioneer favours wireless test rigs(05/07/2018)

    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.

  • Article image

    Factors to consider when selecting capacitive displacement sensors(05/07/2018)

    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.

  • Article image

    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.

  • Article image

    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.

  • Article image

    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.

  • Article image

    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.

  • Article image

    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.

  • Article image

    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.