Latest Detectors Stories

2012-02-13 01:30:00

The Canadian customers of home security systems can now enjoy the benefits of an excellent smoke detector as a part of their home protection package. Elite Security Services recently launched this component in Canada. They launched their service in Canada last year. The company presently offers three low cost security packages for home protection (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 The users of home security systems packages from Elite Security Services in Canada will now have the privilege of...

Image 1 - Smoke Particles Are Not All the 'SAME'
2012-01-06 05:25:38

Where there's smoke, you need a functioning smoke detector that can tell the difference between, say, smoke particles and dust. Yet in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station, telling the difference between an actual fire and a false alarm may not be so simple. To understand how best to detect smoke in space, researchers from NASA's Glenn Research Center flew the Smoke Aerosol Measurement Experiment, or SAME, aboard the space station. This experiment was originally...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

KWJ Engineering has developed revolutionary new Screen Printed Electrochemical Gas Sensors (SPEC SENSORS), that are extremely tiny, thin, flexible, low power, long life and very low cost. They are ideal for integration into wireless platforms and can enable an explosion of innovation and applications. These breakthrough sensors were developed with funding from the National Science Foundation and will be featured at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, January 10-13. (PRWEB) January 05,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.