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2010-10-15 08:15:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI), a subsidiary of Acorn Energy (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Octave Reservoir Technology, whereby USSI will develop a custom miniature fiber optic geophone (MFOG) for use in Octave's seismic reservoir monitoring system, which will be sold by Octave to the Exploration and Production (E&P) markets. Octave is a leader in providing real-time microseismic reservoir...

2010-10-13 07:45:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI), a subsidiary of Acorn Energy (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today that Frost & Sullivan, the world leader in technology, market, customer, and economic research has selected the USSI Geophone sensor for its 2010 Technology Innovation of the Year Award for Fiber Optic Sensor Technology for the Oil and Gas Industry. USSI will be exhibiting its fiber optic sensors at the Annual Society of Explorational Geophysicists...

2010-08-23 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced the NI PXIe-4844 optical sensor interrogator, a two-slot 3U PXI Express module for fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors. FBG sensors operate by reflecting a wavelength of light that corresponds to changes in physical phenomena such as strain and temperature. Unlike conventional electrical sensors, FBG sensors are nonconductive, electrically passive and immune to electromagnetic...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- LumaSense Technologies, a global provider of temperature and gas sensing solutions, announced it has acquired fiber optic sensing technology from Canada-based Opsens Inc. (TSX-V: OPS) used to help energy companies identify transformer hot spots and perform critical high-voltage equipment temperature monitoring. The deal for Opsens' PowerSens system gives LumaSense a well-rounded fiber optics portfolio designed to help utilities improve power...

2010-02-24 11:40:00

MONTCHANIN, Del., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN) announced today a strategic investment with an option to acquire control of US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI), developer of a seismic monitoring system that promises to revolutionize field management of hydrocarbon reserves. US Sensor Systems is utilizing Acorn's $500,000 investment to date to conduct field trials comparing its new fiber optic geophone technology to the current best-in-class conventional geophones,...

2009-09-22 09:07:15

Purdue University researchers say they have created a fiber-optic sensor capable of measuring oxygen intake rates in agriculture or medicine. The researchers, led by Associate Professor Marshall Porterfield, said their self-referencing optrode is non-invasive and has applications ranging from plant root development to assessing the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs. The scientists, including doctoral student Mohammad Rameez, say the device can deliver real-time data without consuming...

2008-10-30 12:00:24

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Telecom & Wireless equipments industry is available in its catalogue. Fiber Optic Sensors http://www.reportlinker.com/p096593/Fiber-Optic-Sensors.html This BCC study analyzes the status of global markets for fiber optic sensors. Fiber optic sensors (FOSs) began as a by-product of optical fiber research and development. The first sensors were designed to measure the performance and status of an...

2008-09-10 12:00:14

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Electronics industry is available in its catalogue. World Fiber Optic Sensors Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092450/World-Fiber-Optic-Sensors-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fiber Optic Sensors in Millions of US$. The major Product Segments analyzed are Extrinsic Fiber Optic Sensors, and Intrinsic Fiber Optic Sensors. The major end-use segments analyzed are Defense/Aerospace,...

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2008-07-14 12:59:18

NASA is evaluating an advanced, fiber optic-based sensing technology that could aid development of active control of wing shape. Controlling a wing's shape in flight would allow it to take advantage of aerodynamics and improve overall aircraft efficiency. The Fiber Optic Wing Shape Sensor system measures and displays the shape of the aircraft's wings in flight. The system also has potential for improving aircraft safety when the technology is used to monitor the aircraft structure. Flight...

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2005-04-11 08:55:00

Scientists develop a breed of sensors that can survive extremes of heat and pressure Scientists have developed a new breed of sensors which can survive incredible levels of pressure and heat and that are helping researchers work out how to make buildings that could survive massive explosions. Professor Julian Jones, of Heriot-Watt University, will reveal the next generation of sensing devices at the Institute of Physics conference Physics 2005 in Warwick, heralding a new range of measurement...


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