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New Technique Could Be Used To Produce 'Soft' Machines, Robots
2014-06-20 03:23:55

Emil Venere, Purdue University Researchers have developed a technique that might be used to produce "soft machines" made of elastic materials and liquid metals for potential applications in robotics, medical devices and consumer electronics. Such an elastic technology could make possible robots that have sensory skin and stretchable garments that people might wear to interact with computers or for therapeutic purposes. However, new manufacturing techniques must be developed before...

2014-06-18 23:02:27

Special application sensors are widely used in several applications, such as the sports & fitness sector, healthcare sector, and other sectors. The market for wireless sensors is segmented by product type, application, and geography. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/wireless-sensor-node-reports-4261521117.html (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Wireless sensor nodes are small electronic devices used in wireless sensor networks, which can be operated with a limited power source...

2014-06-17 16:20:23

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hvdt6f/automotive_sensor) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Sensor (Pressure, temperature, level, speed, MEMS, oxygen, Nox) Market - Forecasts to 2022" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The future demand of sensors in diverse automotive is highly dependent on advanced sensor technologies such as MEMS sensors, wireless sensors,...

2014-06-17 12:23:14

MIT Researchers Make Novel, High Sensitivity Optical Sensors that Swell When Exposed to a Target Gas -- Potential Industrial, Security, Environmental, and Medical Applications WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using microscopic polymer light resonators that expand in the presence of specific gases, researchers at MIT's Quantum Photonics Laboratory have developed new optical sensors with predicted detection levels in the parts-per-billion range. Optical sensors are...

2014-06-16 16:27:13

MagnaChip secures magnetic field sensing technology for mobile, consumer, industrial and automotive applications SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with SENIS AG, a manufacturer of magnetic field and current measurement instruments based in...

2014-06-12 16:20:34

DALLAS, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report of "Automotive Sensor Market by Product (Pressure, temperature, level, speed, MEMS, oxygen, Nox), Application (powertrain, safety & control, vehicle security, alternative fuel, telematics) and Geography - Forecast & Analysis to 2013 - 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the automotive sensor market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.6% from 2014 to 2022 and reach $35.78 Billion in 2022....

2014-06-11 23:10:13

Thanks to Swiss precision mechanics, the new TMA/SDTA1 measures length over a broader temperature range. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 METTLER TOLEDO has released a new line of Thermomechanical Analyzers that provide users the capability for length measurements over a wide temperature range with nanometer resolution while workflows are kept easy, ergonomic and efficient. The new TMA/SDTA 1 allows easier handling of sample supports and probes and has advanced intelligent features with the One...

2014-06-10 08:36:45

DUBLIN, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n64vc8/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Handset Proximity Sensor Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Handset Proximity Sensor Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth research report on the global handset proximity sensor industry with a focus on the Chinese...

2014-06-08 23:02:54

Global process automation and equipment manufacturer Sapcon Instruments today announced four new path breaking products for its industrial clients looking for reliable and accurate level measurement solutions. Indore, M.P (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Global process automation and equipment manufacturer Sapcon Instruments today announced four new path breaking products for its industrial clients looking for reliable and accurate level measurement. With CAPVEL, CAP2VEL, SAPSONIC and COAT-ENDURE,...

2014-06-05 12:37:36

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Markets and Technologies for Sensorshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/electrical_components/global_markets_technologies_sensors.html INTRODUCTIONSensors convert physical phenomenon into a quantity measurable by a data acquisition system and thus are an important part of any measurement and automation application. Sensors are being used in an increasing number of...


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