New storm sensors will help provide real time warnings in Mobile County, Alabama. The network of five sensors is designed to help emergency management officials and weather forecasters handle evacuations of residents in areas where hurricanes may approach.
A new Storm Surge Sensor has been positioned on the bridge above the Dog River in the Mobile County. This new technology would help the County to be better organized and primed for the next tropical storm or hurricane surge.
Cambridge Pixel, a firm which develops processing, acquisition, display and primary radar solutions has entered into an accord with Navtech Radar, a producer and designer of low cost and reliable millimeter wave radar sensors and devices.
Morgan Technical Ceramics (MTC) ElectroCeramics, leading manufacturer of ceramic components, has launched a new sensor which is ideal for reliable and precise heat energy and water flow measurement. The high performance ultrasonic sensors enable designers and OEMs to build accurate measurement equipment including smart metering systems, which are critical to helping society understand and reduce energy usage.
A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard Medical School and the Bigham &Women’s Hospital (BWH) have developed an aptamer-based nanosensor, which could monitor real-time, both in in vivo and in vitro, the communication of individual cells between each other and with the environment by attaching them to the surface of living cells.
Researchers from the Fisk University and the Wake Forest University have jointly developed crystals, which could detect nuclear threats, chemical bombs and radioactive materials cost-effectively and precisely.
Melexis has developed a new, automatic windshield wiper IC with an MLX75308 sensor, which automatically controls auto-windshield glass wipers when fog, mist, road spray or rain begin to hinder the transmission of light via the frontal windshield glass in vehicles.
GrayWolf Sensing Solutions (USA) has launched a new area monitor, the WolfPack, for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) monitoring and other environmental monitoring purposes.
Astrium has received a 150 million worth contract from ESA to design and construct two satellite sensors for monitoring the atmosphere of the earth as a part of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security Program (GMES) in Europe.
Aquaread won the award for “Start Up Business of the Year” at the Kent Excellence in Business Award ceremony on Thursday 30th June 2011. The achievement was celebrated at a glittering event at the Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone which was staged and produced by Kent County Council and The KM Group.