Researchers have developed a new software, which allows wireless sensor (WSNs) networks to operate at minimum energy. This technology would enhance efficiency of natural disaster warning systems. The study appeared in the International Journal of Sensor Networks.
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has developed the Zero Power Ballast Control technology, an autonomous zero-power bathythermograph sensor system.
Phoenix Controls has launched the Advanced Pressure Monitor II (APM2) with environmental control and BACnet communications features.
Research teams from the US and Korea have developed a self-powered sensor, which can detect the presence of mercury in water. This sensor is based on a nanomaterial.
A NASA initiative will see two aircraft perform between twelve and fourteen flights this July to see just how bad the air pollution is in Maryland. The project is called Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality (DISCOVER -- AQ).
Flexpoint Sensor Systems revealed that it has collaborated with a major manufacturer of wireless technology to develop wireless capability for sensors.
Freescale Semiconductor has launched Xtrinsic MPL3115A2, a new digital pressure sensor that detects altitudes. The micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) technology-based sensor enables advanced location-based and navigation applications for smart mobiles, tablets, and industrial and medical devices.
Bruker, a provider of scientific instruments for materials and molecular research, and applied and industrial analysis, has expanded its portfolio of infrared remote sensing products with the launch of HI 90 Hyperspectral Imaging System.
International shipper, FedEx has developed Senseaware, a mobile temperature-sensing device for tracking high-value, perishable packages during transit.
Flat Earth declared that it has designed an advanced mobile snow depth sensor using the Novelda AS NVA6000 impulse based radar chip.