Scientists belonging to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have helped a large team of university researchers to integrate a highly efficient, novel piezoelectric material with a silicon microelectromechanical system (MEMS).
Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed a new technology to sense leakages in gas pipelines underwater. According to this technology the research team has used simple underwater microphones to create acoustic signals that detect changes in the seabed.
Masimo revealed that the Japanese Ministry for Health Labour and Welfare has given approval for the Rad-87 Pulse CO-Oximeter. The Rad-87 Pulse CO-Oximeter makes use of the rainbow acoustic monitoring technology designed by Masimo.
Gunshots can now be traced by their sound to help law enforcement. ShotSpotter, a combination of new software and sensors, will help police track down gunfire and respond much faster than before.
Schneider Electric SA has delayed the auction of its sensors business due to the uncertainty in financial markets. The French engineering company has decided to wait for markets to stabilize before putting its sensor business unit which is valued at $1.4 billion on the auction block.
Bio-acoustic monitoring systems supplier to agencies involved in monitoring threatened and endangered wildlife species, Wildlife Acoustics has announced the release of the Echo Meter EM3, a device for detection and recording of bat activity.
At the beginning of September, Noliac participated in the 2011 Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition. This year, the event was hosted by the Danish Ministry of Defense and held in Copenhagen.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Richard Desich SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems at Lorain County Community College took place last Friday. The new 46,000-square-foot building, will focus on the commercialization of sensors and microsystems.
3e Technologies International has developed the GunfireGuard that will take advantage of the real-time video analytics of the company’s VirtualFence and the patented acoustic sensor technology of Ultra Electronics to ensure extra superior security level and an instantaneous response in an emergency or hostile situation.
Acorn Energy’s subsidiary US Seismic Systems (USSI) has proclaimed that it has victoriously demonstrated its new fiber optic intruder detection system, an underwater harbor security system, at a test site in the Lake Erie region.