Airbus Company is providing information to the pilots about the breakdown of speed sensors integrated on the aircraft akin to what happened to the Air France A330, which crashed into the Atlantic in 2009, taking lives of more than 228 people aboard.
Nokia has launched its innovative N8 version of mobile phones with advanced features. Nokia N8 offers a lucid 3.5” AMOLED capacitive touch screen display with 16M colors having 360 x 640 pixels screen resolution.
Kawasaki Motors USA announced that it has placed a technical hold on the newly launched 2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R superbike. It is believed that the MotoGP-derived S-KTRC system, which crunches details from the sensors and parameters, can be the reason for the problem.
Dytran Instruments, leading designer and manufacture of piezoelectric and DC sensors, has announced the launch of its novel series of accelerometers for modal analysis purposes.
PCB Piezotronics (PCB), pioneer in the architecture and fabrication of force, pressure, acoustic torque, load, strain, and vibration sensors, and ICP technology, has advanced its sensor product series by employing silicon-based technology for manufacturing various MEMS devices.
Cherry has launched a geartooth speed sensor, GS102301, which is suitable for applications that need strong, dependable and quick sensing. The hall-effect speed sensor has been tested to SAE J1455.
Stretchable silicon electronics that offer the computing power of rigid chips could make their way into Reebok's athletic apparel shortly. The company and MC10, a start up maker of flexible electronics, are working together to develop sportswear that incorporates electronics to monitor athletes' health and performance during training and rehabilitation.
Air France has filed a report to the investigators in France accusing aircraft manufacturer, Airbus of ignoring warnings about speed sensors installed on Airbus’ aircrafts prior to the Brazil-France flight crash.
Wireless and inertial semiconductor equipments manufacturer, SensorDynamics has expanded its gyroscope portfolio by introducing two MEMS gyroscopes named SD740 and SD742.
VTI Technologies, a developer and producer of sensors that can sense angular motion, inclination and acceleration, has released the small 3-axis gyro sensor called CMR3000.