Sensor technologies

Nano Dimension and Hensoldt Partner to Develop 3D Printed Sensor Technologies

Israeli manufacturer of 3D printed electronics Nano Dimension has teamed up with Hensoldt, a German specialist in sensor technology. The two companies will use the DragonFly electronic 3D printer to develop applications for Hensoldt’s security and defense division. Thomas Stocker, Head of Engineering at Hensoldt, said: “Our goal is to provide our customers with cutting […]

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“We have invested money in drones, sensor technologies for our vineyards”

Grover Zampa Vineyards has added two companies to its portfolio: Four Seasons Wines, a 100% subsidiary of United Spirits, and Charosa Vineyards, an asset of Hindustan Construction Company. Vivek Chandramohan, CEO of Grover Zampa Vineyards, spoke to Activity area on various aspects of the wine industry. Edited excerpts: In the wine landscape, there are two […]

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Intrusion Detection Challenges: Reduce False Alarms Using Advanced Sensor Technologies

Intrusion detection devices must maintain a delicate balance. Highly sensitive devices can cause too many false alarms, while devices with insufficient sensitivity are easily bypassed by sophisticated intruders. Innovations in intrusion detection technology have enabled significant advances in performance, resulting in excellent capture performance while virtually eliminating false alarms. In this article, Tom Mechler, Product […]

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12 Israeli sensor technologies that will rock your world

Sensors are the brain hidden in everything from precision farming to connected cars, from home appliances to security systems, from smart cities to digital health. “A sensor is anything that translates a physical phenomenon into a measurable signal or other information. For example, in the past, they used canaries as toxic gas sensors in mines, […]

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Measurement of placement accuracy to compare label detection technologies

Optical, ultrasonic and capacitive sensors are the three main types of label sensor technologies used for automated pressure sensitive label applications. Capacitive sensors are of two types: simple and differential. Each of these types of label sensor technologies has their own advantages and disadvantages. While each new type of sensor can be applied to a […]

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Camera sensors for military use: sensor technologies

The first article in this series, Camera Sensors for Military Use: Design Fundamentals, covered the main variables to consider: lens, functionality and SWaP (size, weight and power), as well as performance parameters and trade-offs. In this article, we explore CCD, EMCCD, and CMOS. These are all silicon based detectors, as such they are generally sensitive […]