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Curiosity: A Great Achievement for FUTEK
Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Curiosity: A Great Achievement for FUTEK

On August 6, 2012, history was made and dreams were achieved as NASA JPL's MSL Mars Rover Curiosity set down upon the Martian soil. This touchdown not only marked a rebirth for the NASA program, but an enormous accomplishment for all partners involved with this mission. Landing Curiosity was by no means an easy feat. But more importantly, it was not an individual effort. Alongside the brilliant...

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Teddy Roosevelt vs. Lawrence of Arabia - Who will Be the Deadliest?
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Teddy Roosevelt vs. Lawrence of Arabia - Who will Be the Deadliest?

The early twentieth century was no battlefield for fools. As it stood, only the strongest, brightest, most strategic could prevail, or even more profound, walk away alive. It was within this era that two distinct men carved a name for themselves: Theodore Roosevelt and Lawrence of Arabia. Both men of esteemed stature and courage, they led their fellow comrades through difficult circumstances....

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STI Offers Protection against Vandalism of PIR Units
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STI Offers Protection against Vandalism of PIR Units

The STI Motion Detector Damage Stopper® helps protect PIR units against vandalism and damage. Designed to protect wall-mounted PIR units against vandalism and accidental damage, the guard features 9-gauge steel wire with white corrosion resistant polyester coating. Many model sizes are available, including corner mount. As all STI protective covers, the Stopper is backed by a three year...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Murata Showcases New Sensor Innovations at Sensor + Test Exhibition

Stand 12-294 SENSOR+TEST 2013 NÃ-¼rnberg, May 14-16 Hoofddorp, Netherlands – Murata today announced it will be demonstrating several new sensor technologies on its exhibition stand at the forthcoming SENSOR+TEST 2013 event in Nürnberg, Germany. One of the innovations on display will be a single optical sensor that has potential application as a touch-less gesture sensor for use with...

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Choosing the Right Material for Your Project
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Choosing the Right Material for Your Project

When choosing an appropriate metal material, the range of options is so broad that selecting the correct material for your unique application can be challenging. Different metals have characteristics that can affect weldability, ductility, and formability. Our new eBook outlines the unique properties and applications of popular metals including: Stainless Steel Brass Aluminum Copper Titanium

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Riegl and Applanix Take Flight on UAV

RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems (www.riegl.com) and Applanix Corporation (www.applanix.com) announced today that the Applanix AP50 GNSS-Inertial sensor system was successfully integrated with RIEGL's VQ-820-GU topo-bathymetric airborne laser scanner on board the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAV. The RIEGL VQ®-820-GU is specifically designed to survey sea beds, the grounds of rivers or...

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MTS Seismic Simulation System Helps Japanese Company Prepare for Next Major Earthquake

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.– MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced it has developed the world's most advanced, large-scale, privately owned seismic test system for Kajima Corporation Technical Research in Tokyo, Japan. This massive custom MTS seismic system, referred to as the W-DECKER®, was...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

High-Temperature Accelerometers suit gas turbine applications.

Along with respective sensitivities of 100 and 10 mV/g, EX600B13 and EX600B14 have frequency range of 282–240,000 cpm (4.7–4,000 Hz) and are suited for vibration measurement in areas of up to 900°F. Single assembly design –Â- 10 ft, hermetically sealed, hard-line cable; side-exit charge mode sensor; and inline charge amplifier – eliminates contamination and common mode...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Area LED Luminaires use motion sensors to conserve energy.

Utilizing integrated Sensor Switch® motion sensors, Lithonia Lighting® D-Series Area Size 1 and Size 2 LED luminairesÂ- increase energy savings in outdoor applications. Luminaire-mounted motion sensor, suited for 15–30 ft mounting heights, provides 15–20 ft coverage radius and 300° coverage pattern. Presets gradually dim LED luminaire to...

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Unattended Seismic Sensors provide early warning security.
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Unattended Seismic Sensors provide early warning security.

Able to be deployed within seconds, E-UGS Unattended Ground Sensors provide live seismic sensing for up toÂ- 6 months in order to protect perimeter of any area without endangering personnel. Disposable sensors, which can be deployed several miles away from secured areas to provide early detection of people walking as well as vehicles, can also provide soft- and hard-spot fill in...

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