distributed fiber-optic sensing News

  • Silixa Ltd affirms its position as world-leading fibre sensing solution company by announcing $8M investment from Statoil Technology Invest and Chevron Technology Ventures

    Silixa Ltd. will begin global commercialisation of its game-changing fibre optic sensing technology after an equity investment of $ USD 8 million from Statoil Technology Invest (STI) and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV). Building on earlier investment made by CTV and Lime Rock Partners, the latest investment cements Silixa's position as a company with an exceptional potential for growth. Within ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Joint program for introducing Optiqua s real-time sensors in Vitens distribution grid

    Joint program announced to introduce real-time monitoring systems to detect full spectrum of possible contaminants contaminants in drinking water Expected results will improve reliability of drinking water supply Net worth initial contract: 1 million euros The introduction of real-time monitoring systems to detect the full spectrum of possible contaminants in drinking ...


    By Optiqua Technologies

  • Silixa enters into strategic partnership with WellDog covering fibre optic installation work in North America and Australia

    The agreement will ensure that new installations in the unconventional sector will be able to benefit from Silixa’s cutting-edge distributed acoustic and temperature monitoring technology. Mick Longton, Silixa’s Commercial Director, said: “We are extremely pleased to have signed this agreement with our strategic business partner in the United States. Our company focus ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Global Photonic Sensor Market Forecast by Type and Application

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Photonic Sensor Market (2011 - 2016) : Global Forecast - By Type (Laser, Biophotonic, Fiber Optic) & Application (Oil & Gas, Military & Aerospace, Energy & Infrastructure, Industrial Automation, Medical and Others)" new market research report to it store. The APAC region is expected to generate $2.61 billion with a CAGR of 21.31%; followed by ...


  • Six University Coal Research Projects Selected to Boost Advanced Energy Production

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected six new projects under the University Coal Research Program (UCR) that seek long-term solutions for the clean and efficient use of our nation’s abundant coal resources. The selected projects support the Office of Fossil Energy’s (FE) Crosscutting Research Program’s initiatives in high-performance materials and sensors and controls ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Drs. John Selker and Scott Tyler receive award for excellence in science and engineering from National Ground Water Association

    John Selker, Ph.D., of the University of Oregon and Scott Tyler, Ph.D., of the University of Reno in Reno, Nevada, received the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering from the National Ground Water Association. This award honoring significant scientific or engineering contributions to the understanding of groundwater will be presented at the 2013 NGWA Groundwater Expo and ...

  • Silixa ranked 40th in the 14th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

    Silixa, the leading provider of distributed optical fibre sensing solutions, has been ranked 40th in the 14th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100. The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest three ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • FOX-TEK Announces Q1 Results

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. ("FOX-TEK"), (TSX VENTURE: FOX), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, today announced its first quarter results from operations. The unaudited interim consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"), as issued by the International Accounting ...


  • FOX-TEK Re-Files Interim Financial Statements

    As a result of a review by the Ontario Securities Commission, Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FOX) ("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation"), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, has re-filed is interim financial statements for the period ending March 31, 2011 and the accompanying certificates. The reason for the re-filing is to disclose the fact ...


  • Lumasense reshapes the dissolved gas analysis (DGA) market with new category of monitors that reduce transformer outages

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. today introduced a new category of dissolved-gas analysis (DGA) monitors that allow electric utilities to more effectively reduce outages caused by faulty load tap changers (LTC’s) and transformers. At a cost significantly less expensive than comparable DGA monitors and a unique hardware design that drastically cuts down installation time, the LumaSense SmartDGA ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • Update from the Field: Pumps in Place, Piping Assembled

    The Newberry site has been busy with AltaRock staff and contractors assembling stimulation infrastructure over the last few weeks. We’re happy to report that the pumps are in place, generators have been wired in and piping has been welded up. All the equipment has been pressure tested and is up and running as planned. Last night, we started to cool the with low-flow cold water injection. ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • FOX-TEK Provides Corrosion Monitoring Systems for A Technology Development Drive for the Pipeline Industry

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FOX) ("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation"), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that the Corporation will provide corrosion monitoring systems for a technology development project for the pipeline industry supported by the Alberta government. FOX-TEK will take a key role in supplying ...


  • FOX-TEK Ships First Two Pinpoint Systems to Zamil Group Holding

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FOX)("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation"), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that further to its press releases dated January 25 and February 16, 2011, the Corporation has shipped the first two (2) Pinpoint Systems to Zamil Group Holding Company ("Zamil") pursuant to the purchase order of ...


  • FOX-TEK Launches DMAT Platform

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. ("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: FOX) a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce the 2011 release of FOX-TEK's DMAT data analysis platform ("DMAT Platform"). It is anticipated that the DMAT Platform will provide additional value to pipeline operators and other stakeholders by allowing such ...


  • FOX-TEK Ships Additional Three Pinpoint Systems to Zamil Group Holding

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. ("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: FOX), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that further to its press releases dated April 25, 2011, the Corporation has shipped an additional three (3) Pinpoint Systems to Zamil Group Holding Company ("Zamil") pursuant to the purchase order of Zamil. To ...


  • FOX-TEK Announces Year End Results

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FOX) ("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation"), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, today announced financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2010. The annual statements have been filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise ...


  • LumaSense releases software to improve gas-monitoring capabilities within manufacturing plants

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. (LumaSense) has released software that allows industrial manufacturers to more easily and cost effectively monitor gas emissions by remotely controlling up to 24 multi-gas monitors with a single computer. The LumaSoft™ Gas MultiPoint 7950 remote control software is for use with LumaSense’s INNOVA 1316 multi-gas monitor, and it creates a scalable system ...


  • Next generation dissolution apparatus from Varian, Inc. blends flexibility with automation - 708-DS integrates with Varian’s latest UV and HPLC analytical solutions

    PALO ALTO, Calif., Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced today the availability of its next generation dissolution apparatus designed for testing tablets, capsules and other dosage forms. The 708-DS supports a broad set of applications ranging from manual dissolution testing to automated, high-throughput analysis. It provides extensive flexibility to match the needs of individual laboratories, ...


  • Sky-Trax partners with Rush Tracking Systems

    Sky-Trax Inc. is proud to announce its newest Premier Partner Program member and Value Added Reseller (VAR), Rush Tracking Systems. The partnership between Sky-Trax, a technology company specializing in optical technology for tracking vehicles and assets inside warehouses, and Rush Tracking Systems, and industry-leading RFID business process consulting and systems integration company, will bring ...


    By Sky-Trax, Inc.

  • Oil spill monitoring in Western Australia

    EOMAP GmbH & Co has launched several services to support oil spill monitoring using optical satellites. The services were developed for mapping a major ecological disaster: a recent oil spill near the coast of Western Australia.   Oil, gas and condensate started seeping into the Timor Sea on 21st August from a leak 250 kilometres north of Truscott, and 690 kilometres west of ...


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