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  • Ocean Optics releases Jaz modular spectroscopy sensing suite

    Ocean Optics, the industry leader in miniature spectrometers, has announced the release of Jaz, a modular spectroscopy suite that will revolutionize photonics.Jaz is a family of stackable, modular and autonomous components that share common electronics and communications, operating together or separately. Jaz’s modules combine to form a community of smart sensing appliances that can be utilized ...

  • Ocean Optics introduces handheld sensing system for field applications

    Now available from Ocean Optics is a handheld, field-portable analytical instrument that combines the power of optical sensing with onboard computing power for custom applications ranging from crop management and water analysis to UV radiation and ozone monitoring. Jaz is a family of stackable, modular and autonomous components -- a typical setup for field use is about the size of a few decks of ...

  • GE To Develop Enhanced Sensing Capabilities for Underground CO2 Storage Wells

    GE (NYSE: GE) Global Research today announced it has signed a contract with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory system, to build a multi-point sensing system to monitor carbon dioxide (CO2) injected into geothermal containment wells. The use of these cavities, which extend 1-2 kilometers below the ...


    By General Electric

  • Sensing solutions event outlines technologies for advanced infrastructure in India

    A sensors technology seminar being held in Mumbai this week will address issues that are critical to building advanced infrastructure in India, including smart grid-ready utilities and process-efficient industrial facilities. The 2011 Global Sensing Solutions Seminar: “Understanding How Advanced Sensing Technologies Drive Efficiency and Energy Savings,” will be held Friday, May 6 at ...


  • LumaSense Celebrates 10th Anniversary and 57+ Years in the Sensing Industry

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. officially celebrated its 10th anniversary in August, but its legacy in the sensing industry dates back to 1958 with the founding of Impac™ Infrared, which LumaSense acquired in 2007. “We’re a young company with extensive experience in the sensing industry,” said LumaSense CEO, Steve Abely. Through a series of strategic acquisitions ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Micronor partners with Optoacoustics on Accelerometer Line

    Micronor AG, a long-time leader in industrial automation components and sensing solutions, will partner with Optoacoustics Ltd to supply a comprehensive line of fiber optics-based accelerometers to customers in Switzerland and around the world.Optoacoustics’ FOSA™ accelerometers provide extremely high performance remote monitoring of machine vibration with absolute EMI/RFI immunity. FOSA sensors ...


    By Optoacoustics Ltd.

  • LumaSense Technologies adds new multi-purpose pyrometers to IMPAC line

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. has introduced two multi-purpose infrared temperature sensors to its line of compact pyrometers. The IMPAC IS 320 and IGA 320 are the latest additions to LumaSense’s broad portfolio of gas and temperatures sensing solutions, which include infrared thermometers, fiber optic sensors and gas measurement instruments, as well as pyrometers. The IS 320 and IGA 320 ...


  • PetroSense Announces the Integration of their Digital Hydrocarbon Probe (DHP) with Commercial Dataloggers Using the SDI-12 Protocol

    PetroSense (FCI Environmental, Inc.), the leader in Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH) monitoring systems and the creator of the revolutionary Fiber Optic Chemical Sensor (FOCS), announced today the integration of the PetroSense Digital Hydrocarbon Probe (DHP) with commercial dataloggers that support Serial Data Interface at 1200 Baud (SDI-12). With this new integration capability, it just became ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • 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 ...

  • Exposing Indoor Air Quality with YESDUST Particulate Sensor

    Delta, B.C. – Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) recently introduced YESDUST. This particulate sensor is designed to be used in conjunction with the multi-sensor indoor air quality (IAQ) monitors developed by CETCI, such as the YESAIR. YESDUST is a low-cost, hand-held, battery powered device. It contains a self-aspired, optical sensor that utilizes convection (heated air) to ...

  • ECO PHYSICS AG acquires TGA Business from Omnisens S.A.

    ECO PHYSICS is pleased to announce the acquisition of the OMNISENS trace gas analyzer (TGA) business. The Swiss company ECO PHYSICS has twenty years of experience in developing and manufacturing of gas analyzers, in particular for nitrogen oxides. Its knowhow is centered around the technology of chemiluminescence detection (CLD). By means of converters CLD allows to measure ammonia (NH3) in a ...


    By ECO PHYSICS INC.

  • Agilent Technologies` industry expert named as prestigious IEEE fellow

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that Doug Baney, a leader in one of Agilent's advanced research laboratories, was named an IEEE Fellow for his contributions in the field of optical measurement and sensing. "Doug is truly deserving of this significant recognition," ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

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