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  • Pure Technologies makes waves with advanced pipeline robot

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Funding Supports Research into Wave Energy

    The Province is providing $150,000 from the Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund to the West Coast Wave Initiative (WCWI) at the University of Victoria to support research into the potential of ocean waves to generate clean, renewable and affordable electricity. “Our B.C. coast is not only one of the province’s most beautiful resources, its waves could also be a source of clean energy, ...

  • Wave Of Jellyfish Shuts Down Swedish Nuke Reactor

    It wasn't a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world's largest nuclear reactors to shut down - a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common. Operators of the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southeastern Sweden had to scramble reactor number three on Sundayafter tons of jellyfish clogged ...


    By Associated Press

  • Z-Wave Announces 600th Certified Product -- RCS Technology EM52 Whole House Energy Meter

    The Z-Wave Alliance, the consortium behind the world's largest ecosystem of interoperable wireless control solutions, today announced that it has certified its 600th product. This major milestone solidifies its position as the leading consortium dedicated to Home Control and Smart Energy development. The 600th Z-Wave product is a Whole House Energy Meter designed to provide timely and accurate ...


  • Energy Department Announces $8 Million to Develop Advanced Components for Wave, Tidal, and Current Energy Systems

    The Energy Department today announced $8 million in available funding to spur innovation in next-generation marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) control and component technologies. In the United States, waves, tides, and ocean currents represent a largely untapped renewable energy resource that could provide clean, affordable energy to homes and businesses across the country's coastal ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Using space technology to monitor offshore oil and gas fields

    With the help of ESA technology used in the monitoring and control of satellites, a start-up company at ESA’s Business Incubation Centre has developed a system to remotely monitor offshore oil and gas installations. “Our Remote Intuitive Visual Operations system (RIVOPS) is based upon years of ESA experience in the monitoring of satellites and the handling of emergency situations. It is an ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • APG Introduces new True Echo™ GWR200 Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitter

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces a new level transmitter, the True Echo™ GWR200 Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitter. The True Echo™ GWR200 takes the mystery and frustration out of level measurement. With programmable 4-20 mA or RS-485 Modbus outputs, and innovative signal ...

  • LiDAR monitoring coastal erosion

    Subject to intense meteorological events, including windstorms and heavy waves, Corsica has seen significant erosion of its coastline in the past 25 years and a decline in the surface area occupied by seagrass beds. Key to the success of this new initiative will be the Hawk Eye II scanning device, with its capability to capture precision data from both land and seabed terrain simultaneously, in ...


  • WFS Technologies integrates wireless capability with AXYS buoy for real-time environmental monitoring

    WFS Technologies, world leading supplier of through-water wireless radio frequency (RF) technology for communication, navigation and power transfer, has successfully delivered wireless communication capability into a WatchKeeper™ buoy from AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS). The WatchKeeper™ buoy is part of a 4 year, $2.5 million contract with the US National Oceanographic Atmospheric ...


    By WFS Energy & Environment

  • Ten technologies that will change the world

    The editors of Technology Review, MIT's magazine of innovation, have announced their annual list of the 10 emerging technologies that will soon have a profound impact on how we live and work. These innovations - each represented by a researcher whose vision and work is driving the field - promise fundamental shifts in areas from energy to health care, computing to communications. Each TR10 winner ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New monitoring network for Scottish ports

    Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration among passengers, who may see ferries come close to a port, but thereafter depart ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

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    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • PURE TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES $13 MILLION IN NEW WORK

    Calgary, Alberta, Pure Technologies Ltd., TSX-V: PUR: announced today that Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Laurel, Maryland (“WSSC”) has approved the issue of a US$7.75 million change order to an existing US$9 million, 3-year engineering services contract with Openaka, a division of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”). The change order ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • New technology excites US water engineers

    A unique, highly innovative water quality monitoring technology is making waves in the North American water supply sector following initial trials at a variety of locations. Developed by Intellitect Water Ltd in the UK, the new analyser (Intellisonde™) features up to 12 sensors in a tiny sonde head that inserts directly into a pipeline through a hot tap fitting. The Intellisonde™ logs water ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Electronic Moisture Balance Featuring UniBloc Technology

    Untitled Document Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has introduced the MOC120H Electronic Moisture Balance. The new MOC120H balance features ...

  • Assessment of landslides using acoustic real-time monitoring

    Researchers at the U.K.'s Loughborough University Civil and Building Engineering department have won the Loughborough Enterprise Awards for Commercialization by demonstrating a technolgy that could save lives around the world and lessen devastation to infrastructure. The one-year project, which is funded by the U.K.'s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, is being led by Dr Neil ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Intelligent monitoring system provides flood warnings

    Water level sensing technology from OTT Hydrometry is being used in an intelligent flood warning system that has been installed at a ford in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. The system, which was designed and installed by SWARCO Traffic, monitors water level in the Finham Brook where it passes under the A452, and warns drivers when potentially dangerous conditions arise. Working closely with ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • Satnav reflection technology for remote sensing of the Earth

    A rain of navigation signals falls constantly upon the Earth from GPS and the initial satellites in Europe's Galileo system, enabling an ever-increasing number of positioning and guidance services. Afterwards these microwave beams bounce back to space – where a proposed ESA mission aims to harness them as a scientific resource and explore their potential for terrestrial remote sensing ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Smart Grid Technology Market – Analysis & Global Forecast By Hardware, Software & Communication Network Technologies (2011 – 2016)

    This research report categorizes the global smart grid technology market and its related applications market on the basis of different kinds of software’s that are being used for the smart grid network, smart meter, various smart sensor, communication network and geographical analysis; forecasting revenue, and analyzing trends in the market. On the basis of software and hardware ...


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