News tagged with sensor technologies

Thermogenerator from the printer

Wireless sensor networks monitor machinery and equipment in factories, cars and power stations. They increasingly "harvest" the energy they need to transmit measurement data from the environment, thus making them self-sufficient. ...

dateNov 15, 2012 in Engineering
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Keep moving and have fun

Physical activity is extremely important– this applies equally to both young and old. People who exercise regularly are healthier, are rarely overweight and increase their power of concentration. Staying physically and ...

dateOct 30, 2012 in Engineering
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A system to automate traffic fines designed

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid have designed a system that automates the administrative sanctioning process by applying communication and information technologies to traffic flow and using sensors built into ...

dateOct 09, 2012 in Engineering
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Istanbul—The earthquake risk of a megacity

Today the drilling starts for a seismic monitoring network on the Marmara Sea near Istanbul. Specially designed seismic sensors in eight boreholes on the outskirts of Istanbul and around the eastern Marmara Sea will monitor ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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