News tagged with sensor technologies

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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Controlling robotic arms is child's play

Move your arm and the robot imitates your movement. This type of intuitive handling is now possible thanks to a new input device that will simplify the control of industrial robots in the future. But that is not all: The ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Engineering
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New-generation sensor combines lasers and mechanics

(Phys.org) -- Swiss scientists have developed a rapid, precise opto-mechanical measurement system that can be embedded into a silicon chip. This new technology could revolutionize the domain of sensors and atomic force microscopy.

dateJul 26, 2012 in Nanophysics
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