News tagged with sensors

Tactile power steering for order picking carts

Vehicles in logistics centers will be more intuitive to steer in the future, thus making work easier and safer. "Tactile" handles being developed by Fraunhofer researchers will make this possible: They employ pressure sensors ...

dateApr 01, 2016 in Engineering
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Radar with 360° vision

Nowadays it is impossible to imagine industry without robots. Safety laser scanners mostly safeguard dangerous areas and protect people from collisions. But optical sensors have their limitations, for instance when plastic ...

dateApr 01, 2016 in Engineering
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Sensor cable makes life difficult for burglars

Ideally, homeowners want to be warned if a burglar sneaks onto their property, and farmers want to know if horses or sheep are no longer in the paddock or field they were left grazing in. Experimental physicists at Saarland ...

dateMar 30, 2016 in Engineering
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