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Growth of position sensors market

The next five years is set to be a period of huge growth in the position sensor industry, especially linear measurement models, with predictions of a market value of $5.85 billion by 2022. Research by marketsandmarkets.com suggests that over the five years there will be a compound annual growth...

An oily business

The oil and gas industry uses a vast array of sensors for various applications at all stages of the drilling and mining process, all the way through to the refinery stage. Some of the environments in which these sensors must operate are hazardous and difficult to access, including...

Position sensors and the Internet of Things

There has been a lot of talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) recently, with technology experts warning of the potential dangers of internet enabled devices being used as part of cyber-attacks; it is unlikely that a hacker is desperately interested in the contents of your fridge or the...

Sensors in water sports

Many of the applications of our sensors are in commercial and industrial machinery, infrastructure development and manufacturing, but there are some leisure applications of sensors that rely on our non-contact technology, as it is especially suited to underwater use. Water, especially at sea,...

The suspense is killing us!

We recently reported back on our sponsorship of a student race team in Spain, and we'll be letting you know how they get on in the upcoming Formula Student Spain season. In the meantime, we take a look at the other types of suspension our sensors are used in.Modern trains are becoming increasingly...

Platform Safety Sensors

Hydraulic and electrically powered platforms are a feature of many commercial vehicles, and some domestic and leisure ones as well. Ambulances use a platform at the rear of the vehicle, to convey patients into and out of the ambulance without the paramedics having to lift a stretcher in, or...