Patriot Sensors & Controls introduced its new KT Series pressure transmitter that integrates Silicon-On-Sapphire sensing technology for high temperature capability. The sensor's 4-20 mA output is said to be advantageous for transmission over long distances ... A new division of Lucas Control Systems, Genesis Sensors, is attempting to revolutionize the pressure sensing market. The company's Titan pressure sensor is media-isolated and incorporates a custom ASIC. A modular design allows custom prototypes to be shipped in two weeks.
There is currently much discussion around the term "platform," which may be preceded by the adjectives "mobile," "wearable," "medical," "healthcare," etc. However, regardless of the platform being discussed, they usually have one key aspect in common: They tend to be wireless. So, why is this one aspect so fairly universal? The answer is convenience.
Everyone has a MEMS story. For most of us it’s probably the airbag that saved our lives or the life of a loved one. Perhaps it’s the tire pressure sensor that alerted us about deflation before we were stranded alone on a dark muddy road.
Bioimimicry is not merely a helpful design tool -- it also encourages designers to think not only about how to solve design problems by imitating nature, but how to make the products, materials, and systems they design more ecologically sound and nature-friendly.
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