Product developers at Endress+Hauser improve the sensitivity of flow sensors for measuring fluid density, viscosity, mass flow, and temperature for applications in the water, food, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas industries.
If accommodating the various IoT communication protocols isn’t hard enough, designers of everything from appliances to home automation systems and industrial networks must also ensure that the “vagaries of the ether” are respected through prudent choices of antennas. Failure to adequately address both issues can make or break an IoT network. To understand why, it’s necessary to view them from both technical and environmental perspectives.
For many purchasing professionals, sensors are just another type of component. Among these buyers, the choice of vendors is often based heavily on price and delivery. For the more discriminating buyer, however, a variety of other factors need to be weighed in the purchasing decision, many of which don’t necessarily appear on the invoice.
Everyone has stared at an icon that looks more like abstract art than guidance on what will happen when it’s pressed. Too many times, users click their way through a website, going deeper and deeper only to discover there’s no easy way out except to close the browser and start over.
Various types of connectors are used in home appliances and air-conditioning systems to create reliable contacts between different parts of electric circuits. In recent years, the number and types of connectors have multiplied as advanced sensors, controls, and communication/networking capabilities are incorporated into more intelligent appliances.
In the 50-plus years CES has existed, the consumer technology trade show has become the largest and most influential tech event on the planet. Each year, the entire tech industry gathers in one place to launch products, build brands and network to solve some of today’s most pressing societal challenges.
During the span of a mere decade, people of all ages worldwide have embraced touchscreen operation as their preferred and primary way of interacting with technology. The growth rate—and the resulting pervasiveness of this technology—is almost unparalleled in human history.