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Shedding light on achieving a semiconductor accuracy of 32nm

Advances in extreme ultra violet lithography

Wireless foot switch system provides linear speed control

Linemaste's infrared linear wireless foot switch system provides linear speed control for a wide variety of applications

Submersible pressure sensors achieve high precision

The new KTE2000CS submersible pressure sensors from Sensortechnics offer high precision for liquid level measurement applications

Smart, ultra-small infrared thermometer

Temperature resolution of 0.02°C; high absolute accuracy of ±0.1°C in the critical temperature range of 36°C to 39°C

Intelligent pressure gauge suits UHP gases

Wika is introducing n new Intelligauge dial pressure gauge with analogue signal output that is suitable for use with ultra-high-purity gases

Operator panel in widescreen format

A new operator panel from Siemens uses a 4.3inch widescreen touch screen to deliver more information while retaining compact overall dimensions

Analogue-style meter combined with precision of digital readout

Overcomes some of the traditional problems associated with the moving coil meters, such as poor low light visibility

Single-purpose devices can be internet-enabled

Cambridge Consultants is introducing a new platform that enables low-cost, single-purpose devices to be equipped with internet and location technologies

Securing industrial control systems against threat of cyber infection

We are all aware of the need to protect desktop computers from viruses and other malware, but what about industrial systems? Alistair Rae explains that these are generally less well protected, yet a malicious attack or an infection with malware can have devastating results. Fortunately there are ways to reduce the risks

Torque sensor helps to reduce engine friction

Measures radio frequency waves generated by surface acoustic wave devices fixed to a rotating shaft and converts them to a torque measurement

Hall-effect switches are more repeatable

Allegro Microsystems Europe says its new A1120, A1220 and A1221 Hall-effect switches and latches offer superior switching repeatability

Encoders can replace glass scales

DRO package includes its linear encoders that utilise an inductive technology, namely Spherosyn and Microsyn

Vision sensor boasts enhanced performance

Sick's Inspector I20 2D vision sensor offers higher performance than the company's Inspector I10 model, especially with reflective surfaces

Connectors offer scope for future expansion

ITT Cannon is introducing 2mm Modular CBC 20 connectors in four- and five-row versions with insulation displacement contacts

Software simplifies logging of data

Adlink's new AD-Logger software can be used with data acquisition or digitiser cards to log data from a variety of sensors

Ethernet switches benefit from PTP v2 synchronisation

Hirschmann's new Mice PTP modules provide nanosecond synchronisation across entire data networks using Fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet

OCR reader handles all characters and all languages

Wenglor's new OCR reader reads all characters in all languages and can be taught new logos, symbols and other patterns using a teach-in procedure

Lasers: variable-focus industrial laser diode modules offer high accuracy

New from Photonic Products is a range of variable-focus industrial laser diode modules that benefit from a boresight accuracy of 0.25 degrees

Black packaged LEDs are sunlight-readable

Osram is introducing the Topled Black series of high-contrast LEDs that have been optimised for display applications

Laser profile sensor is more compact

Micro-Epsilon's new Scancontrol 2710 2D/3D laser profile sensor is more compact than its predecessor and is easier to use thanks to new set-up software

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