Artificial intelligence on the railway track: AI Railway Computer RML A3 

A partner of the NVIDIA Partner Network, Syslogic, is offering AI-assisted embedded computers. The company’s AI Railway computers are the first NVIDIA Jetson-based systems certified and approved for the railway industry. They are particularly suitable for use in railway vehicles…

Defining digital twins and their many benefits

This article from Smarter Technologies defines ‘digital twins’ and addresses the question: ‘What potential does the technology hold to orchestrate processes, people, and ‘things’ in a sophisticated way that’s beneficial for everyone?’ What is a digital twin? Digital twins are…

Sensor provides early warning of bridge damage

A prototype sensor that provides an early warning signal if a bridge is at risk of scour – the number one cause of bridge collapse globally – has been developed by a Queen’s University Belfast researcher. Scour is erosion of…

The firefly-inspired robo-bugs

MIT has announced its flying robots that use a phenomenon known as electroluminescence to replace the problematic need for weighty sensors with a light signal-based system of communication that can be carried out between other firefly-inspired robots. Fireflies that light…

Wearable predictions for 2022

It is impossible to address emerging trends without mentioning the metaverse. The buzz around this topic has been steadily building, some might even say to the point of overhype. However, the convergence between this virtual world and the world of…

How sensors will enable IoT technology of the future

Sensors have now become pervasive across almost all market segments, from wearable devices which utilise them to monitor users’ movements and vital signs, to sensors attached to industrial machines for Condition Based Monitoring (CbM) to give early warning of wear…

Showdown of the Bosch Sensortec IoT innovation challenge

In keeping with the motto ‘IoT – Invented for life’, Bosch has organised the online innovation competition Bosch Sensortec IoT Innovation Challenge together with the GMM – VDE/VDI Society for Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering. The competition was part of the…

Guardara uncovers key zero vulnerability in popular IoT message broker software

Guardara, announced it has uncovered a Zero Day Vulnerability in open source software from EMQ, a provider of open source software for IoT devices. The vulnerability, which was uncovered by a non-security expert using Guardara’s powerful testing tool, could have…

Thermopile detectors for CO2 sensors designed for industrial environments

Renesas Electronics has expanded its environmental sensor portfolio with its first family of thermopile-based detectors with integrated optical filters for optical (NDIR) CO2 sensors. The four new single- and dual-channel analog detectors for CO2 gases deliver performance, quality, and longevity…

Wildfire prevention system monitors conditions in remote areas

Kerlink and NetOP Technology, which designs and produces tailor-made IoT solutions for multiple verticals and applications, has announced their collaboration on a wildfire-prevention system that warns public officials when weather conditions predict fires. This summer of 2021, 187,114 fires have so…