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Glamox supplies energy-efficient lighting solution for new zero-emission cargo vessel


Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has designed and supplied a modern, energy-efficient, LED lighting solution for Yara International’s new zero-emission container vessel, Yara Birkeland.

Built by Norwegian shipbuilder Vard, Yara Birkeland is reputedly the world’s first zero-emission cargo vessel. 80 metres in length, 15 metres wide and a cargo capacity of 120 standard, 20-foot containers, the vessel will be used to move goods between the Yara production site in Porsgrunn to Brevik and Larvik in Norway, helping to shift transportation from road to sea, thereby reducing noise and…

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New drag and drop graphical user interface for ultra-fast sensor data analytics

2 days ago

Hottinger Brüel & Kjær ( HBK) , a specialist in sound, vibration, mechanical and electrical testing solutions, has released the latest version of Aqira, a web-based data analytics and process management platform that leverages nCode software technology.

Designed for scalable deployment within Aqira, nCodeDS ( nCode Digital Streams) now provides a brand new graphical interface for defining data processing networks required to analyze high volumes of sensor data coming from a wide range of sources. With the new graphical interface, analyses can be defined by simply dragging and…

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Software trial unlocks potential for thousands of EV chargers

3 days ago

Smart technology could pave the way for tens of thousands of chargers to be easily installed across the UK.

An innovation trial by network operator UK Power Networks has shown for the first time that more than 500 electric vehicles chargers could be connected around a single electricity substation, using state-of-the-art technology rather than building new cables and substations.

The trial used an AI computer simulation to successfully test Active Response software on a London substation, to automatically move electrical capacity around the network to safely accommodate more low carbon…

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Tata Communications and Bahrain Internet Exchange join forces to enable next-generation OTN network for Bahrain


Tata Communications, a digital ecosystem enabler, and Bahrain Internet Exchange ( BIX) , its exclusive cable landing partner in Bahrain, extend their partnership to offer high speed internet connectivity with very low latency for a superior quality and seamless viewing, gaming and download experience for customers in Bahrain.

Equipped with OTU-4 ( Optical Transport Unit) , a next-generation optical technology, TGN-Gulf cable system will enable customers with a robust, consistent, and manageable data transport infrastructure with the capability to scale up beyond 100 Gbps. With this…

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Quality control under the microscope: Why battery manufacturers need to embrace laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)


Written by Dr Kay Scheffler, Dr Konstantin Kartaschew, and Dr James DeRose, Leica Microsystems

The global lithium-ion ( Li-Ion) battery market was valued at US$ 32. 9 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate ( CAGR) of 13. 0% from 2020 to 2027 [ 1] . Fast-rising demand for electric vehicles is one of the market’s main drivers, but there are other hotspots of growth, including the rise in renewable energy installations, such as photovoltaic panels, and greater acceptance of Li-Ion batteries for use in various devices across the medical sector, as well…

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