Machine > Sensors

Bidirectional communication with IO-Link sensors

13 October, 2014

IO-Link technology offers a range of options for cost-effective, bidirectional communication between sensors and automation systems.


Thermo Scientific microPhazir AS asbestos analyser

21 July, 2014

The Thermo Scientific microPhazir AS is a handheld analyser designed for the screening and identification of asbestos-containing materials. The analyser delivers accurate results on the spot, enabling users to perform rapid screening at no incremental cost.


Sick deTec2 Core safety light curtain

01 July, 2014

The deTec2 Core safety light curtain from Sick has been added to the deTec range. A type 2 device with PL c or SIL1, the deTec2 Core accommodates the changes to product standard IEC 61496-1 and provides safety for the machine and operator.


FLIR A310 ex ATEX-certified thermal imaging camera mounted in an enclosure

19 May, 2014

The FLIR A310 ex ATEX-certified thermal imaging camera mounted in an enclosure is suitable for use in hazardous locations.


On the road: fighting truck-driver fatigue with technology

02 April, 2014

Telematic devices (or onboard computers that are managed in the back office) enable transport companies to have a better view and a more real-time view of what is actually happening on the roads, not only from an operations point of view but also from a driver alertness and fatigue management point of view.


Wireless technology to boost Sydney Roosters' title defence

18 March, 2014

Defending 2013 NRL Champions the Sydney Roosters are using a motion sensor product to boost training, injury prevention and player rehabilitation programs. The dorsaVi technology, which is also used in OHS applications, enables many aspects of detailed human movement and position to be accurately captured, quantified and assessed outside a biomechanics lab, in both real-time and real situations.


Driver safety in the construction industry

17 March, 2014

Q H & M Birt was contracted to work on the Queensland Curtis LNG Project (QCLNG). Vehicle safety and driver awareness were key considerations for the client on this job and Future Fleet recommended the MiX Telematics In-Vehicle Monitoring System (IVMS).


ams AS5162 contactless magnetic position sensor

27 February, 2014

The AS5162 contactless magnetic position sensing technology from ams provides accurate position data for the latest active chassis control systems in the automotive industry.


Narda Safety Test Solutions IDA 2 Interference and Direction Analyzer

26 February, 2014

Narda Safety Test Solutions has equipped the second generation of its Interference and Direction Analyzer with I/Q analyzer functions. Based on the I/Q data, the handheld IDA 2 generates high-resolution spectrograms, persistence spectrums and time domain displays that were previously only available from high-cost laboratory instruments. Radio spectrum interference and impairments can thus be detected and analysed on the spot.


Schmersal AZ300 mechatronic safety switch

24 February, 2014

The Schmersal AZ300 mechatronic safety switch features an RFID-based electronic safety sensor and an IP69K rating.


Reer Admiral AX-LR Long Range safety light system

24 February, 2014

The Reer Admiral AX-LR Long Range safety light system from Treotham Automation is designed for the protection of workers up to 60 m away in a range of industrial applications.


Gill Instruments WindObserverIS intrinsically safe ultrasonic anemometer

13 February, 2014

The Gill Instruments WindObserver Intrinsically Safe ultrasonic anemometer is now certified by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for use in explosive atmospheres (Ex).


Civil construction industry puts the brakes on for safety

30 January, 2014

An Australian-invented, aftermarket, automatic braking system that automatically applies the brakes when the rear sensors detect a person/object was recently trialled on a fleet of light commercial vehicles and trucks used in the civil construction/mining environment.


Sony Electronics W Series Rapid Dome IP Full HD/HD security cameras

22 January, 2014

Sony Electronics has launched four Rapid Dome IP Full HD/HD security cameras that feature 30x optical zoom and what is said to be the fastest pan speed, highest frame rate and widest dynamic range available.


Long-range safety sensor

07 January, 2014

The Reer Admiral AX-LR Long Range safety light system has been designed for the protection of workers up to 60 m away as well as those workers exposed to risks arising from the use of dangerous machines in a range of outdoor applications.


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