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Hardware & Sensors

Sensors are sophisticated devices capable of detecting or responding to electrical or optical signals. They convert physical parameters such as temperature, pressure, humidity, speed, etc. into a signal that can be measured electronically. In this section, we will discuss sensors and how they revolutionize so many other technologies.

laser cutting

Laser cutting: Applications, advantages, and disadvantages

Laser cutting is a versatile and widely used technology that employs a concentrated beam of coherent photons to precisely cut a wide range of...
Fiber optics

Fiber optics: Advantages and disadvantages

Fiber optics is a technology that uses thin strands of glass or plastic fibers to transmit data and information over long distances at high...
Quantum sensors

Quantum sensors – Examples and advantages

A quantum sensor is a device that uses the principles of quantum mechanics to measure physical quantities, such as position, velocity, magnetic fields, electric...

Advantages of LiDAR sensors in agriculture

Using new sensor technology in agriculture can significantly increase yields and assist farmers in making better use of land. It represents an important step...

The history of laser technology – Timeline (1916-2019)

Lasers have grown larger and smaller, more potent and less expensive over the past ten years. The technology has expanded in terms of both...
battery swapping

Pros and cons of battery swapping technologies

Battery swapping offers a plug-and-play solution for charging the battery of an electric vehicle (EV). It involves switching out a depleted battery for a...
electric vehicle ev

Current battery challenges and concerns in electric vehicles (EV)

For automakers and their suppliers, who have faced many challenges over the years, there is an urgent need for answers to several trends, including...

How to choose an outdoor IP camera – Key features to look for

CCTV surveillance cameras are now commonplace in cities worldwide. However, as you know, outdoor cameras have a high failure rate, so only a portion...
battery swapping

Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) explained

Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) is an electric vehicle (EV) ownership model that seeks to eliminate the vehicle's costly battery component in favor of an infrastructure that...

CCTV maintenance: What you need to know [Checklist]

Closed circuit television (CCTV) is an electronic surveillance system for capturing video images and their transmission to another location for viewing and/or recording to...