More And Smarter Sensors Are Coming

More And Smarter Sensors Are Coming

The age of predictive maintenance and big data is just beginning, and the future will see aircraft generating ever more data, with more plentiful and smarter sensors and monitoring systems. This will be true for engines— where data collection began—and across a wide...
Smarter, safer bridges with Sandia sensors

Smarter, safer bridges with Sandia sensors

Real-time structural health monitoring to detect bridge cracks Sandia National Laboratories mechanical engineer Stephen Neidigk positions a Comparative Vacuum Monitoring sensor on a bridge. In his other hand is the control system that periodically checks the sensor...
Ready to Exploit US Aviation Market

Ready to Exploit US Aviation Market

Aircraft anti-crack technology company Structural Monitoring Systems continued its stellar share-price run yesterday after declaring it was ready to “exploit” commercial opportunities. The company, which has its headquarters in Claremont but is focused on the US, has...