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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

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

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…

SMS attracts new investor

Claremont-based technology company Structural Monitoring Systems says funds received from a new investor partner will be used to continue growth rather than…

Interest Soaring

Delta Air Lines is using Structural Monitoring Systems’ sensors to detect fatigue on some of its aircraft. It is every airline’s worst nightmare: an undetected crack developing on an aircraft…

Taking Flight

More than 20 years after the company’s foundation technology to detect metal fatigue in planes was patented, SMS’s relentless ascension on the stock market…

Monitoring Structural Health

Delta TechOps is working on an innovative approach to airframe structural health monitoring (SHM) using embedded comparative vacuum monitoring (CVM) sensors to detect the

Sensory Detection

Developments in techniques for detecting cracks and structural defects could yield monitoring systems that enhance safety while reducing inspection time and cost.