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Phoenix Awarded US Army IDIQ Contract to Demonstrate Neutron Radiography

By |2020-02-29T02:46:00+00:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Madison-based nuclear technology company Phoenix, LLC. has been awarded a $10 million ceiling IDIQ (indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery) contract with the US Army to demonstrate improved neutron radiography and X-ray techniques applicable to the quality assurance of ammunition, armaments, or components of weapons and defense systems. This contract includes the development of software packages which will [...]

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Varex to Showcase Industrial Cone Beam Computed Tomography

By |2020-02-29T02:44:00+00:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Varex Imaging Corporation (Nasdaq: VREX) today announced it will showcase its updated 3D VSHARP software for industrial cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) at iCT2020. The 10th conference on Industrial Computed Tomography is attended by business and research leaders, as well as international experts and decision-makers from the industrial imaging sector. "Varex has a successful history of [...]

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BCA Group to Adopt ProovStation Across Europe

By |2020-02-29T02:39:00+00:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Plans are being implemented for up to 40 inspection portals to be deployed across the BCA Group, starting in February 2020. At the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, ProovStation and BCA Group, Europe’s leading vehicle remarketing company, today confirmed a commercial agreement to implement ProovStation inspection portals in BCA auctions and logistics compounds across Europe. The [...]

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Mounted Optics for Simplified System Integration

By |2020-02-29T02:32:00+00:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Edmund Optics® (EO), a renowned provider of optical components, continuously expands its product offering to reflect market developments and customer needs. New products are added each month to better serve the industry. This release features two recent additions: TECHSPEC® Mounted MgF2 Coated Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses and C-Mount Longpass Glass Color Filters. TECHSPEC? Mounted MgF2 Coated Plano-Convex [...]

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Energid SDK Powers Motiv Robotics

By |2020-02-29T02:27:00+00:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Motiv’s RoboMantis is a modular robotic system that has four limbs and up to two manipulators. It is capable of quadrupedal walking mobility as well as wheeled motion. The integration of Actin on the RoboMantis platform enables a coordinated control of the full RoboMantis and hence take advantage of the hardware’s control and payload capabilities. Actin’s [...]

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MFE Expands U.S. Territory Agreement with Flyability

By |2020-02-26T21:04:00+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

MFE recently finalized an agreement to expand the U.S. territory in which it sells Flyability drones. Flyability is the creator of the Elios and the Elios 2 drones with a unique collapsible-cage design made just for inspections in confined spaces like boilers and pressure vessels. The new agreement grants MFE Enterprises the exclusive right to sell [...]

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New Book Details the UK’s Nuclear History

By |2020-02-26T12:01:00+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) recently published ‘Golden Egg or Poisoned Chalice?: The Story of Nuclear Power in the UK’, by Tony Wooldridge and Stephen Druce. The book covers the civil nuclear programme from the early post-war years to the present day. The authors, who have both held senior roles in the nuclear industry, [...]

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Neurala Partners with AviSight to Deliver AI-Powered Drone Inspections

By |2020-02-21T10:14:00+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

AI-powered visual inspections pioneer Neurala today announced a collaboration with drone service provider AviSight to identify defects in critical infrastructure. AviSight’s Live Look Fault Vision™ inspection solution will be integrated with Neurala’s software to flag potential issues in infrastructure such as oil and gas pipelines, wind turbines and cell and electrical towers. By partnering with AviSight, [...]

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Seven reasons for DICONDE

By |2020-02-21T10:05:00+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

In the medical sector, the DICOM Standard (Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine) regulates the digital image management since more than 20 years. It defines the communication and exchange of data between (patient) administration systems, imaging modalities and storage archives and is established worldwide with manufacturers of modalities and software as well as hospitals and users. [...]

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Researchers Develop Method of Directly Observing Setting of Concrete Paste

By |2020-02-21T09:26:00+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Researchers have developed a nondestructive and noninvasive optical technique that can determine the setting times for various types of cement paste, which is used to bind new and old concrete surfaces. The new method could aid in the development of optimized types of cement with less impact on the environment. "Our noninvasive optical method characterizes and [...]

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