Posts tagged as Sensors

Control systems for coal-fired power plant in Vietnam

  Yokogawa Engineering has received an order for the control systems for the Thai Binh coal-fired thermal power plant in Vietnam. The Thai Binh coal-fired power plant is being built in northern Vietnam by Vietnam Electricity (EVN), a national power company. The plant will have two 300 MW units, giving the plant a total output […]

PLC: The forerunner to Industry 4.0 and the internet of things

  Industry 4.0 and the internet of things (IoT) are concepts which require a high degree of networking and communication between devices and services. Large data quantities have to be exchanged, from the sensor to the IT level. The corresponding protocols and standards of PC-based control make it ideally suited for this task. Another fundamental […]

Anatomy of a mobile mapping system

  Mobile mapping systems are ground truthing soldiers of accuracy and produce high-quality data to mapping data providers. Popularised by Google’s Street View cars, various mapping data companies operate similar vehicles to collect an array of data for various uses. International mapping data provider, TomTom, is one such company, and recently upgraded their older mobile […]

Precision over long distances

  Leuze distance sensors have a reputation for accuracy over both small and large distances. They are used everywhere geometric parameters such as height or width need to be determined, and are characterised by high resolving capacity at high measurement rates. The Leuze ODSL 30 is capable of measuring distances on black objects (up to […]