Sensor Review: Volume 15 Issue 1


The international journal of sensing for industry

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The impact of new technology in machine vision

John Mackrory, Mark Daniels

Outlines some of the areas in machine vision system solution which haveseen the most significant advances as a result of technology enhancement andparticularly the rapid…

Data matrix identification

Charlie Plain‐Jones

Describes a new identification code for marking products which attemptsto solve the limitations of linear symbologies such as barcodes which arecurrently used throughout…

Philips bar dots and alphas: identification under tough conditions

Thieu Mandos

Describes a variety of coding, reading, processing and opticaltechniques available for non‐standard identification problemsassociated with the marking and reading of…

KAO—vision aids floppy quality

Kevin Duarte, Steven LeBlanc

Describes how a computer disk and storage media company [KAO Infosystemsof the USA]uses machine vision technology to maintain the quality of itsproducts by isolating…

Novel catalytic gas sensor has long‐life and low power consumption

Yuanjin Lei, Zhufeng Jiang, Yuemei Tao, Zhinhong Wu

Describes a new catalytic gas sensor which claims high stability andlow‐consumed power by using extra fine wires of precious metals and theaddition of a support stabilizer…

A structured approach to automated testing

Fiorenzo Franceschini

Discusses the problems of how to structure a computerizedprocess‐oriented test facility [TF] with particular regard to theaerospace, automotive, electronic, chemical and…

PDF417 portable data files a new dimension in barcodes

Mark Marriott

Outlines research work based on the application of coding theory andinformation theory to barcode systems design, with the aim of developing areplacement for traditional…

RFID enhances materials handling

Michael Ollivier

Describes developments in radio frequency identification [RFID]techniques, using examples from existing applications in the motor industry,breweries and mail order…

A 2‐D symbology application at ups

Earle J Timothy

Outlines the development of a 2‐D matrix symbology and reader,designed to cope with the demands of a large parcel delivery business.Describes how the information for each…

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