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March 2020

Pipe inspection in the digital age

In today’s hyper-connected world, information circulates instantaneously. Our homes have voice-activated assistants, our cars are equipped with backup cameras, our phones bring us the latest news live anywhere, anytime—in short, everything’s linked. So why still use an imprecise gauge to check pipe ovality? Isn’t it time to switch to a measuring device that gives you quick access to the reliable data you need?

Environment Security
March 2020

Wild Fire Monitoring: A political, Financial, and Environmental issue

Did you know that there are approximately 7,600 forest fires every year in Canada, and that it costs between $500 million and $1 billion to fight them? These fires have significant environmental consequences: they increase CO2 levels in the atmosphere, destroy soil nutrients, leave land vulnerable to flooding and landslides, and result in pollution from firefighting chemicals. And that’s not even counting property and infrastructure damage.

Biomed Health
March 2020

How can we reduce nosocomial infections?

As the world’s governments roll out their plans to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), it is only natural to reflect on our ability to protect ourselves from the various viruses and infections to which we may be exposed. In a period where public gatherings are being banned around the world, people are asked to limit their international travel, and most sports leagues in North America and Europe have suspended their seasons, what can hospitals do? What steps are being taken to ensure that those already debilitated by another disease do not come down with a new virus or infection? How do we protect hospital staff?

Security Defense
March 2020

Biothreats: Are we ready for them?

Bioterrorism and biological warfare are disaster movie staples and a common enough theme in the news and in the mouths of alarmists. These words strike fear in people’s hearts and mark our collective imagination. But above and beyond our popular conceptions, it’s important to be aware of biothreats and the danger they represent.

Biomed Security
January 2020

IV Bags: Is there an end in sight to IV bag recalls/supply issues?

Intravenous (IV) solution bags are in high demand in our healthcare system, and quality control is one of the key success factors driving this market. Intravenous solution bag recalls due to defects and leaks are one of the most disruptive issues in the industry.

Security
January 2020

How can we speed up the security screening process in public places?

Since September 11, 2001, governments around the world have stepped up efforts to protect their citizens from terrorist threats of all kinds (bombings, shootings, etc.). Moreover, there has been an unfortunate increase in the number of mass shootings in recent years, especially in the United States.

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Biomed Wearables
January 2020

Improving user experience with your wearables

Are you seeking a stable, robust, and reliable substrate for your wearable characterization?

Eco-friendly Environment
January 2020

Leak Detection and Repair

Does your leak detection and repair (LDAR) program suffer from a lack of real-time data?

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