Flying over water with a ToughSonic®14
The solar-powered boat designed and built for competition by a team of students at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands depends on Senix ToughSonic 14 ultrasonic sensors to keep the craft at just the right height above the water. The boat uses hydrofoils that lift the hull out of the water to reduce the drag […]
Senix Measures Vermont Syrup Production
Ultrasonic liquid level sensors monitor maple sugaring to streamline operations and provide local flavor When Timothy Perkins, Ph.D., became Director of the University of Vermont Proctor Maple Research Center, he understood intuitively why the sugar house operator spent a lot of time running from spot-to-spot to monitor tank levels.
ToughSonic Sensors and Tsunami Warnings
Senix ToughSonic ultrasonic sensors play a critical role detecting sea level changes as part of a sophisticated Tsunami Early Warning System (TeWS) in the Philippines. Senix engineers collaborated with the Philippines Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) to customize ToughSonic 50 ultrasonic sensors for this first-of-its-kind water level monitoring system.
Sensors Provide Iowa Flood Warnings
To create the world’s most sophisticated flood monitoring and forecasting system, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) uses more than 200 Senix ToughSonic 30 and ToughSonic 50 ultrasonic sensors to measure water levels in streams across the state.
ULTRA-S Ultrasonic Sensor is Retired
Press Release Date: January 1, 2015 HINESBURG, VT – Senix Corporation, a 25-year innovator in industrial ultrasonic sensors, announced today that it is discontinuing its ULTRA-S® line of ultrasonic sensors. The ULTRA-S was launched in 1993 as Senix’s first ultrasonic sensor designed specifically for end users. It was AC powered and housed in an industry-standard […]
Ultrasonic Sensors Reduce Chemical Usage
The innovative Sonic Spray attachment from farm equipment manufacturer Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, Inc. (GVF) uses Senix ultrasonic object detection sensors to detect orchard trees and precisely control the application of sprayed materials. Sonic Spray growers use 25% to 40% less spray material. The GVF Sonic Spray saves farmers money by reducing the amount of […]
Senix Ultrasonic Sensors Guide Oracle Boat
Oracle Team USA won the 2013 America’s Cup race with one of the most efficient sailing vessel ever built. Oracle Team USA’s AC72-class yacht, USA-17, was a 100’ long, 90’ wide and 223’ tall carbon fiber technological marvel capable of speeds in excess of 50 knots (57 mph). The yacht actually “flies” off the water […]