Study by University of Catalonia on plastic concentrations in soil shows the applicability of NIRONE Sensors in soil analysis

An interesting study by Arnau Luco Colilles et al at (University of Catalonia) on plastic concentrations in soil showing possibilities of applying Spectral Engines’ NIRONE sensor in soil analysis: “Evaluation of two compact near-infrared spectrometers for the detection of microplastics in soil samples.”

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Research article demonstrates the applicability of NIRONE Sensors in bioprocess monitoring

An excellent research article by Robert Zimmerleiter, Julian Kager, Ramin Nikzad-Langerodi, Vladimir Berezhinskiy, Frank Westad, Christoph Herwig & Markus Brandstetter in 

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Turning plastic from a threat to an opportunity

The first synthetic plastic was produced in 1907. After 1950’s, the annual production of plastics has increased nearly 200-fold to 381 million tons. Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic end up in our oceans. In 2025, the annual input is estimated to be about twice greater.1

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AFarCloud brings Smart Farming to everyone’s reach

In 2018, Spectral Engines joined AFarCloud, an international project cluster that aims to provide a distributed platform for autonomous farming. The platform will eventually increase efficiency, enhance productivity and animal health, ensure food quality, and reduce farm labor costs.

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Telaketju – the new era of recycling

Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto Oy (LSJH) and Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) co-ordinate Telaketju, a group of projects and a network aiming to build an unforeseen recycling ecosystem for the collection, sorting and further processing of textiles in Finland. This network is made up of projects implemented by a wide range of Finnish...

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TOP 5 benefits of the NIRONE Scanner

NIRONE® Scanner brings powerful spectroscopic technology within everyone’s reach

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TOP 5 reasons to select the NIRONE Sensor

Microspectrometer and spectral sensor markets are the fastest growing market areas of spectroscopy. The trend is clear towards smaller and less expensive sensors, which will open completely new markets in NIR spectroscopy-based material sensing. The sensor market is 50-100 times bigger than the analyzer market, so there is a clear business...

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SmartFarm - concepts and collaboration for better future farms

As smart farming and digitalization are making their way to livestock farms, spectral sensors are becoming an important factor in increasing the productivity of farms and the welfare of animals.

In late 2017 Spectral Engines partnered with Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) and Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE), two of Finland’s...

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Transforming the future of medication

The field of medication is changing. New ways of manufacturing techniques in the pharmaceutical industry, such as printing, are constantly researched and developed, and eventually these techniques will allow hospitals, pharmacies and doctors to print drugs on demand and mix different medications into one easy-to-administer dose. Mass production...

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Industry 4.0 and how smart sensors make the difference

Most people working in the process industry have heard the term Industry 4.0. But what does it actually mean? Why should anyone be interested in it? Industry 4.0 has been claimed to be the fourth revolution of the manufacturing industry. The humankind has already seen three major revolutions in manufacturing industries:

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