NIR News Blog

Posted: 9 November 2012

US scientists have shown that diffuse NIR spectroscopy offers a speedy and accurate way to determine whether or not diabetic foot ulcers are healing.

Tagged: medical
Posted: 8 November 2012

Foss NIRSystems has introduced Vision 3.60 with support for the latest NIR laboratory and process hardware.

Tagged: Foss, software
Posted: 7 November 2012

Færch Plast, has developed a new black crystalline polyethylene (CPET) packaging material that makes it possible for recyclers to sort black CPET in the mixed plastic waste stream using NIR technology.

Tagged: recycling, plastic
Posted: 3 November 2012

A recent publication shows the potential of NIR for use in liquid screening at airports.

Tagged: security, liquids
Posted: 2 November 2012

Headwall Photonics is collaborating with QualySense over a grain, seed and bean sorting system using Headwall’s Hyperspec Extended VNIR sensors, which operate in the spectral range of 550–1650 nm.

Tagged: imaging, food, grain
Posted: 2 November 2012

Biologists from the University of Bonn, Germany, have discovered that a cichlid fish can see in the NIR and uses this to hunt and possibly mate.

Tagged: NIR vision, fish
Posted: 2 November 2012

Perten’s new NIR instrument incorporates non-moving optical components, internal temperature stabilisation and a static hard drive encased in an IP65 rated (dust proof/water resistant) housing.

Tagged: Perten
Posted: 1 November 2012

Hand-held NIR spectroscopy proves useful for the detection of “hot spots” of cyanide contamination in soil.

Tagged: soil, hand-held
Posted: 23 October 2012

NewbornEven newborn babies just a few days old can remember words, although they're better at remembering the vowels in those words than the consonants, say Italian scientists.

Posted: 15 October 2012

A team of Canadian soil scientists has shown that NIR spectroscopy offers a quick and easy way to determine several soil properties, including how strongly it binds the powerful, manure-derived steroid 17β-estradiol.

Tagged: agriculture, soil


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