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November 11, 2008
SenGenuity Announces FluidTrackr™ Portable Data Logger for Unparalleled Portability and Computing Power
Facilitates Rapid Data Transfer for Real-Time, Easy-To-Use Process Control Information
— SenGenuity, the Sensors division of Vectron International, today announced the FluidTrackr™ Handheld Datalogger, designed to provide users of ViSmart viscosity sensors with unparalleled mobility, portability, robustness and computing power for real-time in-process viscosity sensing applications. It provides customers with a quick and easy-to-use solution that facilitates rapid data transfer from the process engineer to quality control personnel, while providing real-time process control information at the point of measurement. SenGenuity will be showcasing the FluidTrackr™ and its entire ViSmart viscosity sensor family in Hall B5, Booth 237 at electronica 2008, from November 11-14.
SenGenuity's FluidTrackr™ is based on Panasonic's Toughbook U1 mobile computing product, which combines ruggedness with hot-swappable twin batteries for full-shift productivity. It is the size of a handheld and has numerous durability features, including wireless and UL classification options. The new handheld datalogger also offers a 5.6 inch widescreen display, multiple data interface capabilities and standard 1024 MB SDRAM memory with 16 GB solid-state hard-drive.
"Customers are increasingly demanding cost-effective sensor solutions that can ease their installation and data acquisition burden, particularly for applications that require multiple points of measurement," said Shravan Jumani, product manager, SenGenuity. "The FluidTrackr™ facilitates a far higher degree of flexibility in data acquisition from multiple process control points when deploying our ViSmart viscosity sensor, and is ideal for those applications for which mobility and portability are of paramount importance."
The FluidTrackr™ can be used with any of SenGenuity's ViSmart sensors. The ViSmart viscosity sensor is designed to provide instantaneous sample and/or continuous, real-time, in-process viscosity measurements for applications that require high resolution and accuracy in embedded, in-line environments. The ViSmart viscosity sensor uses robust and reliable semiconductor technology, has no moving parts, and is sealed for complete immersion. It is unaffected by vibration or flow conditions, does not need field calibration and is packaged to be highly portable. The ViSmart sensor measures a wide range of viscosity of fluid and is rated for operation in temperatures up to 125 degrees Celsius. Its threaded bolt package allows for quick installation, and the sensor is available with custom options and configurations for specific industry applications and process requirements.
The ViSmart model series can be connected to any computer or control platform via the standard protocols, SenGenuity's new FluidTrackr™ handheld datalogger and the VisConnect™ 4-20 mA transmitter to provide a continuous audit trail for process monitoring to control operating costs and maintain quality standards. Additionally, customers can leverage SenGenuity's starter kit bench-top viscometer data station to acquire multiple channels of continuous viscosity and temperature data.
For more information on the ViSmart sensor family please contact SenGenuity's fluid sensors sales team at 603-578-4077. For more information on other Acoustic Wave Sensors from Vectron please contact a customer service representative at 1-88-VECTRON-1 or visit www.sengenuity.com
About SenGenuity, a division of Vectron International
SenGenuity, an operating division of Vectron International, is a leading provider of breakthrough sensor solutions for performance and reliability in critical data gathering applications. Coupling its state-of-the-art precision sensor solutions with Vectron's surface and bulk acoustic wave (SAW and BAW) technology, SenGenuity delivers innovative solutions for measuring the condition of fluids in challenging, embedded environments, and is driving the development of breakthrough solutions for gas and physical sensing applications.
About Vectron International
Vectron International is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of frequency control, sensor, and hybrid product solutions. Vectron solves complex timing, filtering and sensor challenges by delivering customized solutions that speed time to market and offer low total cost of ownership. Vectron uses the very latest techniques in both bulk acoustic wave (BAW) and surface acoustic wave (SAW) based designs from DC to microwave frequencies. Committed to the industry's highest quality service standard and complete satisfaction, Vectron International leverages its global footprint and 50 years of experience to help customers achieve competitive differentiation and improve their bottom line. Vectron International is headquartered in Hudson, NH and has operating facilities and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please call 1-88-VECTRON-1