Peter Clarke, Analog Editor, EE Times Europe
3/9/2016 06:18 PM EST
ARM technology is "set" to be deployed in a concrete sensing application.
ARM Holdings plc is NOT about to enter the construction industry directly or start making and supplying sensors, contrary to reports from The Times and Daily Mail. But ARM technology is "set" to be deployed in a concrete sensing application.
The Times said that a scheme starting in London in April "will be the first in Britain to use sensors made by ARM, the Cambridge-based chip designer, attached to reinforced bars (sic) in the concrete." These sensors are used to tell builders when the concrete has set (see ARM strengthens its hand by moving into the concrete jungle). The Daily Mail followed up by saying the technology could cut concrete pouring times by a fifth and save the construction industry millions of pounds.
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