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Aug
2016

Vibrating railway tracks could power wireless warning sensors

Numerous sensors would be used at each location, communicating with one another to form a network ...

Typically, at controlled railway crossings, hard-wired sensors are used to detect when trains are coming. This means that electrical and communications wiring has to be laid from them to the crossing itself, activating the lights and lowering the gates. Now, however, researchers at Britain's University of Huddersfield are creating tiny wireless sensors that are powered by vibrations in the rails themselves.

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