The CTMU in the Sensor Signal Chain

In this Frank Talk about Sensors, Randy Frank talks to Jim Bartling of Microchip Technology about reducing processing time in the sensor signal chain.   To hear the…

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Pressure Sensors Address Harsh Environments and Low Pressure

At Sensors Expo 2014, Jeff Chance, Manager of Sales and Business Development for Merit Sensor Systems discussed the TR Series pressure sensor for harsh environments that uses backside…

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Smile – Your Face is Being Recognized

At Sensors Expo 2014, David Schroll, Manager of Sensor Product Marketing at Omron discusses the company’s OKAO Vision facial recognition technology. Among its capabilities are detecting faces, smile…

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Sensor Fusion for Motion Detection

At Sensors Expo 2014, Mike Stanley from Freescale Semiconductor explains the company’s Xtrinsic Sensor Fusion demo. Software developed and improved over the last three years used with the…

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Farsens unveils the PHOTON, a battery free RF field detector

The PHOTON from Farsens S.L., San Sebastián, Spain is a UHF RF field detector passive tag equipped with an LED. Whenever this tag is close to an RF…

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Alps Sensor Products Address Several Measurements

At Sensors Expo 2014, Yasuo Hayakawa, chief engineer of the MEMS Sensor Department at Alps Electric Co. explains the sensor products available from Alps that include UV (ultraviolet),…

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MEMS-Based Inertial and Flow Sensors

At Sensors Expo 2014, John Newton, Vice President of Marketing and Applications Engineering for MEMSIC discussed the company’s microelectromechanical system (MEMS) based sensors. The newest inertial measurements units…

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Industrial Gyroscope Uses BAW Technology

At Sensors Expo 2014, Edgar Masri, president and CEO of Qualtre demonstrates the benefits of bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technology used in gyroscopes versus an alternate approach. The…

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Micro Car Uses RF & MCU Products

At Sensors Expo 2014, Dave Richkas, Bluetooth Product Line Manager for the Wireless Products division of Microchip Technology demonstrated a real-world application of Microchip’s Bluetooth and microcontroller products….

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Sensors Expo: Innovative Materials Technology

At Sensors Expo 2014, David Anderson, President and CEO of Novati Technologies discusses the use of innovative materials in microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors including a drug delivery technology…

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Sensors Expo 2014: Innovative Magnetoresistive Sensor Measurements

At Sensors Expo 2014, Ashis Bhattacharya, Vice President of Global Strategic Marketing & Business Development from Honeywell Sensing & Control explained the company’s newest sensor. The Nanopower Series…

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New Miniature Diffuse Mode Photoelectric Sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs

Pepperl+Fuchs has added three high performance diffuse mode sensors to its family of user-friendly and field-proven ML100 Series photoelectric sensors. These new versions are designed to provide advanced…

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New PVC Submersible Pressure Transducers

Automation Products Group, Inc. introduces PT-503 Submersible Pressure Transducers. Specifically built for chemical compatibility, they feature a PVC housing. As a result, these pressure transducers deliver long life…

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Using Motion Sensors to Prevent Cycling Accidents

Designed by a cyclist, Useeme Bicycle Turn Signals target reducing accidents at intersections in urban areas where approximately 75% of bicycling accidents occur. When a rider uses a…

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Smart Sensor Research and Incubation Facility Planned

Partnering with Florida’s Osceola County and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, the University of Central Florida (UCF) plans to establish a state-of-the-art research and incubation facility to…

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Conductivity Sensor for Cooling Tower Monitoring and More

Expanding its S8000 series industrial modular electrode platform, Sensorex’s CS8000TC conductivity sensor integrates easily into in-line systems. The sensor has a keyed flange for different sensor orientations. Using…

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New laser line sensors improve productivity

ZEISS Industrial Metrology announced the new family of LineScan laser line sensors that improve inspection productivity and enable reverse engineering of complex products on popular CONTURA, ACCURA II…

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Magnetic Position Sensor Provides High Accuracy

With Dynamic Angle Error Compensation (DAEC™), a patent-pending technology developed by ams AG, its new “47 series” position sensors eliminate the measurement error attributable to propagation delay. The…

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POSITAL offers over 100,000 encoder models through Amazon.com

POSITAL has opened a new distribution channel for their high-performance IXARC rotary encoders and TILTIX inclinometers through an arrangement with the popular Amazon online retail portal. Thanks to…

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Parker Uses Electroactive Polymer Technology

Parker Hannifin Corporation, the provider of motion and control technologies, today announced that it is embarking on the development of new smart sensors and actuators using electroactive polymer…

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Absolute Linear Kit Encoder Targets High Mounting Tolerances and Reliability

If you have purchased and have been satisfied with a sensor, it can be a pleasant surprise when the manufacturer makes a new part that matches the dimensions…

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The Internet of Things (IoT) & Sensors

When you think about the Internet of Things (IoT), you have to put sensing as an essential aspect to change the way things will be done in the…

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TE Connectivity to Acquire Measurement Specialities, Inc.

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Measurement Specialties, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEAS) for $86 cash per share or a…

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Mix and Match Approach for Driver Vision Enhancement

All driver vision enhancement systems are not the same. This is especially true for defense vehicle applications that can employ daylight sensors (typically charge-coupled devices (CCDs)), lowlight sensors…

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Versatile mass flow controller with ultra fast settling time

The Swiss sensor manufacturer Sensirion is showing its new digital mass flow controller, suitable for diverse applications in the industrial and medical technology sectors, at the Semicon West…

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