Hall Effect Sensors

By Chris Francis Magnetic sensors are typically Hall effect sensors (named after Edwin Hall who discovered the effect in 1879), whereby a small voltage difference can be measured…

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Motor Control Demo Employs AMR Sensors

At Sensors Expo 2016, Dan Zaleski, a product applications engineer from Analog Devices explains the motor control demo that he designed. Reminiscent of an Erector Set project, the…

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MEMS Microphones – The Next Big Sensor for IoT Devices

In this Frank Talk about Sensors, Randy Frank talks to Paul Beckmann of DSP Concepts about MEMS Microphones.
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AutomationDirect Offers Additional Magnetic Proximity Sensors

AutomationDirect’s M-series cylindrical magnetic DC proximity sensors are now available in 8mm, 12mm, and 18mm sizes. With 10 models available, the magnetic sensors feature stainless steel shielded housings,…

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ICs for Environmental Sensing

At Sensors Expo 2016, John Geis from IDT explains an environmental sensor demo board with gas, temperature and ultraviolet sensing.
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IC Simplifies Digital Temperature Measurements

At Sensors Expo 2016, Mike Mayes, a Design Engineering Section Leader from Linear Technology, demonstrates the capabilities of the LTC2983 temperature-to-bits converter that provides thermistor, thermocouple RTD and…

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Long Range Networks for the IoT

At Sensors Expo 2016, Hardy Schmidbauer, Director of Wireless and Sensing Products for Semtech explains LoRa (long range, 15-20 km) networks for the Internet of Things (IoT). For…

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Digital signal conditioner adapts to measuring conditions

More and more industries and manufacturers are requiring sensors for condition monitoring in their machines or processes. New digital signal conditioner technology is available that simplifies the use…

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Check out These Sensor Products and Eval Boards

At Sensors Expo 2016, Bill Carrick, Director of Supplier Business Development from Digi-Key Electronics displays sensor products and evaluation boards from several suppliers that are available through his…

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Harvest Energy from Low Frequency Vibrations

In the Poster Contest at Sensors Expo 2016, Karim El-Rayes, a research associate at Canada’s University of Waterloo, explains a vibration energy harvesting technique with a stationary coil…

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Magnetic sensor includes LED status lights for machine monitoring

With its MSC sensor family, SIKO GmbH presents the latest stage of development in ultra-compact magnetic sensors for industry as well as machine and plant construction. Common applications…

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Omron electronic components to feature New D7S vibration sensor

Omron Electronic Components announced the new D7S Vibration Sensor at the 2016 Sensors Expo & Conference in San Jose, CA, June 22-23, 2016.  The D7S is the world’s…

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Sensors Add Features to Scooter

At Sensors Expo 2016, EcoReco Scooter and ROHM Semiconductor experts explain a demo showing electric scooter applications that sensors provide rider detection and a motion-based theft alert alarm….

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Sensor Ball Demos Several Sensors

At Sensors Expo 2016, Peggy Liska, product marketing engineer at Texas Instruments describes the enabling technologies and sensors in TI’s Sensor Ball. For more information, click: MPS 430…

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Alliance Sensors Group: The Name in LVDT Signal Conditioning

Alliance Sensors Group has developed into “The Name in LVDT Signal Conditioning” due to the constant improvements and advancements made to its line of LVDT signal conditioners. The…

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Magnetic Field and Time-of-Flight Sensing

At Sensors Expo 2016, Liesbet Stalmans and Joe Rotole from Melexis demonstrate the company’s MLX30393 Triaxis Micropower Magnetometer (Magnetic Field Sensor)and the MLX75023 QVGA Time-of-Flight (ToF) Sensor for…

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Measure Airflow with Pressure Sensor

At Sensors Expo 2016, Bernd Zimmerman, a field application engineer from Sensirion shows how the company’s SDP3x differential pressure sensor can be used to measure air flow in…

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High Resolution, Digital Pressure Sensors

At Sensors Expo 2016, Han Mai from All Sensors provides information about the company’s DLH Series of high resolution, low cost digital pressure sensors. The sensors have either…

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Micro-Power Vibration Energy Harvesting

At Sensors Expo 2016, Robert Andosca, co-founder, President and CEO of MicroGen Systems announces the first ever microscale power energy harvester for IoT applications and demos the Spectral…

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Automotive Applications of Magnetic Sensors

At Sensors Expo 2016, Raul Figueroa, Director of Product Marketing for Crocus Technology explains the applications for company’s family of magnetic sensors. For more information about Crocus Technology’s…

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Monitoring a Closed Loop Water Circulation System

At Sensors Expo 2016, Mike Stanley from NXP Semiconductors explains machine learning techniques in a closed loop water circulation system by sensing normal and abnormal vibrations using a…

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Printed Polymer Strain Gage Technology

Based on its patented sensor paste technology printed onto a printed circuit board (PCB), Hoffmann + Krippner’s P-DMS polymer strain gage can address a variety of applications. Potential…

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MEMS-Based Laser Scanner Achieves 250 Meter Target Range at 0.1° Resolution

Extending automatic driver assistance systems (ADAS) to a broad range of vehicles, beyond high-end luxury vehicles, requires considerable cost reduction.  By achieving single shot detection of up to…

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Integrated Resolver Sensor Interface Boasts Smaller, Safer and More Accurate Rotary Position Sensing

Promoted as the industry’s first resolver sensor interface with an integrated power supply, exciter amplifier and functional safety features, Texas Instruments’ PGA411-Q1 resolver-to-digital converter’s architecture offers designers a…

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LVIT product line expanded

Alliance Sensors Group a div of H.G. Schaevitz LLC linear position product-line of LVITs (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) merges the benefits of contactless inductive sensing and the low…

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