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Internet of Tomorrow on Tour

In Freescale Semiconductor’s Internet of Tomorrow traveling roadshow, Iain Galloway, Technology Strategy Manager, discusses home healthcare products that provide wireless connectivity to pressure sensor, pulse blood and oxygen…

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New Single-Axis Bulk Acoustic Wave Gyroscope Offers Application Advantages

At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Edgar Masri, CEO and president of Qualtré discusses the company’s newest single-axis bulk acoustic wave (BAW)…

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2013 Commercialization Report Card for MEMS – Free

At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Roger Grace, president of , a MEMS marketing consultant, announces the availability of and explains the…

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Frank Talk About Sensors: A New Sensor Interface Specification

In this Frank Talk About Sensors, Sensor Tips’ Randy Frank gets input about the recently announced I3C Sensor Interface Specification from Peter Lefkin and Ken Foust from the…

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Pressure Sensors Monitor Beer Kegs

At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Kevin Beal, VP sales and marketing for Keg Data explains how pressure sensors can monitor a…

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MEMS Piezoelectric Microphone Looks Attractive for Many Applications

At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Matt Crowley, CEO of Vesper explains applications for MEMS microphones, the company’s piezoelectric membrane technology and…

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Screen-Printed Electrochemical Sensors for Tight Spaces

At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Brian Kinkade VP of sales and marketing for SPEC Sensors, describes the company’s chemical sensors for…

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MEMS Sensors in Athlete’s Mouthguard Identify Hazardous Impacts

At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Anthony Gonzales, executive Director of Force Impact Technologies explains the FITGuard cranial impact sensing system for…

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Linear position sensor for extreme environments

Alliance Sensors Group has released its LV-45 series linear position sensor. The LV-45 linear position sensors are specifically designed for measuring applications requiring rugged devices, whether measuring position…

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Gems Sensors & Controls unveils new global website redesign

Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems), an ISO9001:2008 and ISO13485 certified leading supplier of standard and custom liquid level, flow and pressure switches, miniature solenoid valves, and preassembled fluidic systems,…

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Pursuing a Trillion Sensor Future

The next TSensors (Trillion Sensor) Summit will be held at the University of California San Diego on November 12-13, 2014. The two-day conference will provide participants with an…

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A New Touch Sensor Option

Traditional touch sensors technologies include capacitive, resistive, infrared touch and surface acoustic wave. However, moisture, changes in surface temperature or materials or other surface variations can prevent these…

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Inductive Proximity Sensor Boasts Industry’s Lowest Operating Current

Using patent pending technology, Micro Oscillator, Inc. (MOI) has developed Inductive Proximity Sensor Products with the industry’s lowest operating current and voltage. The sensors incorporate the company’s Sensor…

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Edge sensor PosCon 3D – powerful, reliable, easy-to-operate

The innovative optical edge sensor PosCon 3D by Baumer is the most powerful in its class. It will reliably master tasks which previously required complex laser measuring systems….

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Laser Sensor Provides High Precision with Small Spot Size

With the LE250,  adds to its L-Gage LE family of laser sensors a sensor optimized for measurements ranging from 100 mm to 400 mm. The new sensor features high precision…

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Absolute Encoders Fit in Cramped Application Spaces

SICK’s AHS/AHM36 absolute encoders are only 36 mm in diameter. The single-turn and multi-turn magnetic encoders have a 270° rotating M12 connector or cable outlet for easier installation…

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Measure Angle Position Feedback in Hazardous Locations

If you need to measure angular tilt in hazardous environments, TURCK has a solution for you. Recently released single and dual-axis inclinometers are now certified for use in…

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Capacitive Proximity Sensors Increase Immunity

A proximity sensor that suffers from the environmental impact of dust, humidity, and electromagnetic interference (EMI), can pose a serious problem in many applications. Building on its established…

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Finalists for $2.25 Million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE Announced

The $2.25M Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE is a competition to develop breakthrough medical sensing technologies that will ultimately enable faster diagnoses and easier personal health monitoring. While the potential…

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Coin-Sized Wireless Sensor Notifies Smartphone When Valuables are Disturbed

Pilot Labs CoinGuard battery-powered wireless sensor is sensitive to movement and vibration. Installation requires simply placing CoinGuard sensors on or with the valuables that they protect. When disturbed,…

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Sensor Measures Position with 50 Picometer Precision

For position/displacement measurements that require very precise readings, Lion Precision’s CPL490 Capacitive Displacement Sensor could be the answer. The precision device measures position/displacement with 50 picometer precision or…

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AutomationDirect adds submersible level transmitters

AutomationDirect’s ProSense® line of level sensors now includes SLT series submersible level transmitters designed for applications such as lift station monitoring, construction by-pass pumping, tank liquid level, wastewater,…

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Wireless Technology and Software for Sensor Applications

At CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Cristian Cotiga, Connectivity Software Product Manager for Freescale Semiconductor explains the use of the company’s software, wireless gateway and wireless sensor dongles for wireless…

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Inherently safe fiber optic estop and u-beam sensors

MICRONOR introduces two new inherently safe, fiber optic signaling products for the industrial automation, robotic and medical markets. The MR380 series Fiber Optic Emergency Stop offers ESTOP Functional…

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OMEGA introduces PX51-USBH pressure sensor

The PX51-USBH pressure sensor is the latest in Omega’s high speed USB output transducer family. Omega’s 1kHz 24bit high precision USB core is combined with our heavy duty…

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