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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Compact RFID-based electronic safety sensor

Schmersal is proud to announce the release of our latest RFID-based electronic safety sensor, the compact RSS260, designed for application in safety circuits of hinged, sliding or removable…

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Drones Loaded with Sensors

At CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Greg Friesmuth, CEO and founder of Skyworks Aerial Systems explains the sensors used in his company’s surveillance drones including accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers…

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FPS series ultra low pressure sensors

All Sensors Corporation of Morgan Hill, California has announced a new line of ultra-low pressure sensors ranging from 0.1 inH2O to 2 inH2O. The FPS Series employs an…

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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. Alliance…

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Temperature Sensors Provide Inputs to Climate Controllers

At CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Rick Schmidt, general manager of Dantherm explains how his company uses temperature sensors in its heat exchangers, air conditioners and precooling units. A…

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New 4th generation TRIPLESHIELD™ capacitive sensors

CARLO GAVAZZI is proud to announce the launch of their new 4th Generation TRIPLESHIELDTM CA30CA Capacitive Proximity Sensors. In addition to greatly improved immunity to dust, humidity, and…

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A sensor pro in every discipline

Sensirion, a provider of humidity and temperature sensors, is taking sensor technology to a new level this year. At the electronica in Munich, the technology pioneer is presenting…

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NK Technologies completes ISO-9001/ISO-14001 recertification audit

NK Technologies’ announces it has successfully completed an ISO-9001/ISO-14001 recertification audit of its quality assurance and environmental management systems. The systems have been consolidated in order to provide…

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Sensors Communicate Wireless Data

At CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Brad Walters, CEO and president of Monnit Corporation discusses the company’s sensor gateway and 47 plus wireless sensors that can communicate wirelessly over…

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Sensors Provide Key Payloads in Surveillance Aircraft

At CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Cody Remington from UASUSA explains the sensors used in the company’s drones for weather and agriculture applications that include nighttime and daytime cameras…

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Wirelessly Connecting Sensors to the IoT

At CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Jeff Steinheider from Freescale Semiconductor demonstrates connecting sensors to an IoT industrial gateway using the company’s LS1021A system on chip (SoC). In the…

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Easy-to-use magnetic position sensor

ams AG (SIX: AMS), a provider of high performance analog ICs and sensors, introduced the AS5600,a magnetic rotary position sensor which makes it easier than ever before to…

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Sense Image Depth with Video Sensor

At Sensors Expo 2014, Gregor Novak, CEO of Bluetechnix explains depth sensing for a variety of applications using Texas Instrument’s 320×240 pixel video sensor. To watch the video,…

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MEMS-Based Technology Uses Vibration for Energy Harvesting

At Sensors Expo 2014, Kathleen Vaeth, vice president of engineering for MicroGen Systems discusses the company’s MEMS-based vibrational energy harvesting Micro Power Generators (MPGs). To watch the video,…

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