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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Touch Sensing Solution Boasts Lowest Power Consumption

Human machine interfaces in wearable devices, remote controls, gaming devices, track pads and more frequently use projected-capacitive technology for touch sensing. In addition to glass front sensor construction…

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Unique Accelerometer Design Concept for Test Measurements

The Endevco PODs design from Meggitt Sensing Systems uses a single accelerometer form factor, devices with a variety of sensitivities and packaging mounting configurations or bases to accomplish…

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Omega Engineering Introduces RTD Sensor with M12 Connector

Omega introduces its new PR-21 series of RTD sensors with M12 connector which features an all welded 316L stainless steel housing, an integral 4-pin M12 connector for easy…

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MultiVoltage Capacitive Sensor

CARLO GAVAZZI is proud to announce the launch of their new Multi-voltage CA30CLN12M Series Capacitive Sensor with Relay and Optional Time Delay Output. These sensors provide reliable detection…

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Three-Axis Magnetic Sensor Boasts World’s Highest Performance

In addition to stability over temperature and time, magnetic sensors need to be insensitivity to external magnetic disturbance.  Using its proprietary anisotropic magnetic resistive (AMR) technology, MEMSIC’s MMC3524xPJ…

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Pepperl+Fuchs’ F31K2 valve position sensor

The F31K2 sensor is part of Pepperl+Fuchs’ open solutions concept for valve position feedback. It is based on simple designs that can be used in a wide variety…

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