Save time and improve productivity with the digiVIT

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., announces the digiVIT transducer. The digiVIT is the most advanced Digital Variable Impedance Transducer for noncontact linear position and displacement…

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Printed/Flexible/Stretchable (P/F/S) Sensors

In this Frank Talk about Sensors, Randy Frank talks to Roger Grace, President of Roger Grace Associates about “Printed/Flexible/ Stretchable (P/F/S) Sensors.”

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Printed/Flexible Sensors Poised for Rapid Growth

With expected unit average sales prices (ASPs) of approximately $0.01 and a total market of $8 billion by 2025, an annual 800 billion unit volume market will exist…

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LVITs for cylinder and actuator feedback

Alliance Sensors Group has announced the continued expansion of the ME, MR, MHP, and now the SS-7 Series Linear Position Sensors used to measure the ram position of…

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Over 1 Billion MEMS Sensors Shipped

Shipping a billion of anything is certainly an achievement. When it is 1 billion sensors, it deserves recognition on Sensor Tips. MEMSIC has reached this magical pinnacle. The…

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Smart Fabric Sensor for Automotive Airbag Systems

As successful as the current occupant safety systems (airbags) are, there is always room for improvement – especially as enabling technologies advance. With its Automotive Occupant Classification System…

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Embeddable DVR with Incremental Encoder Interface

Sensoray introduces its new Model 4012, a compact digital video recorder (DVR) optimized for embedding in OEM systems. It records audio and video (A/V) to USB storage media…

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Inductive Proximity Sensor Boasts Ease of Use

Making a sensor easy to replace in industrial applications should get the attention of many users. For sensing proximity, SICK’s IQG inductive proximity sensor targets a wide variety…

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Wearable System Tracks Skin Touch

Developed by the Future Interfaces Group (FIG), a research lab at Carnegie Mellon University, SkinTrack is a wearable system that tracks skin touch to interface with a host….

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Miniature inductive proximity sensors from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect’s miniature inductive proximity sensors are now available in sizes ranging from 4mm to 8mm and feature stainless steel shielded housings. Offered as NPN or PNP models and…

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World’s Smallest Non-Contact Temperature Sensor

Need thermal management and/or temperature monitoring but have minimal space to mount a sensor? Exergen Global’s Micro IRt/c sensor could be the answer.  At just 0.75” (19mm) long…

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Contactless Sensing with Magnet-Free Differential Inductive Design

Contactless sensing for buttons, knobs, and door open/close detection, as well as speed and direction without requiring a magnet can be a big plus in many designs. Other…

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Laser Sensing Technique Enables Projected Touch Screen

The touchscreen of smartphones and tablets is a must have for these devices. Now, a touchscreen is available on any projected surface thanks to the addition of a…

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GNSS receiver module includes better Dual Frequency based Heading acquisition and positioning engine

Trimble has introduced the Trimble MB-Two GNSS module. The MB-Two delivers highly accurate GNSS-based heading plus pitch or roll in an advanced industry standard form-factor for system integrators….

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Stainless steel faced sensors

The BI12-EG30F-AG6X stainless steel faced sensors are a good replacement for traditional plastic faced sensors in applications where the sensors are routinely damaged by impact. The one-piece housing…

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Ultrasonic Sensing for Double Layer and Splice Detection

Ensuring consistent production quality can employ many different types of sensors. With the SICK UD18-2 ultrasonic sensor for double layer and splice detection, users can determine whether one,…

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LVIT linear position sensors for industrial and extreme environment applications

Alliance Sensors Group has released its LV-45 series inductive, contactless linear position sensor using LVIT Technology. The LV-45 linear position sensors are specifically designed for measuring applications requiring…

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Digital variable impedance transducer for noncontact linear position sensing

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a manufacturer of precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the digiVIT transducer. The digiVIT features a self-tuning bridge, which is…

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Most accurate digital humidity sensor

Sensirion is once again taking sensor technology to a new level. At the Sensor+Test 2016 in Nuremberg, the technology pioneer is presenting the SHT35 humidity sensor – the…

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Compliance Demonstrated to new Standard for Subsea Applications

In subsea applications, performing processes at the seafloor simplifies operations by reducing the transfer of materials. Typical subsea processes include subsea water removal and re-injection or disposal, single-…

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Measuring the Effectiveness of In-Car Air Filters

Safety is one of the oldest concerns for the automotive industry and today’s cars and trucks implement a wide array of products and systems with many sensors to…

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New high-accuracy digital ambient light sensor

The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced a new high-accuracy digital ambient light sensor for consumer and industrial applications. The Vishay Semiconductors VEML6030 combines a highly…

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Surface-mount transmissive optical sensors

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced two new AEC-Q101-qualified surface-mount transmissive optical sensors for automotive and industrial applications. Offered in a compact 5.5 mm by 4 mm by 5.7…

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Sensors Expo 2016 in Northern California

For those interested in sensors, this year’s Sensors Expo & Conference should be a must attend, especially if you live in the northwest U.S. This year’s location is…

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Load Cell Comes in Rugged Ultra-Miniature Package

FUTEK LCM100 in-line load cell is an ultra-miniature threaded design that has a capacity range of 1000g to 25 lb. Utilizing metal foil strain gauge technology, the sensor…

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