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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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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Native CAD data from CADENAS product catalog

The new electronic Pepperl+Fuchs catalog, based on eCATALOG solutions technology, is online. On the website, engineers have access to currently 5800 CAD components from Pepperl+Fuchs. Also 10 configurable rotary encoder…

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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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