How to choose the right sensor for your measurement system

Jim Schwartz

Design World Editorial Director Paul J. Heney discusses all things sensors with Jim Schwartz, CompactDAQ Product Marketing Engineer for National Instruments. Schwartz explains the types of sensors available, what they do, common measurements that they take and what kind of signals are created for each. In addition, he talks about some of the issues that engineers sometimes have in selecting the right sensor, as well as exploring some of the resources available.