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By Satya Dixit, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by Satya Dixit
Semiconductor Developers Fill in Missing Pieces for Wearable Computing
The wearable computing market is poised for take-off. Remarkably, this growth is increasing despite the fact that many wearable computing solutions rely on less-than-optimal silicon solutions. More>>

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July 30, 2014 | Product

The FXLN83xxQ three-axis analog accelerometer detects ultra-high frequency motion and vibration in industrial motors and equipment. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | Product

Expanding the company’s high-reliability transient-voltage suppression (TVS) diode portfolio are components with customizable upscreening and sorting process flows. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | Product

The PDL Series electronic pressure switch is an economical pressure monitor with a switch output that can be adjusted on-site by turning an adjustment screw. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | Product

The PVC1000 series MEMS Pirani vacuum sensors boast ultralow power consumption with a reduced footprint at previously unattainable prices. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | Product

Battery-operated and fully sealed, the TruBlue water-level transducer is suitable for remote monitoring of water levels in the harshest environments. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | Product

By shifting card insertion 90 degrees, the ActivEdge card reader prevents all known forms of skimming, the most prevalent type of ATM crime. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | Product

Zcan Wireless debuts as the world's first wireless scanner mouse, representing a unique way of scanning documents, books, magazines, etc., by allowing users to swipe in a zigzag motion across what they want to capture. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | News

Outfitted with Velodyne’s HDL-32 LiDAR sensor, the pilot-less Embry-Riddle vessel crossed the finish line ahead of the 12 other teams participating in the event, which was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, the AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) Foundation and... more>>


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July 30, 2014 | News

Flextronics announces that it has pioneered the first of its kind Universal Box Build (UBB) system, a fully-automated, state-of-the-art equipment outfitted with Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity via smart sensors, actuators and cameras. more>>


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July 30, 2014 | News

Allied Vision Technologies‘ new Goldeye infrared camera delivers best-in-class infrared images while being totally industry-compatible. This makes it the new benchmark for demanding imaging applications. more>>



July 25, 2014 | Article | By Satya Dixit

The wearable computing market is poised for take-off. Remarkably, this growth is increasing despite the fact that many wearable computing solutions rely on less-than-optimal silicon solutions. more>>


July 11, 2014 | Article | By Richeal Chen

Power measurements are a must in the development of any RF or microwave product whether it’s a mobile phone or a sophisticated radar system. The choice of an RF or microwave power measurement system is more complex than ever with power sensors/meters offering functionality that was only found in... more>>


July 4, 2014 | Article | By Sook Hua Wong

Manufacturers and operators of communication satellites face many challenges in making accurate and repeatable power measurements. This article briefly describes the power measurement needs in satellite applications, and important selection criteria for choosing the right equipment. more>>


June 27, 2014 | Article | By Ted Sargent

In the past decade, the smartphone changed from being a luxury business tool to an integral part of everyday life. With that came the ability to take high-resolution photos on the go, and recent years have seen the ability to shoot HD-quality video too. more>>


June 20, 2014 | Article | By Dave Anderson

The trend toward large-scale integration of materials focuses a broad range of commercial and government interests on the More-than-Moore (MTM) approach for exploiting the massive number of available combinations of elements and novel technologies with which to accelerate systems integration. If... more>>


June 13, 2014 | Article | By Keith Nicholson

Application Specific Sensor Nodes (ASSNs) simplify and enhance sensor-fusion designs that require data from multiple sensors. more>>


June 6, 2014 | Article | By Joshua Edberg

Advances in technology allow magnetic sensors to be smaller, lower power and more sensitive. Due to these advances, magnetoresistive (MR) sensors should be looked at when designing new systems in need of a position switch. more>>


May 30, 2014 | Article | By Laurent Malier

The Internet of Things has been in development over the past 20 years through continuous advances in microelectronics, nanotechnologies, sensors and communication technologies. How we meet the challenges of this level of connectivity will require creativity and innovation. more>>


May 23, 2014 | Article | By Chris Hansford

To enhance production and increase output the production line must run smoothly. Chris Hansford, Managing Director of Hansford Sensors, explains why it makes good business sense to consider vibration monitoring and replace reactive maintenance and waste with long-term efficiency and profitability. more>>


May 16, 2014 | Article | By Karmjit Sidhu

LVDT Linear Position Transmitters can be used to control feedback devices gauging tank levels to prevent overflow conditions. more>>



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July 21, 2014 | Blog

Wearable electronics is a rapidly growing market offering designers and OEMs countless opportunities for innovation. Two of the most prominent markets, and probably the most profitable at this point time, are physical fitness and healthcare/medical devices. more>>


July 14, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

After the Show: Important Post-Show Tips for Exhibitors more>>


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July 10, 2014 | Blog

June 25, 2014 Alexis Alcott, Senior Product Manager at Microchip Technology Inc., sat down with Mat Dirjish, Executive Editor of Sensors Magazine at Sensors Expo 2014 in Rosemont, IL, to demonstrate and discuss an expansion of the company’s eXtreme Low Power (XLP) PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) with... more>>


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July 10, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Dave Richkas, Bluetooth Product Line Manager at Microchip Technology Inc., sat down with Mat Dirjish, Executive Editor of Sensors Magazine at Sensors Expo 2014 in Rosemont, IL, to detail the company’s first Bluetooth® 4.1 Low Energy module, the RN4020. more>>


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July 9, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

Tools and tips to help survive a July DAQ attack. more>>


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July 2, 2014 | Blog

Data-acquisition (DAQ) is a phrase often taken as purely applying to test-and-measurement and business applications. Apparently that’s not really the case. more>>


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July 2, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

Sensors Expo 2014 a glowing success for all involved. more>>


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June 20, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

For Sensors Expo 2014, be there, or risk going nowhere. more>>


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June 6, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

The Mantis hexapod robot from Micromagic Systems employs a unique load cell amplifier designed by Mantracourt for the detection of forces on each leg. more>>


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May 29, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

UK-based SST Sensing has come up with optical fluid-level sensors at a price point normally associated with float switches. more>>













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