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By David Sandys, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by David Sandys
Five Trends Driving Electronic Component Sales
Understanding the broader technology trends that are occurring throughout the world provides context to the rise of sales for certain electronic components. Here's a deeper look at five electronics trends that are driving the need for components in the coming years. More>>

 

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By Piet De Moor, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by Piet De Moor
CMOS Imagers with Embedded CCD
The last decade revealed exciting advances in image sensor technologies. Integration, speed and low-power advantages offered by the introduction of CMOS technologies, coupled with highly customized photo-sensor fabrication processes, resulted in CMOS based imagers that are superior to CCDs. More>>

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August 20, 2014 | News

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces the introduction of their updated Internet of Things (IoT) Applications site. Mouser's new applications site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the newest products and latest developments in this popular technology segment. more>>


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August 20, 2014 | Product

The NK ultrasonic level switch is a viable direct replacement for mechanical float-type level devices. more>>


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August 20, 2014 | Product

As per its maker, the Model 1410 family of digital pulse density output MEMS variable capacitive (VC) accelerometers reliably measure both vibration and acceleration with very low power consumption and high long-term bias stability (1000 ppm typical). more>>


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August 20, 2014 | Product

Standing up to the demanding shock and vibration and installation challenges of the oilfield, the Models 170/270/370/570 WECO “Hammer” Union Series pressure transmitters are available in standard ranges from 0 to 1000 psi thru 0 to 20K psi (69 thru 1,379 BAR). more>>


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August 20, 2014 | Product

Pasternack Enterprises’ latest family of high-isolation, hi-rel PIN diodes cover a frequency range of 1 GHz to 12 GHz with a port-to-port isolation of greater than 90 dB at 1 GHz to 2 GHz, 80 dB at 2 GHz to 4 GHz and 75 dB at 6 GHz to12 GHz. more>>


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August 20, 2014 | Product

Saving both cost and space, the SP5001, SP5002, and SP5003 Series TVS diode arrays integrate electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection and common-mode EMI filtering for systems that use high speed differential serial interfaces. more>>


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August 20, 2014 | Product

For demanding industrial applications associated with high temperature, radiation, and sub-sea conditions, the EAZY-CAL LVC 4000 LVDT signal conditioner powers, amplifies, and demodulates outputs for a wide range of sensor types. more>>


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August 20, 2014 | Product

The EASII Experience Remote Practice System (EASII-RPS), a free online resource, provides users with experience with using advanced motion to practice servo-control design. more>>


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August 20, 2014 | News

Exar Corp. announces an addition to its family of universal clock products. The XR81112 series offers output frequencies from 10MHz to 1.5GHz with ultra-low phase noise jitter of less than 200fs. more>>


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August 20, 2014 | News

Broadcom Corp. announces that Netatmo has selected the Broadcom® Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED™) Wi-Fi technology to enable its smartphone-controlled thermostat by French designer Philippe Starck. more>>



August 15, 2014 | Article | By Piet De Moor

The last decade revealed exciting advances in image sensor technologies. Integration, speed and low-power advantages offered by the introduction of CMOS technologies, coupled with highly customized photo-sensor fabrication processes, resulted in CMOS based imagers that are superior to CCDs. more>>


August 15, 2014 | Article | By David Sandys

Understanding the broader technology trends that are occurring throughout the world provides context to the rise of sales for certain electronic components. Here’s a deeper look at five electronics trends that are driving the need for components in the coming years. more>>


August 8, 2014 | Article | By Hal Steele

Benefits from the Internet of Things (IoT) will accelerate as it becomes more widespread. One element necessary to facilitate a ubiquitous IoT is a sensor technology that allows deployment of large numbers of sensors that are wireless, maintenance free, and inexpensive enough for use anywhere. more>>


August 1, 2014 | Article | By Jerry Janesch

Accurate, repeatable temperature measurements are integral to many applications. To ensure precision measurement in a cost-effective system, integrators must weigh various sensor types and the options for converting their outputs into temperature readings. 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>>



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August 12, 2014 | Blog

OVAL hopes to develop, manufacture, and market the world’s first affordable industrial-strength sensor. more>>


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August 4, 2014 | Blog

What will the role of sensor makers be in the Internet of Things beyond just supplying sensors? 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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