Log in     
 

  • Sensors Special
  • NEW website for Sensorsmag.com
  • The Seventh Sense
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

 


Sensors Insight

By Dave Caldwell Guest Contributor

Dave Caldwell, Guest Contributor
Touch Technology – Overcoming Variance to Unlock the Potential of Electric Fields
Dealing with electric-field-based capacitive touch technologies that fail to live up to the rigors of the real world and finding the optimal solution. More>>

Click here for Sensors Insights Archives
Click here to subscribe to Sensors Weekly



5_NSE0

January 30, 2015 | Product

The Defender line of calibration instrumentation target portable or laboratory applications with DryCal technology for fast, ±1% of reading calibrations. more>>


4_ROHM0

January 30, 2015 | Product

Forecasting greater miniaturization and stability plus longer life for supercaps, or electric double layer capacitors (EDLCs), the BD14000EFV-C cell-balancing IC integrates over 20 discrete components......... more>>


3_ALLEGRO0

January 30, 2015 | Product

AEC-Q100 qualified, the A8603 multiple-output regulator for powering automotive LCDs operates with a fixed switching frequency, programmed or synchronized with an external clock signal between 350 kHz and 2.25 MHz. more>>


2_LITTELFUSE0

January 30, 2015 | Product

The MACD-14 and MASM-14 Series reed switches have close-differential characteristics that promise to benefit user applications with space limitations and strict requirements for accuracy. more>>


1_MARSH0

January 30, 2015 | Product

The Type 5000 two-wire I/P pressure transmitter for industrial field service converts a pressure input into a 4-mA to 20-mA or 10-mA to 50-mA output with 0.1% typical accuracy. more>>


TECH_49

January 30, 2015 | News

New XS500 series carries dual medical and industrial safety certification; optional features include I2C digital communications and OR-ing for N+1 redundancy. more>>


TECH_3

January 30, 2015 | News

Offered through the School of Engineering and the Sloan School of Management, the Master's track in Integrated Design & Management targets early-to mid-career professionals; inaugural class begins in August 2015. more>>


TECH_23

January 30, 2015 | News

Mind Solutions, Inc. (announces the name of the world's smallest Brain-Computer-Interface (BCI), The "Synapse". more>>


TECH_14

January 30, 2015 | News

Products including modules for radar display (ASD-100), IFF decoding, target tracking and sensor fusion - provide cost-effective solution for developers. more>>


PARTNERS_2

January 30, 2015 | News

First-of-its kind test for rod wipers sets new industry criteria for contaminant exclusion. more>>



January 30, 2015 | Article | By Dave Caldwell

Dealing with electric-field-based capacitive touch technologies that fail to live up to the rigors of the real world and finding the optimal solution. more>>


January 23, 2015 | Article | By Karmjit Sidhu

Gas turbines incorporate a variety of control valves, each performing a different function such as regulating or preventing gas flow. Linear position sensors enable precise monitoring and controlling of flow from these valves, allowing turbines to operate efficiently with minimal wasted energy. more>>


January 23, 2015 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Episode 10 completes a look at the three-legged financial stool topics of the critical success factors for MEMS commercialization. Profitability and venture capital (VC) attraction along with the Creation of Wealth are components of this concept. more>>


January 16, 2015 | Article | By Charles C. Chung, Paul F. Werbaneth

What are the important considerations when it comes to choosing off-the-shelf, custom, or semi-custom MEMS pressure sensors? more>>


January 9, 2015 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

This article completes the review of the interviews and provides a conclusion/summary to the topic of wealth creation in the MEMS arena. more>>


January 9, 2015 | Article | By Ryan Maley

How can IoT change our everyday lives? How will companies take part in this increasingly lucrative market? Recent announcements and initiatives by a variety of organizations demonstrate the rapidly growing interest in this exciting market. more>>


December 19, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

A continuation of the Creation of Wealth discussion with several interviews with leading MEMS entrepreneurs. more>>


December 12, 2014 | Article | By Lyes Garidi

Most of today’s electronic applications are designed to be “aware.” They usually achieve this “awareness” by using dedicated sensors or a human-interface input system, all initially relying on analog information that needs to be digitally processed by an MCU. more>>


December 5, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

The creation of wealth is one of the most important of 14 critical success factors/topics determined to be the root cause of MEMS commercialization success or lack thereof. more>>


December 5, 2014 | Article | By James Sterling

Accurate, less intrusive measurement of real-time current draw is increasingly important for many electronic systems and sensor applications. This article addresses this challenge. more>>



RGB_PROJECTOR0

January 26, 2015 | Blog

Hisense claims to be the first to enter the laser-TV market with the new no-screen concept. more>>


IMG_4264

January 9, 2015 | Blog

EMS stretchable conductive ink offers a unique solution for embedding electronics in wearable applications including clothing, accessories, and medical devices. more>>


0024

January 9, 2015 | Blog

As we enter a new year, we see ever increasing concerns for energy conservation, particularly in large commercial, organizational, and residential buildings. With the great strides made in sensors, particularly the wireless variety, along with energy harvesting technologies, great improvements in... more>>


turkey-waving-animation

November 25, 2014 | Blog

The popup timer that comes embedded in most commercially-available turkeys is a Thanksgiving tradition. more>>


352x416_234868_Exploding_Heart_-_GK01love_anim_352x416-0

October 20, 2014 | Blog

More evidence that the wearable electronics market is sizzling, Spanish not-for-profit Textile Industry Research Association (AITEX) is developing intelligent clothing more>>


10

October 14, 2014 | Blog

Technology startup Teiimo unveils what it’s calling the world's first intelligent leather jacket that heats shoulders, back, neck, and kidneys. more>>


RJ_DENIM

October 13, 2014 | Blog

DU/ER Performance Denim essentially stops cellphone rays from penetrating skin on the other side of the denim pocket. more>>


1_CG0

October 7, 2014 | Blog

Pilot Labs is panning funds for its CoinGuard Internet of Things solution for personal home security. more>>


Blue_light

October 6, 2014 | Blog

According to its creator, the Newbeem power outlet uses SMART technology to completely reinvent how users connect to their homes. In addition to basic functions like turning lights on and off, this device allows users to set timing events, dim household lighting systems, protect equipment from... more>>


DEAN

October 1, 2014 | Blog

Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars, in conjunction with Guitars for Vets (G4V), a non-profit organization that provides free guitars and lessons to veterans struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), announced today the release of the official Guitars For Vets Guitar. more>>












Sensors Expo & Conference 2015


Advertise


Subscribe



Twitter Feed

Find It Fix It Forum

Sensors invites you to join the Findit-Fixit Forum, where you can get answers to your sensing questions—concerning technologies, products, methods, applications, and services--and also offer help to your fellow engineers. The Forum covers all kinds of topics, from the basics to the extraordinary.

Join the discussion!


© Copyright 2015 Questex Media Group LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sensorsmag. Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

If you are having technical difficulties or considerations, please contact the webmaster.