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By Mat Dirjish, Executive Editor

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IoT Hotspots Seek Sensors And Apps, Part 3
The hottest markets, sensor types, and future applications for sensors in the Internet of Things (IoT) are discussed leading OEMs and industry players in Sensor Insights. More>>

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October 22, 2014 | Product

The Guardian series 4 mA to 20 mA pressure sensors meet European machinery safety regulation EN ISO 13849-1. more>>


October 22, 2014 | Product

Using a custom thermowell with a Moore Industries’ WORM sensor inserted into it American Crystal solved its problem of inaccurately measuring temperature of molasses using a standard thermowell with a rigid sensor. more>>


October 22, 2014 | Product

The XS26-2 safety controller is expandable with up to eight I/O modules, flexibly adapting to diverse automation requirements and safeguarding applications. more>>


October 22, 2014 | Product

The T12-MSM is described as a reliable circuit breaker with a robust metal switch that can be stylishly displayed on the front of chassis and cabinets. more>>


October 22, 2014 | News

Latest release of industry’s leading thermal modelling tool introduces new computational solver and adds further enhanced functionality and improved user interface, bringing increasingly high levels of productivity to design engineers. more>>


October 22, 2014 | News

Microchip Technology Inc. announces its latest Digitally Enhanced Power Analog (DEPA) controllers– the MCP19118 and MCP19119. more>>


October 22, 2014 | News

LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduced its integrated ISR 6-TI Advanced today at the Heat Treatment Congress in Cologne. more>>


October 22, 2014 | News

Microsemi Corporation introduces its new reverse power feed (RPF) technology, a critical technology for FTTdp and G.fast deployments. more>>


October 22, 2014 | News

The market for sensors and "smart" materials used in clothing will grow from roughly $212 million this year to more than $1.8 billion by 2021, according to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets. more>>


October 22, 2014 | News

The total value of precision farming market is expected to reach $4.55 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 12.2% from 2014 to 2020. more>>

October 17, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

The hottest markets, sensor types, and future applications for sensors in the Internet of Things (IoT) are discussed leading OEMs and industry players in Sensor Insights. more>>

October 10, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Episode 3 of the MEMS Commercialization Report Card is an in-depth assessment of the topic of Technology Clusters. more>>

October 10, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

How has the concept of IoT affected sensor products? For an emerging initiative that is triggering visions of trillions of sensors deployed worldwide serving countless apps and offering staggering opportunities, the answers range from minimal to significant, essentially warm to cool, but... more>>

October 3, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

Sensor-industry professionals describe what they think the Internet of Things (IoT) is, will be, where it’s going, and what will be the hottest sensor products in the IoT space. more>>

September 26, 2014 | Article | By Chadwick Hodgkins, Chrisopher Townsend, Daniel O'Neil

Effective and accurate torque monitoring has been, and will continue to be, an ongoing challenge in the industrial, agricultural, and aerospace arenas. Torque measurements are useful as an indicator of mechanical system health and desirable for test and production run assets. Recent adoption of... more>>

September 26, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Episode one, which appeared in the September 5, 2014 issue of the Sensors Newsletter provided the rationale, background and methodology of the MEMS Commercialization Report Card Research Project. In this part, we will address the first two of the 14 MEMS Commercialization Report Card topics:... more>>

September 19, 2014 | Article | By Denise McKenzie

Reflecting the emergent Internet of Things (IoT), billions of sensors collect and transmit data every second from devices connected to people and things both consumer and industrial throughout the world. Much of this IoT data has, or will have, location tags. Location-based data is a critical... more>>

September 12, 2014 | Article | By Raghid Shreih

This article discusses sensor technologies that would allow municipal governments to monitor traffic flow in real time, directing assistance where it is needed, and gain important data for future city planning projects. Dr. Christian Claudel’s Distributed Sensing Systems Laboratory at KAUST has... more>>

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

This article is the first of a nine episode series that provides the results of the recently completed 2013 MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card Market Research Study. more>>

September 5, 2014 | Article | By Bill Campbell

This article describes a solid state micro-optical sensor that is suitable for both traditional and single use bioreactors and provides users with a new process parameter to add to their armory for process control and monitoring. more>>


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>>


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>>


October 13, 2014 | Blog

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


October 7, 2014 | Blog

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


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>>


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>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog

There’s no doubt that wearable electronics is a booming market at the moment. Everything from truly functional health and athletic aids to novelty items draw much interest and coin. One example of a novel idea that may catch your fancy is what is being called the “first wearable beacon”, the... more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

Sensors blog post: The Unexpected Benefits of Speaking at Conferences more>>


September 16, 2014 | Blog

Audio Precision of Beaverton, OR has been setting the standards for audio testing with high-quality instruments since 1984. And the flagship of the company’s offerings is its APx555 audio analyzer. more>>


September 11, 2014 | Blog

A research team at Florida State University has uncovered a molecule that looks like a butterfly that could find employment in the creation of novel sensors. more>>

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