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Using a Dual-ADC Configuration in a Touch and General-Purpose Sensing Application
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>>

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December 17, 2014 | Product

As per its maker, the TDC-GP30 system-on-chip (SoC) ultrasonic flow converter sets a new world standard for metering accuracy and power efficiency. more>>


December 17, 2014 | Product

The OM-CP-RFPRHTEMP2000A series data loggers features wireless two-way communication, real-time data, a five-year battery life, battery life indicator, audible and LED alarm indicators, and cumulative alarm delay. more>>


December 17, 2014 | Product

The Model D-3-1-HP pulsed discharge helium ionization detector (PDD) extends the detection capabilities of the popular Agilent 6890 and new 7890 GCs. more>>


December 17, 2014 | Product

Spanning 20 MHz to 6 GHz, the company’s latest RF power combiners are available in two- and four-way configurations and deliver high power up to 600W of power. more>>


December 17, 2014 | Product

Now available for the Omniport 30 hand-held transmitter is a CO2 probe with a measurement range of 0 to 2,000 ppm, 0 to 5,000 ppm, and 0 to 10,000 ppm. more>>


December 17, 2014 | News

Sierra-Olympic Technologies introduces the Viento 640 camera family. The Viento 640 follows the earlier introduction of the Viento 320 products. more>>


December 17, 2014 | News

New Features on Hirschmann Modular Switch Enable Easier Installation, Space Savings and Higher Network Availability more>>


December 17, 2014 | News

New AS3722 PMIC and AS3728 power stages supply new Tegra K1 mobile processor SoC in Nvidia’s ‘Jetson’ reference design kit. more>>


December 17, 2014 | News

Linear Technology Corporation announces a new military MP grade version of the LT3014B, a high voltage, micropower, low dropout regulator capable of delivering 20mA output current. more>>


December 17, 2014 | News

Unprecedented time-to-value from complex spatially fused data at extreme scales including geospatial, sensing, IoT, social media and other streaming and historical data; boon for telecom, government/defense, transportation/logistics, consumer marketing applications. 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>>

November 21, 2014 | Article | By Mark Pickhard

Proven and reliable reed-switch technology offers low power, tight tolerances, and precise magnetic sensitivity switchpoints. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Established MEMS infrastructure consists of all the ingredients necessary to design and manufacture MEMS devices. MEMS market research has received average grades and in 2010 received its highest of A-, but dropped to a grade level of B- for the last two years. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Glenn Longley

Combining new networking technologies with sensor technologies enables new opportunities in process automation, remote monitoring, and control. Wireless input/output (I/O) technology is increasingly in demand; especially for industries like oil and gas, energy, and utilities. more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Scott Schwalbe

In terms of architecture, the name, M2M, says it all. The first “M” is the vast catalog of sensors collecting data at its source, be it electrical, chemical, mechanical, etc. The other “M” is the receiving systems—relays, dashboards, or complex software systems—that get and act... more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Joe Bilotta

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Technology Evaluation, all segments of the commercial, industrial, and defense supply chains have been impacted by counterfeit electronic components. more>>

October 31, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Standards and roadmaps play a critical role in the commercialization and proliferation of MEMS. more>>


November 25, 2014 | Blog

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

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