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Sensors Insight

By Alex Vinnage and Dave Jones, Guest Contributors

Sensors Insights by Alex Vinnage and Dave Jones
Fluid Level Sensors – More Than Just an On/Off Signal
The trend towards increased control circuits being employed in both residential and industrial device application monitoring is driving the need for more complex and smarter liquid level sensors that are capable of more than just an open or closed signal. More>>

Roger’s Report Card Series

By Roger H. Grace, Guest Contributor

Sensors Insights by Roger H. Grace
2013 MEMS Commercialization Report Card, Part 5: Standards & Roadmaps
Standards and roadmaps play a critical role in the commercialization and proliferation of MEMS. More>>

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October 31, 2014 | News

ReportsnReports.com adds The Global Military Radar Market 2014-2024 research report of 186 pages that says territorial disputes, internal security threats and modernization initiatives undertaken by armed forces across the world are also boosting the various countries' expenditure on military... more>>


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October 31, 2014 | News

ReportsnReports.com adds The Future of the Smart Grid 2014 market research report of 79 pages to the energy and power segment of its online industry intelligence and data library. more>>


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October 31, 2014 | News

Raytheon Company has been awarded a multi-year bulk buy contract totaling over $200 million to provide Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems (CIWS) upgrade kits, support equipment and hardware spares to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). more>>


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October 31, 2014 | News

Lockheed Martin has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Systems Made Simple, a leading provider of health information technology solutions to the U.S. federal government. more>>


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October 30, 2014 | Product

The PolyZen YC Zener device series offers an integrated approach to protecting consumer electronics, such as tablets, set-top boxes, hard disk drives and DC power ports, from ESD and other electrical over-stress events. more>>


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October 30, 2014 | Product

Poised for high efficiency, industrial lighting applications, the A8518 and A8519 LED drivers integrate a current-mode boost converter with internal power switch. more>>


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October 30, 2014 | Product

Now in mass production, the SKTG Series side push tact switch is highly suitable for embedding in smartphones and other mobile devices. more>>


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October 30, 2014 | Product

The PSE HI piezo switch family specifies a service life of more than 20 million switching cycles. more>>


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October 30, 2014 | Product

For automating food temperature management that meets hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) standards, the T&D RTR-500 Series wireless dataloggers are suitable for measuring and monitoring ambient temperatures in refrigerators, freezers, and warehouses. more>>


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October 30, 2014 | News

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

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


October 31, 2014 | Article | By Alex Vinnage, Dave Jones

The trend towards increased control circuits being employed in both residential and industrial device application monitoring is driving the need for more complex and smarter liquid level sensors that are capable of more than just an open or closed signal. more>>


October 24, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

In this fourth episode of the 2013 MEMS Commercialization Report Card, we look into an important topic that continues to have significant influence on the commercialization of MEMS: Industry Associations. more>>


October 24, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

In part one we arrived at an operational definition for the Internet of Things (IoT) as “autonomous products that share information” over a massive common network known as the internet. Now we discuss the challenges for innovation, growth, and profit. 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>>



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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>>


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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>>


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October 13, 2014 | Blog

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


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October 7, 2014 | Blog

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


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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>>


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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>>


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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>>


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September 29, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

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


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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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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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