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By Richeal Chen, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by Richeal Chen
Selecting RF, Microwave Power Sensors/Meters
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 higher-end analyzers. More>>

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TECH_23

July 11, 2014 | News

EM Microelectronic, the ultra-low power semiconductor company of the Swatch Group and a world-leading supplier of Bluetooth® Smart products, introduced the COiN Bluetooth beacon. more>>


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July 11, 2014 | News

The report "Passenger Car Sensors Market by Application (Powertrain/Drivetrain, Exhaust, Interior/Comfort, DAS, & Body Control), by Sensor Type (Pressure, Temperature, Speed, O2/NOx, Position, & Others) & by Geography - Trends & Forecast to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the... more>>


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July 11, 2014 | Product

The nano box digital piezo amplifier with a USB 2.0 interface operates all piezo actuators that have the suffix D in their part number. more>>


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July 11, 2014 | Product

The Model XLUS88 is a subminiature, bidirectional, tension/compression load cell for ranges from 150g up to 1,000 lbs. more>>


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July 11, 2014 | Product

InSight DS+ embarks as a widely-tunable ultrafast laser system with enhanced power levels over its predecessor, the InSight DeepSee. more>>


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July 11, 2014 | Product

Designed for pressure-switch designs, the SM6842 MEMS pressure sensor is available in an absolute pressure range of 15 PSI (103kPa). more>>


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July 11, 2014 | Product

Engineered to perform in harsh marine environments, the LCI-80x programmable, multi-variable controller offers a ruggedized compact HMI combined with the latest processing technology. more>>


July 11, 2014 | Product

Previously available only on higher-end oscilloscopes, the WaveSurfer 3000 series oscilloscopes feature the MAUI advanced user interface. more>>


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July 11, 2014 | Product

Fairview Microwave’s latest lines of single-channel/single-axis and single-channel/multi-axis RF rotary joints transmit RF signals between stationary and moving parts of a system. more>>


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July 11, 2014 | News

Flextronics is expanding its open innovation platform by introducing submersible thin film protective technology for any kind of electronics assembly, device or component through an expanding partnership with HZO, Inc. 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>>


June 6, 2014 | Article | By Joshua Edberg

Advances in technology allow magnetic sensors to be smaller, lower power and more sensitive. Due to these advances, magnetoresistive (MR) sensors should be looked at when designing new systems in need of a position switch. more>>


May 30, 2014 | Article | By Laurent Malier

The Internet of Things has been in development over the past 20 years through continuous advances in microelectronics, nanotechnologies, sensors and communication technologies. How we meet the challenges of this level of connectivity will require creativity and innovation. more>>


May 23, 2014 | Article | By Chris Hansford

To enhance production and increase output the production line must run smoothly. Chris Hansford, Managing Director of Hansford Sensors, explains why it makes good business sense to consider vibration monitoring and replace reactive maintenance and waste with long-term efficiency and profitability. more>>


May 16, 2014 | Article | By Karmjit Sidhu

LVDT Linear Position Transmitters can be used to control feedback devices gauging tank levels to prevent overflow conditions. more>>


May 9, 2014 | Article | By Kenneth W. Martin

Small computer boards have become very popular recently among hobbyists and makers but can these boards be effectively used to realize Distributed Intelligence Sensor Systems (DISS's) in industrial applications? To help answer this question, two reference designs have been developed: the first... 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>>


THUMB_MANTIS

June 6, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

The Mantis hexapod robot from Micromagic Systems employs a unique load cell amplifier designed by Mantracourt for the detection of forces on each leg. more>>


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May 29, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

UK-based SST Sensing has come up with optical fluid-level sensors at a price point normally associated with float switches. more>>


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April 28, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

Headquartered in Kamen, Germany, HELLA Electronics Corp, is developing a unique wireless charging system for electric vehicles, one that may raise more than a few eyebrows, if not plows. more>>


April 1, 2014 | Blog | By Mathew Dirjish

Come To Sensors Expo 2014, Relax, And Get Away From It All. Attend a major trade show to relax? Get away from it all, like a real vacation? You must be mad! more>>













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