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By Gary Chan, Guest Contributor

Gary Chan, Guest Contributor
Enhancing Sensor Reliability through Venting
Data from an electronic device can only be as reliable as the sensors gathering that data. Using watertight enclosures does not necessarily guarantee long-lasting protection and reliable performance because pressure differentials that can cause leak paths have not been addressed. More>>

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April 24, 2015 | Product

The USB-2600 Series data-acquisition (DAQ) boards are described as offering high-speed, multifunction DAQ in a low-cost, board-only design. more>>


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April 24, 2015 | Product

The company’s established IE3-class motor line now includes 7.5- to 22-kW models. more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

The 2015 Best of Sensors Expo Awards and Engineering Excellence Awards will focus on applications and innovations in the world of sensors, as well as excellence among engineers. more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

New Geospatial Solutions Increase Productivity with Field-to-Office Workflows and Deliver Added Value to Spatial Data for Survey, Engineering, and Mapping Applications more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

Dynapar is offering a free 30-day beta test trial of incremental and absolute encoders. more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

The patent is for technology invented by the late Dr. Praveen Chaudhari, a recipient of the U.S. Medal of Technology and Innovation, and superconductivity expert. more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

Cross-vendor system approach based on the leading EnOcean wireless standard converges lighting and HVAC to achieve optimal synergy effects of building automation. more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

Mobile sensing sports and fitness will be a $10.5 billion market in 2015, tripling in size from last year. more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

Free eBook dives into Smart Connected Operations more>>


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April 24, 2015 | News

Mouser partners with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to kick off their new Space Exploration Series and Space Challenge. more>>



April 24, 2015 | Article | By Gary Chan

Data from an electronic device can only be as reliable as the sensors gathering that data. Using watertight enclosures does not necessarily guarantee long-lasting protection and reliable performance because pressure differentials that can cause leak paths have not been addressed. more>>


April 17, 2015 | Article | By Andy Lambrechts, Jan Provoost

CMOS-based lens-free microscope is mass-manufacturable and viable for use in commercial labs and industrial environments. It is characterized by a very large field of view, high resolution, fast reconstruction software, and excellent scalability. more>>


April 10, 2015 | Article | By Professor John Gregg

A novel class of tuneable microwave cavity sensor has been developed within the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford UK. more>>


April 3, 2015 | Article | By John Brewer

Positioning low-power radio frequency (RF) communications equipment requires special attention to ensure proper line-of-sight (LOS) clearance between the transmitter and receiver. Guidelines set forth in this article will allow you to choose mounting locations that will optimize signal strength... more>>


March 27, 2015 | Article | By Allan Benchetrit

Virtual lens software models optical aberrations and corrects them, while potentially reducing the need for the same number of physical lenses. more>>


March 20, 2015 | Article | By Dr. Joseph R. Stetter, Edward F. Stetter

Where do Chemical Sensors fit in our march to trillions of sensors? One cannot imagine reaching any of these goals without being able to sense energy gases, pollutants in air and water, medical conditions that are comprised of chemical and biochemical compounds. more>>


March 13, 2015 | Article | By Erin Grossi

A focus on building performance achievement that is taking shape in the marketplace will be catalyzed by new building technologies emerging as part of the “smart building” movement, including sensors, monitors, and dashboards integrated with the building systems. more>>


March 6, 2015 | Article | By Scott Schwalbe

M2M technology is somewhere between its infancy and its early adolescence and, as kids do, is growing like crazy. more>>


March 6, 2015 | Article | By Marcus Schulte

Automotive markets serve as a burgeoning channel for IoT to take shape, especially as electronics and communication devices work their way into the structure of many new vehicle designs. more>>


February 27, 2015 | Article | By Mike Baker

A pioneering naval weapons alignment system powered by electronic sensor technology heralds a fresh wave of British innovation in military and naval applications. more>>



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April 6, 2015 | Blog

Researchers at Staten Island College, City University of New York are working on what may turn out to be the world’s smallest gyroscope. more>>


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March 13, 2015 | Blog

University of California at Berkeley researchers created a very thin, chameleon-like material that appears to be skin like. more>>


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March 9, 2015 | Blog

University of California, San Diego nano engineers have created a tool they believe will allow anyone to build sensors, anywhere. more>>


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February 13, 2015 | Blog

Described as a wearable device that promises to change how people share experiences, Telepathy Jumper is an eye-wear device that can be worn in front of the user’s eye or, for continued use, attached to eyeglasses or the head. more>>


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February 5, 2015 | Blog

Fear of automation taking over jobs done by humans is nothing new. As far back as the invention of the wheel ....... more>>


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February 2, 2015 | Blog

Headed by Professor Hossam Haick, a consortium is developing a device that will be able analyze a speaker’s breath for existing or impending diseases. more>>


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January 26, 2015 | Blog

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


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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>>


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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>>


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November 25, 2014 | Blog

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












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