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By Satya Dixit, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by Satya Dixit
Semiconductor Developers Fill in Missing Pieces for Wearable Computing
The wearable computing market is poised for take-off. Remarkably, this growth is increasing despite the fact that many wearable computing solutions rely on less-than-optimal silicon solutions. More>>

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July 28, 2014 | News

Anritsu Company introduces the MT1000A Network Master Pro, an all-in-one optical field instrument that redefines transport testing by having the ability to conduct Optical Transport Network (OTN) mapping of all client signals as well as multi-stage mapping in a lightweight, small portable package... more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

Most 3D viewing currently available for mobile devices tends to make the screens appear dark, and the images distorted. Now, due to a patent-pending, precision technology from Nanoveu, branded as EyeFly3D, the 3D content may be viewed without glasses and with clearer, brighter and sharper images... more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

ProTek Devices has introduced a new family of multi-line low-capacitance (5pF) transient voltage suppressor (TVS) arrays that provide board-level circuit protection in applications including wireless and telecommunications equipment, customer premise equipment (CPE), T1/E1, and more. more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

FOVE, Inc. introduces the world's first consumer orientated eye tracking head mount display. FOVE has completed development of its first proof of concept and is preparing to release a developers kit in 2015. more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

Neptec Technologies Corp. and Peck Tech Consulting Ltd. announce the formation of a joint venture to deliver innovative sensor-driven automation products and services to the global mining market. more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

BCC Research reveals in its new report, GLOBAL MARKETS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR SENSORS, the global market for sensors and related technologies is expected to grow to nearly $154.4 billion by 2020, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.1%. The image, flow, and level sensors segment... more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

The Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) market is estimated to grow from $15.89 billion from 2013 to $28.45 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 12.40%, for the given period. more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

The Research and Forecast of Connector Industry in China, 2014-2018 report estimates that the connector market size in China will reach CNY 88.3 billion in 2014, up 8% compared that of 2013. By 2018, the market size will amount to CNY 115.6 billion, and the compound annual growth rate will reach... more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

The Siemens Automation Summit, held in Orlando, Florida, June 24-26, provided a highly concentrated training and education venue for the company's automation user community. more>>


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July 28, 2014 | News

Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has completed the acquisition of MicroCal from GE Healthcare Life Sciences and has also purchased the Archimedes particle characterization system from Affinity Biosensors LLC (Santa Barbara, CA). more>>



July 25, 2014 | Article | By Satya Dixit

The wearable computing market is poised for take-off. Remarkably, this growth is increasing despite the fact that many wearable computing solutions rely on less-than-optimal silicon solutions. 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>>



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July 21, 2014 | Blog

Wearable electronics is a rapidly growing market offering designers and OEMs countless opportunities for innovation. Two of the most prominent markets, and probably the most profitable at this point time, are physical fitness and healthcare/medical devices. more>>


July 14, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

After the Show: Important Post-Show Tips for Exhibitors 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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