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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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7_SICK0

October 31, 2014 | Product

Promising to improved production efficiency and reduce costs, the DeltaPac MultiTask photoelectric sensor counts, detects and differentiates between successive packaging items on conveyor belts. more>>


6_SICK0

October 31, 2014 | Product

The MLG-2 automation light grids tout the speed, resolution, and optical features necessary to reliably detect small, transparent, and fast-moving objects, even under harsh conditions. more>>


5_PIHER0

October 31, 2014 | Product

In its second generation, the non-contacting PSC-360 Hall effect rotary position sensor retains all its original features and adds a magnetic sensor package that eliminates the need for wire harnesses and a separate mating connector. more>>


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October 31, 2014 | Product

With an eye on emerging communication systems, Teledyne LeCroy’s LabMaster 10-100Zi, 100-GHz oscilloscope was recently used by Alcatel-Lucent to demonstrate the highest-bandwidth coherent optical receiver capable of detecting a 160 GBaud QPSK signal. more>>


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October 31, 2014 | Product

The company’s Thunderbolt-technology ready cameras employ the latest sensors from Sony. more>>


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October 31, 2014 | Product

The XWR15 series isolated dc/dc converters includes single and dual output models and exhibit notably low output ripple and less than 50 mV of output noise. more>>


1_HMS0

October 31, 2014 | Product

The CAN-IB300/PCI and CAN-IB400/PCI CAN cards for the PCI bus are expandable via modules with up to four CAN interfaces and come with an extensive driver and tool suite support. more>>


TECH_45

October 31, 2014 | News

Since 3D printing injection molds for medical devices, Worrell slashes lead times by a game-changing 95% in comparison to traditional tooling, with costs plummeting 70%. more>>


TECH_35

October 31, 2014 | News

Synopsys, Inc. announces the availability of the silicon-proven DesignWare AEON Few Time Programmable (FTP) Trim Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) IP for TowerJazz 180-nanometer (nm) SL process technology. more>>


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October 31, 2014 | News

New high-tech methods include intraoperative use of augmented-reality glasses and 3D sensing paired with a mobile device to monitor wound healing. more>>



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>>


RJ_DENIM

October 13, 2014 | Blog

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


1_CG0

October 7, 2014 | Blog

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


Blue_light

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>>


DEAN

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>>


FREQUENCY

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>>


MA0

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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