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By David Sandys, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by David Sandys
Five Trends Driving Electronic Component Sales
Understanding the broader technology trends that are occurring throughout the world provides context to the rise of sales for certain electronic components. Here's a deeper look at five electronics trends that are driving the need for components in the coming years. More>>

 

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By Piet De Moor, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by Piet De Moor
CMOS Imagers with Embedded CCD
The last decade revealed exciting advances in image sensor technologies. Integration, speed and low-power advantages offered by the introduction of CMOS technologies, coupled with highly customized photo-sensor fabrication processes, resulted in CMOS based imagers that are superior to CCDs. More>>

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August 21, 2014 | Product

Upgraded versions of the company’s analog level sensors employ reed switch technology and are easily configured for containers or tanks. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | Product

Tailored for cost-sensitive applications, the SM9541 MEMS low-pressure sensor offers a 14-Bit resolution and 1% accuracy with 0.2% full-scale offset stability per year. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | Product

The model 333D01I dynamic accelerometer debuts as the first integrated and ruggedized high-resolution, broad-frequency piezoelectric vibration sensor with integrated data acquisition. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | Product

The SensorData Model T261 Series rotary, transformer-coupled torque sensors meet in-line testing requirements of small motors, pumps, compressors, turbines, fans, and other fractional-horsepower devices. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | News

At the Feiro Marine Life Center's summer camp, students build robots. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | News

Satellites observed the largest ozone hole over Antarctica in 2006. Purple and blue represent areas of low ozone concentrations in the atmosphere; yellow and red are areas of higher concentrations. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | News

Sakti3, Inc. has produced a battery cell on fully scalable equipment with over 1100 Watt hours per liter (Wh/l) in volumetric energy density. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | News

High performance computing researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working with the Department of Energy (DOE) and other national laboratories and institutions to develop and apply the most complete climate and Earth system model, to address the most challenging and demanding climate change... more>>


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August 21, 2014 | News

Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued it a patent for a new invention by SDL research scientist Erik Syrstad. more>>


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August 21, 2014 | News

The report "Variable Frequency Drives Market by Type (AC, DC, Servo),Power Range (Micro, Low, Medium, High), Voltage (Low & Medium), Application (Pump, Fan, Compressor, Conveyor, Elevator, Extruder) and Geography - Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the global variable... more>>



August 22, 2014 | Article | By Roland Einspieler

Electric motors employ various methods of position sensing. Optical encoders, for instance, have long been favored by motor control system designers for their accuracy, and their standard ABI outputs are easily handled by today’s microcontrollers. But contactless magnetic position sensors are... more>>


August 15, 2014 | Article | By Piet De Moor

The last decade revealed exciting advances in image sensor technologies. Integration, speed and low-power advantages offered by the introduction of CMOS technologies, coupled with highly customized photo-sensor fabrication processes, resulted in CMOS based imagers that are superior to CCDs. more>>


August 15, 2014 | Article | By David Sandys

Understanding the broader technology trends that are occurring throughout the world provides context to the rise of sales for certain electronic components. Here’s a deeper look at five electronics trends that are driving the need for components in the coming years. more>>


August 8, 2014 | Article | By Hal Steele

Benefits from the Internet of Things (IoT) will accelerate as it becomes more widespread. One element necessary to facilitate a ubiquitous IoT is a sensor technology that allows deployment of large numbers of sensors that are wireless, maintenance free, and inexpensive enough for use anywhere. more>>


August 1, 2014 | Article | By Jerry Janesch

Accurate, repeatable temperature measurements are integral to many applications. To ensure precision measurement in a cost-effective system, integrators must weigh various sensor types and the options for converting their outputs into temperature readings. 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>>



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August 12, 2014 | Blog

OVAL hopes to develop, manufacture, and market the world’s first affordable industrial-strength sensor. more>>


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August 4, 2014 | Blog

What will the role of sensor makers be in the Internet of Things beyond just supplying sensors? 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>>













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