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November 21, 2014 | Product

The USB-230-OEM Series 16-bit multifunction data-acquisition (DAQ) boards provide two analog outputs and deliver sample rates up to 100 ksamples/s. more>>


November 21, 2014 | Product

The APC, ATC, ANCN, and ASC series of ac/dc switching power supply modules are available in output power ranges of 5W, 10W, 15W, and 30W, respectively. more>>


November 21, 2014 | Product

Heralded as a first, the ADS-951 series 1-MHz analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) offer 18-bit resolution and are housed in a 32-pin hermetically sealed ceramic package. more>>


November 21, 2014 | Product

COMSOL Multiphysics users are already building applications and exploring the benefits of sharing their models with colleagues and customers worldwide. more>>


November 21, 2014 | News

Atmel Corporation launches the industry's first family of high-precision digital temperature sensors with the widest Vcc range from 1.7V to 5.5V. more>>


November 21, 2014 | News

New ZL30169 High Performance, Ultrasmall Form Factor Supports the Deployment of 100G Coherent Optical Networks for Demanding Bandwidth Growth more>>


November 21, 2014 | News

The proven Baumer CleverLevel LBFS/LFFS level switch has now been listed by the American Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). more>>


November 21, 2014 | News

Arbor Solution brings its latest rugged computing device, the Gladius 5 IoT (Internet of Things) tablet and smartphone, to mobile healthcare. more>>


November 21, 2014 | News

A market research report indicates the total market for temperature sensors is expected to reach $6.05 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.11% between 2014 and 2020. more>>


November 21, 2014 | News

MEMS & Sensors Innovation Awards (MEMsies) recognizes SPTS’ leading wafer process solutions and contributions to the MEMS Industry more>>

November 21, 2014 | Article | By Mark Pickhard

Proven and reliable reed-switch technology offers low power, tight tolerances, and precise magnetic sensitivity switchpoints. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Established MEMS infrastructure consists of all the ingredients necessary to design and manufacture MEMS devices. MEMS market research has received average grades and in 2010 received its highest of A-, but dropped to a grade level of B- for the last two years. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Glenn Longley

Combining new networking technologies with sensor technologies enables new opportunities in process automation, remote monitoring, and control. Wireless input/output (I/O) technology is increasingly in demand; especially for industries like oil and gas, energy, and utilities. more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Scott Schwalbe

In terms of architecture, the name, M2M, says it all. The first “M” is the vast catalog of sensors collecting data at its source, be it electrical, chemical, mechanical, etc. The other “M” is the receiving systems—relays, dashboards, or complex software systems—that get and act... more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Joe Bilotta

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Technology Evaluation, all segments of the commercial, industrial, and defense supply chains have been impacted by counterfeit electronic components. 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 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>>


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>>


October 13, 2014 | Blog

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


October 7, 2014 | Blog

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


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>>


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>>


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>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

Sensors blog post: The Unexpected Benefits of Speaking at Conferences more>>


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>>


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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