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Sensors Insights by Harold Schaevitz What Is LVIT And Where Does It Fit Into The Sensor World?

By Harold Schaevitz, Guest Contributor

LVITs, Linear Variable Inductive Transducers, have been around for more than 30 years, and are a disruptive technology due to their relatively low cost and flexibility to be packaged in many different forms. More>>



February 9, 2016 | Product

Smart antenna captures RAIN RFID tags up to 150 feet away while enabling cost-effective deployment options for retail, manufacturing, and logistics. more>>


February 9, 2016 | Product

Turnkey Selector helps designers easily specify the right electronics enclosure for their applications. more>>


February 9, 2016 | Product

One of the only U.S. manufacturers to customize for small & medium production runs. more>>


February 9, 2016 | Product

Real-time plant performance and notifications sent direct to smartphones, giving managers real-time information at their fingertips. more>>


February 9, 2016 | News

Powerful secure microcontroller, deep authentication and NEMA4x casing provide Internet-of-Things-ready industrial control system power continuity more>>


February 9, 2016 | News

Unprecedented 2.6 kW/l, >97% efficient, ultra-compact, lighter EV charger made with GaN transistors more>>


February 9, 2016 | News

Latest industrial camera generation USB 3 uEye CP from IDS is now available with CMOS sensors. more>>


February 9, 2016 | News

New Device Leverages Company's PoE Leadership to Support Growing Demand for Outdoor Deployments more>>


February 9, 2016 | News

Automated storage & retrieval systems market is estimated to reach $8.44 Billion by 2021 at a high CAGR. more>>


February 9, 2016 | News

The global magnetic sensors market size is expected to reach USD 3.65 billion by 2022 according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. more>>

February 4, 2016 | Article | By Harold Schaevitz

LVITs, Linear Variable Inductive Transducers, have been around for more than 30 years, and are a disruptive technology due to their relatively low cost and flexibility to be packaged in many different forms. more>>

January 29, 2016 | Article | By Alex Curtiss

A metal machining company may be able to make your plastic part, but chances are it will not work properly. more>>

January 22, 2016 | Article | By Al Hamilton

Until recently, oilfield operating parameters were typically monitored manually, however remote wireless monitoring enhances productivity and protects the environment. more>>

January 15, 2016 | Article | By Alicia Asin

Monitoring the environment with Waspmote sensor technology and Cloud analytics helps Indonesian farmers improve cocoa production and face climate change. more>>

January 15, 2016 | Article | By Louis de Smet

Compared to gas-phase applications, immersing IDEs in water induces additional effects that make the capacitive read-out extremely complex. more>>

January 8, 2016 | Article | By Karmjit Sidhu

In humid and wet environments, challenges are posed on how to operate the pressure sensor without allowing water into the back end of the sensors, causing the device to malfunction. more>>

January 8, 2016 | Article | By Cees Links

A new way to market sensors to the Smart Home more>>

December 18, 2015 | Article | By Greg Montrose

If not properly specified to handle extreme environmental conditions, pressure transmitters can fail prematurely and cause catastrophic equipment failures. more>>

December 11, 2015 | Article | By Darrell Benke

Smartphones have become the target platform for ubiquitous sensor technology. Few are aware of the quantity and sophistication of sensors in today’s smartphones. more>>

December 4, 2015 | Article | By David LaVine

What cost concerns should designers think about when prototyping an embedded controller. more>>


February 9, 2016 | Blog

University of South Australia researchers develop polymer film coating that could turn contact lenses into computer screens. more>>


February 5, 2016 | Blog

For the third consecutive year, Sensors Expo & Conference has been named to Trade Show Executive's Fastest 50 list as one of the fastest growing shows in the nation. more>>


February 3, 2016 | Blog

Martin Winston, Editor of Newstips Bulletin, needs some sensor help with his project. more>>


February 2, 2016 | Blog

Fur covered sensor has long been a standard instrument for meteorologists and media professionals alike. more>>


February 1, 2016 | Blog

E-Cigarette filling and assembly robotic dispensing system streamlines production process. more>>


January 29, 2016 | Blog

Light bulb burns on when the power goes out. more>>


January 18, 2016 | Blog

Wireless module and smartphone app allows control of a roach and human motor movements. Can we go a step or two further? more>>


January 15, 2016 | Blog

Knowing what users want in smart devices is equally, if not more important than knowing how to design them. more>>


January 11, 2016 | Blog

Department of Homeland Security Announces The 2016 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative more>>


January 8, 2016 | Blog

Sony introduces reference model turntable that combines the emotional connection of vinyl with the convenience of digital music. more>>

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