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By Raghid Shreih, Guest Contributer

Sensors Insights by Raghid Shreih
Managing the Flow: Smart Sensors for Smart Cities
This article discusses sensor technologies that would allow municipal governments to monitor traffic flow in real time, directing assistance where it is needed, and gain important data for future city planning projects. Dr. Christian Claudel's Distributed Sensing Systems Laboratory at KAUST has developed smart sensor technologies that can make this vision a reality. More>>

 

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September 16, 2014 | Product

Designed for homes with more than one room, the ecobee3 smart thermostat and wireless remote sensors measure temperature and occupancy in multiple locations. more>>


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September 16, 2014 | Product

Teledyne LeCroy WaveJet Touch oscilloscopes provide performance and price with 500 MHz bandwidth and 5 Mpts of memory at 2 GS/s available for $5,000. more>>


5_SOURIAU0

September 16, 2014 | Product

Designed for on-board or on-ground train control monitoring system and train information management system applications, the MSG 3U connector complies with EN 45545. more>>


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September 16, 2014 | Product

The latest addition to the Rigol four-channel DS1000Z oscilloscope family, the DS1054Z, employs Rigol's proprietary UltraVision technology, found on its more expensive DS6000 series. more>>


3_LM760

September 16, 2014 | Product

SAIBO SB-LGA roller block and rail systems feature low noise, smooth travel, high speed to 10 m/s (120 ft/s), high acceleration to 50 m/s (150 ft/s), low weight, high accuracy, low friction, low cost, and easy installation. more>>


2_NOSHOK0

September 16, 2014 | Product

The 810 Series compact OEM temperature transmitter is suitable for applications such as mobile hydraulics, automotive, heat exchangers, HVAC, transportation, and refrigeration controls. more>>


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September 16, 2014 | Product

On the market since 1980, the latest generation of Bear Bones controllers, the P- Series, feature specialty function expanders and I/O expanders. more>>


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September 16, 2014 | News

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announces that its next-generation camera system – the S-Cam4 family – will have an expanded object detection range and field of view that will meet the increasingly stringent regulatory requirements for advanced driver assist system (DAS) technologies. more>>


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September 16, 2014 | News

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Premier Strategic Partner for calibration, Beamex, will co-host a free web seminar on 2 October 2014 that will discuss the fundamentals of pressure instrumentation as well as some of the appropriate methods for calibration. more>>


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September 16, 2014 | News

Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. announces that it has received the exclusive rights for the North American market to distribute the high-quality ultrasonic proximity sensor Series P44 and P47 by PIL Sensoren GmbH. more>>



September 12, 2014 | Article | By Raghid Shreih

This article discusses sensor technologies that would allow municipal governments to monitor traffic flow in real time, directing assistance where it is needed, and gain important data for future city planning projects. Dr. Christian Claudel’s Distributed Sensing Systems Laboratory at KAUST has... more>>


September 5, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

This article is the first of a nine episode series that provides the results of the recently completed 2013 MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card Market Research Study. more>>


September 5, 2014 | Article | By Bill Campbell

This article describes a solid state micro-optical sensor that is suitable for both traditional and single use bioreactors and provides users with a new process parameter to add to their armory for process control and monitoring. more>>


August 29, 2014 | Article | By Kevin Callahan, Kevin Clinger

This article discusses the user research Alerton conducted for the Microset 4 wall sensor and how the findings influenced the product’s design, introduced in spring 2014. 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>>



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>>


BIOPHOTONICS

September 8, 2014 | Blog

Australian company Panorama Synergy Limited claims its LumiMEMS Reader is “the most precise measuring system on the planet.” more>>


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September 3, 2014 | Blog

The “2013 MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card: Barriers to the Successful Commercialization of MEMS” is a comprehensive analysis and report on the state of MEMS technology by Roger Grace. 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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