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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 17, 2014 | Product

Lauded as the world’s most precise capacitive displacement sensor, the CPL490 adds more measurement ranges more>>


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September 17, 2014 | Product

Meller Optics offers a wide range of hard to find precision optics at a discount. more>>


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September 17, 2014 | Product

The Lee Company’s latest high density interface (HDI) solenoid valve features a two-port normally closed design. more>>


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September 17, 2014 | Product

OmniCure AC8 Series UV LED curing systems are the latest addition to the company’s AC Series. more>>


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September 17, 2014 | Product

The CGHMI Series human machine interfaces (HMIs) are available in four different sizes4.3, 7, 10, or 15 inches and in one of three housing bezels. more>>


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September 17, 2014 | News

Belden Inc. offers a new, free software version that – for the first time – has routing functionality for the Hirschmann switches in the Rail Switch Power (RSP), Rail Switch Power Expandable (RSPE) and MICE Switch Power (MSP) families. more>>


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September 17, 2014 | News

Texas Instruments expands its data converter portfolio today with a new family of small, pin-compatible analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that provide a best-in-class power-to-performance ratio. more>>


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September 17, 2014 | News

The new Fluke 500 Series Battery Analyzers simplify the workflow of testing stationary batteries and battery banks through an intuitive user interface that provides quick, guided test setups ensuring technicians are capturing the correct data while visual and audio feedback cues reduce the risk of... more>>


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September 17, 2014 | News

Perpetuum releases its FM certified Intelligent Power Module for the Honeywell XYR 6000 series wireless transmitters at the recent Honeywell Users Group meeting in San Antonio, TX. more>>


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September 17, 2014 | News

ReneSola Ltd. announced a new partnership initiative with Swiss inverter manufacturer SolarMax to distribute SolarMax solar inverters in Australia. 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>>



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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>>


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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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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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