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New Position Sensors Assist Bridge Inspection Engineers   April 18, 2014

An ongoing challenge in the USA is that our transportation infrastructure is aging. Typically major bridges were built more than 50 years ago, and increasing traffic has resulted in load limits being placed on many of them. More>>

Advances in EPS Implementation through Multi-Direction Magnetic Sensing   March 28, 2014

As the scope of tasks Hall Effect (magnetic) sensors can perform continues to expand, these sensors are becoming viable for use in everything from headlight positioning to air conditioning, and from electronic stability control to anti-lock braking systems.More>>

Significant Growth Potential for Image Sensors in Automotive Market   March 21, 2014

Image sensors are experiencing significant growth potential in the automotive, sector, specifically in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).More>>

Software for Very Large Sensor Networks: OrderOne Networks Scalable Embedded   June 1, 2013

In this article we introduce software that can be used to easily create large sensor networks for use in utility network metering, transit systems, and oversight of large industrial operations and facilities, among other applications.More>>

Thermistors As Accurate Temperature Sensors Part 2: Application and Results   May 1, 2013

In Part 2 of this two-part article we apply our method to a real-world application and show how, by combining estimation methods with thermistor characterization data, we can achieve high accuracy measurements over a wide temperature range using the simple voltage divider circuit we described in...More>>

Thermistors As Accurate Temperature Sensors Part 1: Introduction and Methods   April 1, 2013

This two-part article describes how to use a simple voltage divider circuit with a thermistor to achieve high-accuracy temperature readings over broad measurement ranges. Part one discusses the circuit and various temperature estimation methods.More>>

Simplifying Humidity Measurement with Single-Chip Relative Humidity Sensors   January 1, 2013

Humidity measurement is increasingly important in an expanding number of industries. In this article we discuss a single-chip relative humidity (RH) sensor that offers robust performance, a small size, and low power consumption and can enable accurate humidity sensing in a wide variety of...More>>

Change Is Afoot in the Data Acquisition Market   November 1, 2012

VDC has partnered with <i>Sensors</i> magazine to assemble comprehensive demand-side and supply-side studies on the market for data acquisition (DA) systems, examining the respective markets for external chassis and module products, plug-in analog I/O board bus architectures/form factors, and...More>>

Developing a High-Accuracy Multipole Strip Magnet for Noncontact Linear and Rotary Position Measurement   August 1, 2012

Hall position sensors work in conjunction with magnets to measure linear and rotary motion. This article discusses how multipole magnets can work with sensors to achieve high accuracy at lower cost.More>>

Steel Manufacturing Could Use More Sensing and Analysis   August 1, 2012

New manufacturing plants and retrofits in the steel-making industry present growth opportunities for sensor vendors.More>>

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