Your Practical Guide to Plug-and-Play Sensors

List of Manufacturers and Vendors of
Plug-and-Play Sensing Devices

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Smart Sensors - Plug and Play Sensors

Manufacturer Sensor Type of Technology
Analog Devices, Inc. Temperature, Acceleration Proprietary, SPI & 1451.2
Bruel & Kjaer Sound, Acceleration, & Vibration Plug & Play 1451.4
Endevco Vibration, Shock, & Pressure Plug & Play 1451.4
Freescale Pressure, Temperature, & Acceleration Proprietary & SPI
Fuji Ceramics Acoustic, Ultrasonic, Vibration & Shock Plug & Play 1451.4
Futek Force, Load Cells, Torque & Pressure Plug & Play 1451.4
G.R.A.S. Acoustic & Vibration Plug & Play 1451.4
Kistler Force, Pressure & Acceleration Plug & Play 1451.4
LEM Current, Voltage, & Electrical Power Plug & Play 1451.4
Lion Precision Capacitive, Inductive, Non-contact displacement Plug & Play 1451.4
MacroSensors LVDT Position Sensors Plug & Play 1451.4
Maxim Silicon Diode Temperature Sensors Proprietary, SPI, I2C, 1-WireTM
National Semiconductor Silicon Diode Temperature Sensors TruThermTM Proprietary
PCB Piezotronics Acceleration, Force, Load Cells, Pressure & Torque Plug & Play 1451.4
RDP LVDT Displacement, Load, & Pressure Plug & Play 1451.4
Sensotec Load Cell, Pressure, LVDT, Acceleration, & Torque Plug & Play 1451.4
Sensorex Displacement, Angular Speed, & Acceleration Plug & Play 1451.4
Texas Instruments Silicon Diode Temperature Sensors Proprietary, SPI, SMBus
Transducer Techniques Load Cells & Torque Plug & Play 1451.4
Watlow Temperature Thermocouples & Thermistors Plug & Play 1451.4
Weed Instrument Temperature Thermocouples & Thermistors Plug & Play 1451.4
Wilcoxen Vibration Plug & Play 1451.4

Smart Sensor Interfaces

Company Technology
3e Technologies, Intl IEEE 1451.5
Esensors IEEE 1451.2, 1451.4
National Instruments IEEE 1451.4
Oceana Sensor IEEE 1451.5
Sensor Synergy, Inc. IEEE 1451.2
Smart Sensor Systems IEEE 1451.5
Telemonitor, Inc. IEEE 1451.2, 1451.3
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