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New Sensor Technologies Accelerate Robot Evolution     October 21, 2016

Article By: Mark J. Donovan

In contrast to a multitude of new sensor types, there are four key sensor technologies fundamental to nearly every new industrial and consumer robot under development today.More>>

Renaissance Of Rail Travel: Communication Innovations Enable A New Age     October 7, 2016

Article By: Richard Weatherburn, Khachig Arjinian

Rail service providers can take advantage of a new era in communications technology that supports the vision for more efficient, ecologically sound, and reliable transportation.More>>

Harmonious User Experience with Leading Sensor Technology     September 30, 2016

Article By: Jay Esfandyari, PhD

This article focuses on gesture recognition as part of human computer interaction (HCI) and gives an overview of hardware and software implementation of gesture recognition and its applications.More>>

Sensor Products
Candlestick Sensor from Advanced Thermal Solutions    March 30, 2006

The MS 1000-CS-WC from Advanced Thermal Solutions Inc., Norwood, MA, is a candlestick-design sensor that measures both temperature and air velocity for characterizing thermal conditions in electronic systems. Sensors are calibrated for low- (natural convection) and high-velocity flows and are...More>>

Inductive Proximity Switches from Contrinex    March 30, 2006

Series 509 M8 analog sensors from Contrinex Inc., Old Saybrook, CT, have a 0–4 mm sensing range and offer temperature stability between –25°C and 70°C and repeat accuracy. Sensors are available with output voltage ranges of 0–5 V or 0–10 V. Applications include regulated approach to end...More>>

UV Hazard Meter from Gigahertz-Optik    March 30, 2006

The handheld X1-1 from Gigahertz-Optik Inc., Newburyport, MA, provides and displays separate UV-C/B, UV-A detector measurements and can calculate and display the sum of the two detector readings for more accurate UV hazard assessment per ACGIH/ICNIRP guidelines. The XD-9506 detector covers the full...More>>

Compact Pressure Transmitter from IFM Efector    March 30, 2006

The PI Series from IFM Efector Inc., Exton, PA, is designed for sanitary applications. The 316 SS transmitter is rated IP69K, withstands high-pressure cleanings and extreme washdown conditions, and offers <0.2% F.S. accuracy. Features include a 4-digit integrated display with continuous indication...More>>

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