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November 14, 2012     

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Sensors Insights By Melanie Martella

November R&D Round Up
This month we've got a pair of tiny but mighty projects: a nanoscale accelerometer that uses laser light to achieve high sensitivity and an amazingly sensitive photon detector that combines a CMOS image sensor with a single-photon avalanche photodiode. continued

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Implant Sciences Wins Contract
A new customer in Germany has purchased four Quantum Sniffer QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors for air cargo screening. continued


Printed Electronics Market Begins Revival
A NanoMarkets report titled "Printed Electronics Version 3.0: A Market Forecast" sees the technology enabling $6.2 billion in product sales by 2017. continued


Freescale Offers Smart Meter Tamper Protection
The energy-efficient, 3-axis Xtrinsic MEMS accelerometer delivers advanced motion detection accuracy and low noise for smart metering and industrial applications. continued

Silicon Labs Releases Relative Humidity Sensor
The compact Si7005 sensor IC promises to reduce system cost and complexity in applications that monitor and control humidity and temperature. continued

Lumenera Ships New USB 3.0 Cameras
The Lt425 and Lt225 were created using the latest USB 3.0 technology to ensure the fastest image delivery, with up to 170 fps at maximum resolution. continued

Milone Technologies

Sercel Upgrades Seismic Monitoring Tools
The new UNITE cableless acquisition system provides longer operating autonomy and increased wireless data harvesting, and the enhanced SG-5 geophone sensor offers the benefit of a natural frequency response well below the 10-Hz industry standard. continued

ams Interface Chip Clears the Way for NFC
The high-speed AS3953 NFiC will allow designers to incorporate bi-directional near field communications into electronic devices at half the cost of a typical NFC reader. continued

EEA Launches Compact Three-Axis Sensors
The inclinometers and accelerometers combine the compactness and energy efficiency of quartz MEMS sensors with the high performance of mechanical servo sensors for seismic, industrial, and modal analysis applications. continued

Silicon Labs Expands ZigBee Portfolio
The EM35x system-on-chip products and EmberZNet PRO software enable designers to develop low-power 2.4 GHz wireless mesh networking systems for smart energy, home automation, and other monitoring and control applications. continued


AMFitzgerald and Silex Collaborate
AMFitzgerald has selected Silex's SmartBlocks for its RocketMEMS program, a new framework for MEMS development that promises to reduce time to market by as much as one year. continued

iris and Cellocator Collaborate
The integration of the iris InfraRed Motion Analyzer and Cellocator's Cello-F will provide advanced telematics for public transit applications to enable automatic people counting, advanced fleet management, and fleet safety. continued

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