Electronic Products & Technology


June 22, 2020 by Gord Harling CEO CMC Microsystems

Does the US/China struggle for global technology create an opportunity for Canada?

CMC head gives his take on Canada's opportunity in the semiconductor technology sector – “if we put our minds to it”
June 11, 2020 by Stephen Law

Infrared array sensors deliver 64 thermopile elements

PANASONIC Grid-EYE Infrared Array Sensors are surface mountable and feature 64 thermopile elements in an 8×8 grid format that detect absolute temperatures by infrared radiation. Product is able to provide thermal images by measuring actual temperature and temperature gradients. Device…
April 24, 2020 by Stephen Law

Optical sensors target medical designs

OPTEK OPB733 family of reflective optical sensors are targeted for the medical and industrial applications. The reflective, phototransistor output sensor improves ambient light immunity along with a wide operating temperature range, setting it apart from the competition. The small surface…
March 10, 2020 by Michael Murray, executive vice president, Aceinna

The secrets of position sensing for autonomous vehicles

The success of autonomous vehicles is based upon solving the needs for fast response time, precision and long term calibration over time, temperature and use
February 27, 2020 by Stephen Law

Colour sensors with I²C interface come in low profile packages

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY VEML3328 (top-looking) and VEML3328SL (side-looking) RGBC-IR optoelectronic sensors provide linearity and higher sensitivity compared to previous generation devices, as well as new features including an infrared (IR) channel. Devices sense red, green, blue, clear and IR light by…
February 4, 2020 by Stephen Law

Mobile angle sensors are fully redundant

NOVOTECHNIK U.S. RSA3200 Series of Hall effect angle sensors provide auto-diagnostics, fully redundant versions and ultra-EMC tolerance for use in harsh environments and high reliability applications. Device’s measurement angle is factory programmable for range maximum between 60° to 360°. Optional…
January 23, 2020 by Stephen Law

Proximity sensors lower power consumption to 6µA

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY VCNL36821S and VCNL36826S fully integrated proximity sensors increase efficiency and performance in consumer and industrial applications. Both devices combine a photodiode, signal processing IC, and 12-bit ADC in a compact 2.55mm by 2.05mm by 1.0mm surface-mount package, making them…
January 16, 2020 by Stephen Law

Future inks global disty deal with EI Sensor Technologies

EI Sensor Technologies, Anaheim CA, have entered into an agreement with electronic distributor Future Electronics to deliver its broad product line of temperature sensors.  EI Sensor’s products lineup includes precision NTC thermistors, resistance temperature detectors (RTDs), as well as an…
December 19, 2019 by Hayley Dunning, communications & public affairs, Imperial College London, UK

British bioengineers create stretchy, soft sensing devices

Development success found by bonding rubber to electrical components
December 17, 2019 by Stephen Law

Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020

Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020 is Postponed For the safety of all attendees due to the spread of COVID-19, we have taken the decision to postpone the event until November 18 & 19, 2020, where it will be held in Santa…
December 8, 2019 by Stephen Law

Compact angle sensors are tough

NOVOTECHNIK U.S. Vert-X 1600 Series sensors measure angular position and are compact housing base diameter of 16 mm. Devices convert rotational angle into an analog or digital output, and provide a measurement range of 0 to 360° with 14-bit resolution…
November 14, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Heilind adds AST to TE connectivity portfolio

American Sensor Technologies brand pressure and liquid level sensing products suit harsh and hazardous environments