Electronic Products & Technology

November 1, 2019 by Stephen Law

Slim sensor delivers calibrated data

WüRTH ELEKTRONIK WSEN-PADS compact MEMS-based (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) absolute pressure sensor size is 2.0 x 2.0 x 0.8mm and measures pressure in the range between 26 and 126kPa. Device’s output data rate can be selected between 1 and 200Hz. Sensor contains…
August 23, 2019 by Binghamton University

New way to make micro-sensors may revolutionize future of electronics

Researchers at Binghamton State University in New York have found a way to improve the performance of tiny sensors that could have wide-reaching implications for electronic devices we use every day. The study finds a more reliable way to use…
January 29, 2019 by Stephen Law

MEMS inertial gyros sensors enhance measuring accuracy

NEWARK ELEMENT14 Tronics Microsystems GYPRO closed-loop MEMS gyros provide improved performance, measuring accuracy and long-term stability in applications such as precision navigation, motion tracking & control, and optical stabilization. Product portfolio brings a tailored solution to support system manufacturers’ transition…
January 3, 2019 by Stephen Law

Multi-output MEMS clock generator saves board space

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY DSC613 MEMS clock generator eliminates the need for an external crystal by integrating a low-power and high-stability Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) resonator. Device can replace up to three crystals and oscillators on a board, reducing timing component board space by up…
November 30, 2018 by Stephen Law

MEMS ultrasonic time-of-flight sensor is immune to ambient noise

TDK Chirp MEMS ultrasonic time-of-flight (ToF) sensors are immune to ambient noise and work in direct sunlight. Devices are robust, accurate and reliable, as well as small enough to fit into consumer electronics devices such as smartphones and wearables. Devices…
November 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Environmental sensors based on MEMS technology

BOURNS Precision Sensor (BPS) line of environmental sensors are based on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology, including three pressure sensor model families and one humidity sensor model family. Designed for the advanced sensor needs in low/medium-risk medical and Mil/Aero applications, devices…
October 29, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ultra-low power accelerometer serves IoT, wearables

BOSCH SENSORTEC BMA400, an ultra-low power MEMS acceleration sensor provides low current consumption, embedded plug-and-play step counting and activity recognition features. Device extends battery lifetime of wearables and it can wake up automatically when it detects motion and returns to…
November 5, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

MEMS + Sensors conference touches on emerging sectors

Congress speakers feature smart sensing components in new industrial, automotive, biomedical, agricultural applications
May 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

3axis MEMS accelerometer boosts performance

MURATA SCA3300 series high performance 3 axis MEMS accelerometers measures 7.6 x 8.6 x 3.3mm and is suitable for a range of industrial and automotive applications. Small surface mount sensor provides several measurement ranges of 1.5, 3, or 6g and delivers lower than 10mg offset stability. Devices deliver…
December 26, 2016 by Stephen Law

MEMS switch technology enables next-gen T&M equipment

ANALOG DEVICES RF-MEMS switch technology enables faster, smaller, lower power, more reliable instrumentation equipment by resolving multiple performance limitations commonly attributed to relays. OEMs can improve the accuracy and versatility of automatic test equipment (ATE) and other instrumentation tools, reducing…