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Product
May 14, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Next-gen sensor module enables different orientation mounting

NEONODE zForce touch solutions represent next-gen, cost-optimized, high-performance sensor modules that enable mounting in a different orientation to obtain the same active detection area. This opens up for new levels of design freedom and allows integration in a wider range…
Product
May 3, 2019 by Stephen Law

Ultrasonic sensor delivers absolute flexibility, efficiency

PEPPERL+FUCHS UCC-50GK series ultrasonic sensor uses ultrasonic pulses to measure the distance to the target and reports information through one of three sensor outputs. Versatile configuration options make the device very adaptable. Sensor can be integrated into an application without…
Product
April 25, 2019 by Stephen Law

Serial output 16bit colour sensor is low profile

ROHM SEMICONDUCTOR BH1749NUC colour sensor delivers LCD backlight screen adjustment in control panels, tablets, cameras or mobile applications. The low-profile surface mounted device provides an operating voltage of 2.3V to 3.6V, with an illuminance detection range of 80klx (Typ) and…
Feature
April 17, 2019 by Anders Jansson, CTO at JonDeTech Sensors AB, a Swedish IR sensor manufacturer

How new sensor technology opens up for smarter presence detection

New sensor technology can bring about new and more efficient presence detection in, for example, the construction and real estate sector. The solution is a small, inexpensive, battery-powered and IoT-caged sensor that will also be able to be connected very…
Product
April 9, 2019 by Stephen Law

Entry-level linear Hall-effect sensor comes with SENT output

TDK CORP Micronas HAL 1890 linear Hall-effect sensor is programmable and supports the latest SENT protocol according to SAE J2716 Rev. 4. Device comes with digital output signal supervision and is as small, robust and cost-effective as firm’s HAL 188x variants. Device is an…
Product
March 21, 2019 by Stephen Law

Small, low power orientation sensor suits wearables

BOSCH SENSORTEC BMX160 very small, low power, low noise absolute orientation sensor is suitable for use in wearable devices like smart watches or augmented reality glasses. Device comprises a 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope and geomagnetic sensor in a single package. Product’s…
News
January 21, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

First battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag demonstrated

Amazon Web Services, Avery Dennison and Samsung join Wiliot’s original investor group, anticipating a future where paper thin battery-free Bluetooth sensors connect people with packaging and products.
Product
November 10, 2018 by Stephen Law

Through-beam laser sensors detect objects

BEA LASERS Eagle Eye Sensors contains both a through-beam photoelectric laser source (emitter) and a receiver, providing a similar function as a proximity sensor, but with enhanced benefits.  The combination emitter/receiver package is ideal for detecting the presence of objects,…
Product
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…
Product
October 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Robust temperature sensor operates up to 300°C

TDK CORP K525 NTC temperature sensor is designed for the extended measuring range from -10°C up to +300°C thanks to its ceramic sleeve that is filled with a ceramic. Device is suitable for applications under harsh operating conditions and is…
Product
October 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

Image sensor combines ultra-low light, near-infrared technologies

OMNIVISION OS02C10 2.9-micron, 2-megapixel image sensor with ultra-low-light (ULL) technology combines with firm’s Nyxel near-infrared (NIR) technology. Device works equally well in all lighting conditions, as it can detect incident light in both visible and NIR wavelengths and produce precise…
Product
September 27, 2018 by Stephen Law

CMOS image sensor based on 300,000-pixel BSI

SMARTSENS TECHNOLOGY SC031GS commercial-grade 300,000-pixel Global Shutter CMOS image sensor based on BSI (back-illuminated) pixel technology improves signal-to-noise ratio, higher sensitivity and greater dynamic range. Device can be applied to a wide range of commercial products, including smart barcode readers,…