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News
July 30, 2019 by Linda Vu, UC Berkeley College of Engineering

VR/AR designs could gain touch capability

Researchers at UC Berkeley College of Engineering have found a way to potentially add touch to VR/AR applications in clothes and other wearables
Product
July 26, 2019 by Stephen Law

Precision aerospace sensor simulates capacitive oil

HIGHLAND TECHNOLOGY Model P330 Precision aerospace sensor simulator can simulate capacitive oil or fuel level sensors. Four independent isolated channels can each simulate both capacitance and resistance, from 5pF to 5000pF and 5K ohms to over 10Megs. The architecture also…
Product
July 12, 2019 by Stephen Law

3D sonar sensor delivers close range perception in robotics

TOPOSENS TS3 a 3D ultrasonic sensor suitable for a wide range of applications in the autonomous systems market that require a strong need for reliable object detection and situational awareness. Device achieves a wide field of view of up to…
Product
June 21, 2019 by Stephen Law

Accelerometer optimizes hearable features

BOSCH SENSORTEC BMA456 hearable accelerometer provides optimized hearable features integrated in one sensor and complements firm’s existing variant. Manufacturers can now design smaller and more accurate hearables with lower power consumption while increasing their performance. Variant integrates hearable-specific gestures for…
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,…