Electronic Products & Technology

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…
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.
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
September 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Electro-magnetic sensor delivers 1.65mm height

PREMO 3DC14EM-ULP series 3DCoil electro-magnetic sensor with 1.65mm total height profile is suitable for integration into wearable designs. Device is designed for access (passive keyless entry), RTLS and also for immersive 3D virtual experience and tracking in augmented reality environments.…
September 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ring terminal sensors allow surface temperature measurement

X TRONICS Amphenol Ring Terminal Temperature Sensors are commonly used in the automotive and industrial markets allowing surface temperature measurement with designs and performance tailored to specific application requirements. Products consist of an NTC thermistor located within a ring-terminal, which…
August 25, 2018 by Stephen Law

Humidity sensor serves battery-driven applications

SENSIRION SHTC3 ultra-low power, digital humidity sensor is optimized for battery-driven applications and high-volume consumer electronics. Device overcomes conventional limits in size and power consumption in order to fulfill current and future requirements and boosts performance-price ratio. Device improves the…
August 16, 2018 by Stephen Law

Smart sensor hubs optimized for 24/7

BOSCH SENSORTEC BHI260 and BHA260 new generation smart sensor hubs are optimized for 24/7, always-on sensor processing and lower power consumption – extending battery lifetimes. Device’s integrated powerful sensor coprocessor and MEMS sensors allow it to handle sophisticated sensor processing…
July 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Dynamic tilt sensor module keeps vehicles on track

ACEINNA MTLT305D MEMS based Dynamic Tilt Sensor Module combines accelerometers, gyroscopes, plus a temperature sensor with advanced calibration and correction algorithms to provide accurate 3D acceleration, 3D rate and Pitch and Roll measurement in dynamic, moving vehicle applications. Device uses…