Electronic Products & Technology

March 24, 2020 by Stephen Law

Self-contained displacement sensor serves high-precision, high-repeatability applications

KAMAN PRECISION PRODUCTS SC-2440 off the shelf, self-contained analog output displacement sensor system is suitable for applications featuring high-precision automated assembly, OEM applications with on-board computing power, and any application with high repeatability requirements. Device requires no calibration and the…
March 1, 2020 by Stephen Law

Optical analog angular position sensor is non-contact

ADVANCED PHOTONIX Non-contact, optical analog angular position sensor provides a continuous analog voltage output ratio-metric to the angular position of the sensor shaft, making it suitable for industrial processes and aircraft control surfaces applications. Device is contactless, making it a…
November 12, 2019 by Stephen Law

Compact TOF photoelectric sensors deliver at 1,500mm distance

OMRON AUTOMATION E3AS Series Reflective-Type Photoelectric Sensors combine accurate detection for diverse targets, enhanced sensing distance, environmental robustness and compact size. Devices are designed to help manufacturers manage varied and flexible production needs more effectively. OEMs are producing a broader range…
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…
November 1, 2019 by Stephen Law

Air velocity sensors deliver digital I2C output

POSIFZ TECHNOLOGIES PAV3000 series high-performance air velocity sensors with digital I2C output and a surface-mount footprint provide thermal management and filter monitoring in space-constrained locations. Unlike thermistor-based solutions, device has a MEMS sensor core that is minimally affected by ambient…
October 26, 2019 by Stephen Law

Relative pressure sensor IC for EVAP systems

MELEXIS MLX90821 relative pressure sensor IC measures very low pressures in automotive applications. Using the latest MEMS technology closely integrated with an analog signal chain and digital signal processing, device is a system-in-package IC solution for the reliable measurement of…
October 9, 2019 by Stephen Law

Sensor platform speeds development of wearables

SUUNTO Movesense ready-to-use motion sensor and software development kit serves the design of wearables. The 1.44-inch, 0.35-ounce sensor includes a built-in accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, ECG and heart rate measurement with chest strap, and temperature sensor. Devices provide built-in memory for…
September 30, 2019 by Stephen Law

3D Coil electro-magnetic sensor ready to integrate

PREMO 3D14EMR-ULP series 3D Coil electro-magnetic sensor (fully isotropic) is ready to be integrated into Smartphones and other devices such as key fobs, smartcard key fobs and wearable devices with a real height of less 1mm above the pcb. Device…
September 26, 2019 by Stephen Law

Reflective sensor eliminates need for peripheral circuitry

TT ELECTRONICS OPB9001 pcb sensor module for industrial and medical applications provides 24-30 volt input compatibility and features 4-pin connectors for simple programming and operation. Device includes the OPB9000 reflective sensor and eliminates the need for peripheral circuitry like resistors,…
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
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…
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…