Electronic Products & Technology

March 10, 2020 by Michael Murray, executive vice president, Aceinna

The secrets of position sensing for autonomous vehicles

The success of autonomous vehicles is based upon solving the needs for fast response time, precision and long term calibration over time, temperature and use
February 27, 2020 by Stephen Law

Colour sensors with I²C interface come in low profile packages

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY VEML3328 (top-looking) and VEML3328SL (side-looking) RGBC-IR optoelectronic sensors provide linearity and higher sensitivity compared to previous generation devices, as well as new features including an infrared (IR) channel. Devices sense red, green, blue, clear and IR light by…
February 4, 2020 by Stephen Law

Mobile angle sensors are fully redundant

NOVOTECHNIK U.S. RSA3200 Series of Hall effect angle sensors provide auto-diagnostics, fully redundant versions and ultra-EMC tolerance for use in harsh environments and high reliability applications. Device’s measurement angle is factory programmable for range maximum between 60° to 360°. Optional…
January 23, 2020 by Stephen Law

Proximity sensors lower power consumption to 6µA

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY VCNL36821S and VCNL36826S fully integrated proximity sensors increase efficiency and performance in consumer and industrial applications. Both devices combine a photodiode, signal processing IC, and 12-bit ADC in a compact 2.55mm by 2.05mm by 1.0mm surface-mount package, making them…
January 16, 2020 by Stephen Law

Future inks global disty deal with EI Sensor Technologies

EI Sensor Technologies, Anaheim CA, have entered into an agreement with electronic distributor Future Electronics to deliver its broad product line of temperature sensors.  EI Sensor’s products lineup includes precision NTC thermistors, resistance temperature detectors (RTDs), as well as an…
December 19, 2019 by Hayley Dunning, communications & public affairs, Imperial College London, UK

British bioengineers create stretchy, soft sensing devices

Development success found by bonding rubber to electrical components
December 8, 2019 by Stephen Law

Compact angle sensors are tough

NOVOTECHNIK U.S. Vert-X 1600 Series sensors measure angular position and are compact housing base diameter of 16 mm. Devices convert rotational angle into an analog or digital output, and provide a measurement range of 0 to 360° with 14-bit resolution…
November 14, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Heilind adds AST to TE connectivity portfolio

American Sensor Technologies brand pressure and liquid level sensing products suit harsh and hazardous environments
November 3, 2019 by Stephen Law

Compact hydraulic/pneumatic position sensors

  NOVOTECHNIK U.S. TM1 Series of magnetostrictive linear hydraulic and pneumatic position sensors with compact housing. A magnetic ring-shaped marker is affixed to your application’s moving cylinder and moves up and down the TM1 rod without contact. Device series stroke lengths…
October 1, 2019 by Sohail Kamal, West Coast Correspondent

Drive Hockey goes ‘top shelf’

Vancouver tech developer uses sports science and sensors to revolutionize youth development
September 13, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Flodraulic to use LeddarTech’s sensors in autonomous applications

LeddarTech's high-performance, multi-element LiDAR sensors will be incorporated into full machine control and monitoring systems used in industrial applications worldwide
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…