Industry’s First Digital Ultraviolet Index Sensors

March 4, 2014 1:55 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Labs has introduced the industry’s first single-chip digital ultraviolet (UV) index sensor ICs designed to track UV sun exposure, heart/pulse rate and blood oximetry and provide proximity/gesture control for smartphone and wearable computing products...

LISTED UNDER: Optoelectronics & Displays | Sensors & Transducers

Industry’s Smallest IO-Link Ambient Light Sensor

February 25, 2014 6:17 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Using the Santa Cruz ambient light sensor from Maxim Integrated Products, factories can quickly configure and monitor multiple red, green, blue and infrared ambient light sensors with the high accuracy required in industrial applications...

LISTED UNDER: Optoelectronics & Displays | Sensors & Transducers

New Vishay Intertechnology SMD NTC Thermistors

February 18, 2014 5:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of SMD NTC thermistors with enhanced stability for temperature sensing and compensation circuits. Optimized for heat counters, body thermometers, and other medical applications, the thermistors released today offer one R25 value per case...

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Agilent Adds Capabilities to USB Thermocouple Power Sensors

February 18, 2014 5:08 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced the addition of two new models to its U8480 Series USB thermocouple power sensors. The U8480 Series now comes with improved specifications, including an expanded frequency range to 67 GHz and a measurement speed of 900 readings/second...

LISTED UNDER: Power, Other | Sensors & Transducers

Macro Sensors LVDTs Replace Proximity Sensors

February 13, 2014 3:11 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The LVDT Linear Position Sensors from Macro Sensors are replacing proximity sensors in the automated control systems of hot air, heat staking machinery used by many high technology and manufacturing industries in the manufacture of thermoplastic assemblies...

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American Sensor Technologies Pressure Sensors Certified to ANSI/ASME

January 22, 2014 3:32 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

American Sensor Technologies’ pressure sensors are now registered to ANSI/ASME B31.3 under Canadian Registered Number #0F13183.2.

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Bluetooth Smart Temperature Sensor

January 22, 2014 3:21 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ultra-low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA announced that British startup, Blue Maestro, has specified a Nordic nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC) in each of its GBP £29 ($50) 'Tempo' Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth low energy) temperature sensors that allow consumers to accurately measure...

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers | Test and Measurement, Other

Miniature Pressure Sensor Eliminates Zero Shifts

January 21, 2014 5:13 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Measurement Specialties has released the rugged XP5, a miniature pressure sensor with SanShift technology that eliminates zero shifts caused by installation torque. Designed for use in environments involving measurements in corrosive liquids and gases...

LISTED UNDER: Boards & Modules | Sensors & Transducers

Macro Sensors Subminiature LVDT Linear Position Sensor

January 20, 2014 3:15 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

With a lightweight, low mass core and a compact 3/8” diameter, Macro Sensors CD Series of Subminiature LVDT Position Sensors offer the low weight, compact size and accuracy necessary for many of today’s aerospace applications with tight space and weight restrictions...

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers

Economically Priced Sensor Cord Sets and Mounting Accessories

January 7, 2014 5:12 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Carlo Gavazzi has expanded its current line of sensor accessories, with the launch of the CONM Series of economically priced sensor cord sets and AMB Series mounting brackets...

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors | Sensors & Transducers

DO-35 Thermistor with Wide Ohmic Resistance Range

January 6, 2014 3:59 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Measurement Specialties now offers the DO-35 Series thermistor temperature sensor that provides accurate measurements across a wide resistance range of 5 to 200 K Ohms at +25°C...

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New EnOcean Plug-In Extends Energy Harvesting Wireless Options to the Smart Home

January 6, 2014 3:30 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

MiOS and EnOcean have announced the release of a plug-in for the MiOS Marketplace, delivering control of Z-Wave products using EnOcean self-powered switches and sensors. The new plug-in can be seen at this year’s CES in Las Vegas (Booth #20800 in South Hall 1)...

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors | Sensors & Transducers

POSITAL Introduces New High-performance IXARC Encoders

December 17, 2013 12:35 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

POSITAL-FRABA has revolutionized the world of rotary encoders. The new IXARC encoders combine the accuracy and dynamic response of optical encoders with the ruggedness and compact form factor of magnetic encoders for true ‘go anywhere, do anything’ performance...

LISTED UNDER: Embedded Systems & Networking | Components, Other | Sensors & Transducers

EnSilica Launches Constant False Alarm Rate IP

December 16, 2013 1:59 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

EnSilica has launched a Constant False Alarm Rate (CFAR) soft IP core for use in situational awareness radar sensors for automotive driver-assist applications. The development of the CFAR IP also followed the guidelines necessary for integration with devices adhering to the ISO 26262 functional safety standard for road vehicles...

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers

Farsens’ Magneto: Battery Free RFID Magnetometer Tag

December 9, 2013 5:30 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The Magneto from Farsens S.L. is a battery free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated magnetic field measurement data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need of a battery on the sensor tag...

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers


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