Osram Unveils a Powerful Energy-Saving Smartphone Sensor

May 3, 2013 10:00 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Osram Opto Semiconductors has expanded its portfolio of proximity and ambient light sensors with a new, powerful version with low power consumption. The compact SFH 7776 digital sensor registers the ambient brightness – even behind dark smartphone covers...

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HARTING Showcases Sensor-Equipped passive UHF Transponder

May 3, 2013 10:00 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

HARTING is developing sensor-equipped passive UHF RFID systems, a concept with great potential to unlock new productivity and product quality benefits for a wide spectrum of businesses. It’s one of the newest innovations the company is. UHF RFID technology...

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Sensor-Specific Solutions Include App Software

May 3, 2013 10:00 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Data Translation, Inc. has announced two sensor specific, USB-powered modules with application software for the growing educational market. These new devices allow lab and field testing for experimentation, sound, vibration, and temperature analysis. The DT9828E, USB thermocouple module features...

LISTED UNDER: Components, Other | Memory, DRAM | Memory, Embedded

Cypress TrueTouch Touchscreen Solution

April 29, 2013 10:21 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. [Nasdaq: CY] has announced that its TrueTouch Gen4 controllers enable the “Magic Touch” feature in the new Ascend Mate smartphone from HUAWEI, which boasts a touchscreens at 6.1”. Magic Touch feature...

LISTED UNDER: Optoelectronics & Displays | Sensors & Transducers

New Capacitive Level Sensor from Gems Sensors & Controls

April 26, 2013 8:52 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The new CAP-100 Series Capacitive Liquid Level Sensors, from Gems Sensors & Controls, offers an accurate level sensing through the walls of a wide variety of bottle types including plastic, glass and fiberglass. These compact sensors are ideally suited for medical applications...

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Expanded Environmental Operation

April 25, 2013 10:42 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

BEI Sensors announces expanded input/output electrical options and a new IP69K rating on the highly configurable 9960 series. With the new electrical options, the 9960 can communicate with a wider range of controllers and is now capable of accepting a wide range of input voltages.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers | Power, Battery

IAR Systems' I-Scope Probe

April 25, 2013 10:14 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems is now offering the latest addition to its innovative Power Debugging technology. The I-scope probe extends the power optimization possibilities available in IAR Embedded Workbench. Used together with IAR Systems’ in-circuit debugging probe I-jet, I-scope...

LISTED UNDER: Development Kits / Platforms | Embedded Systems & Networking | Sensors & Transducers

BlueLevel Extends Model AP/APX Line of Sensors

April 23, 2013 9:33 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

BlueLevel Technologies, Inc. has introduced an extended probe version of the Model AP/APX line of RF Admittance point level sensors. This flexible extended length version of the Model AP/APX RF admittance point level sensor can withstand internal bin temperatures up to a max of 302⁰F...

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Smart Remote Control Enables Two-Way Communication

April 11, 2013 11:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The JN5161 from NXP is an ultra-low power, high-performance wireless microcontroller supporting RF4CE or IEEE802.15.4 networking stacks to facilitate the development of remote control or wireless sensor applications. It features 8 kB RAM and 4 kB EEPROM memory.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Microcontrollers | Semiconductors, MMIC | Sensors & Transducers

SICK's IP 69K-Rated Photoelectric Sensor

April 11, 2013 11:31 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SICK (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the launch of the W4S-3 Hygiene Photoelectric Sensor. This IP 69K-rated photoelectric sensor is ideal for harsh, washdown environments in the food and beverage industry. Features include: A smooth, stainless steel housing. An operating temperature range from -40° to 70°C.

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SICK's MPA Magnetic Positioning Sensor

April 11, 2013 11:16 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SICK has announced the launch of the MPA magnetic positioning sensor with analog output. These new magnetic sensors feature an analog current from 4 to 20 mA; an analog voltage between 0 and 10 V; and high-resolution, non-contact position measurement for demanding automation tasks.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers

Libelium's New Autonomous 3G Sensors

April 11, 2013 11:10 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Libelium has released a new generation of autonomous 3G sensors equipped with video cameras that enable the development of new security, surveillance, and military applications on Waspmote, the wireless sensor network platform for the Internet of Things.

LISTED UNDER: Military-Aerospace | Sensors & Transducers | Transmission, Other

COWIN Helps Sensaris Certify the ZAO Biomedical Sensor

April 1, 2013 11:38 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Sensaris has announced that it has developed a novel, multi-sensor device for monitoring vital signs. Called the ZAO, it is currently going through the certification process and will be available mid-2013. Roughly the same size as a thick paperback book...

LISTED UNDER: Medical | Sensors & Transducers | Power, Battery

Ultrasonic Sensors with Increased Ranges and Flexible Outputs

March 29, 2013 9:53 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Carlo Gavazzi has introduced the new UA Series ultrasonic sensor family with improved functionality in a state of the art design. The UA Series features longer sensing ranges, a simple teach procedure, and applicability in material handling, food & beverage, packaging, plastics, agriculture, printing and automotive.

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Libelium Brings New Smart Lighting Sensor Solution to Smart Cities

March 27, 2013 9:19 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Measuring ambient light (luminosity) with a new set of directionable sensor probes, Libelium’s Smart Lighting device also includes temperature and humidity sensors, and is capable of monitoring conditions inside buildings or in tunnels, and outside in the streets.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers


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