Measurement Specialties Offers Rugged Digital Output Pressure Sensor

October 30, 2013 12:19 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Measurement Specialties now offers the 89BSD, a small profile, piezoresistive silicon pressure sensor housed in a rugged 316L stainless steel package...

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers

Cypress Controllers Enable Mobile POS Device with Touch-Sensing PIN Entry

October 29, 2013 3:54 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor recently announced that Ezetap is using Cypress’ CapSense Express controllers in the capacitive-touch-based PIN-pad in its new MPOS device. The CY8CMBR2016 matrix keypad solution provides the Ezetap MPOS device with a durable user interface, helping it to pass...

LISTED UNDER: Optoelectronics & Displays | Sensors & Transducers

Morgan Advanced Materials Launches Improved Stave-Shaped Ceramic Components

October 16, 2013 9:59 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Morgan Advanced Materials announces the launch of its improved range of stave-shaped ceramic components for the defense and commercial sonar sectors.

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SICK Launches New Compact, User-programmable DFS2X Incremental Encoders

October 15, 2013 12:21 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SICK recently announced the launch of the DFS2X line of programmable incremental encoders.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers | Software, Other

New Wireless Noncontact Displacement Sensors Use Eddy-Current Technology

October 15, 2013 10:48 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Wireless capabilities have now been brought to precision noncontact displacement sensors by Lion Precision, which has adapted its high-performance eddy-current sensors to use a wireless interface for measurement data.

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API Technologies’ New Current Sensors and Transformers Measure a Wide Range of Currents

October 2, 2013 1:29 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

API Technologies recently announced the availability of its new 5300 series of current sensors and transformers that measure a wide range of AC currents by transforming them accurately from high to low measurable values.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Converters | Sensors & Transducers

Battery Free Sensor Kits from Farsens

September 16, 2013 3:29 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Farsens has developed wireless sensor devices that can be used without the need of batteries on the sensors. These battery-free sensor tags are based on UHF RFID technology and are able to continuously monitor and transmit data, together with the 96-bit EPC unique tag identifier, to any EPC Gen 2 standard compliant reader.

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VPG's Bulk Metal Foil Current Sensing Resistors Offer Accuracy and Stability for Li-ion Batteries in Avionics

September 13, 2013 12:45 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Precision Group has announced that it has completed tests showing that its Bulk Metal Foil current sensing resistors meet the accuracy and stability required by its aircraft customers for charging of Li-ion batteries in avionics applications.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Fixed Resistors | Passives, Variable Resistors | Sensors & Transducers

Sensor-enabled RFID Tags Extend Wireless Data-logging Beyond Identification

September 12, 2013 12:47 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ams has announced next-generation sensor-enabled RFID tags offering breakthroughs for medical, automotive safety, and other applications where temperature, physiological, or environmental data is required. The new devices, the SL13A and SL900A enable a simple, low-cost implementation of a new class of wireless data-logging applications.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers

Saelig Introduces 'Warrior' I/O, Joystick, Mouse USB Modules

September 9, 2013 5:36 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Company has introduced new Warrior Modules containing the complete electronics required for joystick, mouse or I/O functionality via USB. Based on the successful Warrior USB-interface ICs, these new boards accept analog inputs in the range of 0 to 5 V, are compatible with most joystick sensors.

LISTED UNDER: Boards & Modules | Sensors & Transducers

New Balluff SteelFace Sensors with Weld Resistant Coating

September 5, 2013 2:56 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Balluff SteelFace sensors are designed and built tough to survive longer in your most abusive applications. For applications that require something more compact than a tubular sensor, Balluff is pleased to offer the all new flatpack SteelFace sensor.

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Neonode Introduces the World's First One-Dollar Touch Solution

August 26, 2013 5:41 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Neonode announced the release of its new, radically low-cost and groundbreaking Single Side Sensor (SSS), part of Neonode's Multisensing(R) family of touch and proximity solutions.

LISTED UNDER: Optoelectronics & Displays | Sensors & Transducers

Microchip Introduces World’s First Temp Sensor Family With 1.8 V SMBus

August 26, 2013 4:37 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology announced a new six-member family of temperature sensor ICs called the EMC118X. This is the world’s first family of temp sensors with 1.8 V SMBus and I2C communications.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers

RFS Dual Axis Mechanical Tilt Sensor

August 14, 2013 1:21 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) has announced the availability of an AISG 2.0 compliant, dual-axis RFS Mechanical Tilt Sensor (MTS). The simple-to-install in-line device enables RFS customers to accurately measure the position of its antennas.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers

Two New Low-cost, High-performance Pressure Transducers Offered by Measurement Specialties

August 12, 2013 1:44 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Measurement Specialties has expanded its line of pressure sensors with two compact, high-performance units for demanding industrial applications. The M7100 and U7100 feature high reliability at a low price point.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers


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