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Compact Temperature Sensor combines accuracy and power efficacy.

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May 20, 2014 - Operating from 1.8 V supply, 2 x 2 x 0.8 mm STSC1 offers -40 to +125°C measurement range and typ accuracy of ±0.3°C. Reflow-solderable sensor provides fully calibrated and linearized digital signal to MCU and features I²C interface. Suitable for standardized industrial series production of electronic devices, sensor serves can be used in consumer electronics, Internet of Things, and smart home applications as well as data loggers and thermostats.

Sensirion Inc.

2801 Townsgate Road, Suite 204, Westlake Village, CA, 91361, USA

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Impressive Precision

Press release date: May 1, 2014

At Sensor+Test 2014, Sensirion will present its latest temperature sensor, the STSC1, proving once again that high measurement accuracy can be combined with an extremely attractive price-performance ratio. The latest generation of temperature sensors features high accuracy, low power consumption and minimal size.

Sensirion’s sensor family is growing. The STSC1 temperature sensor will be available from summer 2014 and has the potential to build on the success of the SHTC1 humidity and temperature sensor, which has impressed the market a million times over. Its successor will inherit in particular its high-precision temperature measurement and remarkable value for money.

The STSC1 focuses on applications that require very precise temperature measurement. It is suitable for consumer electronics, Internet of Things and smart home applications, as well as for data loggers and thermostats. With compact dimensions of just 2 mm x 2 mm x 0.8 mm, low power consumption and supply voltage of 1.8 volts, it clearly fulfills industry requirements. In addition to its easy handling, the STSC1 provides a fully calibrated and linearized digital signal to a microcontroller.

Its good genes are also apparent in its application: the STSC1 measures temperatures from -40 °C to 125 °C with a typical accuracy of +/- 0.3 °C. The fully calibrated sensor features an I2C interface and is reflow-solderable. It is suitable for standardized industrial series production of electronic devices and can be successfully integrated into complex applications. Sensirion supports its customers with application expertise gained from many years of experience with millions of sensors.

Find out more about the STSC1 at the Sensor+Test trade fair in Nuremberg: Hall 12, Stand 511

More information about STSC1 or other Sensirion products are available on: www.sensirion.com or www.sensirion.com/stsc1

About Sensirion
Sensirion AG, headquartered in Staefa, Switzerland, is the world's leading manufacturer of digital microsensors and systems. The product range includes humidity and temperature sensors, mass flow controllers, gas and liquid flow sensors, and differential pressure sensors. An international network with sales offices in the USA, Germany, China, Japan and Korea supplies international OEM customers with tailor-made sensor system solutions for a vast range of applications. Among other things, these include analytical instruments, consumer goods and automobiles, as well as the medical and HVAC industries. One of the hallmark features of Sensirion products is the use of patented CMOSens® Technology. CMOS-based sensor elements and systems permit intelligent system integration, including calibration and a digital interface. Sensirion's credentials as a reliable OEM supplier are underscored by its ISO/TS 16949 certification.

Contact: www.sensirion.com, info@sensirion.com, Tel. +41 44 306 40 00, Fax +41 44 306 40 30

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