Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

TT Electronics’ Sensors Heading for Mars in 2020!

January 13, 2017

Robust Hall-effect sensors used in control system for Mars Rover robotic arm

Woking, UK, 11 January 2017 - TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has today announced that its sensors will be used in the NASA mission to the planet Mars in 2020. The robustness of the company’s Hall-effect sensors enables them to withstand the... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

MarSolutions RPM Gage Provides Dynamic Measurement on Commutator and Other Precision Shafts

January 12, 2017

Measures diameter, roundness, runout and segment analysis on commutator shafts, turbocharger shafts or precision shafts in electric motors

PROVIDENCE, RI – The MarSolutions team at Mahr Federal has developed a customized RPM gage for the dynamic measurement of cylindrical parts such as commutator shafts, turbocharger turbine shafts, and other precision shafts in electric motors. The... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

WS-301 Passive Infrared Wall Switch Sensors offer optional neutral connection.

January 12, 2017

Featuring Manual-ON control, Passive Infrared Wall Switch Sensor WS-301, saves maximum energy by up to 60%. Product uses Neutral Sense™ technology with existing wiring, shallow back housing and flying leads, tamper-resistant lens and varied color options for aesthetic purposes. Meeting NEC, ASHRAE and IECC energy and electrical safety code requirements, product is used in offices,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

HazardPRO™ wireless Hazard Monitoring System Certified for Use in Explosive Environments

January 12, 2017

Electro-Sensors, Inc. now offers Intrinsically Safe Class II Div. 1 certification for HazardPRO wireless nodes and sensors

MINNETONKA, MINNESOTA – (December 30, 2016) Electro-Sensors, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELSE) today announced it has successfully achieved Intrinsically Safe Class II Div. 1 certification for the HazardPRO wireless hazard monitoring nodes and sensors. This certification allows... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

FSI 800 Series Rotary Encoders are suitable for SIL2/PLd applications.

January 7, 2017

Suitable for drive and measurement applications such as pulp and paper, forest and wood processing, agriculture, aggregate and mining equipment, FSI 800 Series Rotary Encoders take less space and need less cabling. Designed to withstand to high-disturbance environments, units are certified to use in SIL2/PLd applications. FSI 862 hallow shaft encoder meets EN ISO 13849-1, EN 61800-5-2, IEC... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

ICB12S Inductive Sensor comes with short circuit protection.

January 6, 2017

Housed in IP67 nickel-plated brass, ICB12S Extra-Short Inductive Sensors offer 8 mm sensing distance. Featuring clearly visible status LEDs, units provide 200 mA DC output and operated in 25 to +80°C temperature range with frequency up to 2000 Hz. Having 23 mm thread length and less than 25 mm housing length, sensors are CE, cULus and cCSAus approved

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Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Dallas Cowboy Stadium: When Your Digico Mixer is Multi-Mode and You Need Single-Mode Fiber

January 6, 2017

For audio engineer Eddie Gonzalez with Multi Image Group headquarted in Boca Raton, Florida, there are few venues that provide that kind of broadband for the multi-sensory events his company puts on for clients. In addition to more than 3,000 Sony LCD displays throughout, the stadium holds one of the world’s largest high-definition TVs, weighing in at 600 tons and hanging from 20-yard line... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Monitoring a Dam Under Construction

January 5, 2017

Intelligent Geo Data Logger Reads Vibrating Wire Sensors

A hydroelectric dam under construction in Serbia required monitoring of several environmental and structural properties to ensure its long-term strength and stability. Therefore the dam's construction engineers put forth a proposal for a large number of geotechnical sensors to be installed and used during construction. These... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Experience Meets Precision: Columbia Weather Systems

December 31, 2016

Columbia Weather Systems specializes in industrial-grade weather stations for professional weather monitoring. Their weather stations integrate meteorological sensors and monitoring options that serve weather data in a way that is easy to read and analyze for industries and government agencies around the world. The company has been manufacturing and selling weather stations for over 35... Read More

Automatic ID, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Applied Image to Feature Personal Identity Verification Calibration Standards at Photonics West

December 30, 2016

Rochester, N.Y. (Dec. 28, 2016) - Applied Image, a global manufacturer and supplier of precision imaged products, will be showing Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Calibration Standards at the 2017 Photonics West conference Jan. 31 - Feb. 2 in San Francisco.

With heightened security requirements for electronic personal identification and in response to the Homeland Security... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Momentum Solar Empowers Customers with Real-Time System Monitoring Technology

December 29, 2016

METUCHEN, N.J., Dec. 28, 2016 - Momentum Solar (http://momentumsolar.com), one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, is now offering their customers the ability to remotely monitor their home solar systems with state-of-the-art service and technology.

Momentum, a solar energy company, has seen rapid growth over the past few years... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

DS80 Intellegent Sensors feature rugged radel construction.

December 23, 2016

Available in insertion/submersion or valve retractable with flared-end package designs, DS80 sensors feature rugged 075-inch OD 316 stainless steel body. With 10-foot cable or optional waterproof detachable cable assembly, unit offers replaceable cartridge sensors. While storing and identifying calibration information, device communicates via MODBUS RTU with ability to connect directly to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

CEVA Brings its Leading-Edge Solutions for Smarter, Connected Devices to CES

December 23, 2016

Company to showcase its portfolio of signal processing IPs, including computer vision, deep learning, ADAS, far-field voice control, audio over BLE, Bluetooth 5 and Wi-Fi 802.11ac

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 21, 2016 - CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, announced today that it will showcase a broad range of products... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Rochester Precision Optics to Demonstrate IR Molding & Night Vision Objectives at Photonics West

December 22, 2016

At booth 607 in the New York aisle, visitors can learn more about Rochester Precision Optics' advanced capabilities.

Rochester, N.Y. (Dec. 19, 2016) - Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) will discuss their latest developments in molding precision polymers, chalcogenide and oxide glasses for night vision and a wide variety of other applications at the 2017 SPIE Photonics West... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

LV-45 Linear Position Sensor features SenSet technology.

December 19, 2016

Operating in -40°C to 85°C temperature range, LV-45 Linear Position Sensor is specifically designed for measuring applications requiring rugged devices. Ranging from 100 mm - 450 mm with various analog outputs, unit measures 44.5 mm outer diameter body with 5 mm wall thickness. Including Axial or radial connector or cable terminations, LV-45 provides optional mounting hardware and comes with... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

LPF and SPF Series RFID Safety Switches provide protection from tampering.

December 16, 2016

Available in 2m, 5m, or 10m pigtail and 250 mm quick disconnect styles, LPF and SPF Series RFID Safety Switches feature plastic housings. Providing protection up to category 4 when used with dual channel safety relays, RFID non contact switches offer high misalignment tolerance, sensing distance of more than 10 mm and are rated IP69K standards.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers

MACX MCR-VDC DC Voltage Transducers are UL/cUL Listed.

December 16, 2016

Suitable for DC power supplies, battery banks, solar arrays and combiner boxes, MACX MCR-VDC transducer includes programming interface and optional push-in connection technology. With selectable analog outputs of 2 to 10 V/4-20 mA (unipolar) or ±10 V/0 to ±20 mA (bipolar), device offers optional teach-in function to simplify zero/span adjustments. Operating between -25 and 60 °C, unit... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

os3500 Optical Strain Sensor meets IP67 rating.

December 16, 2016

Offered in smaller package size, os3500 Optical Strain Sensor makes accurate EMI immune measurements. Designed for working in rigorous environments, os3500 sensor comes with IP67-rating for long-term strain measurements. Providing low resistance connection between end brackets, sensors are available in 0.25 or 1.0 meter gage length and uses Fiber Bragg Grating sensor technology for... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vanguard Gas Detector is approved by all relevant safety agencies.

December 15, 2016

Featuring multiple gas measurement points, Vanguard WirelessHART Gas Detector detects and records hydrogen sulfide (H2S) or methane (CH4) gas in parts per million or percent of lower explosive limits respectively. Along with network and battery status, unit wirelessly detects remote and local gas. Carrying signals to local 128 x 64 pixel digital displays or other IEC 62591 compatible... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Radar Level Transmitters feature LCD display.

December 15, 2016

Available in 2290, 2291 models, Radar Level Transmitters use HART or analog communications. Featuring non contact radar technology, type 2290 transmitter is available with PP or PTFE antennas and blocks internal pipes, welding seams and heating elements. Eliminating interferences due to low dielectric liquids or heavy fumes, type 2291 transmitter is designed for continuous measuring of... Read More