Sensors & Detectors

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Services

Self-Contained Precision Encoder offers up to 5 nm resolution.

September 4, 2015

Carrying out AGC, interpolation, and signal processing within 11.4 x 13 x 3.7 mm sensor head, MicroE Optira™ Series does not require any additional PCBs, adapters, or dongles for full functionality and resolution. Encoder comes in 3.3 Vdc version available for use in precision instruments powered by batteries and can also be universally applied with MicroE linear glass scales (to ±1 µm/m accuracy), linear metal tape scales (to ±5 µm/m), and rotary scales (to ±2 arc-sec). Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Gas Transmission Rate Measurement System offers high sensitivity.

September 4, 2015

Employing automatic analysis software, GTms-1 series can measure gas transmission rate of high-barrier films used for such flexible devices as organic EL panel or electronic paper. System uses Standard Conductance Unit to offer absolutely corrected measurement data. Minimum measurement sensitivity is 10-6g /m²/day or less for water vapor and 10-2cc/ m²/day or less for oxygen. Via use of mass spectrometer, other gases, such as O2 or N2, as well as water vapor are available.


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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual Channel H.265 HEVC Encoder includes HLS support.

September 4, 2015

Accepting content from cameras or video servers equipped with SDI, HDMI, or HD-SDI outputs, Flame265 2Ch/IP™ encodes up to two 1080p HD streams, then outputs dual H.265 IP transport streams via GigE port or optional 10 GigE ports. IP output resolution can be 1080p, 720p, 576p, 480p, and other formats. Based on embedded Linux® running on tiny Flash Memory Module, encoder features remote web-based management and support for variable bit rate encoding. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thermocouple-Conditioning IC conserves design effort, space.

September 4, 2015

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm, 20-lead mQFN package, MCP9600 combines precision instrumentation, temperature sensor, and Hi-Res ADC as well as math engine preprogrammed with firmware to support K, J, T, N, S, E, B and R thermocouple types. Plug-and-play solution for creating thermocouple-based designs also integrates cold-junction compensation, temperature-data digital filter, 4 user-programmable temperature alert outputs, and multiple shutdown modes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Pressure Sensor operates in rugged environments.

September 4, 2015

Featuring 0.69 in. dia x 1.37 in. all welded stainless steel housing, ATM.mini is designed for use in rugged test environments with temperatures from -40 to +250°F and vibrations up to 1,000 g. Transmitter offers ranges from 0–15 psi through 0–1,500 psi in either gauge or absolute. Providing 4–20 mA or 0.5–4.5 Vdc output, unit features hysteresis and repeatability of <0.01% with static accuracy of <0.05%. Sensor is suited for development, prototype, and production testing applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hall-effect Current Sensor targets HEV applications.

September 3, 2015

Optimized for very high fields that characterize hybrid and electric vehicle applications, IMC-Hall® MLX91208CAV can handle up to 1,000 A of primary current. AEC-Q100-qualified device employs integrated magnetic concentrator technology to accurately measure current without bulky external ferromagnetic cores. Housed in surface mount SOIC8 package, contactless sensor intrinsically delivers galvanic isolation mandated by high voltage applications, while eliminating additional sources of power loss. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transducer uses app for remote monitoring.

August 28, 2015

Using Android app and wireless Bluetooth LE to connect to mobile devices and computers, CirrusSense® TDWLB Pressure Transducer can be remotely monitored and programmed. All-digital sensor measures pressures from vacuum to 10,000 psi and uses patent-pending circuitry to provide 12–18 month battery life and redundant sensing. Available in 2 compensated accuracies of 1% and 0.25%, with optional external temperature sensing probe available, transducer is EMI/RFI protected and sealed to IP65 rating. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Rotary Encoder suits offshore motion applications.

August 28, 2015

Certified according to ATEX and IECEx, Model IXA 648 is suited for hazardous applications where extreme conditions are common. Inductive absolute encoder avoids magnets and glass to provide measurement technology that can withstand shock and vibration. Rated for operation up to 6,000 rpm and 70°C, encoder is available with up to 31-bit multiturn resolution (19/12), and can communicate with control using PROFIBUS, PROFINET, CANopen, DeviceNet, SSI, or EnDat interface. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Encoder provides accuracy up to 1-1.5 degrees.

August 26, 2015

With integrated line driver in single chip, M Sense B Encoder covers resolution band up to 1,024 lines, providing accurate closed loop motion feedback and positioning. Cable output flexibility is available in both axial and radial options. Pairing with brush DC and brushless DC motor options, compact encoder is suited for medical pumps, medical imaging, life sciences, security and access robotics, and aerospace/defense applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors are pressure rated to 6 bar.

August 25, 2015

With G1 process connection and contact-free measurement, Pressure rated Ultrasonic Sensors can be used for fill level measurement applications under normal pressure or in tanks and containers with overpressure of up to 6 bar. Fill level measurement can be carried out concurrently with overflow protection through combination of switching outputs and analog outputs. Stainless steel housings are resistant to chemicals, and PTFE membrane protects sensor from aggressive fluids and chemicals. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

BSI CMOS Image Sensors sharply focus on still and moving images.

August 21, 2015

Offering respective resolutions of 8, 13, 16, and 20 MP, backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensors T4KA3-121, T4KB3-121, T4KC3-121, and T4KA7-121 accelerate capture and playback of sharp video and images in such mobile devices as smartphones and tablets. Phase detection auto-focus (PDAF) technology reduces blur, and other standard features include high dynamic range (HDR), bright mode, and high-speed capture. Output speed reaches 30 fps at full resolution (22 fps for T4KA7-121). Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Real-Time Streaming Appliance supports 500+ simultaneous users.

August 20, 2015

Designed for multi-screen operators and Telcos that deploy IPTV and OTT, MultiStreamer™ II DIG/IP: TELCO accepts 2 SDI or HD-SDI inputs; encodes HD and SD streams; creates simultaneous high-, medium-, and low-bitrate IP streams; and sends them to content delivery networks (CDNs) and remote video capture devices. IP output is four 1080i/p streams, six 720p HD streams, or 16 SD streams, and features include onboard stream archiving (400 GB max), 4 GigE ports, 2 inputs, and 2 power supplies. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Sensor adapts to hydraulic cylinder designs.

August 20, 2015

Designed for magnet-free installation in rear endcap of hydraulic cylinders for operation at pressures up to 5,000 psig, contactless MHP-7 series employs 7 mm dia probe inserted into 8 mm (5/16 in.) gun-drilled hole in cylinder rod to measure position. Ranges from 1–24 in. FS and 1 in. hex aluminum or stainless steel housing are available. Along with SenSet™ for field scalability of analog output, features include various analog I/Os and either connector and cable terminations. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Measurement Sensor comes in analog models.

August 20, 2015

In addition to IP69K stainless steel housing, analog Q4X models feature 4–20 mA and 0–10 V output options, 4-digit display, and 3 buttons for setup. Sensors provide continuous measurement with resolutions as small as 0.15 mm and cover up to 300 mm range. Measurement reliability is not affected by color or reflectivity of target object or background, and areas of use include fill level indication, part positioning, roll diameter, loop control, and thickness/height verification applications.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Occupancy Sensors suit smart LED lighting systems.

August 19, 2015

Using Pyroelectric InfraRed technology, Wireless Occupancy Sensors can instantly switch single light or group of lights from off to on or from dimmed state to on when motion is detected for full visibility only when needed. Wide-angle lens detects motion up to 30 ft at 120° angle, while long-range lens detects motion up to 100 ft away at 10° angle. Powered by 10 yr lithium batteries, sensors install in any location and utilize self-healing 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 mesh networking system. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Confocal Chromatic Controller provides measuring rates to 25 kHz.

August 19, 2015

Suited for use with dark targets or measuring thickness of transparent targets, confocalDT IFC2461 has integrated light source and delivers stable measurement results. Standard and multi-peak controller versions are available, with latter providing 6 peaks to enable one-sided thickness measurement of up to 5 layers. Along with active exposure time regulation that allows measurement of different surface types, features include EtherCAT, Ethernet, RS422, and analog out interfaces. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Data Loggers provide wireless building monitoring.

August 19, 2015

Utilizing battery-operated wireless sensors which can locally or remotely access building information and HVAC systems, Paragon Robotics Data Loggers allow users to view gas/water/energy usage, or lighting and occupancy to track individual suite performance and tenant usage. HaloCloud service offers access to system data, sensor measurements, and alarm configurations via smartphones and tablets. Managing 900 MHz wireless communication with sensors, single gateway covers 30,000 ft² facility. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Connected Finger Pulse Oximeter works with iOS mobile app.

August 18, 2015

By measuring arterial blood oxygen saturation and pulse rate, NoninConnect™ Model 3230 helps clinicians and patients proactively identify issues for early intervention. PureSAT® pulse oximetry signal processing technology uses pulse-by-pulse filtering to achieve accuracy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients, while Bluetooth® Smart (low energy) wireless technology enables clinicians to remotely (up to 10 m) view patients' SpO2 readings in real-time. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Wireless Dual-Loop Photosensor streamlines daylight harvesting.

August 18, 2015

With one internal photocell for open-loop daylight sensing and one for closed-loop ambient light sensing, GLS-LDL-EX-BATT provides natural light monitoring and indoor light control for daylight harvesting applications. This reduces energy consumption in residential, commercial, or retro-fit applications. Operating up to 10 years on 2 Li-ion AAA batteries, photosensor communicates with Crestron control system via infiNET EX wireless network and supports several mounting options. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ultrasonic Tester affords single-sided measurement.

August 18, 2015

Employing pulse echo technology, Pundit PL-200PE extends ultrasonic application to objects where access is restricted to one side. Instrument is capable of single-side determination of slab thickness as well as detection and localization of voids, pipes, delaminations, and honeycombing. Echo tracking helps identifying main echo, and area scan enables slab thickness uniformity testing in grid patterns. Variations in tunnel lining thicknesses can also be measured according to RI-ZFP-TU. Read More