Sensors & Detectors

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

Compact Encoders target OEM precision-motion control applications.

June 29, 2016

E21 series includes 21 mm optical incremental encoders with options promoting resolution and frequency response. Offering 8 resolutions from 120–360 cpr, E21C outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible and available with optional complimentary channels. Operating frequency is 40 kHz. Offering 13 resolutions from 500–8,192, E21D outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible with optional third channel index output. Operating frequency is 55–960 kHz. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Matrox Wins Four Prestigious Industry Awards at InfoComm 2016

June 28, 2016

4K IP multiviewer card, multi-channel streaming card, nine-output graphics card, and lecture capture appliance garner Best of Show honors MONTREAL - June 23, 2016 - Matrox® today announced that its new Mura™ IPX 4K IP decode display multiviewer cards, Maevex™ 6100 multi-channel 4K encoders, C900 nine-output graphics cards, and Monarch LCS lecture capture appliance were the recipients of... Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Temperature Monitoring for Grain

June 27, 2016

Portable Temperature Monitoring for Grain in piles, warehouses, railcars, wagons, trucks, or ships Lincoln, Nebraska - Digital temperature sensor lances and portable handheld readers make it easy and affordable to monitor the temperature of grain, hay, or silage. Detect hot spots and spoilage in grain where cables are either impossible to install, cost prohibitive, or are just needed on a... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

OSSD Safety Sensors allow safe in-series wiring.

June 27, 2016

With Eden OSSD Safety Sensors, multiple sensors can be wired in series to any standard safety relay without compromising safety. Electro-sensitive units operate as output signal-switching devices for Stop commands to prevent hazardous movements. Consisting of 2 separate devices – Adam for signal output and Eva for signal input – sensors are interlocking devices for gates, hatches, and doors. Units use no contacts, are neither magnetic nor mechanical, and use solid-state technology. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bearing-less Encoder optimizes vector motor control.

June 23, 2016

Designed for mounting on NEMA standard 8.5 in. C-Face, MRI 2850 offers motion feedback solution in applications such as large rotating machinery found in construction, pulp and paper, oil and gas, wind, and marine industries. Magnetic code-wheel supports shaft sizes from 1–4 in. without need for stub shaft. One or two independent read-heads can be provided, each with any resolution from 1–16,383 ppr. Output drivers support signal frequencies up to 100 kHz at 30 V over 350 m cable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optical Sensor improves gesture recognition reliability.

June 23, 2016

By offering single-point functionality, ADUX1020 improves sensing accuracy and reliability by measuring subject's position, proximity, and gestures. This also reduces design complexity and system BOM, while high ambient light rejection promotes reliable and accurate operation. Applications include building and industrial control panels and where touchscreen interfaces are challenged, such as in wet conditions, when user is wearing gloves, or when control panel is difficult to reach. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Luminescence Sensors offer sensing range of 600 mm. .

June 23, 2016

Able to detect fluorescent chalk marks, clear glue, and tamper-proof seals down to 2.2 mm diameter, DK50-UV Luminescence Sensors support error checking, sorting, measuring, and positioning of materials that blend into background or are invisible. Units offer 4 automatic teach modes and 1 manual teach mode. Eight-segment LED display indicates luminescent signal strength, uses output mode toggle for adjustments, and comes with integral timer that allows slower controllers to react to sensor output. Read More

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

Reference Design Kit creates solar-powered sensor beacons.

June 23, 2016

With CYALKIT-E02 Reference Design Kit, users can develop solar-powered Wireless Sensor Node that can sense temperature and humidity around its location and transmit data using Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity. Measuring 25 mm in diameter, battery-free sensor integrates Energy Harvesting PMICs, EZ-BLE™ PRoC™ module, and 15 x 15 mm solar cell that enables operation using 100 lux of ambient light. BLE-USB Bridge and Debug Board can be connected to host PC to receive sensor data. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ATI Industrial Automation's Annual Technology Fair Scheduled for August 11th, 2016

June 21, 2016

Apex, North Carolina: ATI Industrial Automation will host their Annual Technology Fair on Thursday, August 11th at the Michigan Sales Office located at 4577 South Lapeer Road, Suite I, Orion Township, MI 48359. This one-day event is a great educational opportunity for networking, sharing ideas, and also showcasing cutting-edge robotic and automation technologies. Multiple... Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Sensor Board aids sensor design/verification.

June 21, 2016

SENSORSHLD1-EVK-101 integrates 10 sensors: analog temperature, digital barometric pressure, Hall switch, magnetometer, digital accelerometer, digital magnetometer and accelerometer, digital gyroscope and accelerometer, analog UV, digital ambient light and proximity, and digital color. Also featured, Arduino interface pins ensure compatibility with existing open-source prototyping platforms and allow immediate verification of sensor operation and facilitate sensor device design.<br /> Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

TECAT to Demonstrate WISER 4000 Wireless Torque Measuring and Monitoring System in Automotive Applications at Sensors Expo & Conference 2016

June 20, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - June 14, 2016 - TECAT Performance Systems today announced that it will be highlighting its new WISER 4000 wireless torque measuring and monitoring system at Sensors Expo Conference 2016, being held June 21-23 in San Jose, California. In booth 1225 at the McEnery Convention Center, TECAT will provide live demonstrations of the system in automotive applications, including... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Parker Recognizes Three Schools in First Ever Stretch Your Mind Challenge

June 20, 2016

Winning Teams Design Devices Using EAP Sensor to Address Real-world Issues Sunnyvale, Calif. - The first ever Stretch Your Mind Engineering Challenge drew engineering minds from colleges across the United States, but it was Team Poly-Scientific Design from Cleveland State University (CSU) that won the competition with their knee flexion and orientation monitoring application. Team ROM 2.0... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermal Mass Flow Meters for Gases offer 3-contact alarm module.

June 20, 2016

Used for scientific gas flow measurements from 0&ndash;10 sccm up to 480 slpm, red-y compact 2 series operates on one AA battery or from Micro-USB or 12&ndash;30 Vdc supply. Users can set 20+ flow units and adjust ~50 variables via touchscreen. Also, units can also be supplied with up to 3 different gases or gas mixtures and offer dynamic range of up to 100:1 with accuracy of ±1% FS. Retrofit alarm module features 3 alarm contacts, 2 optical isolated input channels, and configurable alarm contact. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAIN to Showcase Motion Control Influence at IMTS

June 17, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – From HEIDENHAIN, the international leader in precision measurement components and systems, comes an opportunity to view not only its newest motion control breakthroughs to the world at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 show this Fall (Booth #E-5226 / Quality Pavilion), but also see highlights from two of its many internationally-owned... Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

IDT to Showcase its Latest Sensing Technology at Sensors Expo

June 17, 2016

The Show, Which Runs June 21-23 in San Jose, is a Leading Conference on Sensors and Sensor-Integrated Systems SAN JOSE, Calif., June 14, 2016 - Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) announced today that it will exhibit its latest advanced sensing technology at next week's Sensors Expo Conference at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center. IDT will be at Booth 833,... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermal Mass Flow Meter utilizes 3-contact alarm module.

June 17, 2016

Operating on one AA battery for up to 6 months, red-y compact 2 thermal mass flow meter provides gas flow measurements from 0&ndash;10 sccm to 480 slpm. Without connecting to computer, users can set more than 20 flow units and adjust nearly 50 variables through touchscreen. Unit has dynamic range up to 100:1 and accuracy of ±1% of full scale. Alarm module, which can be retrofitted to meter in field, features 3 alarm contacts and 2 optical isolated input channels to optionally reset alarm remotely. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ground Fault Sensors display trip point in any light condition.

June 17, 2016

Compatible with most automation and control systems, AGLD Series keeps machinery and operators safe from accidental shocks. One-piece, solid-core design allows installation over wires feeding heavy loads. Output relay changes state at any point between 5 and 100 mA or 80 and 950 mA, and delay can be set to allow downstream protection to activate before sensor. Also included, LED display clearly shows, in any light condition, precise trip point and extra delay. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Exar Showcases Force Sensing Technology Solutions at Sensors Expo 2016

June 16, 2016

- Booth 1223, June 22 23 at San Jose McEnery Convention Center Fremont, CA – Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of analog mixed-signal products serving the industrial, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets, will showcase its innovative Force Sensing Technology at Sensors Expo and Conference 2016, June 22-23 in San Jose, California.  This technology allows Exar to... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Predator C Avenger Flies with Ms-177 Long-Range Sensor

June 16, 2016

Demonstrates U2-class Surveillance Capability from Significant Standoff Ranges SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful flight tests of Predator® C Avenger®, equipped with a MS-177... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Parker Introduces Cloud-Based and High-Strain Sensors at 2016 Sensors Expo

June 16, 2016

Debuts Two New Products at McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA - Booth #424 Golden Valley, Minn. - The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), continues to open new doors for technological innovation. Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technology, is bringing its latest contributions to the condition monitoring sensors market. These new products will be on... Read More