Sensors & Detectors

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors offer long range, precise detection.

February 2, 2012

Supplied in IP67 housing with glass lens, BOS 50K series suits installations where laser sensors may cause safety concerns or perform poorly due to airborne contaminants. Background suppression sensor, with visible red light emitter, can detect objects regardless of color and has 2 m range. Design aids setup, and potentiometer accelerates adjustment. Other members of this series include diffuse... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Pressure Gauge features metric fittings and ranges.

February 2, 2012

Based on micro-machined silicon sensor with 0.08% accuracy, Model DPGM409 covers full spectrum in pressure measurement with gage, sealed gage, absolute, compound gage, vacuum, and barometric ranges. User selectable analog output of 0-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc, or 4-20 mA is standard, and built-in wireless transmitter is optional. Enclosed in washdown-rated stainless steel and ABS housing, battery-powered... Read More

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

Monitoring Energy Efficiency in a Display Home

February 2, 2012

Versatile Datalogging Solution from dataTaker CHESTERLAND OH - CAS Dataloggers recently provided the datalogging solution for a large manufacturer of thermally efficient and lightweight building panels whose insulated products were used extensively in the construction of a highly energy-efficient home. The manufacturer wanted to set up continual temperature monitoring over an extended period of... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Services

OSI Systems Receives Six-Year Agreement for Approximately $400 Million to Provide Turnkey Screening Services to Mexico's Tax Collection Authority

February 2, 2012

HAWTHORNE, CA. - OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS), a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronics and services, today announced that its security division, Rapiscan Systems, has been awarded a six-year authorization by Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT), Mexico's tax and customs authority, to provide inspection services by implementing a wide-ranging program of cargo and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Software

Laser Sensors turn PCs into power/energy measuring systems.

February 1, 2012

Bundled with Juno USB-based PC interface and StarLab laser measurement software, StarLink Series Sensors form portable, meterless laser measurement system. System can measure down to picowatts with photodiode sensors and 10 kHz repetition rates with pyroelectric sensors. Using StarLab 2.30, sensors can be displayed separately or multiple data sets can be displayed in 1 graph. Graphic options... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Leak and Flow Tester offers custom configurations.

February 1, 2012

Providing 1 or 2 test channels with 4 sensors each, Optima vT features customizable pneumatics, multiple built-in automated calculators, full color touchscreen display, and variety of data handling and storage options. Unit is capable of vacuum decay tests, pressure decay leak testing, mass flow leak detection, and upstream/downstream cracking pressure tests, as well as testing for pressure rise,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Miniature Orientation Sensor operates in harsh environments.

February 1, 2012

Encased in 33 x 26 x 9 mm aluminum package, VN-100 Rugged is built on 9-axis suite of factory calibrated MEMS accelerometers, gyroscopes, and magnetometers. Unit provides accuracies of better than 0.5° in pitch and roll and 2° in heading. Each sensor is calibrated for bias, scale factor, and misalignment errors. Running on all VN-100 sensors at 200 Hz, Vector Processing Engine(TM) sensor... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Sensors feature IP50 and IP65 protection.

January 31, 2012

For high operating distances, S7 Series includes 10-bit resolution models with 500 µsec response. For high speed, series has models with 12-bit resolution, 50 µsec response and 4-digit display. Versions are also available with multiturn mechanical trimmer adjustment. To facilitate installation and setting, sensors feature ultra-thin housing with CLEARLOCK(TM) and EASYtouch(TM) adjustment... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Sony Develops New "RGBW Coding" and "HDR Movie" Functions

January 27, 2012

Tokyo, - Sony Corp. today announced the development of two CMOS image sensor models designed for use in smartphones and other devices. They are equipped with Sony's unique "RGBW Coding" function which allows images to be captured with low noise and high picture quality even in low-light conditions. They also contain Sony's "HDR (High Dynamic Range) Movie" function which allows brilliant color to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Sony Develops Next-generation Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor which Embodies the Continuous Evolution of the Camera

January 27, 2012

Tokyo, - Sony Corp. today announced that it has developed a new next-generation back-illuminated CMOS image sensor which embodies the continuous evolution of the camera. This image sensor layers the pixel section containing formations of back-illuminated structure pixels onto chips containing the circuit section for signal processing, which is in place of supporting substrates for conventional... Read More

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature and Humidity Monitoring in Ice Wine Harvesting

January 27, 2012

T&D Wireless Dataloggers Enable Microclimate Profiling CHESTERLAND OH - CAS DataLoggers recently provided the temperature and humidity monitoring solution for a small winery in Ohio which was waiting for winter temperatures to drop low enough to harvest an acre of grapes to make ice wine. Earlier in the year, these grapes were left to freeze on the vine, where their water froze and their sugar... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Electric Potential Sensor enables non-contact ECG measurements.

January 26, 2012

EPIC (Electric Potential Integrated Circuit) Sensor measures electric field changes without physical or resistive contact. Speed at which this product measures electric potential sources will simplify medical ECG/EKG/EEG/EOG, movement sensing, proximity non-touch switching, and gesture recognition signal taking. As it does not need line of sight, sensor can detect movement through solid walls and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vibration Switch offers adjustable delay, max RMS velocity.

January 25, 2012

Intended to continuously monitor changes in machine vibration, Series VBS takes real-time RMS vibration input and provides analog output of velocity as well as switching output when alarm value is exceeded. Compact unit, supplied in IP67 enclosure with 18-32 Vdc electrical rating, features 2 setup dials used to adjust maximum RMS velocity set point and false trip time delay. Operating from -22 to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Sensor covers electrical strokes to 10 mm.

January 24, 2012

Featuring non-contact Hall effect technology, Model 20 LHE is available with spring return system and is suited for applications in harsh environments. Unit features linearity down to ±1 and performs up to 10 million cycles. With analog ratiometric or digital PWM output, sensor provides continuous performance with no drift of linearity. Operating with supply voltage of 5 V ±10% and supply... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Triaxial Accelerometer is suited for high-g impact measurement.

January 24, 2012

As CE- and RoHS-compliant piezoelectric sensor with amplified output, Model 8102 comes in aluminum or stainless steel housing with integral 60 in. cable assembly and is offered in ranges from ±50 to ±6000 g. Low-profile plug-and-play COTS sensor, with operating range of -40 to +125°C, is designed for screw mounting and provides flat frequency response to 6,000 Hz with linearity of ±1%... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

STMicroelectronics Unveils iNEMO® Smart Sensor Technology for Precise, Real Time Body-Motion Reconstruction

January 24, 2012

MEMS leader prototypes an integrated sensor suit that can help patients and athletes identify and remedy movement problems GENEVA - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,[1] today unveiled a smart suit... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Eagle Eye Power Solutions Exhibits at Energy Generation Conference

January 24, 2012

(Battery Testing Solutions Company), Eagle Eye Power Solutions (EEPS) will be exhibiting at Energy Generation Conference 2012, Jan 24-26th in Bismarck, ND, showcasing our four main product series. From our portable battery testers (IBEX-Series), Digital Hydrometers/Density Meters (SG-Series), AC/DC Load Banks (LB-Series), and battery monitoring systems (IB-Watch Series), Eagle Eye Power Solutions... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Battery Monitoring IC extends battery life of handhelds.

January 23, 2012

Supplied in 2 x 3 x 0.8 mm package, STC3105 measures battery voltage and current to increase handheld electronics' battery runtime and lifespan. IC uses open-circuit voltage and coulomb-counter methods to estimate battery capacity as well as supervise and track charge/discharge status. Drawing 60 µA typ, product also features power-saving mode and programmable alarm output. Latter can alert... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transducers are available in 304 or 316 stainless steel.

January 23, 2012

Featuring electrical signal outputs in 4-20 mA, 0-5 V, and 1-10 V with Packard, DINN, or cable-type electrical connections, Pressure Transducers feature ceramic, silicone, or piezoresistive sensing elements. They offer housings of 304 or 316 stainless steel and are designed for HVAC, water treatment, hydraulic control and monitoring, compressors, aerospace, and process control applications.... Read More