Optical Sensors

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

CNTX Contrast Sensor Detect Even the Smallest Contrasts at the Highest Speeds

Jul 26, 2017

How It Works

  • Detect differences between 2 colors by measuring the amount of reflected light by the target
  • A threshold level triggers an output indicating presence of desired color
  • Identify the slightest variation between the mark and the background on matte, shiny or transparent surfaces

Precise, Fast, Reliable

A small 3mm spot size and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OptoNCDT 1750 Laser Sensor includes presets for metals and plastics.

Jul 14, 2017

Designed for displacement and distance measurements, compact optoNCDT 1750 Laser-Optical Sensor operates almost regardless of any material and color due to the A-RTSC surface compensation feature. With web interface that simplifies set up and configuration, sensor’s measuring rate is adjustable up to 7.5kHz. Offering two switching outputs and one output to control different functions, unit... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

VCNL4200 Light Sensor features power IR emitter.

Jul 11, 2017

Housed in lead-free 10-pin QFN package, VCNL4200 Light Sensor offers detection up to 1.5 m with Filtron™ technology. Featuring photo detectors, signal processing IC, 12-bit / 16-bit ADC, unit is operated in temperature range of -40 °C to +85 °C. Equipped with photo diode, product provides supply voltage range of 2.5 V to 3.6 V and I²C bus voltage range from 1.8 V to 3.6 V. Suitable for... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

MD Area Sensors come with IEC IP67 ingress protection rating.

Jun 08, 2017

Available in CX0 basic and CX2 advanced versions, Micro Detectors area sensors are integrated with Teach-in functions which are used for adjusting product setting and blanking. CX0 series basic area sensors offer sensing distance up to 6m and detection height up to 320mm whereas CX2 advanced sensors come with 6m and 960mm respectively. Featuring LEDs which shows sensor status, alignment,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

LightOWL Passive Infrared Sensor uses IntelliDAPT® technology.

Jun 05, 2017

Featuring integrated lens guards, LightOWL LOIRWVRP-LWO Passive Infrared Sensor comes with relay and photocell control options. Analyzing coverage area of 1,600 sq ft, unit is operated from -40 °F to 149 °F temperature range. Providing automatic digital adjustments to sensitivity and timer settings, product offers voltage of 24 Vdc. Device comes with five-year limited warranty and is NEMA 4X... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Global Shutter Image Sensor offers 1600 x 1300 resolution.

May 24, 2017

Housed in compact automotive chip-scale package, 2-megapixel, 3-micron OV2311 Global Shutter Image Sensor is used in vision-based driver monitoring systems. Offering high near-infrared quantum efficiency, unit is designed to fit a driver's head box for reliable monitoring regardless of driver’s height or seating position. Sensor uses OmniPixel3-GS™ advanced automotive-grade global... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

O8 Series Photoelectric Sensor comes with switchpoint adjustment.

May 13, 2017

Made of robust metal frame with thru-holes, O8 Series Photoelectric Sensor detects targets up to 80 mm. Unit uses IO-Link to set sensing distance to nearest millimeter and delivers optical performance on flat, shiny, matte, dark or light surface finishes. Designed to mount in tight areas, unit with two LEDs indicate switching status and power.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors come with M8-4pin male connector.

May 10, 2017

Eliminating halo light disturbance for reliable detection, PD30CN Series Photoelectric Sensors come with background or polarized reflective versions with PointSpot beam. Enclosed in 10.8 x 20 x 30 mm standards housing style with two M3 mounting holes, sensors are operated with 10 – 30 VDC supply with NPN or PNP outputs. Meeting IP67, CE and cULus standards, unit’s sensing distance can be... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

High Sensitivity Thermopile Array for Spectroscopy

Apr 24, 2017

Micro-Hybrid introduces their high sensitivity thermopile line array for gas analysis and infrared spectroscopy. You get the highest detectivity (high sensitivity and low noise) available in this 64 pixel array. Now you can have the best sensitivity for your Mid IR spectroscopy or gas detection application.

Micro-Hybrid’s thermopile & pyroelectric detectors and IR Source products are... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OS02A Big-Pixel PureCel® Image Sensor comes with fisheye lenses.

Apr 08, 2017

Featuring crisp resolution video and optimized low-light performance capabilities, OS02A Big-Pixel PureCel® Image Sensor can capture 1080p full HD video at 60 frames per second with staggered HDR. Designed in ½-in. optical format with 4-micron PureCel pixel architecture, unit is designed for wired security applications.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OV2736 RGB-Ir PureCel® Image Sensors are suitable for battery-operated cameras.

Apr 08, 2017

Suitable for indoor or outdoor home security cameras, OV2736 RGB-Ir PureCel® Image Sensor feature ¼-inch optical format and 110 mW power consumption. Product captures 1080p full high definition video with HDR in dark conditions.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers

VCNL4035X01 Proximity and Light Sensors feature programmable interrupt function.

Apr 01, 2017

Supporting I²C bus communication interface, VCNL4035X01 Proximity and Light Sensors come with photo detector, signal conditioning IC, 16-bit ADC and driver for three external IREDs. Housed in 4 x 2.36 x 0.75 mm lead-free 8-pin QFN package, unit’s built-in photo diode offers detection from 0.004 lx to 4.2 klx. Used in notebooks, tablets, printers, copiers and automobiles, product is operated... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

ZPS™ Absolute Position Measurement System uses optical sensor technology.

Feb 15, 2017

Enabling high-precision measurement and position control in optics, lens positioning system and fine stage controlling applications, ZPS™ Absolute Position Measurement System provides 0.01 nm resolution over 1.2 mm measuring range. Using fiber optic cabling for allowing use of remote sensor location, product can provide measurements on up to 64 synchronized channels. Product is used... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Photologic® V OPB9000 Reflective Optical Sensor features self-calibration.

Feb 03, 2017

Suitable for industrial printing, dispensing and manufacturing automation applications, Photologic® V OPB9000 reflective optical sensor eliminates circuit complexity. Combining with infrared emitter, logic sensor, OPB9000 comes in 4.0 mm x 2.2 mm x 1.5 mm surface-mount package. Offering unparalleled 25+ kilolux ambient light immunity, product provides automatic temperature compensation and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OFS Launches Shape Sensor Fiber at BiOS / Photonics West Conferences

Jan 27, 2017

Norcross, Georgia. 25 January 2017 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber optic products will showcase its new shape sensor optical fiber at the BiOS / Photonics West Exposition located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from 28 January through 2 February 2017.

OFS has developed a technology platform to produce high quality twisted... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

PD140 Series Sensor comes with Emitter mute.

Jan 19, 2017

Featuring aluminum and polycarbonate housing, PD140 Series Photoelectric Sensor offers outdoor sensing up to 60 meters and indoor sensing up to 120 meters. Providing ±100° horizontal, ±15° vertical adjustable alignment, unit comes with SPDT relay contacts. Operated with 12-24 VAC/DC power supply, device eliminates crosstalk with AC power supply. Certified with... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Jan 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, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Dec 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

Dec 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

os3500 Optical Strain Sensor meets IP67 rating.

Dec 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