Optical Sensors

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, 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

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

Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vantage Controls and Wattstopper, Two Products of Legrand, Win Architectural Record’s Products of the Year Awards

December 12, 2016

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah AND SAN JOSE, Calif., December 8, 2016 – Legrand, North America announced today that two of its products, the Equinox 73 LCD Touchscreen by Vantage Controls and the Wattstopper DW-311 Dual Technology 0-10V dimming wall switch occupancy sensor, have been selected as Products of the Year in the lighting and electrical category by Architectural Record magazine.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Wattstopper DW-311 Dimming Sensor Switch with color matched lenses.

December 10, 2016

Able to save energy up to 50-70%, Wattstopper DW-311 is 0-10v dimming wall switch occupancy sensor. Sensor uses dual technology to detect movements and is applicable in restrooms, large offices, conference rooms with cubical walls and classrooms. Sensor features Key mode settings where users can adjust options like power loss mode, smart light level and presentation mode. Product is impact... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Reflective Optical Sensor features internal crosstalk suppression.

December 9, 2016

Applied in industries, offices and smart homes for optical switching, VCNT2020 Reflective Optical Sensor has infrared emitter, silicon phototransistor detector and daylight blocking filter in 2.5mm x 2.0mm x 0.8mm compact surface-mount QFN package. Having daylight blocking filter to reduce disturbing light and increase signal-to-noise ratio, sensors’ detection ranges from 0.2mm to 2.5mm with... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fujifilm Demonstrates FDR D-EVO GL With Virtual Grid Image Processing Technology At RSNA 2016

November 25, 2016

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 22, 2016 - (Booth #6713, North Building, Hall B) –FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, will demonstrate the FDR D-EVO GL detector at the 2016 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), held November 27-December 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Built... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

UAV Manufacturer Robota Selects the LeddarOne Altimeter for Its New Generation of Drone

November 18, 2016

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, Nov. 15, 2016 - LeddarTech, the leader in solid-state LiDAR solutions, today announced that its LeddarOne optical sensor has been selected by Robota as the altimeter for the Eclipse, its new generation of fixed-wing UAV for professional surveying applications. LeddarOne proved to be the best technology available to provide the drone's autopilot with the precise,... Read More

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

Hirschmann’s MCS camera indicator is shock resistant.

November 13, 2016

Including 4.3” or 7” color graphic console, 12’ power harness, camera, magnetic camera mount, Camera indicator is shock resistant with IP68 / IP69k protection class rating. Compatible with Hirschmann’s 4.3” and 7” color graphic vSCALE consoles, unit offers option of horizontal or vertical camera orientation. Allowing operator to have constant visual of any situation, unit is... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

PYTHON 480 Image Sensor features 4.8 µm global shutter pixels.

November 11, 2016

With readout speeds of up to 120 fps through either a single-lane LVDS or parallel output, PYTHON 480 Image Sensors are suitable for barcode scanning and inspection systems. Providing pictures in 4.8 µm global shutter pixels, sensors come in Monochrome and Bayer Color configurations. Housed in CSP-67 package, PYTHON 480 is compact and cost-effective.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ORT 230/240 optical rotary Torque Transducer offers lifetime warranty.

November 9, 2016

Available in two models ORT 230 and ORT 240, TorqSense ORT 230/240 Series of Optical Rotary Torque Transducer measures rotary and static torque up to 100Nm with bandwidth up to 50kHz. Measuring low torque and high bandwidth, device offers shafts of 0.5deg and 0.25deg maximum torsion deflection on smaller and larger transducers respectively. Applications include food and chemical mixing, engine... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

New Yorker Electronics Unveils New Vishay Ambient Light and Proximity Sensor

October 26, 2016

Vishay VCNL4100 Combination Sensor Provides Long-Distance Proximity Detection of Up to One Meter NORTHVALE, NEW JERSEY, USA – New Yorker Electronics is now distributing Vishay’s newest optoelectronics sensor, the Vishay Semiconductors VCNL4100. The new Vishay VCNL4100 is an Ambient Light Sensor and also a Proximity Sensor with long-distance proximity detection up to one meter. It combines a... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

ON Semiconductor Imaging Technology Plays Integral Role in World's First Multi-Aperture Computational Camera

October 26, 2016

Space saving, power-efficient customized image sensors prove instrumental in bringing performance and functionality normally associated with DSLRs into smartphone size designs PhotoPlus New York, New York – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON ), driving energy efficiency innovations, has drawn on its extensive expertise in image sensor technology to help support Silicon Valley start-up Light. The... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fruit Packaging Industry Leader Selects Process Sensors Corporation's Thermal Imaging Camera Solution to Satisfy Crucial Moisture/Temperature Requirement

October 26, 2016

Yakima, WA - October 17, 2016, The Infrared Division of Process Sensors Corporation located in Franklin Lakes, NJ drew on its decades of IR experience and a wide range of innovative, non-contact sensing products to successfully supply the solution needed by Michelsen Packaging Co. Michelsen Packaging, an incredibly ecologically responsible company, is a leading produce packaging and equipment... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Low-noise EUV photodetector SXUV20C feature 20 mm² circular active area.

October 18, 2016

Designed to have stability for a longer time during exposure to high intensity EUV energy and possessing high responsivity in wavelengths 1nm to 200 nm, Opto Diode’s SXUV20C is a low-noise extreme UV photodetector with 20 mm² circular active area, that can align easily with an EUV laser. Applied in UV laser units and applications that require critical measurements of power and speed,... Read More

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Non-Invasive Optical Sensor Switches detect high/low flow rates.

October 11, 2016

Compatible with Aalborg® P, S, and T rotameters, Optical Sensor Switch Hi-Lo contains 2 sets of self-contained mini-slim photoelectric sensors located on 2 solid carriers. Sensors, consisting of transmitter and receiver, signal cut-off valve, alarm, or other device (not included) when float passes above or below the desired setting to facilitate monitoring of desired flow level.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Lockheed Martin Receives $49 Million U.S. Army Contract for Apache Helicopter Sensor Upgrades

October 5, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. - The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $49.3 million contract to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter. Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will produce an additional 42 Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) upgrade kits and spares for the U.S. Army as part of Lot 1... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Image Sensor supports driver monitoring systems.

October 4, 2016

Housed in 3.9 x 3.4 mm AEC-Q100 Grade 2 qualified chip scale package, Model OV7261 supports gesture control and driver monitoring applications such as driver drowsiness and distraction detection. Sensor provides 10-bit RAW image output and 640 x 480 resolution up to 100 fps. Leveraging global shutter technology on 3-micron pixel, OV7261 reduces LED illuminator power due to high quantum efficiency... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vishay VCNL4100 Sensor offers background light cancellation capabilities.

September 30, 2016

Presented in compact 8 mm by 3 mm by 1.8 mm surface-mount package, VCNL4100 combines a new high-sensitivity proximity and ambient light sensor with long-distance proximity detection up to 1 m. Operating on Filtron™ technology, VCNL4100 includes an interrupt function and supports I²C bus communication interface for smart home, industrial, and office applications. RoHS-compliant, device... Read More