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Inductive Sensors come with non-flush sensing ranges.

May 13, 2017

Designed to detect metals at distances, Inductive sensors comes in compact size which can be mounted in tight spaces. Enduring shock and vibration in stamping applications, unit can sustain attack from oil and coolants in metal working applications. Sensor can also sense metals like aluminum and stainless steel. Product passes Severity Level 5 Salt Spray Test for mobile applications.

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World’s Largest Mirror Telescope Relies on Nanometer Accuracy Sensors from Micro-Epsilon

May 12, 2017

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) based in Garching, Germany, relies on high precision displacement measurement from Micro-Epsilon for a project to build the world’s largest mirror telescope in Chile which also involves the French cooperation partner Fogale. The inductive sensor systems used for displacement measurement are the most precise ever used in a telescope. They determine the... Read More

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Proximity Sensors come with Extreme temperature technology.

May 3, 2017

Capable of operating between -60°C and 200°C temperature range, Proximity Sensor’s operating temperature can be increased or decreased with Extreme Temperature technology. The technology is available on standard six different sensors.

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VCNL4035X01 Proximity and Light Sensors feature programmable interrupt function.

April 1, 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

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ILPS-27 Series Inductive Linear Position Sensors are equipped with SenSet™.

February 25, 2017

Used in motor sport vehicles, automotive testing, solar cell positioners and packaging equipment, ILPS-27 Series Inductive Linear Position Sensors are designed in 50 to 450 mm range. Featuring 27 mm diameter anodized aluminum housing, units are available in radial cable exit and axial termination versions. Offering contactless operation and excellent stroke-to-length ratio, ILPS-27 Series... Read More

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ZPS™ Absolute Position Measurement System uses optical sensor technology.

February 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

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ICB12S Inductive Sensor comes with short circuit protection.

January 6, 2017

Housed in IP67 nickel-plated brass, ICB12S Extra-Short Inductive Sensors offer 8 mm sensing distance. Featuring clearly visible status LEDs, units provide 200 mA DC output and operated in 25 to +80°C temperature range with frequency up to 2000 Hz. Having 23 mm thread length and less than 25 mm housing length, sensors are CE, cULus and cCSAus approved

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LV-45 Linear Position Sensor features SenSet technology.

December 19, 2016

Operating in -40°C to 85°C temperature range, LV-45 Linear Position Sensor is specifically designed for measuring applications requiring rugged devices. Ranging from 100 mm - 450 mm with various analog outputs, unit measures 44.5 mm outer diameter body with 5 mm wall thickness. Including Axial or radial connector or cable terminations, LV-45 provides optional mounting hardware and comes with... Read More

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Farpointe's New Mullion 2-Factor Keypad Reader Installed at Morristown (Vt.) Fire and EMS Building

November 8, 2016

Cameras Networking and Security of Vermont (CNSVT) Prefers Easier Installation of Mullion Size for Proximity/Keypad Access Control

Sunnyvale, Calif., USA - November 1, 2016 - Farpointe Data, the access control industry's global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, today announced that Farpointe's new P620 mullion-sized combination proximity/keypad reader made... Read More

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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

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Inductive Linear Sensors operate in subsea environments.

October 19, 2016

Intended for oil and gas exploration, SS-7 Series Linear Variable Inductive Transducers are designed to be embedded into hydraulic cylinder and utilize gun-drilled piston rod as target, sensing its position without need for magnet. Contactless units offer measurement ranges from 1–24 in. and operation to 5,200 psi or 12,000 ft. deep. Supplied in 25 mm diameter stainless steel housing, sensors... Read More

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LVIT Inductive Linear Position Sensors have heavy-duty design.

September 27, 2016

Operating from DC voltages, long-stroke LRL-27 Series offers choice of 4 analog outputs, SenSet™ field scalability feature, and 5 nominal ranges from 10–18 in. Contactless operation prevents wearout from dither or cycling, and 1.05 in. dia anodized aluminum housing is sealed to IP67. Along with LVIT (Linear Variable Inductance Transducer) Technology™, features include radial cable... Read More

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Proximity Sensors come in extended- and triple-distance variants.

September 19, 2016

Contrinex DW-series extended- and triple-distance proximity sensors come in 3–30 mm cylindrical and 20 mm rectangular styles. Operating from 10–30 Vdc, cylindrical sensors provide sensing distances from 1–40 mm and come in shielded and unshielded models. While 3 mm sensors are fitted with a 2 m axial cable, other sizes offer 2 m axial cable or M8 or M12 quick disconnects. IP67-rated... Read More

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Spring-Loaded LVIT Gaging Sensors have drop-in replacement design.

September 13, 2016

Designed for dimensional gaging and position measurements, GHS-19 series has 0.75 in. dia aluminum or stainless steel body with 1/2-20 mounting thread. Stroke-to-length ratio minimizes housing length, FS ranges are available from 0.5–4.0 in., and max tip force is 1 lb. Operating from various DC voltages, contactless sensors are available with choice of one of four analog outputs and... Read More

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Linear Position Sensors offer four analog outputs and SenSet(TM) field recalibration.

August 19, 2016

Designed for factory automation and other commercial applications, LR-19 Series Inductive Linear Position Sensors uses LVIT Technology. Presented in sizes 25 to 200 mm (1 to 8 inches), sensor’s contactless operation prevents wear out. Placed in a 19 mm (0.75 inch) diameter anodized aluminum housing sealed to IP-67, LR-19 series is available with axial cable or connector terminations, or with... Read More

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No Space is Too Small for These Miniature Sensor Units

August 2, 2016

No Space is Too Small for These Miniature Sensor Units Even the largest manufacturing plants rely on small, specialized machines to function effectively. In fact, the more complex your operation becomes, the more likely you are to struggle with size and space restrictions. Tool and die makers, CNC machines and advanced robotics are especially prone to these limitations. Fortunately, we have a... Read More

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Magnetic DC Proximity Sensors have cylindrical form factor.

July 29, 2016

Featuring stainless steel shielded housings, M-series includes 10 models covering 8, 12, and 18 mm sizes. NPN or PNP models with normally-open (NO) or normally-closed (NC) outputs are available, and standard sensing distances range from 0–70 mm. Along with IP65/IP67 or IP68/IP69K ratings, features include built-in overload protection and attached 2 m axial cable or M8 or M12 connector.... Read More

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Baumer Inductive Sensor Receives John Deere Supplier Innovation Award

July 12, 2016

Baumer has been selected as a recipient of a John Deere supplier innovation award for 2015. The award is presented to a select group of suppliers who have demonstrated innovation in a product or service they provide to John Deere. A specially developed Baumer inductive sensor is a key enabling technology for one of the latest John Deere product innovations. The inductive sensor measures a... Read More

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Parker's SensoNODE Sensors and SCOUT Software Earn Accolades at 2016 Sensors Expo

July 12, 2016

San Jose, Calif. - Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technology, was honored at this year's Sensors Expo for its innovative SensoNODE sensor and SCOUT Software technology. SensoNODE sensors and SCOUT software earned silver in the Application Award category. The Application Award recognizes sensor applications, whether commercial or experimental, and their... Read More

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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,... Read More