Proximity & Motion

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Gyrocompass and Motion Sensor System offers INS upgrade path.

April 23, 2015

Built on iXBlue's strap-down fiber-optic gyroscope technology, fifth generation OCTANS provides accurate real-time output for roll, pitch, true heading, and heave, as well as acceleration and rate of turn, under challenging environments without need for GPS/GNSS. Survey-nav-grade product offers heading measurement accuracy of 0.05° Seclat and real-time accurate heave for swells up to 30 sec. Featuring IMO/IMO-HSC certification, OCTANS is suited for civil and defense marine applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Conductivity Meter utilizes remote sensor.

April 9, 2015

Comprising inductive sensing element and transmitter with integrated CombiView display, CombiLyz AFI5 offers 14 selectable measurement ranges from 500 µS/cm to 1,000 mS/cm, including conductivity, concentration, temperature, current output, switching states, and device status. Sensing element and transmitter can be installed separately and connected via cable. With max deviation of <1%, sensor has response time of <0.3 sec for conductivity measurements and <15 sec for temperature. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Wireless Access Control Platform can be updated over network.

March 11, 2015

Available with hundreds of trims and finishes, ArchiTech® Networx™ Designer employs Trilogy Networx Keyless Access System making it future proof and ready to adapt to multi-credential technologies. Building managers can update system securely over wireless network without going door-to-door for ID updates. Offered in Enterprise and Standalone Network models, systems are designed to accept Magstripe, Smart Cards, PIV, or HID Proximity Cards (Key Fobs). Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Central 3D Video Motion Detection System guards perimeters.

March 4, 2015

To protect borders and strategic facilities, 3D-GUARD–Advanced 3 Dimensional Video Motion Detection System provides 24/7 automatic detection of and alerts for moving targets/intruders. This day/night system, comprising 2 stationary cameras (thermal imagers, uncooled IR, or dual day TV) with fixed fields-of-view, has detection range of up to 1,000 m and uses algorithms to automatically calculate data collected from dedicated area and target itself to minimize false alarms. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Linear Variable Inductive Transducer serves subsea environments.

March 4, 2015

Supplied in 316 Stainless Steel, 25 mm dia housing designed for subsea use in Oil and Gas Exploration, SS-7 series operates to 5,200 psi. LVIT can be submerged to 12,000 ft or installed in PBOF (pressure balanced oil filled) chamber to provide position feedback. Embedded into hydraulic cylinder, contactless transducer has 1–24 in. measurement range, operates without need for magnet by utilizing gun-drilled piston rod as target, and offers SenSet™ calibration. Read More

Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Motion Module combines co-processor with motion sensors.

February 27, 2015

Measuring 17 x 17 mm, self-calibrating MM7150 Motion Module combines SSC7150 motion co-processor with 9-axis sensors, including accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyroscope. Co-processor is pre-programmed with sophisticated sensor fusion algorithms which intelligently filter, compensate, and combine raw sensor data to provide accurate position and orientation information. With I2C connection to most MCUs/MPUs, embedded/IoT applications can tap into module's motion and position data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Wireless Patient Monitoring System improves ulcer prevention.

February 23, 2015

Comprising of wearable sensors, Leaf wireless patient monitoring system improves caregivers' pressure ulcer prevention processes. Data collected by sensor is communicated wirelessly to central monitoring stations or mobile devices, enabling caregivers to check on patient position and movement. Alerts are issued when necessary to ensure patients are repositioned according to prescribed turning schedules to reduce pressure ulcer incidences. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

SMT Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor leverages Filtron(TM) technology.

February 23, 2015

Supplied in 4 x 2 x 1.1 mm package, VCNL4040 combines IR emitter, photo detectors for proximity and ambient light, signal processing IC, and 16-bit ADC. This 3-in-1 sensor features interrupt function, supports I²C bus communication interface, and simplifies window and sensor placement in consumer applications. Able to be assembled on main PCB, device can function at any depth or air gap below glass window, and Filtron™ technology enables close to human eye ambient light spectral sensitivity. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Hall-effect Sensors provide redundant measurements.

February 17, 2015

Integrating 2 automotive-qualified dies in TSSOP14 package thinner than 1 mm, HAR 24xy Series is suited for throttle position measurement, pedal position detection, and exhaust gas recirculation applications. High accuracy is based on 16-bit signal path with digital signal core delivering ratiometric 12-bit analog (HAR 2425) or up to 2 kHz PWM (HAR 2455) output signal. Both include output linearization compensation function using 16 programmable set points to correct magnet linearity errors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Sensors provide cylinder position feedback.

February 4, 2015

Available in embedded, port mount, and port mount 25 mm hex housing versions, respectively, Series ME, MR, and MHP measure ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders in industrial, mobile, or subsea applications. Units offer measurement ranges from 1–24 in. and operate to 5,000 psi or 10,000 ft depth. Supplied in IEC IP67-rated aluminum or stainless steel housing, sensors are based on contactless inductive sensing technology, eliminating need for magnet. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

Mobile Access System supports mustering applications.

January 23, 2015

Pairing System Galaxy access control platform with handheld reader powered by Telaeris, Mobile Access Solution supports on-site and off-site mustering, verification, entry/exit, rostering, and attendance applications. Data is communicated in real-time via wireless networks. When network connection is not available, all activity is stored in handheld reader until TCP/IP connection is established. All major credential types are supported, including Prox, PIV, iClass, barcode, and magstripe. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Position Sensor adapts to cylinder designs.

January 16, 2015

Installed in rear endcap of hydraulic cylinders for operation at pressures up to 5,000 psig, MHP series offers 1 in. hex aluminum or stainless steel housings suited for mobile hydraulics, factory automation machinery, or oil and gas exploration equipment. Sensors mount to cylinder with male o-ring port thread and feature ranges from 2–24 in. Contactless operation negates wear due to cycling or dithering, and SenSet™ allows for field scalability of analog output. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Position Sensor targets factory automation.

January 12, 2015

Supplied in 0.75 in. dia anodized aluminum housing sealed to IP67, contactless LR-19 Series offers 6 ranges from 1–8 in. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends, while axial termination versions feature M-12 connector or cable. Operating from DC voltages, series offers choice of 4 analog outputs that include SenSet™ field recalibration feature. Performance, compact design, and stroke-to-length ratio suit industrial testing laboratory and OEM applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

Card Readers ensure secure access control.

January 12, 2015

Available with Pyramid proximity cards and readers and Delta smart cards and readers, MAXSecure feature protects against skimming, eavesdropping, and relay attacks. MAXSecure provides high-security handshake, or code, between card, tag, and reader to help prevent credential duplication and ensure that reader will only collect data from specially coded credentials. No other company will have reader/card combination that only that specific organization gets from their integrator. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magneto-Inductive Displacement Sensors can be configured to needs.

December 16, 2014

With mainSENSOR MDS-40-MK and -LP series, measuring ranges can be defined by selecting corresponding magnet type for respective target and measuring arrangement. There are 4 MDS-40-MK series predefined sensor variants available with different connector, power supply, and output options, which, along with protection class, can be individually configured to suit specification. PCB of MDS-40-LP sensors can be adapted to suit application and other customer requirements. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Reader offers 20 in. read range.

December 1, 2014

In addition to Pyramid Series proximity cards and tags, Model P-900 supports certain legacy HID and/or AWID 125 KHz proximity cards and tags. IP67 rating makes reader suitable for use outdoors or in dusty environments. ETL-listed to comply with UL294 standard, unit works in temperature extremes from -40 to +149°F, and supports access control applications ranging from doors to turnstiles and parking gates. Model P-900 mounts to single gang/double gang wallbox or any flat surface. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Capacitive Sensors feature electronic teaching function.

November 24, 2014

Combining non-contact sensing and solid-state circuitry for aggressive environments, KI Series is suitable for sensing non-metallic objects such as liquids, plastic, glass, wood, and paper. Capacitive proximity sensors feature 30 mm stainless steel housing, 2-pushbutton setup, M12 connector, and switchpoint teaching for level applications. Using adjustment, sensors suppress residues and particles that can stick to side of vessel. LEDs confirm electronic adjustment and switchpoint. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Sensors are suited for use in harsh environments.

November 21, 2014

Resistant to shock, vibration, and electrical noise, inductive sensors carry IP68/IP69K ratings against water ingress and resist oils and coolants used in harsh applications. Design, which minimizes temperature drift over operating range, features sensing range tolerance to ±5%. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Position Sensors do not require magnets.

November 19, 2014

Used to measure ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, MR Series offers drop-in form, fit, and function replacement for magnetostrictive sensors. Contactless inductive sensing technology employs solid probe construction style that requires conductive tubular target or small diameter deep hole gun drilled in cylinder rod. Operating to 5,000 psi or 10,000 ft depth, shock- and vibration-resistant sensors offer measurement ranges from 4–36 in. and SenSet™ field-adjustable scaling. Read More

Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

CMOS Image Sensors address Hi-Res industrial/traffic applications.

November 12, 2014

Available in mono, color, and extended NIR variants, PYTHON 2000 and 5000 offer respective resolutions of 2.3 and 5.3 MP for general-purpose image sensing applications. Both sensors leverage in-pixel CDS (ipCDS) technology, which enables global shutter imaging with Correlated Double Sampling (CDS) in compact pixel size. PYTHON pixel allows capture of fast moving scenes without distortion by combining read noise of 9 e- with 7.7 V/lux sensitivity and frame rates as high as 850 fps (VGA). Read More