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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

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

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

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Sensor Board aids sensor design/verification.

June 21, 2016

SENSORSHLD1-EVK-101 integrates 10 sensors: analog temperature, digital barometric pressure, Hall switch, magnetometer, digital accelerometer, digital magnetometer and accelerometer, digital gyroscope and accelerometer, analog UV, digital ambient light and proximity, and digital color. Also featured, Arduino interface pins ensure compatibility with existing open-source prototyping platforms... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Parker Introduces Cloud-Based and High-Strain Sensors at 2016 Sensors Expo

June 16, 2016

Debuts Two New Products at McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA - Booth #424 Golden Valley, Minn. - The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), continues to open new doors for technological innovation. Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technology, is bringing its latest contributions to the condition monitoring sensors market. These new products will be on... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vishay Intertechnology to Demonstrate Leading Ambient, Proximity, UV, and RGBW Light Sensors at Sensors Expo & Conference 2016

June 13, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. - June 8, 2016 - The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for Sensors Expo Conference 2016, taking place June 21-23 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. In booth 419, Vishay will provide demonstrations of its leading ambient, proximity, ultraviolet (UV), and RGBW light sensors for consumer,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Safety Laser Scanner provides protection range of 27.56 ft.

June 7, 2016

Able to differentiate between people/objects and dust or mist, SZ-V Series features integrated camera that can capture images and video when object or person enters protected area. Detachable display, without interrupting operation, provides real-time feedback, protection zone information, and access to historical data. Along with 0.1° beam pitch, features include system memory plug,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Sensors feature magnet-free design.

June 2, 2016

ME (embedded) , MR (port-mount), MHP (port mount 25 mm hex housing), and SS-7 (subsea port-mount) Series, used to measure ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, fit into gun-drilled cylinder and operate up to 85°C. Along with 1–24 in. measurement ranges, contactless products feature IEC IP67 aluminum or stainless steel housing, DC voltage or current analog output, and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inductive Proximity Sensors have miniature, IP67 design.

May 23, 2016

Offered as NPN or PNP models and with NO or NC outputs, 4–8 mm inductive proximity sensors have stainless steel, shielded housings with IP67 rating. Standard sensing distances are 0.8 or 1.5 mm, and extended-distance models have 1.5 or 2 mm ranges. Along with 360°-visible yellow output LED, features include built-in overload protection and attached 2 m axial cable or M8 connector.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Baumer Earns Recognition as a John Deere Partner-level Supplier

May 10, 2016

Baumer Group has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere Company's highest supplier rating.  The Swiss-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Baumer... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Position Sensors suit factory automation.

May 10, 2016

Featuring contactless operation, Model LR-27 has 6 ranges from 1–8 in., while Model LRL-27 has 5 ranges from 10–18 in. Units feature 1.05 in. diameter anodized aluminum housing sealed to IP67. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends, while axial termination versions utilize M-12 connector or 1 m cable. Operating from variety of DC voltages with choice of 4 analog outputs,... Read More