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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ArmorBlock IO-Link Master stores up to 40 timestamps of sensor events on each channel.

August 19, 2016

Offering operators detailed sensor diagnostics for preventive maintenance, IP67-rated IO-Link master boasts of event and process timestamping capabilities, which along with IO-Link-enabled sensors minimizes issue-resolution time by smart targeting of specific problem areas such as monitoring temperature, in place of a complete overhaul. Customized for harsh conditions, the device includes connectivity for up to eight IO-Link sensors.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Econolite and Image Sensing Systems Introduce Autoscope® Vision(TM)

August 15, 2016

Anaheim, Calif. — Econolite and Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISNS) today announced the Autoscope® Vision™ detection solution. Vision provides the highest levels of accuracy and performance in an easy-to-use product that supports a variety of applications.  Building on more than two decades of proven above-ground video detection experience, Vision delivers stop bar vehicle and... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hirschmann (PAT) Names Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. as New Premier Dealer

August 4, 2016

Hirschmann Automation and Control (PAT), Chambersburg, PA has named Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. as the new premier dealer for Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. offers Hirschmann’s entire line of Hirschmann, PAT, and Krueger branded crane operator aids. These systems include load moment indicators (LMI), wireless and hard-wired indicators, anti-two block systems... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PNL Awarded $3.6 Million in Army Contracts

August 4, 2016

MONONA, Wis. - Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has been awarded multiple contracts by the U.S. Army totaling $3.6 million. Under these contracts, PNL will build an advanced neutron radiography system to detect defective munitions and demonstrate the ability to use their neutron generators to detect and identify concealed explosive threats. The company will deliver an... 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

Six-Axis Combo Accelerometer-Gyro Sensors feature ULP design.

August 2, 2016

Respectively supplied in 3 x 3 x 0.9 mm, 16-pin LGA and 2.5x 3 x 0.9 mm, 14-pin LGA packages, KXG07 and KXG08 are 6-axis combo accelerometer-gyro sensors. Phase detection scheme enables full, high-speed operation of onboard accelerometer, gyroscope, and temperature sensor while consuming down to 0.2 mA. This allows always-on operation in motion sensing applications, including wearable devices and smartphones. Other features include synchronization and 4,096-byte buffer. 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. Proximity sensor damping magnets are also available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Eaton and NuLEDs Collaborate to Make Smart, Connected Lighting a Reality

July 27, 2016

Peachtree City, Ga. - Power management company Eaton today announced a collaboration with NuLEDs™, Inc., a leader in Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lighting systems, aimed at making buildings smarter and seamlessly securely connected. The two companies will go to market with a joint product offering including Eaton’s complete portfolio of PoE-enabled light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

FEI and Cornell University Collaborate to Commercialize New EMPAD Detector

July 27, 2016

Speed, sensitivity and dynamic range will enable multichannel atomic-scale imaging and analysis of material properties such as electric and magnetic fields Hillsboro, Ore. and Ithaca, NY — FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and Cornell University have entered an agreement to commercialize a new high dynamic range detector for FEI’s electron microscopes. It promises to enable new kinds of multichannel... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Lockheed Martin Will Pursue New Army Missile Defense Sensor

July 19, 2016

Proven radar technology is best match to Army's requirements BETHESDA, Md. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is responding to a U.S. Army request for a Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS). The industry-wide competition will provide a radar solution that operates in the Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) network and replaces the current Patriot radar. The... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

OSI Systems Awarded $8 Million Contract for RTT Explosive Detection Systems

July 14, 2016

HAWTHORNE, Calif.- OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS) today announced that its security division, Rapiscan Systems, has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $8 million from a major international airport to provide multiple units of Rapiscan Systems' RTT™ 110 (Real Time Tomography) explosives detection system (EDS). Deepak Chopra, OSI Systems CEO, commented: "We are proud of our... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Breath Detector detect motionless persons through concrete walls.

July 14, 2016

Used to detect existence of live, motionless individuals inside compound, Eagle5-NCL™ breathing detection sensor offers remote connectivity and networking capabilities. Wafer-Scale™ beamforming and coded ultra-wideband radar technologies enable sensing and networking of units to identify multiple individuals through thick concrete walls. Impulse based ultra-wideband system incorporates Hi-Res display that indicates precise location of any live persons. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

CCD Image Sensor exhibits optimized NIR performance.

July 13, 2016

Available in monochrome, bayer color, and sparse color configurations, KAI-08052 provides optimized sensitivity in NIR wavelengths for such applications as scientific and medical imaging or machine vision and intelligent transportation systems. CCD pixel design extends electron capture region for capture of electrons generated by long wavelength photons. This pixel well depth promotes NIR wavelength detection while also isolating photodiodes from each other to negate image sharpness reduction. 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

Ga-ASI and Raytheon to Integrate German Advanced Radar Detection System Onto Predator B

July 12, 2016

SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic and related mission system solutions, and Raytheon Deutschland GmbH, a leading manufacturer of airborne electronic warfare and sensor systems and airborne radars, today announced that they will integrate the... 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... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dew Point Sensor withstands aggressive applications.

July 11, 2016

Designed for demanding process and laboratory applications, X3 Sensor uses chilled mirror technique to directly measure dew/frost point and provides absolute knowledge of moisture content. Unit may be air cooled or liquid cooled with range to -90°C frost point. Chemical resistant sensor is available in multiple configurations for measurement in aggressive background gases including ammonia, hydrochloric acid, peroxides, semiconductor process gases, medical gases, and other reactants. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Robert Miller Congratulates Future Electronics Team on Distribution Agreement with B+B SmartWorx

July 1, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada by Robert Miller, recently announced a new distribution agreement with B+B SmartWorx. President Robert Miller congratulated the Future Electronics team on completing this distribution agreement with B+B SmartWorx, which will leverage the company's... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Electronic Level Sensor withstands harsh chemicals.

July 1, 2016

Utilizing guided wave radar for level measurement, Model LR2050 resists turbulence and suppresses foam, making it suited for detection of cleaning liquid in parts cleaning systems, monitoring of hydraulic oil in hydraulic power units, and detection of cooling water in industrial cooling systems. Stainless steel sensor operates up to 212°F and is unaffected by changes in media density, pressure, and temperature. It is IO-Link-enabled and includes digital LED display with push-button programming. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

CyberOptics Introduces Large Particle Sensing Functionality in Next-Generation WaferSense and ReticleSense Airborne Particle Sensors

June 30, 2016

Advanced APS2 measurement technology incorporates a wider range of particle sizes CyberOptics’ Auto Multi Sensors Named “Best of West” Finalist for SEMICON 2016 by SEMI and Solid State Technology Minneapolis, MN — CyberOptics® Corporation (NASDAQ: CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high precision 3D sensing technology solutions, announces it will showcase its... Read More