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Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Evaluate Rugged 3D Interface and Weigh Scale with Maxim's Smart Force Sensor

May 25, 2016

Maxim Integrated's low power MAXREFDES82# reference design quickly calculates force and center of mass. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Design engineers can now rapidly evaluate and deploy new human-machine interface (HMI) devices using the MAXREFDES82# smart force sensor reference design from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM).     --  More information about MAXREFDES82#: Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Evaluation Kits help create low-power WANs.

May 25, 2016

Comprising 2 Motes (LoRaWAN™ sensors) based on RN2483 or RN2903 LoRa modules, LoRaWAN gateway, and local LoRaWAN server application, LoRa® Evaluation Kits provide components to create Low-Power Wide Area Network in Europe or North America. Driven by LoRa Alliance, LoRa technology achieves 10-mile range and 10-year battery life. Technology targets low data rates and low-duty-cycle applications for monitoring energy, location, utility infrastructure, environment, agriculture, and public safety. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

IPS Group's New Technologies for Smart Cities Take Center Stage at IPI

May 23, 2016

SAN DIEGO – Smart Parking leader, IPS Group, Inc., is unveiling several new innovative technologies at the 2016 IPI Expo in Nashville, Tenn., this week. The company is showcasing technology and providing live demonstrations of new smart products in their interactive booth display. The IPS Group Dome-Mount Sensor is a key innovation already being pre-ordered by municipalities nationwide. It... 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. Axial and right angle zinc-plated mounting brackets are also available. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Electro-Sensors Featured in May Issue of Milling and Grain Magazine

May 20, 2016

During the 2016 GEAPS Exchange, which took place in Austin, TX, Electro-Sensors' own Rick Eller gave an informative presentation revolving around the HazardPRO™ systems ambient temperature compensation feature. This took place during the shows Idea Exchange where 11 companies had the chance to present their latest products and explain how they benefit the grain industry. These were kept... Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flow/No Flow Sensor prevents cross contamination hazards.

May 20, 2016

Using microwave Doppler technology for communication, Flow Detect 2000 detects whether material is still flowing through distributor leg, chute, feeder, or pipeline. Non-intrusive sensor, featuring North American Class II, Division 1 Groups E/F/G and ATEX Zone 21 hazardous location approvals, installs through 1 ¼ in. NPT opening and does not come into contact with flow stream. Sensing element, power and output connections, and adjustment controls are located in single NEMA 4X enclosure.<br /> Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Sensor operates in hazardous areas.

May 18, 2016

Utilizing non-contact, wear-free magnetostrictive technology, Micropulse® TA12 offers measuring range up to 300 in. PLUS version includes USB configuration capability as well as dual-position magnet capability for monitoring 2 independent motions. Supplied in corrosion-resistant 316L stainless steel housing with field-replaceable electronics module, explosion proof sensor operates from -40 to +176°F and has worldwide Class I, Div 1/Class I, Zone 1 hazardous area approvals. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMSIC Announces 1 Billion MEMS Sensors Shipped

May 17, 2016

MEMSIC sensing technology is used in almost every electronic device Andover, MA. MEMSIC, Inc., today announced the shipment of its 1 Billionth MEMS sensor. MEMSIC’s products, ranging from accelerometers to sophisticated inertial guidance systems, are used in a wide variety of applications including automotive safety systems, avionics, industrial controls, and consumer electronics. ... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

Nanometrics to Set Up Texas-wide Earthquake Monitoring System

May 13, 2016

OTTAWA, – Nanometrics, the world's leader in seismic monitoring solutions, has signed a $1.98 million (US) contract to provide equipment and assist in deploying an earthquake monitoring system across the state of Texas. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program will allow for more precise determination of the location of earthquakes, and increase the ability for researchers to investigate... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ChemImage Partners with Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute to Develop Conformal Imaging Technology for Real-Time On-the-Move Detection

May 13, 2016

PITTSBURGH - ChemImage Corporation announces a collaborative partnership with Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science and its Robotics Institute, around ChemImage's Dual Polarization Conformal Imaging (DPCI) sensor technology for ground vehicle operation. The two groups will integrate DPCI technology into a robotic platform to evaluate the performance of DPCI when... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Integrated UV Light Sensor delivers optimized sensitivity.

May 6, 2016

Designed to convert solar UV light intensity to digital data, VEML6075 provides measurement of signal strength and allows for true UVI calculation in portable/mobile devices and weather stations. Incorporated IC has 5 sensitive areas, and Filtron technology optimizes UV sensitivity and linearity. Offering individual UVA and UVB channels with 16-bit resolution and respective sensitivity of 365 and 330 nm, product comes in 2.0 x 1.25 x 1.0 mm, 4-pin OPLGA package with I²C bus interface. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Yorker Electronics Features Vishay UVA and UVB Light Sensor with I²C Interface

May 2, 2016

NORTHVALE, NEW JERSEY – New Yorker Electronics is now distributing Vishay’s VEML6075 UVA/UVB Light Sensor, a Vishay Super 12 Product for 2016. The VEML6075 senses UVA and UVB light and incorporates photodiode, amplifiers and analog/digital circuits into a single chip using a CMOS process. When the UV sensor is applied, it is able to detect UVA and UVB intensity to provide a measure of the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LFI 2016: Legrand Showcases Code Compliant Control Solutions for Indoor and Outdoor LED Luminaires

April 28, 2016

Depth of application expertise coupled with wide-ranging LED ready solutions provide customers with peace of mind. SAN DIEGO - LIGHTFAIR International - Legrand, North America is exhibiting its newest solutions from leading product lines Wattstopper, Vantage and QMotion at Lightfair International Booth #4726 from April 26-28, 2016. The booth features new Wattstopper fixture integrated... Read More

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

Analog Devices and LifeQ Collaborate to Improve Effectiveness of Body Monitoring Devices in Health Management

April 28, 2016

NORWOOD, Mass. - Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced a collaboration with LifeQ to develop technology that will make it possible for non-invasive body monitoring devices to provide highly accurate physiological data that currently is only available through the use of expensive, invasive and hard-to-access equipment. By combining the market-leading engineering and innovation of Analog... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Solvent Vapor Monitoring in Coil Coating Oven Atmospheres

April 26, 2016

Coil coating line managers report that they experience three basic problems in solvent vapor monitoring of their ovens: 1. Maintenance is burdensome. Sample lines clog, pumps break down, and analyzer elements become fouled - all resulting in excessive labor and costly downtime. 2. Sensor accuracy is a problem. Because most analyzers have a wide solvent response factor, they must be checked... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Reduce Ventilation Air Costs

April 26, 2016

The Customer is a manufacturer and supplier of coated and laminated films adhesive products. During the manufacture of their products different inks, adhesives and coatings are applied onto a wide variety of surfaces including films, non-woven, felts and rubbers. The solvents in these materials are evaporated off in a heating process. The company was looking to reduce ventilation air and fuel... Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Sensors measure visibility and environmental data.

April 26, 2016

Supplied in alloy housing that is resistant to seawater, VS2k-UMB Visibility Sensor accurately measures visibility values up to 2,000 m. Motor vibrates within housing at irregular intervals, preventing arachnids from nesting, which could cause interference. Directly attached to vehicle, MARWIS 2.0 Mobile Road Sensor measures road surface temperature, water film thickness, dew point, air temperature, and RH. Unit transmits data 100 times/sec via Bluetooth in real-time to mobile device in cab. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors serve remote liquid level applications.

April 26, 2016

Featuring stainless steel housings, full epoxy potting, NEMA 6P/IP68 rating, and 7 kV surge protection, ToughSonic® REMOTE 30/50 are designed for irrigation automation, flood monitoring, and other remote level measurement applications. Respective max ranges are 30 and 50 ft, and both all-digital, lightning-resistant, energy efficient sensors are available with Modbus RS-232 or RS-485 serial data interface; baud Rate of 9600 is adjustable to 115200. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ambient Light Sensor offers detection from 0 lx to 167 klx.

April 26, 2016

Combining photodiode, low-noise amplifier, and 16-bit ADC in 2 x 2 x 0.85 mm transparent, surface-mount package, Model VEML6030 provides display and keypad dimming adjustment and optical switching for mobile devices. Filtron&trade; technology enables ambient light spectral sensitivity close to that of human eye, while O-Trim&trade; technology provides output tolerance of &le;10 %. Operating from 2.5&ndash;3.6 V supply voltage, RoHS-compliant sensor includes I²C bus interface with voltage range of 1.7&ndash;3.6 V. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

UniPixel Expands Business with Tier 1 Customer with XTouch(TM) and Diamond Guard(TM) Wins

April 15, 2016

Announces Two Additional 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop Design Wins with a Leading PC Manufacturer SANTA CLARA, Calif. - UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of advanced touch solutions to the touchscreen and flexible electronics markets, today announced additional design wins that will feature UniPixel's XTouch and Diamond Guard products in two new 2-in-1 convertible programs from an... Read More