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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

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

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

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™ technology enables ambient light spectral sensitivity close to that of human eye, while O-Trim™ technology provides output tolerance of ≤10 %. Operating from 2.5–3.6 V supply voltage, RoHS-compliant sensor includes I²C bus interface with voltage range of 1.7–3.6 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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

CBS ArcSafe® Partial Discharge Sensor Wins EC&M Magazine 2016 Category Product of the Year Award

April 14, 2016

Denton, Texas – The CBS ArcSafe® PD Alert partial discharge sensor option for the company’s Remote Racking System (RRS) line has won Electrical Construction Maintenance (ECM) magazine’s 2016 Product of the Year Award in the Monitoring Equipment category. The CBS ArcSafe PD Alert provides an additional layer of safety for technicians tasked with racking or removing circuit breakers and... Read More

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

Transmissive Optical Sensors support automotive applications.

April 13, 2016

Offered in compact 5.5 x 4 x 5.7 mm package, single-channel TCPT1600X01 includes IR emitter and phototransistor detector located face-to-face in surface-mount package, while dual-channel TCUT1600X01 includes IR emitter and 2 phototransistor detectors. AEC-Q101-qualified devices have tall dome height, offering vertical headroom for code wheel in turn-and-push applications. Delivering typical output current of 1.6 mA, sensors operate at wavelength of 950 nm and at temperatures from -40 to +105°C. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

OmniVision's OV2718 Brings 1080p High Definition Imaging to HiSilicon's System-on-Chip IP Camera Solution

April 12, 2016

CameraChip™ Sensor Delivers High Dynamic Range and Best-in-Class Low-Light Sensitivity to HiSilicon's Next-Generation Hi3516C-V200 for Commercial Security Platforms LAS VEGAS - OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, and HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd., a leading chipset solution provider for telecom networks, wireless terminals and... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Datalogger monitors and records DC voltage and current.

April 12, 2016

Along with Bluetooth® for wireless communications, AEMC L452 comes with DataView® software for configuring real-time data display and report generation as well as viewing of stored data downloads for analysis and report generation. Uses for this datalogger include determining machinery runtime/downtime as well as event sequencing, counting events, recording event duration or process variables, and monitoring machine load. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AC Current Sensor suits high-current applications.

April 11, 2016

Rated at 600 A, Model CCT406393-600-36 meets high current sensing needs of energy management systems for buildings, factories, stores, and communities. Unit has clamp inner diameter of 36 mm and external dimensions of 56 x 67 x 96 mm. With current transformation ratio of 3,000:1, output current is 200 mA. Sensor can be installed in existing power distribution panels and includes integrated open-circuit protection element for voltage peak suppression. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Image Sensor delivers optimized low-light sensitivity.

April 11, 2016

Leveraging 3.75-micron OmniPixel3-HS™ pixel architecture, OV9755 CameraChip™ Sensor can record 720p HD video at 60 fps, or VGA resolution video at 90 fps, in wide range of lighting conditions. Device enables low-light performance at 43 Ke-/lux-sec and less than 0.2 lux SNR1 (luminance value for signal-to-noise ratio of 1:1). In addition, 1/3 in. sensor supports system wake-up trigger and low-power mode, which allows camera to begin operation while consuming just 100 mW. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Radioactive Material Detector increases venue, inventory safety.

April 8, 2016

Designed for installation on turnstiles, security gates or custom-configured to application requirements, Point of Entry Radioactive Detection Unit (RDU) can be configured to signal alarms, alert central monitoring location, and lock gate access upon being triggered by material presence. Example uses for this product, situated at checkpoints within venues, include alerting security staff to radiological threats, theft of medical-grade radioactive materials, and more. Read More

Automatic ID, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

RFID System controls truck performance in warehouses.

April 7, 2016

Using RFID tags to enforce travel speed, acceleration, and lift restrictions, Yale A-WARE™ can help increase throughput, safety, and equipment life. Location-based truck performance control solution works via RFID tags deployed in warehouse storage aisles and read by truck-mounted RFID sensor. Upon reading tag, sensor automatically triggers traction and lift settings to allow operator to pay closer attention to operational tasks and protect trucks/infrastructure from impacts. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Future Electronics Promotes Ultra-Low Digital Gas Sensors from Cambridge

April 6, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate shipping availability of Cambridge's new CCS811 CMOS ultra-low power digital gas sensors for monitoring indoor air quality. The CCS811 from Cambridge is an ultra-low power digital gas sensor solution which integrates a metal oxide (MOX) gas sensor for monitoring... Read More

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

I/O Module Add-On Instructions aid control logic implementation.

April 6, 2016

Add-On Instructions (AOIs) for Allen-Bradley® RS Logix™ 5000 software let users implement control logic that supports functionality of WAGO distributed I/O modules: 4- and 8-channel 750-450/451 RTD modules, 8-channel 750-458 thermocouple module, 8-channel 750-496 current input module, 8-channel 750-497 voltage input module, and 8-channel 750-1415/16 modules that receive control signals from digital field devices. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Touchless Angle Sensors come in basic and programmable models.

April 5, 2016

Vert-X 31E Series features permanent magnet, which can be secured to rotating shaft and consequently eliminates direct mechanical linkage and consequent wear. While basic rotary angle sensors offer plug-and-play operation, other models are programmable via device connected between sensor and computer USB port and EasyAdapt software. Features include 31 mm profile, 0°–360° measurement range, 8 output options, up to 14-bit resolution, repeatability of 0.1° or better, and max hysteresis of 0.1°. Read More