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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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Target Identification Sensor captures objects in 3D.

June 30, 2016

After using Time-of-Flight distance measurement and PMD technology to identify object within 70° x 23° field of view (made possible via objective lens), 3D Smart Sensor can capture said object in three dimensions. Sensor can identify multiple targets, moving or stationary, and report their location, size, speed, and relative trajectory within 35 m range. This provides critical information for distance monitoring, obstacle detection, collision avoidance, and area surveillance on mobile machines. Read More

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

Portable Temperature Monitoring for Grain

June 27, 2016

Portable Temperature Monitoring for Grain in piles, warehouses, railcars, wagons, trucks, or ships Lincoln, Nebraska - Digital temperature sensor lances and portable handheld readers make it easy and affordable to monitor the temperature of grain, hay, or silage. Detect hot spots and spoilage in grain where cables are either impossible to install, cost prohibitive, or are just needed on a... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Reference Design Kit creates solar-powered sensor beacons.

June 23, 2016

With CYALKIT-E02 Reference Design Kit, users can develop solar-powered Wireless Sensor Node that can sense temperature and humidity around its location and transmit data using Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity. Measuring 25 mm in diameter, battery-free sensor integrates Energy Harvesting PMICs, EZ-BLE™ PRoC™ module, and 15 x 15 mm solar cell that enables operation using 100 lux of ambient light. BLE-USB Bridge and Debug Board can be connected to host PC to receive sensor data. 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 and allow immediate verification of sensor operation and facilitate sensor device design.<br /> Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

TECAT to Demonstrate WISER 4000 Wireless Torque Measuring and Monitoring System in Automotive Applications at Sensors Expo & Conference 2016

June 20, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - June 14, 2016 - TECAT Performance Systems today announced that it will be highlighting its new WISER 4000 wireless torque measuring and monitoring system at Sensors Expo Conference 2016, being held June 21-23 in San Jose, California. In booth 1225 at the McEnery Convention Center, TECAT will provide live demonstrations of the system in automotive applications, including... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Parker Recognizes Three Schools in First Ever Stretch Your Mind Challenge

June 20, 2016

Winning Teams Design Devices Using EAP Sensor to Address Real-world Issues Sunnyvale, Calif. - The first ever Stretch Your Mind Engineering Challenge drew engineering minds from colleges across the United States, but it was Team Poly-Scientific Design from Cleveland State University (CSU) that won the competition with their knee flexion and orientation monitoring application. Team ROM 2.0... 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, Transportation Industry Products

Predator C Avenger Flies with Ms-177 Long-Range Sensor

June 16, 2016

Demonstrates U2-class Surveillance Capability from Significant Standoff Ranges SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful flight tests of Predator® C Avenger®, equipped with a MS-177... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Little Egg Harbor Builds Customer Trust through Sensus Technology

June 10, 2016

Hurricanes and harsh winters can’t stop utility from providing excellent service RALEIGH, NC – Each summer brings a flock of vacationers to seaside homes in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, but during the cold winter months those nests empty and water pipes can easily freeze. Once one bursts and floods an unoccupied house, the leak can go unnoticed, causing serious and expensive property... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Non-Contact Analog Angle Sensor has hermetically sealed housing.

June 10, 2016

Supplied in IP69K-rated, laser-welded, stainless steel 1.4404 housing, POSIROT® PRAS6 can be used in humid, wet, dirty, and underwater environments. Solid-state Hall Technology, which imparts shock and vibration resistance, enables magnetic, contactless angular displacement and position measurement of rotating objects from 0° to 360°. Outputs are either voltage (0.5&ndash;10 V, 0.5&ndash;4.5 V) or current (4&ndash;20 mA), resolution is ±0.3% (60° to 360°) and ±0.1% (15° to 45°), and linearity is ±0.3% FS. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hi-Res Digital Low Pressure Sensor features internal compensation.

June 10, 2016

With error compensation performed internally, DLH Series does not require external calculation. Digital output signal incorporates single die, and I²C or SPI output interfaces with 16-/17-/18-bit resolution are available. Offering >0.25% FSS BFSL accuracy, this sensor operates from 1.68&ndash;3.6 V supply and utilizes CoBeam2&trade; Technology for optimal sensitivity while and reduced position sensitivity. Sensors come in 5, 10, 20, 30, and 60 in. H<sub><font size="2">2</font></sub>O pressure ranges, gage and differential. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Label-Free 10 kHz uHTS/MS Instrument accelerates drug discovery.

June 8, 2016

Targeting pharmaceutical, biotech, and CRO customers, rapifleX&trade; MALDI PharmaPulse&trade; (MPP) solution accelerates drug discovery with dedicated ultra-high throughput screening (uHTS). Mass-spectrometry based, label-free uHTS solution is based on 10 kHz smartbeam® 3D laser system and has integrated microtitre plate (mtp) sample changer and HTS automation solutions. Analyses of 1,536 mtp are completed in <8 min without need for LC columns and other LC consumables. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Draw-Wire Sensors measure from 50 mm to 50 m.

June 3, 2016

Designed to measure distance and position, wireSENSOR MK46 Series is primarily installed into machines and for post-assembly purposes. User can choose between potentiometer, voltage, or current output, which extends application possibilities. Sensors measure almost linearly across entire measuring range and can be modified to suit special measurement tasks according to customer&#39;s requirements. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Submersible Level Transmitter features one-piece design.

June 3, 2016

Featuring monolithic design, Model 59Y Series measures hydrostatic pressure of compatible media. Transmitter is available with choice of PVC, PP, PVDF, or 316L stainless steel material, as well as in submersible ranges from 0-16 in. W.C. to 0-835 ft W.C. PUR cables are available as standard, with options for PVC, FEP and TPE types. Fully sealed to IP68 rating, transmitter provides accurate, continuous liquid level measurements of water and wastewater within industrial and municipal environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

President Obama Stops by IFM Efector's Booth and Tries New 3D Technology

June 2, 2016

During a tour of Hannover Messe, the largest industrial technology trade show in the world, President Obama and Chancellor Merkel visited the ifm electronic booth. Michael Marhofer, CEO and owner of ifm electronic, and Bernd Buxbaum of pmd technologies, ifm electronic’s sister company, demonstrated pmd technology with a Virtual Reality camera. As President Obama looked through the camera... Read More

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&trade; 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