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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

OmniVision Brings 2K Video to Tamron's Innovative Camera Module, the World's First with Optical Vibration Compensation

April 12, 2016

OV4689 Sensor Delivers 2K Full HD Video and Low-Light Sensitivity to Tamron's Ultra-Compact MP1010M-VC for Security and Action Cameras LAS VEGAS - OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, and Tamron Co., Ltd., an integrated optics manufacturer and leader in the security and surveillance equipment industry, today announced that... 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

Mounting & Attaching Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Retractable Sensor Assemblies eliminate process interruption.

February 4, 2016

With Cleanfit CPA875 and CPA871 sensor assemblies, pH, ORP, oxygen, and NIR sensors can be installed or removed during operation. By moving sensor from measuring position to service position, retractable assemblies allow sensor to be cleaned, calibrated, or replaced without interrupting process. Cleanfit CPA875 is intended for use in food, pharmaceutical, life sciences, and specialty chemical applications, while CPA871 is suited for water/wastewater and general chemical industries. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

New Generation of Motion Sensors: Bosch Sensortec Announces Intelligent Accelerometers and High Performance Gyroscopes at CES 2016

January 11, 2016

LAS VEGAS - CES 2016 (January 6 to 9), Las Vegas Embedded intelligence enables next generation of smart phones and wearables  • Intelligent features improve user experience and extend battery life time  • Meeting every requirement, from always-on step counting to demanding optical image stabilization (OIS) Bosch Sensortec today announces new generations of intelligent... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Kionix's Breakthrough 6-Axis Accel-Gyro Combo Sensors Provide Industry-Leading Low Power Consumption

November 24, 2015

ITHACA, N.Y. and KYOTO, Japan - Kionix, Inc., a leader in the design and manufacture of MEMS solutions, has announced the mass production of its KXG03 6-axis Accelerometer-Gyroscope combo and the unveiling of two new flagship 6-axis Accelerometer-Gyroscope combos: the KXG07 and the KXG08.  "Our new products represent a significant technological leap forward in reducing the power consumption of... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Scalable Turret Drive Servo System targets ground vehicles.

September 22, 2015

With TDSS Turret Aiming and Stabilization Drive System, integrators can select exact solution that platform requires, from manually operated drive up to highly sophisticated, stabilized drive system. Components include rotary and linear gear drives, motor controllers, gyroscopes, hand controllers, and system software. Offered in 3 pre-defined configurations plus 1 custom option, system provides slow speed tracking of less than 0.3 mrad/s, max speed of 1 rad/s, and acceleration of 2 rad/s2. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inertial Measurement Unit targets commercial market.

June 25, 2015

Based on fiber-optic gyro technology, commercial-off-the-shelf Model LN-200C is suited for instrument stabilization, motion compensation, and navigation in commercial, aerospace, and industrial applications. Dual-use, tactical-grade, 6-degrees-of-freedom IMU features hermetic seal and has no moving parts, helping to ensure low noise and extended operational life. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

OmniVision Teams up with Precision Optics Corporation and Fujikura to Usher in Next-Generation Medical Imaging

June 22, 2015

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, announced today that it has partnered with preferred solution providers Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. (POC) and Fujikura Ltd. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 5803) to develop the 160K CMOS imaging sensor (CIS) module, a quick go-to-market camera solution for OEMs. POC is... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Enlighted, Inc. Enterprise Smart Sensor Technology Selected by Sustainia100 as Leading Sustainable Solution

June 16, 2015

PARIS, – Enlighted, Inc., a leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, has been recognized as one of the 100 most innovative sustainable solutions globally by Sustainia100 for its smart sensor technology for commercial real estate. Sustainia100 is an annual guide to global sustainable innovation by international institute Sustainia. The group annually... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Automated Handling of Uneven Stacks at Fresenius Medical Care SMAD

June 16, 2015

Fresenius Medical Care SMAD uses a smart system to handle uneven stacks of dialysers. This system consists of a robot that uses two 2D sensors to detect the position of dialysers and move them to a conveyor without any human intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Fresenius Medical Care SMAD is a global leader in kidney disease treatment, offering a comprehensive range of services and... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

MEMS Accelerometer Combined Gyroscope is optimized for stability.

June 12, 2015

Used for acceleration and angular rate detection in all 3 sensing axis directions, SCC2000 series consists of low-g, 3-axis accelerometer with 2 angular rate sensor options of X- or Z-axis detection combined with 32-bit digital SPI interface. Z axis gyroscope version lets designers implement 6DOF sensor solution on one application PCB. Supplied in 24-pin, 15.00 x 8.50 x 4.35 mm, plastic SOIC housing, series offers gyro range of ±125°/sec with sensitivity of 50 LSB/°/sec. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Gyrocompass and Motion Sensor System offers INS upgrade path.

April 23, 2015

Built on iXBlue's strap-down fiber-optic gyroscope technology, fifth generation OCTANS provides accurate real-time output for roll, pitch, true heading, and heave, as well as acceleration and rate of turn, under challenging environments without need for GPS/GNSS. Survey-nav-grade product offers heading measurement accuracy of 0.05° Seclat and real-time accurate heave for swells up to 30 sec. Featuring IMO/IMO-HSC certification, OCTANS is suited for civil and defense marine applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

CONTROP MICRO-STAMP - the Most Advanced Miniature Payload in the World - to Make First Appearance at Aero India 2015

February 23, 2015

Ideal for small UAVs, the MICRO-STAMP will be demonstrated on CONTROP stand Company also announces the system is being supplied to its first customer Aero India 2015, Bangalore, 18-22/2/14, Israel Pavilion, Hall A, Booth # A2.2.5 CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. - A world leader in EO/IR defense and homeland security solutions - will be demonstrating its recently introduced cutting... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometer/Gyroscope withstands harsh environments.

November 20, 2014

Able to withstand use in automotive and industrial application environments, SCC2000 series consists of low-g, 3-axis accelerometer with 2 angular rate sensor options of X- or Z-axis detection and 32-bit digital SPI interface. Sensor has configurable, software-selectable, 10–60 Hz low pass filter, and 24-pin premolded plastic RoHS-compliant SOIC housing, suitable for SMD mounting, measures 15.00 x 12.10 x 4.35 mm. Combined sensor with gyro featuring up to 300°/sec range is also available. Read More

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

New and Innovative Solutions for Industrial and Medical Markets to Be Showcased at electronica 2014

November 11, 2014

New products by Maxim Integrated implement industrial, medical, Industry 4.0, and mobile payment applications. SAN JOSE, Calif. – At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany from November 11-14, Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) showcases several new and innovative solutions for the industrial and medical markets. Improving the Accuracy of Flow Metering for Utilities ... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

QuickLogic Partners with Peel to Embed Its Proprietary SmartIR(TM) Technology Into Sensor Hub Solutions

October 16, 2014

• Partnership enables Smartphones, Tablets and wearable devices using QuickLogic's sensor hub platforms to function as "smart" TV remotes • Integrated solution provides complete end-to-end OEM solution Sunnyvale, CA – QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced that it will embed... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Single-Axis Gyro offers ultra-low ARW noise.

May 6, 2014

Designed for demanding commercial image stabilization applications, Model G150Z features bipolar VSG-compatible signal outputting balanced 0 V ±5 V. Device offers ultra-low noise of 0.001°/sec/SQRTHz ~ 0.042°/SQRTHour 1, short term bias of <=1.2°/hour 1, and bias over temperature of <=0.1°/sec 1. G-Sensitivity is <=0.01°/sec/g 2 and axis alignment is <4 mrad 1. Operating from less than 20 mA, gyro includes internal temperature sensor and Built-In-Test monitor. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

CMOS Chip targets real-time location systems.

November 18, 2013

Intended for indoor location and communication, ScenSor DW1000 transmits wireless signals to readers to electronically identify specific distance to any object or person with ±10 cm precision. Unit is compliant with IEEE 802.15.4a standards, and can operate for several years from battery cell or within energy harvesting environment. ScenSor can replace or complement RFID and WiFi technology used for indoor tracking, allowing for more specific, minute-to-minute location information. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ruggedized Dual-Axis Gyro provides bipolar output signal.

November 15, 2013

Resistant to shock (500 g) and vibration (6 gRMS), environmentally sealed G200 enables dual-axis, on-gimbal pitch and roll stabilization in applications with demanding environmental/performance requirements. Properties include 0.002°/sec/&radic;Hz &sigma; ARW noise, 4°/hr &sigma; short term gyro bias, &le;0.1°/sec &sigma; bias over temperature, <4 mrad &sigma; axis misalignment, and <0.005°/sec/g &sigma; G-sensitivity. Consuming <10 mA typ, analog output X and Y axis gyro has 200 Hz bandwidth and internal temperature sensor. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Vertical Gyro features ultra-low noise and bias.

September 12, 2013

Accommodating input power from +6 to +36 V, LandMark&trade; 50 provides pitch and roll angles of ±0.25° typical, low gyro noise of 0.001°/sec/&radic;Hz, and low accelerometer noise of 0.025 mg/&radic;Hz. Unit is environmentally sealed for EMI protection and has user selectable RS485 data rates of 100 Hz. Additional features include fully temperature compensated bias and scale factor, misalignment of 1 mrad, g-Sensitivity of less than 0.002°/sec/g 1 s, and external sync input of 1 kHz or 1 pps. Read More