Thermal Probes

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Temperature Monitoring Service helps prevent food spoilage.

May 5, 2016

Designed to continuously and wirelessly monitor temperature of perishable goods, Digi Honeycomb™ helps users comply with public health requirements and food safety regulations. Subscription-based service is comprised of handheld probes, wireless sensors, gateways, and software that allow temperature data to be monitored, logged, retrieved, and integrated into back-office systems. Automatic alerts can be set for all temperatures types, including frozen, refrigerated, ambient, and hot-holding. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

SWIR InGaAs Linear Array delivers low read noise.

April 27, 2016

Designed for spectroscopy and machine vision, 1024L1-12.5-T provides 1,024 x 1 resolution with 12.5 micron pitch and delivers read noise of <550e- for 250 µm tall pixel. Suppression circuit achieves read noise levels down to to <100e- for certain spectroscopy applications. Able to image Vis and SWIR bands with response from 0.4&ndash;1.7 µm, product integrates digital ROIC chip and 14-bit ADCs. Latter maximizes dynamic range (>6000:1) and minimizes noise while delivering 34 klines/s at 1024 elements. Read More

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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

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RGB-IR Sensors support dual band color filters.

April 8, 2016

Leveraging innovative color array pattern, 1/3 in. CameraChip&trade; OV4686 and OV9756 can capture quality infrared images and video, even from long ranges, with minimal color aliasing. Model OV4686, built on 2 micron OmniBSI-2&trade; pixel, captures full-resolution 1080p HD video at 120 fps and 720p HD at 180 fps. Utilizing 3.75-micron OmniPixel3-HS&trade; high-sensitivity pixel architecture, Model OV9756 can operate in extremely high- and low-light conditions, delivering full-resolution 720p video at 60 fps. Read More

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Occupancy Sensors conserve energy by un-lighting unoccupied areas.

February 23, 2016

Used to conserve energy and meet Title 24 building energy codes dimming or turning off lights in unoccupied spaces, bi-level dimming occupancy sensors incorporate PIR (Passive Infrared), ultrasonic, and microwave technology. Bluetooth®-enabled version, which can be controlled remotely by Android or IOS device, supports initial set up as well as subsequent sensor adjustments. Microwave version uses Doppler Effect to detect motion and can be installed within fixture housing. Read More

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Programmable PIR Sensors operate in occupancy, vacancy modes.

February 22, 2016

Featuring PIR (passive infrared) detection, MINI sensors offer coverage area of 32 ft (10 m) when mounted at ceiling height of 8 ft. Sensors can be programmed for occupancy or vacancy mode, and all settings can be remotely adjusted using password-protected Android or iOS smartphone apps. Able to be used in indoor or outdoor applications, sensors feature integrated photocell. Up to 4 secondary sensors can be added to extend coverage. Read More

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Fast Proximity Sensor eliminates need for DACs.

February 22, 2016

With band-pass filter tuned to 56 kHz and monotonic sensitivity vs. frequency response curve from 30&ndash;54 kHz, TSSP4056 provides proximity sensing from 10 cm to 2 m in various systems. This fixed-gain IR sensor, which may also be used as reflective sensor, detects modulated pulses from separate IR emitter with sensitivity of 0.4 mW/m². Offering readings in under 5 msec using successive approximation techniques, sensor determines distance by varying carrier frequency used to drive emitter. Read More

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Near-Infrared Detectors support back-facet laser-monitoring.

January 19, 2016

Featuring active area of 0.36 mm² and 0.70 mm², respectively, NXIR-RF36 and NXIR-RF70 Detectors are suited for integration with semiconductor lasers, including Fabry-Perot, distributed feedback, and vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers. Devices have responsivity of 0.65 A/W at 850 nm, capacitance of 5 pF at 0 V, and shunt resistance greater than 200 M&Omega;. Suitable for use with YAG lasers, NXIR-5W has responsivity of 0.45 A/W at 1064 nm, low dark current of 1 nA, and 10 pF capacitance. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Avalanche Photo Detectors are available in SMD packages.

November 24, 2015

Available in optimized wavelengths of 800 and 905 nm, Avalanche Photo Detectors (APDs) suit applications requiring high speed and low noise in visible-near IR applications, such as time of flight measurements (Lidar). Products range also offers choice of circular 0.04 or 0.2 mm² active area and LCC3 or LCC6 SMD package. Read More

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Noncontact Temperature Monitoring in Hazardous Areas: Proven Raytek® MI3 Sensors Now with Ex-proof Certification

November 9, 2015

BERLIN, Germany – All models of the versatile Raytek® MI3 Compact Series infrared sensors are now also available as intrinsically safe versions for use in hazardous environments. Intrinsically safe devices prevent explosions in hazardous locations by limiting the energy and surface temperature of the device under normal operation, or when conditions arise that could become hazardous. Devices... Read More

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Noncontact Temperature Monitoring in Hazardous Areas: Proven Raytek® MI3 Sensors Now with Ex-proof Certification

November 5, 2015

BERLIN, Germany – All models of the versatile Raytek® MI3 Compact Series infrared sensors are now also available as intrinsically safe versions for use in hazardous environments. Intrinsically safe devices prevent explosions in hazardous locations by limiting the energy and surface temperature of the device under normal operation, or when conditions arise that could become hazardous. Devices... Read More

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Tilt Sensor features integrated CANopen output.

November 2, 2015

Based on MEMS technology, N5 Tilt Sensor comes in 1-axis and 2-axis versions with measuring range of 360° and 180°, respectively. Unit is also available with up to 4 configurable switching points and selectable switch-on/switch-off delay per switching point. Neutral position signal can be adjusted using infrared remote control or via CAN bus. Featuring flat housing for mounting in any confined space, IP67-rated sensor operates from -40 to +85°C with supply voltage of 9&ndash;32 Vdc. Read More

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CMOS Image Sensor features iris recognition technology.

October 13, 2015

Supporting iris recognition, 2.1 MP T4KE1 optimizes security on mobile devices. Sensor features optical size of 1/7.3 in., pixel pitch of 1.12 µm BSI, and image output of 60 fps at 1080p. MIPI CSI-2 serial interface facilitates integration into end products, while picture flipping function allows images to be flipped horizontally and vertically. By omitting color filter in pixel structure, sensor can capture images for recognition with higher sensitivity than conventional CMOS image sensors. Read More

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NTC Thermistor Probe Assemblies offer complete customization.

October 7, 2015

Manufactured from metal oxide ceramic material that is extremely accurate in sensing temperature, NTC Thermistor Probe Assemblies are available in variety of lead wire gauges and insulation thicknesses. Housing options include ring terminal, flag terminal, steel tube, threaded hex, and threaded long tip. Built to customer-specified resistance values, tolerances, beta values, and dielectric voltage breakdown, assemblies can provide temperature sensing and measurement for IGBT chips and heatsinks. Read More

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Monochromatic Sensor enhances mobile device biometric security.

October 1, 2015

Leveraging 1.12 micron pixel technology and optimized IR sensitivity, PureCel® OV2281 can enable iris recognition for biometric security on smartphones, tablets, and notebooks. Ability of this 1/7.5 in. sensor to record 1080p HD video at 60 fps in both portrait and landscape orientation supports iris detection in either situation.  When recording full-resolution 1920 x 1920 video at 30 fps, sensor requires 120 mW. ULP mode reduces power consumption to ~25 mW. Read More

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WideArray(TM) Edge Detectors Feature Advanced Technology

September 28, 2015

WideArray edge detectors have continued to be enhanced with advanced technology. Madison, Wis.  – WideArray™ Edge Detectors from AccuWeb were introduced over fifteen years ago with its patented technology allowing for fully compensated, self-adjusting edge detection that could overcome ambient dust, changes in temperature and humidity, web flutter, passline variances, and other... Read More

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Thermocouple Probe measures liquid temperature.

September 24, 2015

Featuring 3.2 mm probe diameter and 1 m long cable, Model TMP4106 is capable of measuring temperatures from -40 to 400°C. Stainless steel unit converts temperature into small voltage differential through Seebek effect. Since TMP4106 thermocouple is sheathed with ungrounded junction, it remains isolated from external noise. Read More

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

Electro-Optical Targeting System enhances F-35 capabilities.

September 16, 2015

Designed to replace F-35&#39;s current electro-optical targeting system (EOTS), Advanced EOTS incorporates SWIR, HD television, IR marker, and optimized image detector resolution. These features increase recognition, detection, and targeting ranges. Installed with minimal changes to F-35&#39;s interface, product is housed behind same low-drag window to maintain stealthy profile. Forward-looking IR and IR search and track functionality provide precise air-to-air and air-to-ground targeting. Read More

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Homeothermic Monitoring System targets small rodents.

August 20, 2015

Offering closed loop temperature control, Homeothermic Monitoring System utilizes small, flexible rectal probe to monitor animal&#39;s core temperature and heating pad to provide heat input. LCD touchscreen allows user to set target temperature and clearly view subject&rsquo;s current core body temperature as well as set temperature at all times. If animal&rsquo;s core body temperature deviates 2° from set temperature, audible alarms advise user. Read More

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Wireless Occupancy Sensors suit smart LED lighting systems.

August 19, 2015

Using Pyroelectric InfraRed technology, Wireless Occupancy Sensors can instantly switch single light or group of lights from off to on or from dimmed state to on when motion is detected for full visibility only when needed. Wide-angle lens detects motion up to 30 ft at 120° angle, while long-range lens detects motion up to 100 ft away at 10° angle. Powered by 10 yr lithium batteries, sensors install in any location and utilize self-healing 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 mesh networking system. Read More