Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Ultrasonic Wind Sensors for the DWD's Maritime Monitoring Network Come from Lufft

Fellbach, Baden-WÃ-¼rttemberg  – In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In meteorology, the DWD - Germany's largest...

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Inductance-to-Digital Converters offer 28-bit resolution.
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Inductance-to-Digital Converters offer 28-bit resolution.

Offering 2 or 4 matched channelsÂ- in single IC, Series LDC1614 provides precise position and motion sensing in almost any environment. Multiple, well-matched channels enable differential and ratiometric measurements, allowing designers to compensate for environmental aging conditions. With up to 28-bit resolution, devices can detect submicron changes in distance. Converters are powered by...

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Northrop Grumman Signs Long-Term Agreement with Raytheon for LN-200 Inertial Measurement Units

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. –Â- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has entered a long-term agreement with Raytheon Company to supply its LN-200 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for Raytheon optical targeting systems. The long-term agreement with Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business extends through 2018. The LN-200 provides camera stabilization on optical targeting systems...

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SWS Enables First Sensor's Accelerometers and Inclinometers

High Performance Inertial Sensing ASIC Continues to Deliver Best in Class Performance CAIRO –Â- Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC- and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer applications, is supplying its SWS1110, high performance inertial sensing conditioning ASIC, for First Sensor's new line of accelerometers and inclinometers. With the SWS1110, the...

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Gyrocompass and Motion Sensor System offers INS upgrade path.
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Gyrocompass and Motion Sensor System offers INS upgrade path.

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...

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Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.
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Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.

Suited for PLC, DCS, or stand-alone controllers, Milli-Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on bucket elevators, conveyors, airlocks, mixers, and fans. Unit uses inductive sensing element in nose of enclosure to detect ferrous metal target. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body, switch is corrosion and abrasion resistant, dust-tight, and IP67...

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Polytec LSV Sensors: Process Optimization Starts with Precise Measurements

More and more Converting Plants are optimizing the process by replacing measuring wheels with the laser accurate LSv length speed sensors. The noncontact nature of the LSV eliminates the typical issues associated with contact methods such as slippage, changing circumference and marking of the product. There are a large range of application in plants processing films, foils, paper, cardboard,...

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Bosch Sensortec Launches MEMS Sensors with Integrated Microcontroller for Android Smart Phones
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Bosch Sensortec Launches MEMS Sensors with Integrated Microcontroller for Android Smart Phones

BHI160 and BHA250 integrate lowest power sensor hub and sensors / Less power consumption for always-on sensor applications such as fitness tracking, indoor navigation and gesture recognition STUTTGART, Germany - - Implementing the full Android Lollipop sensor stack with lowest power sensor and sensor hub combination - Significantly reduces power consumption by up to 95 % for always-on...

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