Proximity Sensors

Metal Photoelectric Sensor combines durability, stability.
Proximity Sensors

Metal Photoelectric Sensor combines durability, stability.

Resistant to shocks, oils, acids, and alkaline detergents, PR-M/F SeriesÂ- employs hybrid structure that features heavy-duty, resin-filled, SUS316L stainless steel body which maintains both IP67 and IP69K enclosure ratings. Cross talk prevention function ensures interference-free operation, while another function automatically adjusts power to maintain stable detection of targets of varying...

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Photoelectric Sensors serve in hygienic, washdown environments.
Proximity Sensors

Photoelectric Sensors serve in hygienic, washdown environments.

Designed considering Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles for hygienic manufacturing processes, QM26 and QMH26 suitÂ- food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Both sensors come in non-toxic, 316L stainless steel housing and survive high-pressure washdowns as well as temperature cycling from -30 to +60°C. While QM26 is intended for splash zone...

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Proximity Sensors

Proximity Sensor IC features 16-bit effective resolution.

Housed in 4.85 x 2.35 x 0.83 mm SMT package, Model VCNL3020 combines IR emitter, photo-pin-diode, signal processing IC, and 16-bit ADC. Unit supports IÂ-²C bus communication and features interrupt function. Sensor's programmable LED drive current from 10–200 mA allows distances up to 200 mm, and to more than 1 m when integrated emitter driver is used to drive external emitters. With...

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Magnetic Switch Sensors feature TMR technology.
Proximity Sensors

Magnetic Switch Sensors feature TMR technology.

Integrating tunneling magnetoresistance sensors and signal processing ASICs within SOT-23 or TO-92 package, Model MMS101H features bipolar operation with digital latching output, while Model MMS201H provides omnipolar operation that can be triggered by south or north pole. Sensitive operate and release points are ±15 Gauss for MMS101H and ±10/±15 Gauss for MMS201H. Consuming...

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Ambient Light/Proximity Sensor targets mobile and smart phones.
Proximity Sensors

Ambient Light/Proximity Sensor targets mobile and smart phones.

Combining ambient light and proximity sensor with integrated IR transmitter in DFN package, Model APM-16D25-11-DF8 operates from 2.5–3.6 V while consuming 90 Â-µA. Proximity sensor, providing refresh time from 10–270 ms, comes with background noise cancellation algorithm to optimize performance under influence of ambient IR light produced by lamps or sunlight. To closely mimic...

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AutomationDirect Adds to Capacitive Proximity Sensor Lineup
Proximity Sensors

AutomationDirect Adds to Capacitive Proximity Sensor Lineup

AutomationDirect's line of capacitive proximity sensors now includes 12mm metal round bodied DC models with shielded and unshielded mounting options, PNP, normally-open outputs, potentiometer adjustment and M12 quick disconnect. Unshielded 18mm DC plastic bodied models with selectable normally-open/normally-closed outputs feature logic auto detection. Additional unshielded 30mm models feature AC...

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Motion Detection Sensors serve high bay, occupancy applications.
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Motion Detection Sensors serve high bay, occupancy applications.

Suited for lighting loads up to 1,200 W, Line Voltage Ceiling Sensors do not requireÂ- power pack and have terminal wiring. Walk through mode turns on light upon detecting human presences and switches light off after 3 min without any detected movement or presence. Available in series for wet and dry locations, High Bay sensors suit spaces with high bay ceilings that require motion...

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STMicroelectronics Starts High-Volume Production of Motion and Orientation Sensor Solutions for Windows 8-Based Tablets

MEMS sensors and sensor-hub solution from ST begin shipping in third-party Windows 8-based tablets and convertible laptops Geneva - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the world's top MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) manufacturer[1], has collaborated with Microsoft Corp. to develop a motion and...

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Siemens and Streetline Bring Next Generation, Smart Parking Technology to Braunschweig, Germany

Leading sensor technology and award-winning mobile app Parker to lessen traffic congestion and provide motorists with guidance to available parking VIENNA - Siemens and Streetline, Inc. have launched the first of its kind smart parking project in the City of Braunschweig, Germany to provide parking relief to residents and local businesses. The project is locally-led by BELLIS, a public-private...

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Infrared Warning System helps prevent forklift accidents.

Designed to minimize risk of traffic-related accidents in warehouses, SpotMe® utilizes infrared direction sensitive sensors to detect approaching traffic. System can be used at junctions to alert forklift drivers and pedestrians of what is approaching around corners. In addition to contributing to overall smooth traffic flow, SpotMe minimizes panic braking to preserve forklifts. Unit can be...

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