Proximity Sensors

TORC Robotics to Tackle High-Speed Autonomous Vehicle Navigation Challenges
Proximity Sensors

TORC Robotics to Tackle High-Speed Autonomous Vehicle Navigation Challenges

BLACKSBURG, VA - TORC Robotics has been subcontracted through the Robotics Technology Consortium (RTC) to develop an advanced sensor fusion system for the Department of Defense that will significantly increase high-speed obstacle detection range. This long-range obstacle detection, classification and prediction system will enhance autonomous navigation capabilities for unmanned ground vehicles...

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Miniature Proximity Sensors detect all metals from 3 mm away.
Proximity Sensors

Miniature Proximity Sensors detect all metals from 3 mm away.

Available in 8 mm dia models with barrel lengths as short as 35 mm, X-Series Pile Driver(TM) Extended Range Inductive Sensors have 100% stainless steel housings. Miniature sensors deliver 3 mm sensing range and feature single-piece machined barrel that is fully embeddable in steel. Black Armor(TM)-coated, weld-immune models are available to repel slag particles, and pig-tail connect versions...

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Continued Growth for Sensonics in China
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Continued Growth for Sensonics in China

Machine monitoring and protection specialists SENSONICS have recently completed a project for the Chongqing steel company in China. The contract for the supply and installation of Sentry G3 Protection Monitors and Proximity Probes was successfully completed in conjunction with Sensonics Shanghai based partners, Star Royal Industry & Engineering Co Ltd. The four new systems provide online...

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Universal Tubular Sensors offer background suppression.
Proximity Sensors

Universal Tubular Sensors offer background suppression.

Providing all functions of proximity, polarized retroreflex, and through beam, S50 Series is operated via IP67 sealed potentiometer, or using EASYtouch(TM) push-button teach system, which allows for automatic setting of switching points. Sensors come in flat plastic tubular housing, suited for M18 nut or screw mounting, or metal cylindrical housing featuring cable or M12 connection with EN...

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Peristaltic Pump Vs. i-FILL® Technology
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Peristaltic Pump Vs. i-FILL® Technology

Intellitech's advanced i-FILL® pumps are used by companies working in some of the world's most demanding sectors, delivering innovative, highly accurate and repeatable results, ensuring ultimate reliability and ease of use for all of our clients.

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Proximity Sensors

Optical Sensor IC detects light like human eye.

Housed in 2 x 2 x 0.6 mm package, Model MAX44000 combines digital ambient-light and infrared proximity sensors. Device consumes 5 Â-µA when ambient sensor is enabled, and 7 µA when both sensors are activated, extending application's battery life. BiCMOS technology enables integration of 2 photodiodes and optical filter to reject UV and IR light, enabling IC to replicate optical...

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Proximity Sensors

austriamicrosystems Supplies Light Sensors in High Volume for Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

TAOS ambient light and proximity sensors enable extended battery life and improved user experience in four Galaxy models Unterpremstaetten, Austria (December 14, 2011) - austriamicrosystems (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs, today announced that the company is supplying high volumes of intelligent ambient light and proximity sensors for four...

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Miniature Photoelectric Sensors come in multiple varieties.
Proximity Sensors

Miniature Photoelectric Sensors come in multiple varieties.

Miniature photoelectric sensors comprizing S3Z series include through beam, polarized retroreflex, 2 m polarized for transparent, 70 cm diffuse proximity, narrow beam, and background suppression modules. Available in NPN and PNP out with dark or light operating mode and with cable or M8 connection, products come in housing that is completely overprinted with mechanical protection of IP67. Areas...

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Photoelectric Sensor helps maximize machine productivity.
Proximity Sensors

Photoelectric Sensor helps maximize machine productivity.

Subminiature ML4.2 Series includes models with response times as fast as 250 Â-µsec, multibeam redundant detection, independent outputs, and zero deadband sensing. Dual sensor redundant detection can detect transparent or glossy objects wrapped in foil or plastic. Precise sensing models include one sensor with visible red emitter that senses black and white color extremes at distances up to...

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Miniature Photoelectric Sensors come with M8 or M12 connections.
Proximity Sensors

Miniature Photoelectric Sensors come with M8 or M12 connections.

Available in diffuse proximity, fixed focus proximity, polarized retroreflex, retroreflex for transparents, and through beam versions, S8 Series delivers detection performance suited for food and beverage industry, electronic plants, packaging lines, test and assembling machines, and automotive applications. Laser models, offered in coaxial polarized retoreflex and background suppression...

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Proximity Sensors

Digital Color Sensors offer proximity detection.

Suited for OLED-based smartphones, Series TCS3x71 and TCS3x72 provide color measurement, and when coupled with IR LED, proximity detection within wide range of lighting conditions and through variety of attenuating materials. TCS3x72 Series includes IR blocking filter integrated directly on-chip and localized only to color sensor photodiodes, eliminating need for external IR filtering. On-chip IR...

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