Proximity sensors reduce power for consumer and industrial applications

Two integrated proximity sensors from the Optoelectronics Group of Vishay Intertechnology ... 

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Spectral ALS focuses on premium phone cameras

Claimed to be the world’s most advanced spectral ambient light sensor (ALS) for high-end ... 

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NIR sensor saves power for mobile 3D optical sensing systems

3D optical sensing applications such as face recognition, payment authentication can operate ... 

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Sensor does not need soldering or programming says TDK

For intelligent multi-sensor monitoring and remote data collection, SmartSense from TDK ... 

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“World’s smallest” 3D image sensor authenticates faces

At CES this week, Infineon will present what it claims is the world’s smallest 3D image ... 

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Integrated IP and software develop contextually-aware IoT devices

At CES this week, Ceva will demonstrate its SenslinQ integrated hardware IP and software ... 

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Wireless VR/AR haptic glove allows gamers to “feel” digital objects

At CES next week, BeBop Sensors will announce the Forte Data Glove, claimed to be the first ... 

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Perception software runs in sensors of autonomous vehicles

Believed to be the first commercially available, 2D/3D perception system designed to run ... 

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Sensor fusion software places control in the palm of consumer’s hand

Motion-based gesture control together with 3D motion tracking and pointing are enabled ... 

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Image sensor evaluation kits support VR and smart buildings

Evaluation kits from ams support eye tracking, presence detection and object recognition ... 

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Inductive position sensor accelerates automotive system electrification

Believed to be the first inductive position sensor for high-speed motors available as a ... 

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Mouser adds InvenSense’s time-of-flight sensors

For a range of IoT devices, augmented reality (AR), drones and mobile devices, the MOD_CH101 ... 

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Fingerprint sensor authenticates via smartphone’s display

Believed to be the largest surface fingerprint-on-display (FoD) module, designed with organic ... 

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OKW produces flanged enclosures for sensor electronics

EasyTec sensor enclosures are available from OKW in two plan sizes and two heights. The ... 

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Cuffless BP monitor meets Class-II regulatory accuracy

Blood pressure (BP) monitoring is conventionally achieved with bulky and mechanical cuff-based ... 

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Temperature sensor delivers power savings for mobile monitoring

Typical temperature reading accuracy of 0.25 degrees C, low operating and standby current, ... 

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Module combines sensors for smart building data

Data can be collected within 30 minutes of plugging in the AmbiMate MS4 multi-sensor module. ... 

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Temperature sensors in WLCSP integrate into wearable designs

Temperature sensors from ams are available in a tiny 1.5mm2 wafer level chip ... 

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Allegro introduces current sensors in surface-mount option

Current sensors offer easy handling and layout for high current density applications, says ... 

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Absolute pressure sensor delivers calibrated data for navigation

A compact MEMS-based absolute pressure sensor by Würth Elektronik eiSos measures 2.0 x ... 

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Air velocity sensors monitor for thermal efficiency

Air velocity data can be combined with existing temperature data for insights into thermal ... 

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Evaluation board accelerates IoT sensor system development, says Omron

Sensor systems for the IoT can be fast tracked, says Omron Electronic Components Europe, ... 

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Optical sensor eliminates flicker for smartphone cameras, says ams

On-chip flicker detection can be reduced in smartphones, via the TCS3408 colour sensor, ... 

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Relative pressure sensor IC measures pressure in automotive evaporation systems

Relative pressure as low as 50mbar can be measured with the automotive-qualified MLX90821 sensor.

Melexis ... 

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DSP processor IP has wide vector architecture for parallel operations

To accelerate parallel automotive, sensor fusion and communications applications, Synopsys ... 

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Monolithic thin-film image sensor boosts SWIR range

Holding out the promise for high-resolution applications in surveillance, biometric identification, ... 

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Partners collaborate to produce VPX system for electronic warfare

SOSA (Sensor Open System Architecture) Consortium members Pentek, Herrick Technology Laboratories ... 

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MIPI PHY switch operates across five lanes for mobile applications

Capable of switching physical layers that comply with either C-PHY or D-PHY serial interfaces, ... 

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Wide-band radar sensors detect minute movements

Radio wave ranging sensors from Socionext Europe, the SC1220 series, use 60GHz frequency ... 

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Digi-Key Electronics partners with Analog Devices on multi-sensor platform

Electronic components distributor, Digi-Key Electronics, has announced a partnership with Analog Devices ... 

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Rohm presents SiC MOSFETs with lower switching losses

Six trench gate structure SiC MOSFETs from Rohm are presented in new four-pin packages. ... 

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Position sensor is robust for use in robotics and military projects

Claimed to offer more robust performance than existing absolute encoders and better resolution ... 

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MEMS thermopile vacuum sensors negate additional sensing tech

According to Posifa Technologies, its PVC3000 series of MEMS thermopile vacuum sensors ... 

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Sensor module boost to light curtain applications

A series of infrared (IR) sensor modules in five compact package types from Vishay have ... 

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Low profile reflective sensor negates peripheral circuitry

For industrial and medical applications, TT Electronics has launched a low profile reflective ... 

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ams adds laser detection auto-focus that sees through smudges

Laser detection auto-focus for a smartphone camera that can accurately zero in on the target ... 

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RS Components introduces compact IR temperature sensor for smart factories

Designed for space-sensitive factory maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) in smart ... 

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Ultrasonic sensor disks from TDK meet automotive and industrial needs

Ceramic-based Epcos ultrasonic sensor disks have been announced by TDK. There are two standard ... 

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QuickLogic partners with Nuance Communications for voice recognition

Multi-core, voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and endpoint AI provider, QuickLogic ... 

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Soil sensor increases crop yield; minimises environmental damage

Incorporating three sensors in one package, a soil sensor from Murata is intended for the ... 

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