ToF sensor calculate range of multiple objects

STMicroelectronics has introduced a time of flight (ToF) sensor that enables multi-object ... 

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Smart sensors are the jewel in the crown

Scientists have taken inspiration from the biomimicry of butterfly wings and peacock feathers ... 

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Automotive image sensors has near-IR sensitivity for low light conditions

Believed to be the first automotive image sensor with Nyxel technology, the OX03A2S is ... 

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Signal conditioner IC targets industry 4.0, medical and IoT sensor applications

The latest addition to the sensor signal conditioner (SSC) range is the ZSSC3240. According ... 

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Temperature sensor complies with JEDEC for DDR modules

Applications that require accurate, real-time temperature monitoring can use the TS5111 ... 

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Wristband alerts wearer to social distancing parameters

To ensure social distancing is maintained in the work environment, Tended offers a wristband ... 

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Touchscreen sensor assembly is for harsh environments

Based on the aXiom touchscreen controller, Chrominance standard touchscreens provide an ... 

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Putting your finger on detecting sleep apnea

Belgian start-up, Ectosense, has developed a finger sensor to determine if sleep apnea ... 

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Wirepas Mesh is scalable for decentralised networks

Battery-powered Wirepas Mesh technology mesh units and mesh sensor units from  ... 

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Digi-Key adds biometric systems with Fingerprint Cards signing

Digi-Key Electronics has signed a global distribution partnership with Fingerprint Cards ... 

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Barometric pressure sensor provides indoor location

Pressure sensing is used in the BMP390 barometric pressure sensor which delivers altitude ... 

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dSpace and Uhnder collaborate to develop radar for autonomous vehicles

Radar systems for automated and autonomous driving will be developed jointly by Uhnder ... 

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UltraSoC combines analytics with Agile Analog’s monitoring IP

To detect physical cyber attacks, Agile Analog and UltraSoC have collaborated to create ... 

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Liquid sensors are low maintenance for mechanical turbines

MEMS sensors are offered by Posifa Technologies as cost-effective devices that can replace ... 

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Sensor hub DSP architecture makes sense of surroundings

Claimed to be the industry’s first high performance sensor hub DSP architecture, SensPro ... 

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Image sensors for computer vision use ST’s die-stacking technology

Two high-speed image sensors released by STMicroelectronics use global shutter to capture ... 

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Voice cores from CEVA support TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers

Machine learning at the edge is now possible for WhisPro speech recognition software from ... 

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Zytronic combines touch and virtual button concept for touchscreens

A configurable interface for rugged applications is provided by Zytronic, with the ZyBrid ... 

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EyeVision releases software to support MIPI camera technology

Image processing hardware based on MIPI camera technology is supported by EyeVision (EVT) ... 

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G-Shock uses Renesas RE microcontroller for heart rate and GPS

At the end of last month Casio Computer unveiled its latest smartwatch. The G-Shock watch ... 

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Sensors deliver machine learning in industry and consumer, says ST

Motion-detection machine-learning core (MLC) technologies are integrated in the ISM330DHCX ... 

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dSpace adds multi-target capability to automotive radar sensor test

Multi-target capability has been added to two of dSpace’s automotive radar sensor test systems.

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Bluetooth-enabled V-Sensor checks up on the wearer

Leman Micro Devices (LMD) has announced that its V-Sensor is now Bluetooth-enabled. Coupled ... 

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Beacons and sensor beacons use Bluetooth 5 for secure IoT

Fujitsu Component America has added a series of Bluetooth 5 beacons and sensor beacons, ... 

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Temperature sensors increase accuracy in “smallest” linear form factor, says TI

Temperature sensors offering 50 per cent higher accuracy, high sensitivity and single-point ... 

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DC/DC converters simplify design of smart industrial applications

High efficiency at all loads, with a maximum value of 95 per cent is maintained byt eh ... 

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Senseeker claims DROIC is world’s first eight micron pitch, dual-band version

Claimed to be the first dual-band, infra red imaging digital read-out integrated circuit ... 

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Rutronik UK adds Infineon’s coreless open loop current sensor for industrial use

Described as precise and stable, Xensiv TL14971 is Infineon’s industrial, coreless open ... 

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Micro-stepping motor driver IC has integrated current sensing

Silent operation, despite a high motor current are characteristics of the TC78H670FTG micro-stepping ... 

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Framos introduces sensor module and adapter for MIPI CSI 2

The sensor module ecosystem from Framos now includes the FSM-IMX530 sensor module and sensor ... 

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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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Wide-angle thermal MEMS sensor contactless offers Omron’s widest field of view

Omron Electronic Components Business Europe has added a wide angle 32 x 32 element version ... 

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Waterproof digital sensor measures air and water pressure

Low power consumption, due to a dedicated, customised application specific integrated circuit ... 

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Integrated optical module reduces smoke detector false alarms

Analog Devices, has introduced the ADPD188BI, an integrated optical ... 

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RFID label with sensor tests vehicle water ingress rates

Vehicles are leak-tested during the assembly process with water ingress detection tests ... 

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Sensor-laden module simplifies cloud connectivity says SensiEdge

A portable IoT module, the SensiBLE 2.0, is powered by a rechargeable Li-Ion battery. It ... 

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Listen to your heart with wearable sensor

Small, low power healthcare sensors from Maxim Integrated enable new wearable health and ... 

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Arrow Electronics signs agreement with Sensera for IoT location sensors

Real-time location and location-aware smart wireless sensor modules from Sensera are now ... 

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AI vision sensor encourages creativity

Robotics and open source hardware provider, DFRobot, describes its artificial intelligence ... 

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Image sensor bridge helps robotics says Lattice Semiconductor

For industrial vision applications, Lattice Semiconductor has developed the SubLVDS to ... 

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Time of flight sensors from Premier Farnell provide 3D information

Distributor, Premier Farnell is shipping a range of time of flight (ToF) sensors designed ... 

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ZF develops sensors to meet e-bike demands

As e-bikes become more commonplace on roads, manufacturers are continually launching new ... 

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Ambient light sensor is sensitive for wearables and smartphones

In small form factor applications such as smart watches and sport bands where very high ... 

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Adlink upgrades MCM for system-wide coverage

Adlink Technology has upgraded its MCM machine condition monitoring, with the launch of ... 

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Collaboration leads to lidar for autonomous driving

A collaboration between Analog Devices and First Sensor will develop lidar products intended ... 

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TDK introduces MEMS-based sonar on a silicon chip ToF sensors

Enabling ultra-wide field-of-view, the Chirp CH-101 ultrasonic sensor is based on MEMS ... 

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Detection sensor distinguishes earthquake from false alarms

False detection prevention is a built-in function of the BP3901 compact, high accuracy, ... 

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Angle sensors from Infineon are accurate at low magnetic fields

Sensors based on anisotropic magnetoresistive (AMR) technology will be unveiled by Infineon ... 

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Power supply monitoring IC has self-diagnosis for functional safety

Designed for automotive application power supply systems the BD39040MUF-C, by Rohm Semiconductor, ... 

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Digital turbo MAP sensor calculates air-fuel ratio

At the Sensor+Test show next week, Infineon will present the Xensiv absolute pressure sensor ... 

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Infineon claims Hall sensor is a first for ASIL D systems

Infineon Technologies believes that the Xensiv TLE499913 is the industry’s first monolithically ... 

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Bosch adds user interaction and activity tracking to ear accelerometer

User interactions and accurate activity tracking are enabled by the BMA456 accelerometer ... 

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Proximity sensors have predictive maintenance features

Proximity sensors with IoT features for predictive maintenance have been announced by Omron. ... 

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Miniature barometric pressure sensor offers protection

Protected against water, dust and humidity, the small barometric pressure sensor Xensiv ... 

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RX microcontrollers have precision for sensing equipment

The first RX microcontrollers with integral analogue front end have been announced by Renesas ... 

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Establish calibration with mass air flow sensors

Mass air flow sensors for use in bypass assemblies can reduce system size, increase reliability ... 

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Farnell extends semiconductor range with Osram Opto family

LEDs, infra red emitters, photodiodes and optical sensors from Osram Opto Semiconductor ... 

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Embedded Vision Alliance awards REAL3 image sensor as “Product of the Year”

Smartphone cameras increasingly require 3D vision capabilities as differentiating factor. ... 

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Force sensor is small but impact resistant

Offering high impact resistance and a small form factor, the HSFPAR004A is a force sensor ... 

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Pressure sensor is sensitive for extended temperatures

A ceramic port is included in the design of the Bourns Model BPS140 pressure sensor to ... 

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Programmable PMIC increases ADAS reliability

Space can be saved in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and reliability increased ... 

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Air velocity sensors provide insight to cool data centres

Air velocity sensors in Posifa Technologies’ PAV1000 series are designed for data centre ... 

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Arrow and IBM aim to reinvent Airport operations with new IoT solution

The Smart Airport Asset Management Solution, co-created with IBM, enables airport operators ... 

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Smart sensors tackle transportation of the future

RoboSense has partnered with Horizon Robotics, Cainao Network, Sensible 4 and AutoX to ... 

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Multi-sensor platform progresses towards battery-less IoT

Believed to be the industry’s lowest power Bluetooth radio, the RSL10 multi-sensor platform ... 

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ULIS claims “world’s smallest thermal image sensor”

For small thermal cameras, ULIS is presenting the ATT0640 at the SPIE Defence and Commercial ... 

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RS Components offers humidity and temperature sensor from Sensirion

Equipped with a membrane to protect against water and dust, Sensiron’s SHT85 temperature ... 

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Integrated RF modules create 6LoWPAN sub-GHz mesh

A wireless IP mesh based on fully integrated RF modules has been created by Radiocrafts.

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Photoelectric sensors for industrial IoT are slimline

Slim photoelectric sensors have been announced, as the first part of its Bulgin’s automation ... 

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RZ/G Linux aims to reduce industrial control certification time

With the aim of reducing IEC 62443-4-2 user certification time by up to six months, Renesas ... 

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Isolated ICs exhibit low temperature drift for green energy

Isolated analogue amplifiers, voltage sensors and delta-sigma modulator (DSM) devices released ... 

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Current sensor has highest speed and accuracy to date, says Allegro

Systems that use external microprocessors can optimise speed and accuracy, says Allegro, ... 

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Maxim’s Heart-Rate Sensor Designed Into Fujitsu Connected Technologies’ New Raku Raku Smartphone F-01L for Seniors

MAX30101 enables users to measure stress levels and arterial ageing

Maxim Integrated have ... 

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Microchip adds memory and functional safety to DSC family

Dual- and single-core dsPIC33C digital signal controllers (DSCs) are now available from ... 

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Water-resistant MEMS pressure sensors meet consumer budgets

Water-resistant MEMS pressure sensors, the LPS33W series from STMicroelectronics, exhibit ... 

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The Sensors Behind the GEN II Wearable Device

The population is ageing and more people need healthcare support, which is having a big ... 

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Automotive grade single-chip VGA ToF sensor monitors in-car and exterior

A single-chip automotive grade VGA Time-of-Flight (ToF) image sensor for applications such ... 

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Smart health sensor provides premium cardiovascular check

Ams has launched the AS7026, an optical sensor for continuous cardiovascular health monitoring ... 

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Nanotechnology shrinks sensors to increases battery life of earbuds 

Since pioneering sensors built inside CMOS, Nanusens has announced that its proprietary ... 

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Colour ambient light sensor has flicker-detect to enhance cameras

Low-power and miniature multi-spectral colour sensors can be integrated and hidden to adjust ... 

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Sensors use Bluetooth Low Energy for IoT development

Sensor technology, with what is claimed to be the industry’s lowest power Bluetooth Low ... 

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Bosch Sensortec launches ideation community to foster and accelerate innovative IoT applications

Bosch Sensortec has launched a new ideation community for customers, partners, developers ... 

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LG G8ThinQ has Real3 image sensor chip for front-facing ToF camera

LG Electronics and Infineon Technologies have teamed up to introduce time of flight (ToF) ... 

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Sushi sensor to monitor plant equipment vibration and surface temperature.

To monitor plant equipment vibration and surface temperature, Yokogawa has offered the ... 

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Location-aware sensors distribute data in smart factory

Location-aware wireless sensors from Nanotron target manufacturing, healthcare and mining, ... 

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Image sensor slims down for smartphones with full-screen displays

High resolution images can be achieved in the industry’s smallest form factor, claims ... 

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Zero-drift op amp provides EMI filtering

Meeting the needs of precision measurement in industrial control and factory automation, ... 

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I2C interface makes low power CO2 sensor easier to implement

In smart environments where sensors monitor for changes so that the appropriate actions ... 

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ams shrinks distance measurement and proximity sensing sensor

Claimed to be the world’s smallest 1D time of flight sensor (ToF), the TMF8701 has been ... 

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Solid-state lidar improves detection distance for vehicles

At this week’s CES 2019 (8 to 12 January) in Las Vegas, USA, RoboSense will demonstrate ... 

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