Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy module has a long-range reach

The long range Bluetooth 5.0 module, the PAN1780, is for IIoT and smart home applications, ... 

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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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4D lidar chip holds promise of mass scale autonomous vehicles

The Aeries frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) lidar-on-chip sensing system provides ... 

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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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Flexible tags communicate with standard touchscreens

Research hub, imec, with TNO, and Cartamundi have developed a flexible capacitive identification ... 

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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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Arrow Electronics offers EnOcean’s energy-harvesting wireless range

Distributor Arrow Electronics now supplies EnOcean’s portfolio of patented energy harvesting ... 

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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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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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Monolithic thin-film image sensor boosts SWIR range

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Integrated optical module reduces smoke detector false alarms

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

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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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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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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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Amplifiers and comparators shrink space requirements

Smaller personal electronics, enterprise, industrial and communications designs can be ... 

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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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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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Analog Devices integrates electrochemical and impedance measurement

The AD5940 is an electrochemical and impedance measurement front end released by Analog ... 

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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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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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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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