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2013-06-21 Sensor determines sound direction through light
A sensor developed within SINTEF's MiNaLab gives microphones hyper-acute hearing and a sense of direction
2002-05-23 TAOS expands 200dpi linear sensor array family
Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc. has announced the addition of the TSL2014 896x1 and TSL210 640x1 sensors into its 200dpi linear sensor array product line
2012-06-13 Reflective optical sensor detects from 0.2 to 5mm
Vishay Intertechnology's TCNT2000 offers the option of either increasing detection range or driving a device at lower drive currents to reduce power use.
2001-10-15 Real-time biomechanical position sensing based on lateral effect photodiode
This application note describes the use of lateral-effect photodiodes for position sensing in biomechanical communication systems
2012-05-18 Position sensor measures distance with 13.9kHz switching frequencies
The triangulation position sensor SoC from iC-Haus is designed for diffuse reflective photoelectric sensors with switching outputs
2004-11-25 Piher-Nacesa position sensor/control operate to 120
Piher-Nacesa released its A-15 rotary position sensor/control that features a feedback over the full 360 angle
2015-03-19 Magnetic position sensor targets motor, motion control apps
The AS5047P from Ams claims to produce outstanding angle measurement accuracy even at very high rotation speeds, as well as offer higher-resolution incremental outputs.
2015-07-29 How reliable are magnetic position sensors
By using two architectural design features, magnetic position sensors will provide high accuracy measurements even in the noisiest of EMI environments
2015-06-18 14 award-winning sensor technologies
The 2015 Sensors Expo has announced the winners of the annual "Best of Sensors Expo awards." A total of 14 awards were given in two categories: Application and Innovation.
2009-08-07 Wide-temp optical sensors geared for automotive apps
Vishay has extended the temperature range of its AEC-Q101-qualified TCPT1300X01 and TCUT1300X01 surface-mount transmissive optical sensors for the automotive market
2015-10-12 What you need to know about sensor fusion
Here is a look at the general concept of sensor fusion, the historical perspective, and two detailed casesinertial sensor fusion and image fusion
2007-07-02 Tap capacitive sensor UI in next-gen CE devices
A more efficient and reliable alternative to resistive touchscreens is a thin, transparent, capacitive sensor touchscreen that embedded users can place over any viewable surface for input and navigation
2007-05-08 Reflective optical encoders offer high resolution
Avago Technologies has announced the expansion of its series of miniature reflective optical encoders, said to be the smallest in the industry, with a new high-resolution encoder
2010-06-11 Qualcomm injects cash in optical module developer
Qualcomm Inc. has made a strategic investment in Anteryon, a wafer-based, miniature optical module production for mobile phone cameras and laser projection developer
2013-03-15 Poor car sales drag magnetic sensor market
IHS revealed that while last year's takings represented a 6.4 per cent increase over 2011 revenue of $1.47 billion, growth in 2012 was much lower than the 44 per cent surge of 2010.
2007-06-25 Optical sensor rolls for mini-mice
Avago has made available a series of thin mouse sensors that boasts an integrated chip-on-board LED-illuminated optical navigation system
2014-05-09 Optical channel model taps LEDs for positioning
The Epsilon system uses the most practical of materials for its infrastructure: visible LED lights and smartphone. It implements trilaterationtri-angulating the position of devices with a light sensor using LED lights
2008-04-15 Image sensor market looking up
The image sensor market is expected to hit $7.6 billion in 2008, up 10 percent over 2007, according to research firm IC Insights
2009-11-06 Image sensor boasts 150fps, fast readout
The device also offers rolling shutter mode with correlated double sampling to cut noise and increase dynamic range.
2009-01-20 Image sensor addresses notebooks' low-light sensitivity demand
OmniVision Technologies Inc. has introduced the OV7740, which was developed specifically to address the low-light sensitivity demands of the fast-growing notebook PC market.
2013-06-27 iC-Haus intros 12bit universal magnetic position encoder
The iC-MHL200, housed in a TSSOP20 package that includes a linear Hall sensor array, is an integrated system solution for linear and angular magnetic encoder applications
2015-05-11 Foxconn, Dialog, Lite-On prepare for sensor joint venture
The aim of the venture is to accelerate Dialog's entry in to China's consumer electronics markets and the adoption of Dyna Image's sensors in the smartphone and Internet of Things markets
2015-09-11 Energy-harvesting sensor nodes determine own location
Networks of hundreds or thousands of these sensors could be used to monitor the condition of infrastructure such as bridges, industrial equipment monitoring and home security monitoring.
2003-01-27 Dallas controller ICs monitor SFF optical transceivers
The DS1854, DS1857, and DS1858 integrated optical controller-monitors control laser-driver bias and modulation currents, and manage system-monitoring functions required for SFF-847-compatbile optical transceivers
2013-04-03 China tablet, cellphone makers doubled their MEMS sensor purchases
The purchasers fell into two groups: the first typified by big companies such as ZTE, Huawei Technologies, Lenovo and Coolpad; and the second made up of a multitude of smaller players, according to Jrmie Bouchaud, director and senior principal analyst for MEMS & sensors at IHS.
2012-11-02 Caltech researchers develop microscale optical accelerometer
Researchers at Caltech and the University of Rochester created a type of motion detector that work by using a sensitive displacement detector to measure the motion of a flexibly mounted mass.
2006-05-23 Avago's optical encoders tout smallest package
Avago Technologies claims to introduce the industry's smallest reflective incremental optical encoder
2006-07-10 Avago unrolls higher resolution optical encoder
Avago Tech offers a higher resolution option for the AEDR-8300 series of reflective optical encoders offering 212 LPI and a maximum count frequency at 60KHz
2005-09-07 ADC changes sensor signals
IC-Haus GmbH unveiled a 13bit monolithic analog-to-digital converter, which by applying a count-safe vector follower principle, converts sine and cosine sensor signals with a selectable resolution and hysteresis into angle position data
2001-10-15 Non-contact optical position sensing using silicon photodetectors
This application note examines the various types of silicon photodetectors and discusses the theory of operation and relative disadvantages of each type. An example of optoelectronic instruments utilizing these sensors is also presented.
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