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What is a sensor?
A device that receives and responds to a stimulus or signal. Sensors measure real-world conditions, such as heat or light, and then converts this condition into analog or digital representation.
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2003-08-25 Murata ultrasonic sensors have quick response time
Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd has started mass production of its MA200D1 series of high frequency ultrasonic sensors that is designed to enable distance measurement for robots and household electrical appliances at short distances.
2003-03-28 MTS Systems sensors eye mobile systems
MTS Systems' Sensors Division designed its MH series of magnetostrictive position sensors to fit into embedded apps in hydraulic cylinders.
2000-05-13 Motorola pressure sensors?recommended housing for very low absolute pressure measurements
This application note describes the problems of measuring absolute pressure under 30kPa and a description of a housing to solve these problems.
2010-06-15 Motionless bandwidth test for MEMS sensors
For industrial systems that use MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes, optimizing the bandwidth can be a critical consideration.
2008-08-14 Module harvests energy to power wireless sensors
AdaptivEnergy LLC has introduced its Joule-Thief energy harvesting module based on the company's proprietary RLP technology, and proprietary energy collection and storage circuitry.
2010-05-20 Mobile image sensors support parallel, MIPI interfaces
Aptina Inc. has launched a line of CMOS image sensors, based on a 1.4? pixel scheme and its third-generation frontside illumination (FSI) technology.
2015-01-06 Mobile devices push market for combo sensors
Research and Markets estimated the combo sensor market at $420 million in 2013, $585 million in 2014, growing to $1.4 billion in 2019.
2014-05-26 Mobile device MEMS, sensors on growth path
MEMS and sensors constituted 23.4 per cent of the cell phone and tablet market in 2013. The devices covered include image sensors for biometric recognition, MEMS microphones, and touch controllers.
2007-08-28 Mix of sensors seen in future driver assistance systems
German automotive supplier Hella sees synergies in the design process if different sensors are combined for future driver assistance systems.
2005-10-12 Mitsumi unveils new ultrasonic sensors for in-vehicle apps
The SU series of ultrasonic sensors from Mitsumi Electric were developed to target in-vehicle applications to address the growing need for providing information from outside the vehicle and for vehicle operation assistance.
2014-01-29 MIT team shows method to control nanoscale diamond sensors
The control technique allows the tiny sensors to monitor how magnetic fields change over time, such as when neurons in the brain transmit electrical signals to each other.
2002-01-24 Minco temperature sensors feature sturdy lead-wire construction
The company's new series of bolt-on RTD temperature sensors feature a rugged lead-wire connection that resists damage from handling, installation and operation.
2009-06-12 Microwatt sensors suit energy-scavenging apps
ChipSensors Ltd has introduced a family of digital humidity and temperature sensors at the Sensors Exposition in Chicago Illinois.
2006-05-29 Micronas introduces low-cost Hall sensors
Micronas introduced the new Hall sensor family HAL 2xy, which are designed for contactless detection of positions and speed in automotive, industrial and consumer applications.
2005-09-28 Micron's expanded Singapore facility to concentrate on DDR2, sensors
Micron Technology's expanded facility here will better position the firm to supply DDR2 and CMOS image sensor technology to an expanding Asian market, the company's local head said.
2004-11-24 Micron unveils two new sensors
Micron announced the availability of its new MT9V012 low power stand alone sensor and MT9V112 SoC VGA sensor.
2002-05-10 Micron ships image sensors for mobile devices
The camera-equipped MI-SOC-0133 and standalone MI-0133 CMOS image sensors from Micron Technology Inc. provide 352-by-288 CIF resolution, and are targeted for use in mobile devices.
2003-02-19 Micron samples VGA CMOS image sensors
Micron Technology is sampling two new VGA-size CMOS image sensors designed to capture high-quality color images for mobile devices.
2006-05-25 Micron plans to double CMOS sensors production
Micron Technology intends to double its CMOS sensor manufacturing capacity by converting two memory fabs to imager chip production.
2005-09-20 Micron leads Samsung in image sensors
Micron Technology Inc. has taken the early lead in the CMOS image sensor business over its rivals, including memory giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
2004-02-18 Micron image sensors suit mobile imaging market
Micron Technology has developed two VGA DigitalClarity CMOS image sensors for the mobile imaging market.
2003-12-18 Micron image sensors feature DigitalClarity Technology
Expanding its DigitalClarity product line, Micron Technology Inc. has released its 2 megapixel and 3 megapixel DigitalClarity CMOS products that are suitable for use in digital still cameras (DSCs), digital video cameras and converged DSC/camcorders.
2007-03-12 Micron CMOS sensors support HD video capture
Micron has introduced a pair of new CMOS images sensors that support high-definition video capture and ultrafast burst mode for point-and-shoot cameras.
2004-11-26 Microchip unveils 'most accurate digital-temp sensors in SOT-23 package'
Microchip introduced what it claims as the industry's most accurate digital-temperature sensors in the SOT-23 package.
2002-11-27 Microchip thermal sensors feature SPI interface
Microchip Technology has announced the release of the TC72 and TC77 digital thermal sensors that features SPI interfaces.
2013-08-15 Microchip rolls temperature sensors with 1.8V SMBus, I2C
The EMC118X family use an advanced sample-frequency-hopping filter, enabling temperature-monitoring traces of up to 203.2mm in noisy environments with accurate readings.
2010-02-09 Metering ICs pack isolated current sensors
Teridian Semiconductor is sampling its fourth generation residential smart metering ICs that feature digitally isolated current sensors based on the company's proprietary MicroDAA isolation technology.
2013-12-09 Metal mesh sensors aimed at flexible touchscreens
Cypress Semiconductor's TrueTouch capacitive touchscreen controllers now support metal mesh sensors from Fujifilm.
2007-11-07 MEMS-based sensors measure pressure readings
Freescale Semiconductor has introduced three integrated pressure sensors, the MPXV7002, MPXV7007 and MPXV7025, designed to measure positive pressure and vacuum conditions.
2011-08-08 MEMS test integrates 3D magnetic field sensors
Multitest introduces the MT MEMS, a MEMS test and calibration equipment that can be used for mobile applications and navigation applications without the use of a GPS.
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