Sensors

Lithium-ion batteries could be charged five times faster

21 February, 2018 by

Testing lithium-ion batteries' internal temperatures and their electrodes' potentials, researchers have found that the batteries can be safely charged much faster than the recommended charging limits.


Acconeer A1 SRD radar sensors

20 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Digi-Key Electronics

Acconeer's A1 SRD radar sensors enable mm accuracy with low power consumption. The sensor is based on PCR (Pulsed Coherent Radar) technology, which has high-range resolution while only consuming microwatts of power.


IoT technology to reduce traffic congestion

06 February, 2018 by Andrew Spence

A pilot study using Internet of Things technology to help reduce traffic congestion and create the foundations for the deployment of autonomous vehicles is underway in South Australia.


Adding touch interaction to any object, surface or space

05 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Silicon chips from semiconductor company STMicroelectronics have enabled the creation of zForce AIR touch-sensing modules.


A diamond-based sensor the size of an atom

02 February, 2018 by

Researchers are developing an atom-sized quantum sensor that will be able to measure the tiny magnetic fields we can expect to see in the next generation of hard discs.


HERE supports intelligent vehicles with safety suite, telematics

15 January, 2018 by

HERE Technologies has announced its safety services suite for intelligent vehicles, as well as its work to develop a telematics solution for autonomous vehicles.


Qeexo and STMicroelectronics accelerate OEM adoption of FingerSense technology

12 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Qeexo and STMicroelectronics have announced a collaboration to further accelerate integration of Qeexo's FingerSense technology by OEMs.


Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley Bulletin 871FM inductive proximity sensors

19 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Bulletin 871FM miniature, metal, flat-pack, inductive proximity sensors from Rockwell Automation are rugged, smart sensors built for harsh environments.


Leuze electronic Global Beam 15 series photoelectric sensors

15 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Leuze electronic has introduced the latest member of its Global Beam family with the compact sensors of the 15 series in an IP67 housing. The series is suitable for the detection of objects in industrial environments.


'World's smallest sensor' will never need replacement batteries

05 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

Fujitsu Laboratories claims to have created the world's smallest sensor — a device that supports low-power wide-area (LPWA) technology and will apparently never need replacement batteries.


IDT FS1012 and FS2012 MEMS-based flow sensor modules

30 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The FS1012 and FS2012 modules, from Integrated Device Technology (IDT), are high-performance flow rate sensor modules suitable for both liquids and gases.


Touch-sensitive robot acts as a real-time avatar

09 November, 2017 by

Japanese researchers have developed a robotic arm that serves as a real-time avatar for a remotely located user, to whom it transmits sound, vision and highly sensitive feelings of touch.


Moore Industries THZ3 Dual Input Smart HART Temperature Transmitter with Associated Intrinsically-Safe (AIS) option

08 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Moore Industries Pacific Inc

Moore Industries has announced the compact THZ3 Dual Input Smart HART Temperature Transmitter in DIN rail mount housing with Associated Intrinsically-Safe (AIS) sensor connections. The AIS option enables direct connection of sensors located in hazardous areas since it includes an internal intrinsically safe barrier in the front end of the transmitter.


Enabling fastener torque auditing and certification

13 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Take apart any electronic device from the past or present and you'll encounter a myriad of screws and bolts. Consistent torque application is key for these products to meet promised specifications.


Turning off the TV with a cup of tea: join the remote control revolution

04 October, 2017 by

Lancaster University researchers have developed gesture control technology that allows body movement, or movement of objects, to be used to interact with screens.


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