Sensors

Dytran 3133 series miniature triaxial accelerometers

05 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Dytran 3133 series of ultraminiature, hermetically sealed, IEPE triaxial accelerometers, weighing just 0.8 g, are designed to mount in spaces inaccessible to other types of accelerometers.


ams TSL2740 light and proximity sensor

18 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The TSL2740, from ams, combines an ambient light sensor (ALS) and a proximity light-to-digital sensor that approximates the human eye response to light intensity under varying lighting conditions.


Dytran Instruments model 3262C ultrahigh-temperature accelerometer

07 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Dytran Instruments has released the model 3262C — a high-temperature differential output accelerometer that operates at up to 649°C and can survive temperature excursions up to 760°C.


Retrofitting IoT

21 May, 2019 | Supplied by: EU Automation

Connecting to the IoT doesn't necessarily mean replacing all your machinery with new devices, as it's possible to connect your existing equipment.


Smart sensors keep medication secure

07 May, 2019

New sensor technology could be used as part of a smart pill bottle that sends wireless alerts when it detects tampering, overdose or unsafe storage conditions.


Smart connected lighting and the IoT

01 May, 2019 by Paul Golata* | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The technological reality of the Internet of Things (IoT) empowers smart connected lighting within a coordinated system. This article articulates how smart connected lighting is enabling a bright future.


Teledyne DALSA BOA Spot XL vision sensor

15 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Adept Turnkey Solutions

Teledyne DALSA has announced its BOA Spot XL vision sensors for industrial automation and inspection. Designed for error proofing, identification, general inspection and robot guidance, the vision sensors deliver high performance and useful capabilities.


Smart glove made from a sensory film

01 April, 2019

Researchers took an ultralightweight, highly flexible film made from an elastic polymer and turned it into an adaptable sensory organ for a variety of technical applications.


Autonomous electric bus unveiled in Singapore

13 March, 2019

The Volvo 7900 Electric bus features light detection and ranging sensors, stereo-vision cameras that capture images in 3D and a global navigation satellite system.


Developing quantum sensors for autonomous vehicles

20 February, 2019 | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

UQ researchers are working to develop next-generation quantum sensors which could revolutionise navigation and communications in unmanned and autonomous vehicles.


Bosch Sensortec BMI088 inertial measurement unit

06 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

The BMI088 high-performance inertial measurement unit (IMU), from Bosch Sensortec, delivers a stable, low-noise, 6-axis inertial sensor designed for industrial and harsh environment drone and robotics applications.


Advantech WISE-4210 series IoT wireless sensor devices

01 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech's WISE-4210 series of IoT wireless sensor devices includes a wireless LPWAN-to-Ethernet AP and three wireless sensor nodes.


Tronics Microsystems GYPRO series MEMS gyros

22 January, 2019 | Supplied by: element14

Tronics Microsystems has released the GYPRO range of closed-loop MEMS gyros, taking MEMS inertial sensors to a high level of performance with good measuring accuracy and long-term stability.


Predictive maintenance — not just for industrial applications

18 December, 2018 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Predictive maintenance is outgrowing industrial applications to transform consumer products in part because our products make this new field more accessible and cost-effective.


Self-monitoring lighting supports a smart building network

12 December, 2018

An Australian company is rolling out wireless technology that allows buildings to monitor themselves and report problems autonomously — and even talk to your smartphone.


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