Sensors

AGV navigation: what are the possibilities?

16 August, 2019 by Matthias Göhner, Industry Management Intralogistics | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Various technologies are available on the market for bringing an automated guided vehicle (AGV) to its destination.


Stretch-sensing glove captures hand poses in real time

09 August, 2019

Computer scientists have developed a user-friendly, stretch-sensing data glove to capture real-time, interactive hand poses with precision.


LORD Sensing G-Link-200 rugged wireless accelerometer

07 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The G-Link-200 is a battery-powered, wireless, 3-axis accelerometer with a rugged, weatherproof enclosure.


Super-sensitive electronic skin for robots and prosthetics

31 July, 2019

Asynchronous Coded Electronic Skin has ultrahigh responsiveness and robustness to damage, and can be paired with any kind of sensor skin layers to function effectively as an electronic skin.


Dytran 3030B5 series miniature accelerometers

31 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Dytran 3030B5 series of miniature IEPE piezoelectric accelerometers feature a rugged stainless steel construction and are available with an abbreviated low-end frequency response as low as 2 Hz.


Dytran series 3623 submersible triaxial accelerometer

25 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Dytran series 3623 is an IEPE, case isolated, IP68 rated (submersed to 175 psi) triaxial accelerometer.


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.


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