Sensors

ST and Metalenz partner on metasurface optics technology

11 June, 2021 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

ST will develop manufacturing processes for Metalenz's meta-surface optics technology for next-generation smartphones, consumer devices and more.


Smart foam gives robots a human-like sense of touch

19 May, 2021

The foam is able to better sense the proximity of human presence compared with other commonly used e-skin materials such as silicones.


Bluetooth badges enable safe distancing for workers

23 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Digi-Key Electronics

By deploying the badge sensors to employees potentially working in close contact with others, Digi-Key Electronics has been able to better perform contact tracing procedures.


Thermometer measures temperatures during quantum calculations

21 April, 2021

A novel type of thermometer has been designed to simply and quickly measure temperatures during quantum calculations with extremely high accuracy.


ams AS7038xB and AS7030B vital sign sensors

29 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The ams AS7038RB and AS7038GB vital sign sensors and AS7030B vital sign sensor module are based on photoplethysmography (PPG) and electrocardiogram (ECG), two methods for heart rate monitoring (HRM) and heart rate variability (HRV).


Hall sensors — how to check their operation

17 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

When we deal with an unidentified element, we should have at least some basic knowledge of how a Hall sensor works in order to be able to check the system's operation.


Soft sensor for robots mimics human skin

10 March, 2021

Researchers have developed a soft tactile sensor with skin-comparable characteristics. A robotic gripper with the sensor mounted at the fingertip could accomplish challenging tasks.


Heavy rain affects object detection by LiDAR sensors

05 March, 2021

Researchers found that as the rain intensity increased it became more difficult for the sensors to detect objects.


Sensirion environmental sensors

24 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Sensirion is a designer and manufacturer of flow and environmental sensors, useful for applications including air purification, indoor air quality monitoring and carbon dioxide detection.


Top five innovative printed/flexible sensor technologies

24 February, 2021 by Dr Matthew Dyson, Technology Analyst | Supplied by: IDTechEx

Printed/flexible sensors can measure a wide range of parameters and can be employed in emerging applications, including IIoT, wearables, automotive interiors and smart buildings.


Vision-guided artificial skin gives robots a sense of touch

15 February, 2021

Researchers have constructed a 3D vision-guided artificial skin for robots that enables tactile sensing with high performance, opening doors to several applications.


Jorjin Technologies MM5D91-00 mmWave radar motion sensor module

03 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Arrow Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The MM5D91-00, manufactured by Jorjin Technologies, is an integrated millimetre-wave (mmWave) radar-sensing solution based on Infineon's XENSIV mmWave radar chip.


Renesas ZMOD4410 waterproof IAQ sensor

17 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

The firmware-configurable ZMOD4410 sensor features a hermetically sealed package that protects the sensor from water and dust with a hydrophobic and oleophobic material that is permeable to humidity and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at the same time.


Deep learning enables more accurate motion tracking

03 December, 2020

Researchers from Tohoku University have developed a new sensing method that makes tracking movement easier and more efficient.


IoT still strong in difficult times

30 November, 2020 by Joseph Zulick* | Supplied by: MRO Electric and Supply

If your concerns are around the risks of COVID-19 and the proximity of your co-workers, then you needn't worry about the benefits of IoT and IIoT.


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