Sensors

Bosch Sensortec BHI260AB and BHA260AB smart sensor hubs

31 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The BHI260AB and BHA260AB are ultralow-power smart sensor hubs from Bosch Sensortec. Designed for always-on sensor applications in wearables, hearables, AR/VR devices and smartphones, the products integrate a powerful coprocessor to offload sensor processing from the main processor, which can reduce power consumption and extend battery life.


Omron E8FC series flow sensors

26 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Omron's E8FC series of flow sensors use a single meter to measure the temperature of a liquid as well as its flow, thereby detecting more abnormalities.


Pandemic drone could detect virus symptoms in crowds

26 March, 2020 by Andrew Spence

A drone to remotely detect people in crowds with infectious respiratory conditions such as COVID-19 is being developed by SA researchers in partnership with a Canadian tech company.


Liquid metal pressure sensor suitable for health monitoring

20 March, 2020

Researchers have developed a highly sensitive wearable pressure sensor that is capable of sensitive, precise and continuous measurement of physiological and physical signals.


Tiny pressure sensors made of silicon

16 March, 2020

Researchers have developed a micrometre-scale, low power consumption pressure sensor with potential applications in vacuum environments.


Dytran 3049D series miniature accelerometers

25 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Dytran's 3049D series of rugged, general-purpose miniature accelerometers are available in charge mode and IEPE versions.


Highly sensitive sensors help enhance human touch

20 February, 2020

Scientists have created a system based on a crack-based sensor that is said to be so sensitive that it allows the wearer to detect the light brush of a feather.


Teaching tomorrow's vehicles to 'hear'

18 February, 2020

Modern cars already feature a range of sophisticated systems, but the self-driving cars of the future will also have auditory capabilities.


Laird Connectivity Sentrius BT510 sensor

17 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Laird Connectivity's Sentrius BT510 sensor is a multisensor platform that combines temperature, open/closed, motion and impact sensing with Bluetooth 5 capabilities such as long-range (Coded PHY), security and Bluetooth Low Energy beaconing.


Mikroe PIR Click board pyroelectric proximity sensor

13 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The PIR Click board, from Mikroe, is a pyroelectric sensor supporting human presence detection. The product is equipped with an onboard PL-N823-01 pyroelectric proximity infrared (PIR) sensor from KEMET Electronics, which enables human detection through glass or resin.


TI LaunchPad SensorTag kit

27 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Texas Instruments Australia Ltd

The TI LaunchPad SensorTag kit offers integrated environmental and motion sensors, multiband wireless connectivity and easy-to-use software to help users prototype their next connected application.


Texas Instruments AWR1843 automotive radar sensor

09 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Texas Instruments' AWR1843 is an integrated single-chip frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) radar sensor capable of operation in the 76–81 GHz mmW spectrum.


Bimodal sensor processes both touchless and tactile stimuli

21 November, 2019

The new sensor could simplify the interplay between humans and machines, providing a seamless interactive platform for virtual and augmented reality scenarios.


Emerson AMS Wireless Vibration Monitor

14 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson's AMS Wireless Vibration Monitor is an easy-to-deploy vibration sensor that performs prescriptive analytics on vibration data using native software to automatically identify failure modes and prevent potential problems involving rotating assets.


Artificial skin improves sensory ability of robots

06 November, 2019

Researchers have combined artificial skin with control algorithms, creating what is claimed to be the first autonomous humanoid robot with full-body artificial skin.


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