Sensors

Laser printing on fallen tree leaves produces sensors for medical and laboratory use

16 May, 2024 by José Tadeu Arantes | Agência FAPESP

Researchers have used pyrolysis to convert leaf cellulose into graphite, which is printed in the right shape for the surface to serve as a sensor.


Wearable health sensor charges without wires or batteries

10 May, 2024

Researchers from the University of Missouri have developed a material that is soft, self-charging and battery free, marking a step forward in the future of self-health monitoring.


Würth Elektronik WSEN-HIDS MEMS humidity sensor capacitor

07 May, 2024 | Supplied by: Wurth Electronics Australia Pty

The WSEN-HIDS MEMS humidity sensor capacitor from Würth Elektronik is suitable for distributed IoT sensor networks, such as those in smart farming applications.


Machine learning used to create fabric-based touch sensor

25 April, 2024 by Joey Pitchford, NC State University

Integrated into clothing, the device can control mobile apps, enter passwords and play video games.


Wearable sensor measures real skin feel

24 April, 2024

A team of researchers has developed a wearable skin sensor that offers precise, objective and quantifiable measurements of tactile sensations.


Handheld sensor enables rapid detection of multiple bacteria

12 April, 2024

Researchers have developed a handheld biosensor that can simultaneously detect multiple disease-causing bacterial species within an hour.


Ultra-thin fibres can turn clothes into wearable electronics

15 March, 2024

Researchers have developed ultra-thin semiconductor fibres that can be woven into fabrics, turning them into smart wearable electronics.


Metromatics HBK 3DM-GQ7-GNSS/INS MicroStrain

01 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The MicroStrain GNSS/INS navigation sensor is designed to provide positioning and orientation to help guide drones, unmanned vehicles and autonomous robots.


STMicroelectronics VL53L8CX ToF ranging sensor

22 February, 2024 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The VL53L8CX time-of-flight sensor from STMicroelectronics is designed to provide ambient-light immunity and low power consumption.


Sound-powered sensors stand to save millions of batteries

21 February, 2024 by Peter Rüegg, ETH Zurich

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a sensor that utilises energy from sound waves to control electronic devices. This could one day save millions of batteries.


STMicroelectronics ASM330LHHXG1 inertial measurement unit

21 February, 2024 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The STMicroelectronics ASM330LHHXG1 inertial measurement unit targets navigation assistance, telematics and theft prevention for enhanced driving convenience.


STMicroelectronics VD55G1 global-shutter image sensor

20 February, 2024 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The VD55G1 global-shutter image sensor from STMicroelectronics is designed to capture distortion-free images when the scene is moving or when near-infrared illumination is used.


'Frozen smoke' sensors detect indoor pollutants

15 February, 2024

Researchers have developed a sensor made from 'frozen smoke' that uses artificial intelligence techniques to detect formaldehyde in real time.


New sweat-resistant wearable robot sensor

01 February, 2024

Researchers have developed an electromyography (EMG) sensor technology that is unaffected by the wearer's sweat.


Würth Elektronik WSEN PDUS differential pressure sensors

22 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Wurth Electronics Australia Pty

The two new WSEN PDUS differential pressure sensors from Würth Elektronik work with an operating voltage of 3.3 V and feature an accuracy of up to ±25% FSS tolerance.


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