Sensors

Proximity sensors encourage social distancing

27 July, 2020 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Proximity and ranging sensors from STMicroelectronics are helping prevent disease transmission in products developed in response to the global pandemic.


Intelligent sensing abilities make robots smarter

23 July, 2020

Researchers have developed a way to equip robots with an exceptional sense of touch, as well as the ability to process sensory information quickly and intelligently.


Renesas IPS2200 inductive position sensor

13 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

The magnet-free IPS2200 inductive position sensor features high speed, total stray field immunity and efficient motor integration in a thin and lightweight form factor.


Maxim Integrated MAXM86146 dual-photodetector optical sensor

10 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

Developers can quickly and easily design sensors into places where they never used to fit with the MAXM86146 dual-photodetector optical sensor solution, from Maxim Integrated Products.


EXAIR Digital Flowmeter

16 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR's pressure-sensing Digital Flowmeter provides a way for plant personnel to monitor pressure and flow throughout a compressed air system.


Machine learning system to detect wild animals on the road

08 June, 2020 | Supplied by: TRIO Test & Measurement

Every two minutes there is an accident caused by wildlife on German roads, at a cost to the insurance industry of more than €600 million in 2015 alone.


Pimoroni PIM486 Enviro for Raspberry Pi

18 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Pimoroni's PIM486 Enviro for the Raspberry Pi board provides a comprehensive sensor solution for indoor monitoring, offering measurement of pressure, temperature, humidity, noise level and light.


Renesas TS5111 precision temperature sensor for DDR5 memory modules

12 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

Renesas Electronics has announced a precision temperature sensor, the TS5111, targeting DDR5 memory modules as well as a host of other applications such as solid-state disks (SSDs), computing motherboards and communications equipment that require real-time temperature monitoring.


Photoelectric sensors in practice — detecting and discriminating the direction of motion

05 May, 2020 by Jacek Bogusz | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

There are two types of sensors most commonly used in industrial automation applications: photoelectric and inductive (proximity).


Dytran Model 3683C ultrahigh-temperature triaxial accelerometer

24 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Dytran Instruments has introduced Model 3683C — a charge mode, triaxial, case-isolated accelerometer that operates at up 538°C and can survive temperature excursions up to 593°C.


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.


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.


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.


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