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.

Würth Elektronik WSEN-PADS absolute pressure sensor

06 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Wurth Electronics Australia Pty

The WSEN-PADS absolute pressure sensor measures pressure in the range between 26 and 126 kPa. Its output data rate can be selected between 1 and 200 Hz.

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.

Molex Contrinex Industry 4.0 inductive and photoelectric sensors

31 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Molex Contrinex inductive and photoelectric sensors are robust, self-contained sensors with an integrated IO-Link in a compact housing. Part of Molex's range of Industry 4.0 solutions, the miniature sensors feature a large sensing range and are suitable for limited-space applications and challenging environments.

Fancy a phone case made of artificial skin?

30 October, 2019

Researchers have developed an artificial skin-like membrane for augmenting interactive devices such as phones, wearables and computers.

Monnit ALTA Wireless Water Detection Puck Sensor

16 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The sensor is designed to simplify water intrusion monitoring in crawl spaces, sub-floor areas, basements and elevator shafts, and locations where water damage is a threat to valuable materials, machinery or electronics.

Knock knock: object interaction with a smartphone

15 October, 2019

Researchers have developed a new technology that identifies objects and executes actions following a simple knock against a smartphone. The software is powered by machine learning that analyses sounds, vibrations and other reactions.

Dytran CAN-MD digital smart accelerometer network

10 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The CAN-MD (Controller Area Network – Machinery Diagnostics) accelerometer, from Dytran Instruments, is a bus-based, digital smart accelerometer network with configurable firmware for machinery health monitoring and diagnostics.

Balluff BMP series intelligent displacement sensors

04 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

Balluff's BMP series of intelligent displacement sensors provide not only the absolute position signal for the stroke travel of a piston via IO-Link, but also information about the sensor status and the current ambient conditions.

Flexible wearables enabled by graphene

26 September, 2019

European researchers have developed flexible and transparent wearable devices that are conformable to the skin, providing continuous measurements of multiple human vital signs.

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