Sensors

Road sensor designed to monitor e-scooters, e-bikes

11 March, 2022

Researchers have developed a road sensor that is tailored for personal mobility vehicles, such as e-scooters and e-bikes.


ams OSRAM TMF8820, TMF8821 and TMF8828 time-of-flight sensors

10 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The high-performance, direct-time-of-flight (dToF) sensors achieve a 5 m detection range, while the devices' multi-lens array widens the field of illumination.


Laird Connectivity Sentrius BT610 I/O sensor

24 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The Bluetooth 5 sensor platform turns wired sensors into IP67-rated, battery-operated wireless nodes that provide robust and secure messaging.


Improving touch sensitivity in industrial robots

17 December, 2021

The technology means robots are able to manipulate tiny glass lenses, electronics components and engine gears without damaging them.


Light sensors optimised for the IoT era

24 November, 2021

Scientists have developed a compact and robust optical sensor that can convert light to digital signals, making it ideal for the Internet of Things.


Outdoor wayfinders deployed at Sydney Olympic Park

16 November, 2021 | Supplied by: JEA Technologies

Zytronic's all-weather projected capacitive (PCT and MPCT) touch sensors are helping visitors to Sydney Olympic Park navigate their way around.


Analog Devices MAX86178 vital signs analog front-end

21 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Analog Devices Pty Ltd

Analog Devices' MAX86178 triple-system vital signs analog front-end (AFE) enables users to simplify the design of wearable remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices by measuring four vital signs at once.


Wearable motion sensor identifies bending and twisting

13 September, 2021

The highly stretchable electronic material essentially forms an electronic skin capable of recognising the range of movement human joints normally make.


Waterproof pressure sensors for wearable electronics

25 August, 2021

Flexible and waterproof sensors that could unlock new applications for wearable electronics have been developed by Korean scientists.


STEGO KTO 111 and KTS 111 series compact thermostats

23 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

STEGO's KTO 111 and KTS 111 series thermostats are familiar to installers and mechanics working in the field of industrial automation.


Pressure sensor paves the way for robot 'skin' and more

01 July, 2021

The sensor can be 'printed' onto flexible material such as paper or plastic film, and is so sensitive that it can accurately detect a single flower petal.


Altronics S0158 No Touch Infrared Proximity Switch

29 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Altronic Distributors Pty Ltd

Altronics has released the S0158 No Touch Infrared Proximity Switch, designed to be used in conjunction with automatic door systems for opening doors with a wave of the hand.


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.


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