Sensors

Philips invents technology for paintable displays

28 May, 2002

Scientists from Philips have fabricated flat panel displays through simple coating techniques similar to painting. Philips claims that this makes displays cheaper, thinner and provides great design freedom.


Graphic Touchscreen HMI

09 April, 2002 | Supplied by: DAC Electronics Pty Ltd

Maple Systems has released its latest generation of graphic touchscreen operator interfaces. The HMI900 series is available in 22.5 cm black/amber EL together with 25 and 30 cm 256-colour TFT touchscreens. All feature the latest in Microcell technology for exceptional graphics clarity and touch accuracy.


LCD Monitor

09 April, 2002 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric IT Australia

APC has announced its all-in-one, 1U combined liquid crystal display monitor/keyboard drawer that optimises space I racks and enclosures.


Microprinting cuts biodetector sensor size

09 April, 2002

Looking to cut biodetector size and cost, Washington State University researchers have applied microprinting to the design of lab-on-a-chip systems.


Flat Panel Monitor

13 March, 2002 | Supplied by: Balmoral Technologies Pty Ltd

The Xycom range of industrial monitors has been expanded to include an 18" flat version. This range provides a bright view of automated industrial applications regardless of angle or light conditions.


Proximity Sensor

13 March, 2002 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

Turck has introduced the Q10 compact inductive sensors. They are low cost, long range sensing devices that fit and function where standard size units do not.


Worldwide workstation shipments decline

13 February, 2002

Worldwide workstation shipments totalled 1.4 million in 2001, an 11% decline from 2000, according to preliminary results from Dataquest Inc., a unit of Gartner.


Chemical sensor based on experimental physics

19 December, 2001

Scientists have found evidence of the long-suspected phenomenon that tiny electrical currents are produced when molecules interact with metal surfaces.


Linear Sensor

16 October, 2001 | Supplied by: Control Devices Australia

Penny & Giles Controls has added a third model to its sealed linear sensor range with the introduction of the SLS130.


Samsung develops 40-inch TFT-LCD

31 August, 2001

Samsung Electronics has completed the development of a 40-inch TFT-LCD.


Brighter LEDs

14 August, 2001 | Supplied by: Fairmont Marketing

Toyoda Gosei has introduced a lineup of blue and green LED lamps and chips, all with great luminous intensity.


Philips and Frontier announce formation of new company

13 July, 2001

Philips Semiconductors and Frontier Design have announced the formation of a new company called Adelante Technologies.


Colour Correction Pixels

15 May, 2001

Hybrid Electronics and Persistent Vision have developed a technology for producing consistent intensity and colour pixels.


Lead Free TVs

10 April, 2001

Matsushita Electric Company (Aust) Pty Ltd has unveiled its plans to produce lead free soldered printed circuit boards for its locally produced television sets.


Joint Venture Will Make LCD Panels

10 April, 2001

Toshiba is establishing a joint venture to manufacture low temperature polysilicon LCD (liquid crystal display) panels in Tampines, Singapore. The joint venture company was incorporated in March with production of panels scheduled to start in July 2002. Production capacity is expected to be 55,000 730 x 920 mm glass substrates per month by 2003.


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