Sensors

STMicroelectronics sensors complete Alibaba IoT validation

28 March, 2018 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics has announced the validation of its LSM6DSL 6-axis inertial sensor and LPS22HB pressure sensor for Alibaba IoT's ecosystem, which enables users to create complete IoT nodes and gateway solutions with good time to market.


InvenSense ICP-10100 low-power, waterproof MEMS sensor

19 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

The ICP-10100 MEMS capacitive barometric pressure sensor offers a full pressure operating range of 30 to 110 kPa, and ensures good temperature stability with a temperature coefficient of ±0.5 Pa/°C.


Fitness trackers can enhance biomedical research

28 February, 2018

Wearable sensors are not just useful for personal fitness tracking — they can also be used to gain new insights in several fields of biomedical research.


Lithium-ion batteries could be charged five times faster

21 February, 2018

Testing lithium-ion batteries' internal temperatures and their electrodes' potentials, researchers have found that the batteries can be safely charged much faster than the recommended charging limits.


Acconeer A1 SRD radar sensors

20 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Digi-Key Electronics

Acconeer's A1 SRD radar sensors enable mm accuracy with low power consumption. The sensor is based on PCR (Pulsed Coherent Radar) technology, which has high-range resolution while only consuming microwatts of power.


IoT technology to reduce traffic congestion

06 February, 2018 by Andrew Spence

A pilot study using Internet of Things technology to help reduce traffic congestion and create the foundations for the deployment of autonomous vehicles is underway in South Australia.


Adding touch interaction to any object, surface or space

05 February, 2018 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Silicon chips from semiconductor company STMicroelectronics have enabled the creation of zForce AIR touch-sensing modules.


A diamond-based sensor the size of an atom

02 February, 2018

Researchers are developing an atom-sized quantum sensor that will be able to measure the tiny magnetic fields we can expect to see in the next generation of hard discs.


HERE supports intelligent vehicles with safety suite, telematics

15 January, 2018

HERE Technologies has announced its safety services suite for intelligent vehicles, as well as its work to develop a telematics solution for autonomous vehicles.


Qeexo and STMicroelectronics accelerate OEM adoption of FingerSense technology

12 January, 2018 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Qeexo and STMicroelectronics have announced a collaboration to further accelerate integration of Qeexo's FingerSense technology by OEMs.


Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley Bulletin 871FM inductive proximity sensors

19 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Bulletin 871FM miniature, metal, flat-pack, inductive proximity sensors from Rockwell Automation are rugged, smart sensors built for harsh environments.


Leuze electronic Global Beam 15 series photoelectric sensors

15 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Leuze electronic has introduced the latest member of its Global Beam family with the compact sensors of the 15 series in an IP67 housing. The series is suitable for the detection of objects in industrial environments.


'World's smallest sensor' will never need replacement batteries

05 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

Fujitsu Laboratories claims to have created the world's smallest sensor — a device that supports low-power wide-area (LPWA) technology and will apparently never need replacement batteries.


IDT FS1012 and FS2012 MEMS-based flow sensor modules

30 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

The FS1012 and FS2012 modules, from Integrated Device Technology (IDT), are high-performance flow rate sensor modules suitable for both liquids and gases.


Touch-sensitive robot acts as a real-time avatar

09 November, 2017

Japanese researchers have developed a robotic arm that serves as a real-time avatar for a remotely located user, to whom it transmits sound, vision and highly sensitive feelings of touch.


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