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.

Moore Industries THZ3 Dual Input Smart HART Temperature Transmitter with Associated Intrinsically-Safe (AIS) option

08 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Moore Industries Pacific Inc

Moore Industries has announced the compact THZ3 Dual Input Smart HART Temperature Transmitter in DIN rail mount housing with Associated Intrinsically-Safe (AIS) sensor connections. The AIS option enables direct connection of sensors located in hazardous areas since it includes an internal intrinsically safe barrier in the front end of the transmitter.

Enabling fastener torque auditing and certification

13 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Take apart any electronic device from the past or present and you'll encounter a myriad of screws and bolts. Consistent torque application is key for these products to meet promised specifications.

Turning off the TV with a cup of tea: join the remote control revolution

04 October, 2017

Lancaster University researchers have developed gesture control technology that allows body movement, or movement of objects, to be used to interact with screens.

RF Digital RFD77402 Simblee time-of-flight (ToF) sensor module

29 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

The RFD77402 Simblee Internet of Things (IoT) 3D time-of-flight (ToF) sensor module, from RF Digital, integrates an embedded light sensor, vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) driver, microcontroller and onboard memory to provide distance mapping and 3D imaging technology.

Pick the torque sensor for your servo motor in three easy steps

26 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

At the heart of many automated assembly platforms and robots is an electric motor. If the motor is the heart, then the brain is the controller and closed loop control system.

Silicon Labs CPT212B and CPT213B TouchXpress capacitive touch controllers

15 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

Silicon Labs' CPT212B and CPT213B TouchXpress capacitive touch controllers provide a fast and easy way for design engineers to add low-power capacitive touch interfaces to embedded designs.

Silk could improve wearable body sensors

28 August, 2017

Chinese researchers are investigating the use of silk in wearable body sensors, with the aim of developing a more sensitive and flexible generation of these devices that can monitor a slew of body functions in real time.

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