Sensors

Temperature sensor developed for artificial skin

09 February, 2017

ETH Zurich researchers have developed a highly sensitive and flexible temperature sensor that could soon be integrated into artificial skin on prosthetic limbs or robotic arms.


Texas Instruments LDC2114 Evaluation Module inductive touch sensing

19 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

The Texas Instruments LDC2114 Evaluation Module inductive touch sensing detects and measures the presence of conductive objects to implement inductive touch buttons.


Valencell and STMicroelectronics development kit for biometric wearables

12 January, 2017 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Valencell and STMicroelectronics have announced a development kit for biometric wearables that includes ST's compact SensorTile turnkey multisensor module integrated with Valencell's Benchmark biometric sensor system.


Street lighting sensory network in Swaziland

31 October, 2016 | Supplied by: gridComm

gridComm has partnered with Somerset Group to install smart street lighting sensory networks across the Kingdom of Swaziland — a developing country flanked by the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Mozambique.


ST motion-sensing device certified for Daydream and Tango

21 October, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics' LSM6DSM 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) has earned certification for use in next-generation mobile devices running Google Daydream and Tango.


Car-mounted sensors to monitor streetlights

29 September, 2016

MIT researchers have collaborated with infrastructure contracting company Forrevial in developing a monitoring system for streetlights that is inexpensive and highly automated.


Smartphone sensor to reduce driving accidents

23 September, 2016

The Driving Barista smartphone app aims to reduce the number of traffic accidents in Japan's Aichi Prefecture, which has had the highest number of traffic fatalities in the country for 13 consecutive years.


Context detection is the next MEMS wave

19 September, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Thinking about the evolution of sensing and the IoT in mobile applications, smart watches, fitness bands and other wearable devices has STMicroelectronics seeing waves rolling onto the sand.


Futek Model LLB250 miniature load button

02 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Futek Model LLB250 miniature load button is built for press or inline compression applications.


First fast-switching all-solid-state WBPD described

01 September, 2016

The first all solid-state wavelength-dependent bipolar photodetectors with fast response times and tuneable switching wavelengths have been described by Japanese Researchers in the journal Applied Physics Express.


Olympians train with ST

11 August, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

For this year's Summer Olympics, some of the athletes may want to thank technology for their chance to capture Olympic gold.


NanoFocus μsurf mobile optical 3D surface measurement system

27 July, 2016 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The portable optical 3D surface measurement system μsurf mobile, by NanoFocus, is suitable for portable roughness measurements, analyses of 3D structures, measurement of microgeometry, topography, layer thickness and volume.


Scitech to distribute NanoFocus range in Australia and NZ

11 July, 2016 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Scitech has been announced as the authorised distributor of NanoFocus products across Australia and New Zealand. The NanoFocus range includes products for 3D surface measurement, precise 3D profilometry and fast 3D inline sensors.


Software support for smart mobile sensors

04 July, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Qualcomm Technologies intends to add software support for STMicroelectronics' inertial sensor solutions.


Maxim Integrated MAXREFDES82# smart force sensor reference design

28 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

Design engineers can now rapidly evaluate and deploy human-machine interface (HMI) devices using the MAXREFDES82# smart force sensor reference design from Maxim Integrated.


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