Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards, Precise Biometrics and STMicroelectronics introduced the first end-to-end security architecture for biometric fingerprint authentication at Mobile World Congress 2016.
The Vishay Semiconductors VEML7700 is a digital ambient light sensor for backlight dimming and optical switching in consumer products.
The lightweight and low-power PIQ sports wearable device for performance measurement and coaching relies on key sense, control and communication technologies from semiconductor company STMicroelectronics.
STMicroelectronics has introduced the MIS2DH, an ultralow-power 3-axis accelerometer designed for medical applications, including implantable devices classified by US FDA as Class III. The off-the-shelf solution can enable functions such as activity monitoring and posture sensing to be included in a wide range of medical applications.
Automotive manufacturer Continental is working on in-car apps that will connect drivers with their homes as well as with other personal devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and wearables.
Australian researchers have developed a world-first radio-tracking drone to locate radio-tagged wildlife.
Vishay Intertechnology has introduced a miniature plastic housing for the rapid prototyping of reflective presence and proximity sensors. The housing is designed to provide optical isolation between a 3 mm (T1) infrared (IR) emitter and any of Vishay's TSSP-type presence or proximity sensors.
The MAXREFDES42# IO-Link temperature sensor reference design (RD) is a resistance temperature detector (RTD) for industrial control and automation.
The MPU-6555 is InvenSense's 6-axis (3-axis gyroscope + 3-axis accelerometer) activity detection device, working in conjunction with its Automatic Activity Recognition library (AAR) in a 3 x 3 x 0.9 mm (24-pin QFN) package.
The Honeywell CSL series of linear current sensors utilise LOHET Hall effect output. The series provides the user with a sensor and flux collector all within a single compact holder and housing assembly.
Designed to convert solar UV light intensity to digital data in consumer, medical and industrial applications, the Vishay Semiconductors VEML6070 comes in a compact 2.35 x 1.8 x 1 mm surface-mount package. The integrated UV light sensor features Filtron UV technology for high UV sensitivity and linearity.
SFH 7050 is an integrated optical sensor for automatic fitness tracking. The sensor is used in mobile devices, such as smart watches and fitness armbands, and simplifies personal heart rate or pulse rate measurements.