Sensors

Infineon TLV493D-A1B6 3D magnetic sensor

24 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Infineon Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

The 3D magnetic sensor TLV493D-A1B6 offers three-dimensional sensing with low power consumption in a small 6-pin package. With magnetic field detection in the x, y and z directions, the sensor measures three-dimensional, linear and rotation movements.


Delivering the future: Domino's unveils autonomous delivery vehicle

22 March, 2016

Franchise group Domino’s has unveiled plans to welcome an autonomous delivery vehicle to its team. The four-wheeled vehicle was developed within the company's DLAB, a purpose-built lab aimed at helping budding entrepreneurs commercialise their ideas.


Texas Instruments OPT3001 Ambient Light Sensor (ALS)

07 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Texas Instruments Australia Ltd

The Texas Instruments OPT3001 Ambient Light Sensor (ALS) is a sensor that measures the intensity of visible light. The spectral response of the sensor tightly matches the photopic response of the human eye and includes significant infrared rejection.


End-to-end security architecture for biometric fingerprint authentication

24 February, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards, Precise Biometrics and STMicroelectronics introduced the first end-to-end security architecture for biometric fingerprint authentication at Mobile World Congress 2016.


Vishay Semiconductors VEML7700 ambient light sensor

13 February, 2016 | Supplied by: element14

The Vishay Semiconductors VEML7700 is a digital ambient light sensor for backlight dimming and optical switching in consumer products.


STMicroelectronics powers PIQ multisport wearable sensor

13 January, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

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.


HARTING Embedded Transponder Base

09 December, 2015 | Supplied by: HARTING Pty Ltd

The Embedded Transponder Base (ETB), from HARTING, is a wireless device that can identify and monitor the condition of an object from a distance of several metres.


STMicroelectronics MIS2DH motion sensor for medical applications

18 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Braemac Pty Ltd

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.


Connecting cars to our digital lives

16 September, 2015

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.


Toshiba T4KC3 16 MP CMOS image sensor

02 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd

Toshiba has announced the launch of T4KC3, a 16 MP BSI CMOS image sensor. The chip realises 30 fps at full-resolution output with power consumption of 240 mW or lower.


Radio-tracking drones used to track wildlife

28 August, 2015

Australian researchers have developed a world-first radio-tracking drone to locate radio-tagged wildlife.


Teledyne wins $15m NASA contract

21 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Teledyne Industries Int'l Inc

Teledyne Brown Engineering has won a $15 million contract from NASA for space-based imagery.


Vishay TSSP-HA plastic housing for reflective presence and proximity sensors

27 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Braemac Pty Ltd

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.


InvenSense MPU-6555 6-axis motion sensor for wrist-worn devices

30 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Glyn Ltd

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.


Maxim Integrated MAXREFDES42# IO-Link temperature sensor reference design

30 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

The MAXREFDES42# IO-Link temperature sensor reference design (RD) is a resistance temperature detector (RTD) for industrial control and automation.


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