Sensors

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.


Honeywell CSL series Hall effect current sensor

19 March, 2015 | Supplied by: RS Components Pty Ltd

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.


Vishay Semiconductors VEML6070 integrated UV light sensor

04 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Braemac Pty Ltd

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.


Contelec Vert-X series contactless angle sensors

20 December, 2014 | Supplied by: Moog Australia Pty Ltd

Contelec has announced two multi-turn versions of its robust Vert-X series contactless Hall-Effect angle sensors. The Vert-X 37MT CANopen has a gearless 16-bit multi-turn and 16-bit single-turn resolution, while the Vert-X 24MT may be programmed for up to 10 turns and has a 12-bit single-turn resolution.


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