Sensor Technology

One billion sensors on the market

Sensirion, the expert in environmental and flow sensor technology, is celebrating another milestone in the company’s history. Today, the billionth sensor left production. This success has only been possible thanks to the excellent cooperation between employees, suppliers and customers. We hit the one billion mark this afternoon with an SCD4x …

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Allegro’s new GMR gear tooth speed sensor gives transmission designers more options than ever before

Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has introduced a new, state-of-the-art giant magnetoresistance (GMR) speed sensor that measures the rotation of ferromagnetic gears. The ATS19480 speed sensor IC provides a single-channel solution that’s ideal for hybrid and pure electric vehicle transmissions, with use cases extending to two-wheelers, off-road vehicles, and industrial application designs …

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RS Components introduces portfolio of sensing devices

RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, has announced availability of an extensive selection of advanced sensors used by monitoring systems for many different applications in the industrial, healthcare and transportation sectors. Designed and manufactured by Amphenol …

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Biometric sensor modules for global health projects

Prima Electronic Services has utilised its engineering experience and knowhow to help with healthcare work in the developing world. Cambridge-based start-up Simprints supplies fingerprint biometric sensor modules to countries like Tanzania, Ethiopia and Bangladesh. These provide the means to accurately identify people in places where the forms of documentation which …

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New humidity and temperature gadget available

Sensirion, provider of humidity and temperature sensors, announces that the new SHT40 Smart Gadget is now available globally through Sensirion’s distribution network. The SHT4x Smart Gadget is a reference design circuit board which demonstrates the outstanding performance and ease of use of Sensirion’s SHT4x humidity and temperature sensors in connected …

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SageGlass takes control of tinting with FIN Framework

To create variable tint zones in a single pane of glass, a set of windows, or an entire building façade requires very smart technology. It’s possible to control the amount of light or heat gain that enters a space as the angle of the sun changes or the clouds break. …

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Melexis Reinvents Triaxis Position Sensors for its mainstream automotive applications

Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, has expanded its portfolio of non-contact position sensors, with the addition of two new devices which complement the existing MLX90364/5/6/7 products. The MLX90421 and MLX90422 are based on the company’s proprietary Triaxis® high-accuracy magnetic sensing technology. They have the same key features as the …

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Heilind Electronics expands temperature sensor portfolio through partnership with TEWA

Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components worldwide, has partnered with TEWA, a leading NTC thermistor and temperature probe manufacturer. The TEWA temperature sensors line will complement Heilind’s existing sensor portfolio by adding a wide range of standard and custom temperature sensors based on NTC, PTC, RTD, TC and …

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EnOcean multisensor from Rutronik

Sensors for measuring brightness, humidity, temperature and acceleration as well as a magnetic contact for open/closed status monitoring make the STM 550 multi-sensor an all-rounder for smart environments and IoT. Thanks to the integrated energy harvesting technology, the sensor is completely energy self-sufficient and maintenance-free. The STM 550 is available …

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HENSOLDT to deliver radars for Quadriga Eurofighters

Sensor systems supplier HENSOLDT has been awarded a contract worth approximately 200 million euros in the frame of ‘Quadriga’ procurement programme of 38 Eurofighter/Typhoon combat aircraft by the German Air Force. The contract placed by Airbus Defence and Space comprises production and delivery of radar systems and core electronics components …

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