Sensor Technology

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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OMRON launches longer distance sensor for touchless control solutions

OMRON Electronic Components Europe today announced a new addition to the B5W series of optical sensors. The new B5W-DB diffuse reflector sensor has a longer sensing distance of 550mm, longer than light convergent resistance sensors of the same size making it ideal for COVID safe user interfaces. The OMRON B5W-DB …

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Hardly visible – highly functional

Modern product and application engineering is supposed to wrap next-gen functionality in elegant and unobtrusive designs. This applies to a whole range of electronic devices – from various smart home or IoT applications to displays of whatsoever size and purpose. In this context, Panasonic Industry offers with its latest “Flat …

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New Sensor Detects Early EV Battery Failure

Metis Engineering, today, revealed a CAN (Controller Area Network) based sensor designed to detect the early onset of catastrophic battery failure. As Electric Vehicle (EV) battery technology rapidly develops and finds application in cars, aircraft and boats and performance is pushed to ever higher levels – safety is paramount. Metis Engineering’s innovative CAN …

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