Accelerometer Adds IEEE 1451.4 TEDS Capabilities

Friday, December 31, 2010

The IEEE 1451.4 Transducer Electronic Data Sheet (TEDS) established common templates and descriptive language for plug and play sensors. Analog sensors with the self-identification have a paper-less method…

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Monitor Gas Pipeline Vibration with 4-20 mA Transmitters

Friday, December 31, 2010

Monitoring machinery health is common in many industrial applications to reduce downtown and avoid catastrophic failures. When a hazardous environment such as a gas pipeline is involved, special…

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Measure Industrial Differential Line Pressures up to 2,000 PSI

Thursday, December 30, 2010

It’s amazing how much information a sensor’s package conveys regarding its application. American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) AST5400 screams industrial, high pressure. In fact, the wet / wet…

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Sense Differential Pressure over a Wide Range in Medical Ventilation Applications

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

While many medical ventilation measurements are easily handled by a 0 to 500 Pa differential pressure sensor, some require a wider dynamic range. For these applications, Sensirion introduced…

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Acquire Motion Control and Position Sensing Data with Serial Synchronous Interface Module

Monday, December 27, 2010

Opto 22’s SNAP-SCM-SSI Serial Module provides a communications interface between digital encoders and its SNAP PAC System I/O processors or programmable automation controllers. The module’s two isolated serial…

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Legislating More Sensors

Sunday, December 26, 2010

If the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gets its way, backup cameras will be required on all new vehicles by 2014. Intended to prevent drivers from backing…

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A MEMS Update from Roger Grace

Monday, December 6, 2010

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