Sensing Three Axes of Linear and Angular Motion in a 20-mm Footprint

Saturday, September 24, 2011

There seems to be an insatiable demand to sense motion in the latest portable electronic products. For those with limited space, STMicroelectronics LSM330DL Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) sensor could…

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Making High Temperature Rotation Measurements

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Jeff Watson, a systems applications engineer in the High Temperature Strategic Marketing Group of Analog Devices, explains the high temperature measurements in ADI’s demo at Sensors Expo 2011…

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ROHM Semiconductor’s Sensors Race Track

Monday, June 27, 2011

At Sensors Expo 2011, Steve Chutka, a field applications engineer at ROHM Semiconductor USA explains the sensors on its small demo truck to Sensor Tips’ Randy Frank.  The…

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Accelerometer Designed for Continuous Operation to +482°C (+900°F)

Friday, February 25, 2011

At 482°C, Meggitt Sensing Systems Endevco model 6233C is rated considerably higher than the recently announced 6222S model that had a maximum 260°C operating environment. Available standard ranges…

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Motion Sensing Monitors Swimming Activity

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Using motion sensing technology, FINIS Swimsense Performance Monitor automatically detects and distinguishes stroke types, and records the number of laps swum, total distance, calories burned, lap time, pace…

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Triaxial Piezoelectric Accelerometer for General Vibration Testing

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A new triaxial accelerometer from Meggitt Sensing Systems addresses a variety of requirements for general vibration testing. Applications from lighting systems and wireless equipment to helicopter engines and…

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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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MEMS-Based Gas Meter Flow Sensors

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Experts predict that gas meters are poised to undergo the same change as electricity meters for smarter, remote meter reading. In response, STMicroelectronics and Omron have collaborated to…

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Highly Integrated MEMS-Based Motion Sensing

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Motion sensing is at the heart of several new features in consumer products including cell phone, tablet PCs and games. InvenSense has been a major player in these…

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