Accelerometer Helps Archers Hit the Mark

Thursday, January 5, 2012

When new products are introduced, manufacturers like to identify other potential applications beyond the one used to drive product development. Mounting an accelerometer on an arrow tip to…

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Silicon MEMS Gyro Takes on Fiber Optic Gyros

Friday, December 23, 2011

Mechanical gyroscopes use a top-like mechanism spinning at high speed to detect angular position and provide high precision but at a high price. In contrast, fiber optic gyros…

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Small Vibration Monitor Delivers Exceptional Low-noise Performance

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

A vibration monitor can prevent a myriad of problems – if it can fit within the monitored system’s space constraints and has the right performance. For noise sensitive…

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Three-Axis Digital Gyroscope Targets Consumer and Portable Applications

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Today’s advancements in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) sensor technology can mean new levels of performance and reliability in specific applications. An example is STMicroelectronics newest 3-axis digital gyroscope that…

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New Conference Addresses Smart Sensors Technology Industry

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The inaugural SENSORS Tech Forum will be held October 10-12, 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel, Boston Massachusetts.  Focusing on sensors and sensor-based systems, the conference targets Product and…

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Sensor Market Grows with Consumer and Automotive Demands

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Market research firm Databeans forecasts the sensors and MEMs market to reach $19.1 billion by 2016 with a 10% compound annual growth rate. Driven by strong growth trends…

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Analog Devices Offers Trio of New Gyros

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Three new gyroscopes from Analog Devices, Inc. provide new design options. Using differential quad-sensor technology to reject the influence of linear acceleration and vibration, the MEMS gyros have…

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Monitoring the Quality and Blending Accuracy of Fuels

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

If you can measure fuel density what else can you do? One thing is make a fuel density meter. That’s exactly what Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) has…

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