At Sensors Expo 2015 in Long Beach, CA, Art Muir, business development manager for the Artificial Muscle Business Unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation demonstrates the capabilities of the company’s electroactive polymer (EAP) technology to deliver a strain sensor that can be stretched almost 100%. For more information about Parker’s EAP technology, click here.
At Sensors Expo 2015 in Long Beach, CA, Tim Shotter, director of new products for All Sensors explains the company’s newest tools to quickly evaluate its pressure sensor products. For more information, click here.
Want to get into the wearable sensor craze? The PNI SENtrode development kit integrates sensors with its SENtral sensor hub, sensor fusion algorithms, programmable processor and wireless capabilities into a bracelet-sized form factor. The kit includes a small form-factor board with an accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer and pressure sensor as well as an integrated heart rate […]
Need to prototype a design? Phidgets could be the answer to get you started. The company offers a variety of sensors and control kits that can be developed through a simple USB connection to a PC. The kits include the sensor mounted on pc board, connecting options, mounting hardware, and USB cable. The Phidgets website […]
Development kits for access to the Intent of Things (IoT) can greatly expedite a company’s involvement. Specifically targeting industrial systems access, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) offers a suite of comprehensive development kits. Featuring two multi-sensor-node boards, the kits include all the hardware and software aspects designers need to create wireless sensor networks and communicate sensor […]
If you want to develop a cool wearable sensing innovation, the TAG-N Wearable Sensor Hub Evaluation Kit developed by QuickLogic Corporation could be for you. The kit includes the company’s ArcticLink 3 S2 ultra-low power programmable sensor hub and algorithms as well as a direct connection to a nRF51 DK multiprotocol development kit for ultra-low […]
System designers face a surprising variety of sensing issues these days from continuously monitor factory machinery to making multiple measurements with limited space. Sensor suppliers recognize the challenges and with the help of in-house experts have designed solutions to solve these and other problems. The solutions get a lot easier to implement if the supplier […]
In addition to suppliers, distributors can be a great source of design help, especially to those tackling a new or unfamiliar area. In this video, Ron Moore, vice-president of Demand creation at Avnet Electronics Marketing explains how changes in field application engineer (FAE) deployment may provide a new source of expertise for sensor and other […]
Adding to its MicroZed portfolio of boards based on Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC, Avnet’s MicroZed Single Board Computer (SBC) has specific implications for those developing advanced sensors and sensor based systems. Jim Beneke, vice-president of Global technical Marketing for Avnet Electronics Marketing explains the changes from previous boards and the possibilities for sensor development […]
Motion sensing is an essential ingredient in pedestrian navigation, gesture recognition, advanced gaming, activity monitoring, contextual awareness and more. For faster and better development and debugging of the software that fuses the data from motion sensors, Movea developed SmartFusion Studio. The signal processing design toolkit provides mobile device OEMS and ODMs with a set of […]