Three finalists have been announced for the inaugural Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program (LEAP) Awards’ Switches & Sensors Category. These finalists have created and incredible mix of new technology advances. The task of judging this highly competitive category went to a panel of independent technical/engineering-oriented judges. Responsible for the Switches & Sensors category were these […]
Omron Electronic Components is pleased to announce the new D7S Vibration Sensor at the 2016 Sensors Expo & Conference in San Jose, CA, June 22-23, 2016. The D7S is the world’s smallest class size seismic sensor, and can be embedded into essentially any device. “The D7S is very tiny and can be put into anything, […]
OMRON Corporation, Kyoto City, will introduce on April 1 the new confocal fiber displacement sensor ZW-7000 Series. Incorporating the new white light confocal principle(*2) of measurement, the ZW-7000 Series is a non-contact-type displacement sensor that can continuously measure the height of objects with various materials and shapes with an accuracy of microns while moving the […]
With one of nearly 500 E32-series sensing heads as its partner, Omron Automation and Safety’s E3X-HD fiber-optic sensor amplifier can address many space-confined sensing applications. The amplifier allows ultra-stable presence/absence and inspection. Its one-button smart tuning simplifies sensor threshold and light intensity adjustments. Other capabilities include the amplifier’s ability to automatically compensate for LED-aged deterioration, […]
At Sensors Expo 2014, David Schroll, Manager of Sensor Product Marketing at Omron discusses the company’s OKAO Vision facial recognition technology. Among its capabilities are detecting faces, smile rating and gaze activation. To watch the video, click here. For more information about Omron OKAO facial recognition technology, click here.
Omron Automation and Safety has developed a new generation of M18 cylindrical photoelectric sensors that combine simple selection and installation with reliability, versatility, rugged construction and value for money. The E3FA plastic body and E3FB metal body sensors are suitable for applications in all industries from food and beverage production to material handling and logistics. […]
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 provide a complete solution for electronic gas meter flow sensors. The design uses an Omron transducer and a companion analog front-end chip developed by ST. The resulting […]