Marktech reflective sensors feature 0.5-1.5mm short detection distance
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Marktech reflective sensors feature 0.5-1.5mm short detection distance

Marktech Optoelectronics has announced the expansion of its surface-mount family of SWIR reflective sensors. The sensors are suitable for position sensing and detection applications, including card, barcode, edge sensing and money bill readers. Marktech surface-mount SWIR reflective...

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MEMS thermopile vacuum sensors effective from 1 millitorr to 1 atm
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MEMS thermopile vacuum sensors effective from 1 millitorr to 1 atm

The PVC3000 series of MEMS thermopile vacuum sensors from Posifa Technologies deliver a wide effective range from 1 millitorr (0.13 Pa) to 1 atm (760 torr, or 101 kPa) to eliminate the need for additional sensing technology and to lower overall solution costs. The upper effective range...

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Renesas ZMOD4510 ozone and nitrogen oxides gas sensor module
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Renesas ZMOD4510 ozone and nitrogen oxides gas sensor module

Renesas offers Outdoor Air Quality (OAQ) sensors that are calibrated to detect specific gases that contribute to unhealthy air quality Renesas offers Outdoor Air Quality (OAQ) sensors that are calibrated to detect specific gases that contribute to unhealthy air quality, such as ozone...

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Samsung Introduces Industry’s First 0.7μm-pixel Mobile Image Sensor
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Samsung Introduces Industry’s First 0.7μm-pixel Mobile Image Sensor

Samsung ISOCELL Slim GH1 offers 43.7 megapixels in an extremely compact package, ideal for slim full-display smartphones Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced the industry’s first 0.7-micrometer (μm)-pixel image sensor, the...

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VCNL4020C – High Resolution Digital Biosensor for Wearable Applications
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VCNL4020C – High Resolution Digital Biosensor for Wearable Applications

The VCNL4020C is a fully integrated biosensor and ambient light sensor. Fully integrated means that the infrared emitter is included in the package. It has 16 bit resolution. It includes a signal processing IC and features standard I2C communication interface. It features an interrupt...

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Vishay Intertechnology’s New Cost-Effective Proximity Sensor Provides Sensing Distance Up to 30 cm
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Vishay Intertechnology’s New Cost-Effective Proximity Sensor Provides Sensing Distance Up to 30 cm

The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new proximity sensor that offers a sensing distance of up to 30 cm. Combining an IR emitter, photo detectors for proximity, amplifiers, and ADC circuitry into a single package, the Vishay...

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BME280 breakout board
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BME280 breakout board

The SparkFun BME280 Atmospheric Sensor Breakout is the easy way to measure barometric pressure, humidity, and temperature readings all without taking up too much space. Basically, anything you need to know about atmospheric conditions you can find out from this tiny breakout. The BME280...

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Chemical sensor monitors sewage waste waters to expose polluters
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Chemical sensor monitors sewage waste waters to expose polluters

A new sensor system developed by Fraunhofer researchers and their partners could help safety agencies identify wrongdoers who covertly discharge hazardous wastewater into sewers to avoid specific disposal costs. By and large, safety agencies currently have no means of detecting this...

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