Melexis introduces high-linearity, low-drift Linear Hall sensor for safety-critical automotive torque-sensing applications
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Melexis introduces high-linearity, low-drift Linear Hall sensor for safety-critical automotive torque-sensing applications

ASIL-ready MLX91377 for steering-torque and general automotive sensing. Melexis announces the MLX91377 ASIL-ready Hall sensor IC suitable for use in safety-critical automotive systems such as electric power-assisted steering (EPAS). With an ambient operating temperature up to 160°C...

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Caltech’s Low-Cost Sweat Sensor Tracks Stress Through Cortisol Levels
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Caltech’s Low-Cost Sweat Sensor Tracks Stress Through Cortisol Levels

From tracking diabetes to the detection of diseases like Cystic Fibrosis, a lot of ideas around monitoring/analyzing human sweat, as a non-invasive method of detecting or monitoring diseases has been around for a while. Leveraging on this idea, a team of researchers at Caltech, led by...

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Reflectance based Proximity Sensor using Si1102
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Reflectance based Proximity Sensor using Si1102

This reflective sensor module is a high-performance 0-5 cm active proximity detector. The sensor can provide a range up to 50cm with higher current infra-red LED and current limit resistor R2, R4 used across IR LED. Because the sensor operates on an absolute reflectance threshold...

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Vishay VCNL36821S IRED Integrated Proximity Sensor
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Vishay VCNL36821S IRED Integrated Proximity Sensor

Vishay VCNL36821S IRED Integrated Proximity Sensor is fully integrated with an infrared emitter, a photodiode for proximity measurement, and a signal processing IC in a single package with a 12-bit ADC. With a range of up to 30cm (12"), this stand-alone component simplifies the use...

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Proximity Distance Sensor using DRV5053 Hall effect Sensor
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Proximity Distance Sensor using DRV5053 Hall effect Sensor

This is a hall sensor proximity sensor that can detect magnetic targets approaching the sensor, without physical contact with the target. This sensor also can be used to detect the distance range 0-4cm (0-40mm). The target distance can be adjusted using the onboard trimmer...

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Vishay’s Integrated RGBC-IR Color Sensors With I²C Interface in Low Profile Packages
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Vishay’s Integrated RGBC-IR Color Sensors With I²C Interface in Low Profile Packages

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.today broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with new RGBC-IR sensors for applications such as automatic white balancing and color cast correction in digital cameras; automatic LCD backlight adjustment; and active monitoring of LED color output for IoT and...

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RedRock™ TMR magnetic sensors from Coto Technology
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RedRock™ TMR magnetic sensors from Coto Technology

The RedRock™ RR121-1A53-311 is a magnetic sensor with a digital logic output from Coto. It features available operate sensitivity of 9G with an omnipolar magnetic field response all with a supply voltage of 3Vdd(typical), an average supply current drain of 1.44µA, as well as a...

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18V, 2A, Single-Phase, BLDC Motor Driver with Integrated Hall Sensor
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18V, 2A, Single-Phase, BLDC Motor Driver with Integrated Hall Sensor

The MP6650 is a single-phase, brushless, DC motor driver with integrated power MOSFETs and a Hall-effect sensor. The device drives single-phase brushless DC fan motors with up to 2A of output current. The IC has a 3.3V to 18V input voltage range and input line reverse-voltage protection...

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