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Waterproof displacement sensors feature IP66 seal

Waterproof displacement sensors feature IP66 seal
Rectilinear and rotational industrial potentiometer membrane displacement sensors designed to deliver reliable performance in harsh environmental conditions have been announced by Vishay Intertechnology. Waterproof and ultra-flat, the Vishay MCB UIPMA and UIPMC provide high durability and repeatability for a wide range of applications.
14th December 2017

RFID-tag readers deliver enhanced access-control security

RFID-tag readers deliver enhanced access-control security
OsiSense XG smart RFID-tag antennas from Telemecanique Sensors are in stock at RS Components. The devices target access-control use in industrial machine-control-panel applications, as well as deployment in production workshops or traceability applications.
14th December 2017

Rotary position sensor offers dual-redundant outputs

Rotary position sensor offers dual-redundant outputs
The launch of the NRH305DR has been announced by Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division, as a new ‘no-contact’ rotary position sensor that extends the company’s portfolio of position sensors and offers an optimal combination of performance, safety and cost for OEMs designing vehicles and control systems.
11th December 2017


Smart material pressure sensors win breakthrough of the year

Smart material pressure sensors win breakthrough of the year
The Breakthrough of the Year award has been won by Quantum Technology Supersensors at the UK’s Business Green Technology Awards, which took place on December 1st at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in London, for its smart material pressure sensors which enable electronic environmental impact reduction, novel Human Machine Interfaces and differentiating and sustainable product innovation. 
11th December 2017

Chemical engineers talk sense about mixer efficiencies

Chemical engineers talk sense about mixer efficiencies
The School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences at Manchester University is developing technology in energy efficiency in the process industries, and researchers have incorporated TorqSense transducers into a test rig that is analysing losses in in-line mixers.
11th December 2017

Module offers faster face recognition

Module offers faster face recognition
The HVC face recognition module from Omron Electronic Components Europe boasts a maximum recognition speed of up to ten times that of the existing unit. With the module, any embedded developer can add face recognition functionality to a system without the need to understand the algorithms or the optical design. The HVC-P2 B5T is available at Rutronik with 50° camera or 90° camera.
4th December 2017

It's all about the experience, tradition and passion

It's all about the experience, tradition and passion
To ensure five-star quality at the five-brother company Bühler Bedachungen und Bauspenglerei from Romanshorn in Switzerland, three qualities are essential – experience, tradition and passion. The business that specialises in roofing and architectural sheet metal puts quality at the top of the list for priorities, particularly when it comes to selecting its partners and suppliers.
27th November 2017

Sensor Intelligence helps manage Smart Factories of the future

Sensor Intelligence helps manage Smart Factories of the future
With Industry 4.0 on our door step and smart factories predicted to be the next big thing, SICK has got its head screwed on and is concentrating on intelligent and communicative sensors and sensor solutions for use in smart factories at this year’s SPS Drives show in Nuremberg. With years of experience under its belt, combined with intensive research and development work, SICK has a range of products and solutions that help to lay the foundation for more flexible, transparent processes in a variety of ways. 
24th November 2017

Sensors cover wide variety of applications

A wide range of TE sensors are now available for same day shipping through the Farnell element14 site. Access to a broad range of sensors provides engineers with the choices required to develop various applications, based on specifications such as sensitivity, range, precision, resolution and accuracy.
22nd November 2017

Silicon-carbide coating protects flow sensor modules

Silicon-carbide coating protects flow sensor modules
The FS1012 and FS2012 MEMS-based flow sensor modules from Integrated Device Technology (IDT) are now being shipped by distributor Mouser Electronics. The solid-state sensor element design eliminates cavities and diaphragms typically found in similar devices and features a protective silicon-carbide coating, making it a robust and reliable flow sensor element compatible with food-grade applications.
15th November 2017


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