Keyword: MEMs

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

Podcasts: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This episode of our Tech Briefs podcast series Here’s an Idea™ explores a variety of new-and-improved hearing aids, from $5 “do-it-yourself” devices to advanced systems that monitor brain waves.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Encoders, quick disconnects, automation systems, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The walking quadruped is controlled and powered by pressurized air.
Application Briefs: Automotive
Editor Ed Brown explores what’s ahead for MEMS automobile navigation systems.
Products: Transportation
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Application Briefs: Wearables

Over the last 75 years, sensors have played an increasingly significant part in the advancement of medicine.

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The MPS Flammable Gas Sensor can detect and identify the concentrations of 12 of the most common combustible gases,
Articles: Wearables
MEMS sensors have been around for a long time, but requests from the market for new applications are driving upgrades in the technology.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Researchers have developed a millimeter-thick accelerometer.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center developed designs for two micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) motion and position sensors: a single-axis accelerometer and a gyroscope....

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Accelerometers, actuators, hexapods, and more.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Researchers at the University of Houston report that they have designed and produced a smart electronic skin and a medical robotic hand capable of assessing vital diagnostic...

Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An inexpensive gyroscope could help drones and autonomous cars stay on track without a GPS signal.
Application Briefs: Wearables
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Find the right pressure sensors for your sterilization applications.
Products: Test & Measurement
Small Accurate Temperature Sensor

Würth Elektronik (Waldenburg, Germany) is introducing a 2.0 × 2.0 × 0.5 mm temperature sensor. Its accuracy in the measuring range of -40 to 125°C is...

Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Tim Brosnihan, Executive Director of SEMI’s MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG), talks about the current state of the MEMS industry and trends for the future,
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Soldiers tend to dodge, dive, duck, and run, creating motion measurement challenges.
Briefs: Communications
This system can amplify a faint signal from a neighboring system even when that signal’s amplitude is as small as ten trillionths of a meter.
News: Robotics, Automation & Control
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?