Keyword: MEMs

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

On-Demand Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Digital technology is transforming healthcare, from treating patients after they get sick to a future of preventive care. This shift is being enabled by multiple exponential...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

This article is a marked departure from my annual reporting on the past year’s performance of the health of the MEMS industry vis-à-vis my MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card. [1] ...

Briefs: AR/AI

Through the use of magnetic fields, scientists have developed an electronic sensor that can simultaneously process both touchless and tactile stimuli. Prior attempts have so far failed to combine these functions...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

High-resolution solid-state lidar using an array of MEMS switches will reduce its cost to match that of inexpensive, chip-based cameras and radar systems — removing a major barrier...

Blog: Automotive
The wire harness is changing as vehicles become “computers on wheels.” A reader asks how electrification impacts the wiring harness.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mechanical control and modulation of light on a silicon chip could enhance LiDAR.
Briefs: Aerospace
Potential uses include MEMS accelerometers, vibration monitoring, and other precision motion control applications.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See leading manufacturers in a variety of sensor topic areas, including radar and encoders.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Pellistor/Catalytic Bead (CB) sensors can respond to flammable gases such as hydrogen, oxygen, hydrogen sulfide, methane, butane, propane, and carbon monoxide.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Motion Control
Encoders, quick disconnects, automation systems, and more.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Editor Ed Brown explores what’s ahead for MEMS automobile navigation systems.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MEMS sensors have been around for a long time, but requests from the market for new applications are driving upgrades in the technology.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The walking quadruped is controlled and powered by pressurized air.
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Accelerometers, actuators, hexapods, and more.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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