Keyword: Proximity Sensors

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2022

Designing the connected battlespace of the future...mobile robots that detect and alert soldiers to dangers in real time...'electronic skin' sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human...

Blog: Automotive
The wire harness is changing as vehicles become “computers on wheels.” A reader asks how electrification impacts the wiring harness.
INSIDER: Data Acquisition

In efforts to limit the spread of disease while preserving privacy, an interdisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has designed and...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Like snowflakes, no two branches are alike. They can differ in size, shape, and texture; some might be wet or moss-covered or bursting with offshoots. And yet birds can land on just...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

Self-flying drones and autonomous taxis that can safely operate in fog may sound futuristic, but new research at Sandia National Laboratories’ fog facility is bringing the...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See leading manufacturers in a variety of sensor topic areas, including radar and encoders.
Products: Motion Control
Linear motion bearings, magnetic angle encoders, isolation valves, and more.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pneumatic technologies such as control valves continue to evolve, incorporating sensors, industrial network interfaces, wireless technology, and more.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Rain detectors, beacons, flow meters, and more.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Test & Measurement - February 2021

Sensors to search for ancient life on Mars...nano-thermometers that could revolutionize temperature measurement...a major advance in semiconductor testing. These are just a few of the technologies you'll...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Accelerometers, actuators, hexapods, and more.
Articles: Motion Control
Torque limiters protect against damage and downtime caused by machine overloads.
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...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This method provides a key step toward quantum computers, sensors, and distributed quantum information.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Briefs: Transportation
University of Colorado researchers have described a new silicon chip that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.
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...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Proximity Measurement of Pressure and Temperature

Inexpensive, high-performance, optically coupled temperature and strain gauges based on a combination of advanced optoelectronic and microelectromechanical concepts have been proposed. The sensors would contain vibrating beams with submillimeter dimensions, made primarily of silicon by...