Sensors

Sensors Make it Plain Sailing for a Smart Ferry

A smart ferry equipped with sensors and LoRaWAN gateways can track and monitor passenger comfort and cargo for a sustainable and reliable supply chain. Figure 1 The Stena Line ferry, MV Hollandica is equipped with a dual-band network using Semtech’s LoRa devices in the LongAP Pro gateway. (Image courtesy of SkyLab) Equipping the Smart FerryRead More

2023 Sensors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors from leading suppliers. Sensors The I-PEX ESTORQ is a torque sensor that can easily be incorporated into any device or application, including various types of manufacturing equipment and machines. The electrostatic capacity method achieves compactness and weight reduction. No external amplifier is required to correct the torque value. IncorporatingRead More

Sensors Take Center Stage as the Need for Data Grows

Updated: July 2024 Smart connectivity has grown out of the need for better information gathering. Sensors allow more data than ever to be collected at the source and transmitted to stakeholders where it can be analyzed quickly for decision-making, troubleshooting, maintenance, safety, and other critical functions. Sophisticated sensors are employed to gather and transmit specific,Read More

Rugged and Reliable Sensors for Harsh Environments Product Roundup

 This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors for harsh environments from leading suppliers. Rugged and Reliable Sensors for Harsh Environments Allied Electronics & Automation supplies Contrinex EXTREME inductive sensors from the full Inox family. Rugged, reliable, and highly accurate, the Extreme range is at home in the most challenging circumstances. Thanks to one-piece stainless-steel (V2A/AISI 303)Read More

Precision Interconnects Make Indoor Agriculture More Productive

Vertical farming operations bring food crops indoors for protection from extreme weather, continuous growing seasons, and increased production. Guided by sensors and enabled by LEDs, these smart farming strategies offer a solution amid growing climate challenges. Indoor agriculture may be our last hope for a flavorful future. Severe drought plus pesticide-resistant insects have decimated theRead More

Automotive Displays Accomplish More with Less Wiring

Heavy and complex cables present a problem in today’s efficient vehicle designs. As more operational functions move to the screen, automotive display standards help streamline connectivity solutions. Soon, nearly every new vehicle will include at least one screen. Cars built since May 1, 2018, for the North American market feature a mandatory backup camera systemRead More

Sensors for Harsh Environment Applications Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors for harsh environments from leading suppliers. Sensors for Harsh Environment Applications  The MSP300 pressure transducer from TE Connectivity’s Microfused line, supplied by Allied Electronics & Automation, can be used to measure liquid or gas pressure, including difficult media such as contaminated water, steam, and mildly corrosive fluids. The transducerRead More

April 2022 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. April 2022 New Connectivity Products  April 2022 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. TTI Inc. carries a wide range of TE Connectivity (TE) Industrial RJ45 Jacks with integrated magnetics. These products offer a highly integrated connectivity solution from theRead More

Sensors Play a Critical Role in Today’s Connected Devices

Updated: January 2023 Sensor technologies are essential components in smart devices and connected systems. They can gather vital information about vehicles and infrastructure, track biometrics and health conditions, and create greater efficiency and safety in connected industrial environments. Sensors are device enablers that detect, sense, or monitor changes in temperature, heat, light, sound, motion, speed,Read More

2021 Sensors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors from leading suppliers. Sensor Products The I-PEX ESTORQ is a torque sensor that can easily be incorporated into any device or application. It achieves compactness and weight reduction by the electrostatic capacity method. The ESTORQ is customizable with the ability to incorporate a built-in microcomputer into the sensor (available from Φ70×H24mmRead More

August 2021 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. August 2021 New Connectivity Products  August 2021 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. WAGO’s new Edge Controller and Edge Computer combines the advantages of decentralized cloud computing with local control networks. These devices for edgeRead More

Connected Car Technologies Require Reimagined Transportation Networks

The rise of connected car technologies will have enormous implications for the way people and goods travel. This mass exchange of data will create business efficiencies, safer travels, and faster deliveries. But persistent challenges remain before these technologies can be fully implemented. Not so long ago, the only wireless links in a car were theRead More

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