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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

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, timely, and accurateRead 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

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, image, proximity, radar,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

Selecting Connectivity Solutions for High-Precision Test and Measurement Applications

Precision instrumentation depends on the accuracy, security, and reliability of its connectivity, yet connectors are often the weakest link. Find out what matters most when selecting connectivity solutions to enhance performance and usability in demanding test and measurement applications.  By Fischer Connectors Instrumentation designers and end users are constantly seeking better performance, greater reliability, fasterRead More

Consumers Adopt Wearable Tech for Greater Health

From multifunctional fitness trackers and smartwatches to tiny medical devices that deliver medicine or vital information, consumers have embraced wearable technologies. Consumers have embraced the concept of wearable devices and the industry is responding in a big way. From step counters to heart monitors, consumers have shown a strong interest in monitoring their health andRead More

Powerful e-Textiles Promise Washable, Wearable Connectivity

Small, lightweight, and wearable doesn’t cut it for designers of e-textiles. New flexible, conductive fabrics make wearable electronics even more comfortable and connected. The continuous downscaling of connectivity products has opened up new possibilities in the world of e-textiles. In this emerging area of electronic design, engineers have moved beyond small and lightweight wearables that can be attachedRead More

Sensor Technologies and Trends: A Sense of Things to Come in a Dynamic Connectivity Market

Sensor technologies are bringing incredible new functionality to smart devices and systems. From medical products used to fight the pandemic to sensing devices that animate the IoT, innovation is rampant across industries with the help of this vital product category. The sensor market has expanded exponentially in the past five years as connectivity trends increasinglyRead More

Rugged Sensors and Antennas Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights rugged sensors and antennas for harsh-environment applications from leading suppliers. Rugged Sensors and Antennas TE Connectivity’s MEAS M9100 Heavy-Duty Hydraulic Pressure Transducer leverages strain gauge technology to measure fluid pressures up to 700 bar (10,000psi) in high-temperature, -vibration, and -pressure applications including hydraulic systems and cylinders and hydrostatic transmissions andRead More

Smart Technologies Make Public Spaces Safe During Pandemic

As consumers begin to return to public spaces, a new crop of smart technologies is helping to keep surfaces clean, air clear, and viruses safely away. As vaccination rates rise and infection rates fall, consumers are beginning to venture back into public spaces and resume normal activities, including eating at restaurants, returning to school andRead More

PAM4 Signaling Has Become the Preferred Way to Achieve 56+Gb/s Data Transfers

To address performance requirements for next-generation equipment, an ideal solution would be the ability to double the data throughput using legacy hardware. Replacing traditional NRZ signaling with PAM4 is exactly what the industry needs. Design engineers have been dealing with the challenges of ever-increasing data rates for many years. Each iteration of computing equipment requiredRead More

The Internet of Medical Things is Transforming Healthcare and Creating Opportunity

Advanced sensor and interconnect solutions are driving innovation in the wearable, wireless, and connected healthcare device market. The implementation of 5G will further enhance the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and make medical technologies even more powerful. Prior to the internet, the medical industry relied on chart paper, video paper, X-ray film, and other antiquatedRead More

October 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, materials, accessories, tools, development kits, and connector-adjacent technologies, such as sensors and antennas. October 2020 New Connectivity Products October 2020 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. AirBorn’s new RocKet Macro-D connectors have a rugged form factor designed to reliably withstand the rigorsRead More

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