sensors

Intelligent LEDs Help Farmers Grow Superfoods

Indoor farming technologies centered around intelligent LEDs help grow new “superfood” crops that serve pharmaceutical and nutritional industries New indoor farming technologies that can create perfect growing conditions are taking the element of chance out of crop production. As climate change makes traditional farming less predictable, indoor vertical farming operations offer protected and optimized growingRead More

Navigating the Roads with Fleet Management Technologies

Fleets have emerged as integral players in the rapidly evolving transportation landscape, shaping the movement of goods and people around the globe. New fleet management technologies offer more visibility and control of moving assets to create cost and logistics efficiencies. From delivery services to public transportation systems, fleets of cars, vans, trucks, and unmanned aerialRead More

Human-Robot Collaboration Boosts Connector Company’s Success

Automation technologies are transforming the warehouse, logistics, and manufacturing worlds. Learn how one company integrated sensors, robots, and artificial intelligence into its manufacturing line to meet new production goals. The pressure is on: Connector suppliers are being asked to increase production, reduce prices, shift operations out of China, increase component functionality, shrink form factors, maintainRead More

What are LVDT sensors?

Meet the Connector: LVDT sensors An LVDT (linear variable differential transformer) is a commonly used metrology tool. It is referred to as a sensor or transducer (a device that can transform one form of energy into another). In this case, it transforms linear motion into an electrical signal. Use of an LVDT is a highlyRead More

2024 Sensors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Sensors PEI-Genesis supplies Trafag’s complete line of temperature monitoring products including transmitters, switches, and gauges. From high accuracy lab grade measurement to OEM volume requirements, all the bases are covered. Trafag temperature transmitters are used for electronically measuring and evaluating temperature and areRead More

Surviving the Challenges of Environmental Monitoring: Rugged Connectors for Sensor Technology

Sensors are on the front line of an application’s exposure to harsh operating conditions. Specifying the right connector for sensors ensures reliability and performance for the entire sensing system, even under duress. Detection of environmental conditions requires connectors for sensors that can survive the harshest situations. Temperature fluctuations, airflow and air pressure, high vibration, corrosiveRead More

Industrial Controls: Demystifying SCADA

In a manufacturing setting, SCADA is the system of interconnected applications that controls everything from how the machines are programmed to the visual representation of the product as it makes its way through the machines, to the collection of data about the machines’ functionality, and more. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) is the pieceRead More

Matter: A Show of Unity for Connectivity

In the history of electronics, few single initiatives have been so universally embraced as the Matter protocol. Over 200 companies have agreed on a way to seamlessly connect devices in a smart home. One of the defining technologies of the late 20th century was the IoT (Internet of Things). Today, its network of connected nodesRead More

September 2023 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. September 2023 New Connectivity Products  September 2023 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Heilind Electronics features the HARTING Han 1A miniaturized connector system. The kit includes all the necessary components and installation instructions under a single part number. HARTING Han 1A connectors offer a modular system ofRead More

Vertical Farms Control the Weather with IoT Technologies

As outdoor agriculture becomes less predictable, vertical farms are bringing the farm inside, where sealed interconnects, sensor systems, smart LEDs, and connected technologies optimize every aspect of the growing cycle. The summer of 2023 brought extreme challenges to farmers around the world. Storms, droughts, wildfires, and record-breaking temperatures wiped out many crop yields. Up toRead More

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