2010 Reader's Choice Tech Awards - Sensors
TT electronics OPTEK Technology - OPB725A-18Z Series reflective object sensor
The OPB725A-18Z can detect various objects at distances up to 24” or more from the sensor face with a high level of immunity to background lighting (10000 lux typical).
Sensor Products - Tactilus Sensor System for Test & Design
The new Tactilus heat-sink analysis system can precisely test the surface contact and pressure distribution between the heat sink and a semiconductor.
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors SFH 5712 digital ambient light sensor
The SFH 5712 is a low-voltage digital ambient light sensor that detects ambient light with a relative sensitivity matching the human eye and delivers high speed data rates of up to 3.4 MHz.
PIHER PSC-360 Non-contacting PSC-360 programmable Hall effect magnetic sensor
The PSC-360 sensor features a switch function not found in other 360º absolute position sensors that can be programmed at any angle as well as an indicator for multi-turn applications.