Sensors Expo returned to Rosemont Illinois in June and the mood inside the convention center was noticeably more optimistic than last year. Outside, the town was in the grip of a heat wave; but inside it was the technology itself that literally raised both the excitement level and the level of performance for new designs which made things seem, well, hotter. Here are just some of the highlights
ETH Zurich, Atomic Force F&E GmbH and Asylum Research announce the third Euro AFM Forum 2011 to be held in Zurich, Switzerland on September 7 to 9 in cooperation with Prof. Ralph Spolenak at the campus Science City (Hönggerberg) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zürich).
The joint sponsors of the Applied Power Electronics Conference have announced the continuation of the popular $1,000 Student Attendance Awards to cover part of the travel and conference expenses for up to 30 students to attend APEC 2012 in Orlando, Florida, February 5-9, 2012.
Laird Technologies announced it will be attending the Wireless Sensor Networks & Real Time Locating Systems Summit Europe 2011.
The near-term viability of the Japanese manufacturing infrastructure has been shrouded by a lack of information, bureaucracy and factors such as limited power output. JPCA was the first occasion for many observers to observe and report on industry conditions with a wide range of first person input.
Bob Scannell of Analog Devices shows off the ADIS16407 iSensor IMU (inertial measurement unit) which integrates a tri-axis gyroscope, tri-axis accelerometer, tri-axis magnetometer and a pressure sensor into a single package.
At Sensors Expo 2011, Raymond Chow of Seiko Epson Corporation demonstrated the company's low profile S4E5A0A0 inertial measurement unit (IMU), which consumes just 30 mA when operating at 3.3 V.
At Sensors Expo 2011, Vijendra Kuroodi, principal systems architect at ROHM Semiconductor, demonstrates the company's new BU21023/BU21024 Series of high-speed, high noise immunity, low voltage resistive touchscreen controllers.
Rohde & Schwarz’ RTO Series features a real time digital trigger that uses a common signal path for both the trigger and acquired data. This eliminates time and amplitude offset between the trigger and signal, enabling signals to be displayed
Omron Electronic Components LLC announced a new Differential pressure type mass flow sensor. It uses the company’s mass flow MEMS Chip, and will have the same external structure as the D6F-P0010A1. The internal flow path has
Analog Devices released the ADIS16407 iSensor IMU (inertial measurement unit) which integrates a tri-axis gyroscope, tri-axis accelerometer, tri-axis magnetometer and a pressure sensor into a single package. Each sensor in the unit combines
Texas Instruments is enabling contactless temperature measurement in portable consumer electronics with a single-chip passive infrared (IR) MEMS temperature sensor. The TMP006 digital temperature sensor provides manufacturers of mobile devices
The new BU21023/BU21024 Series of high-speed, high noise immunity, low-voltage resistive touchscreen controllers are now available from ROHM Semiconductor. These new controllers are
MicroStrain released SensorCloud, a sensor data storage, visualization and remote management platform that leverages cloud computing technologies to provide desirable data scalability, rapid visualization, and user programmable analysis.
Seiko Epson Corporation announced the commercial development of a new inertial measurement unit (IMU) named the S4E5A0A0. The new IMU provides stable, accurate measurement capability and among the lowest power consumption and smallest form
IMI Sensors announced the high temperature ICP accelerometer model HT602D01 for vibration measurements on paper machines and for other higher temperature applications. These ceramic shear ICP accelerometers include
Yokogawa’s WELL PRODUCER is a packaged solution to automate and manage gas wells. It consists of a low power STARDOM FCN-RTU, with all the necessary control and flow computer functions for gas wells pre-configured. All
Microchip Expands MiWi Wireless Development Environment for IEEE 802.15.4 2.4 GHz and Unlicensed Sub-GHz NetworksJune 2, 2011 11:33 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments
Microchip Technology Inc. announced its expanded MiWi Development Environment (DE), which is a complete ecosystem for designing star and mesh wireless networking products. The MiWi DE is comprised of
Victor Zaderej, manager of advanced solid state lighting development at Molex Incorporated, demonstrates the company's "Versatile Light Module."
Plessey Semiconductors announced that it will be demonstrating its Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensor technology at Sensors Expo (Chicago, USA June 6-8 2011). The EPIC sensor is a completely new area of sensor technology...
This year, the Society for Information Display (SID) returned to Los Angeles for its annual Display Week conference. Apart from the weather, which mimicked last year’s Seattle venue, the show was a smashing success. This being Los Angeles, we had Hollywood royalty on display—visual effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull (2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner)discussed trends in production and exhibition technologies...
Plessey Semiconductors announced that it will be demonstrating its Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensor technology at Sensors Expo (Chicago, USA June 6-8 2011). The EPIC sensor is a completely new area of sensor technology that measures changes in an electric field in a similar way to a magnetometer detecting changes in a magnetic fiel
Libelium announced the launch of its Waspmote-based Smart Parking platform, designed to be buried in parking spaces and to detect the arrival and departure of vehicles.
Sensirion AG is launching the LG01 micro flow switch for ultra-low liquid flow rates and bubble detection. The sensor makes fluidic systems more reliable by enabling the detection of liquid flow within the range of a few ml/min and less. For such measurements, the sensor offers
More than 150 exhibitors will showcase the newest technologies for sensors and sensors-related industries at the 2011 Sensors Expo & Conference, June 7-8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The following is a sampling of the state-of-the-art measurement and monitoring devices for MEMS, Energy Harvesting, Mobile Sensing, Wireless Sensor Networking and more that will be on display Tuesday, June 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday, June 8 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.