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23

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Microgenerator Uses Motion to Provide Energy

At Sensors Expo 2016, Nigel Atherton, founder of Joulefusion (JF), demonstrates a non-contact energy harvesting technique that uses rotating or linear motion for its microgenerator (MG). For more…

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Aug
22

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Electrodynamic Energy Harvesting for Sensing Systems

At Sensors Expo 2016, Christian Pennisi from Jennova demonstrates a rotation-based electrodynamic energy harvester to supplement rechargeable batteries for embedded sensing applications. For more information, click here.

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Aug
22

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PMD-MXT series 32 Channel Temperature Scanner Indicator for Industrial Applications

The Sensor Connection a division of Harold G. Schaevitz Industries LLC, has expanded its line of measurement and control instrumentation with the addition of the model PMD-MXT series…

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Aug
18

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Hall Effect Sensors

By Chris Francis Magnetic sensors are typically Hall effect sensors (named after Edwin Hall who discovered the effect in 1879), whereby a small voltage difference can be measured…

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Aug
18

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Motor Control Demo Employs AMR Sensors

At Sensors Expo 2016, Dan Zaleski, a product applications engineer from Analog Devices explains the motor control demo that he designed. Reminiscent of an Erector Set project, the…

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Measure Airflow with Pressure Sensor

Friday, July 8, 2016

At Sensors Expo 2016, Bernd Zimmerman, a field application engineer from Sensirion shows how the company’s SDP3x differential pressure sensor can be used to measure air flow in…

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Printed Polymer Strain Gage Technology

Monday, June 27, 2016

Based on its patented sensor paste technology printed onto a printed circuit board (PCB), Hoffmann + Krippner’s P-DMS polymer strain gage can address a variety of applications. Potential…

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Background suppressing sensors

Monday, May 2, 2016

In a sample application product presence needs to be verified—objects in a blister pack—before the sealing process occurs. The product and blister pack material can be various colors…

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Solving tougher sensing requirements in industrial applications

Monday, May 2, 2016

by Randy Frank, Contributing Editor Manufacturers are tackling more difficult—and unique—design problems with the newest generation of sensors. Getting serious consideration for a design-in involves meeting all of…

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