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Understanding load sensor operating principles and likely error sources can help with selection and installation, ensuring accurate measurement and reliability.
Sensing devices for real-time impact monitoring make it possible to see what is really happening when collisions occur on the football field.
Learn about the sensing devices that make it possible to diagnose what went wrong in the event of a plane crash.
Specialized ICs from suppliers including Linear Tech and TI that can help simplify design while maximizing energy conversion.
The engineering challenges associated with energy harvesting technologies in wearable device applications will be explored.
Pulse-energy-harvesting applications convert bursts of energy that power simple circuits like wireless switches, wireless data loggers, and remote controls.
Research hints that piezoelectric-based heart pacemakers provide insights into developing industrial technology for consumer applications like wearable devices.
Explore the concept of IoT, its properties and characteristics, and discuss examples of sensors from Analog Devices and Allegro that support these purposes.
Explore the applications of variety of high performing and user friendly sensors from Honeywell, Omron, and Sharp.
This article discusses sensors that can be easily integrated into the “Internet of Things”.
Vehicles provide a wide variety of sources to collect ambient energy, which can supply power to numerous applications.
This article will touch on some of the advanced research projects underway to illustrate the potential of energy harvesting, not only in the medical implant sector, but also in other fields.
With the proliferation of low-power personal electronic devices, interest in scavenging energy from human kinetic, body thermal, external RF, and even internal biochemical sources continues to rise.
Force and acceleration sensors have been around for a long time, yet they continue to show interesting technology advances aimed at meeting new and evolving uses in military, industrial, consumer electronics, mobile, and medical applications.
This article looks at the different types of accelerometers used for industrial applications, ranging from the latest micro-machined capacitive devices to traditional rugged piezo electric crystals.
Sensor dos & don'ts in regards to soldering, handling, protection & mounting along with helpful hints & additional links to sensor data.
Vibration causes havoc in many applications. From machine shafts and bearings to hard disk performance, vibration causes machine damage, early replacement, low performance, and inflicts a major hit on accuracy.
Chaos sometimes begins with a low rumble or a small shake. If a sensor is involved, it might be measuring the first vibrational movements of an earthquake or a mechanical failure in an industrial setting.
The success of industrial processes is based in large part on creating stable, repeatable conditions in which they are carried out.
The global robot population is growing rapidly, and with it the demand for the sensors and systems that enable these machines to work in increasingly complex environments.