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Kyocera launches world’s first gyro-based carbohydrate monitoring system

Kyocera has launched the world’s first monitoring system for the precise measurement of carbohydrate metabolism. Thanks to gyro sensors, the tracker is also suitable for the lifestyle and wellness area. Commercial availability in Japan is planned for this year. Smart, innovative and intuitive To determine the user’s carbohydrate balance, the …

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TE Connectivity named among ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ by FORTUNE

TE Connectivity has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s List of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the third year in a row. The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Korn Ferry, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations among their peers and …

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Awair’s Glow C air quality monitor entrusts Sensirion’s environmental sensors

Awair is using Sensirion’s environmental sensors in their Glow C indoor air quality monitor. Awareness of the importance of good air quality in our living and working environments is becoming increasingly important to individuals and governments. People spend 90% of their time indoors, where concentrations of gaseous pollutants are significantly …

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A wearable gas sensor for health and environmental monitoring

A highly sensitive, wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, according to researchers at Penn State and Northeastern University. The sensor device is an improvement on existing wearable sensors because it uses a self-heating mechanism that enhances sensitivity. It allows for quick recovery …

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Long-distance inductive sensors ensure fast and reliable assembly of automotive stereos

A plastics manufacturer tests batches of control knobs for in-car audio systems before shipment to automotive assembly plants. Each knob contains a small metal washer that can occasionally become dislodged and therefore a custom-built testing machine tests that they are present. Contrinex long-distance inductive sensors, positioned directly below a tray …

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Analog Devices showcases the future of data acquisition at Embedded World 2020

Visitors to the Analog Devices (ADI) stand (Hall 4A, Booth #240) at embedded world 2020 Nuremberg, Germany, 25 – 27 February, will be shown a wide range of demonstrations showcasing the company’s embedded-technology offerings. Highlights of the 2020 presentations will include technology that highly integrates complete signal chains into a …

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NewTek introduces online 3-D model library of LVDT position sensors

NewTek Sensor Solutions now offers an online 3-D model library of its LVDT Position Sensors to ensure their proper fit and seamless integration into a new or existing application. Offered in .stp (STEP) and .igs (IGES) formats for near universal acceptance in CAD programs, the 3-D models help OEMS and …

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Sensor manufacturing technology for a competitive advantage

Richard Barber, engineering manager, Amada Miyachi UK, explains how micro welding equipment can increase quality and yield with process control. Whether manufacturing sensors for use in high-value, low-volume handmade devices or for highly cost-sensitive mass-produced items, manufacturers are experiencing more pressure to deliver higher quality than in the past. Performance …

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Sensors ensure fast and safe automotive brake cable production

During production of automotive parking-brake cable in a Portuguese factory, strands of steel wire are twisted together, forming a single cable with a nominal diameter of 3mm (0.1in). The process operates continuously, and twisted cable passes between successive work-stations in an unbroken length. Between operations, the cable is largely unsupported, …

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ams launches ultra-sensitive NIR image sensor

ams has introduced the CMOS Global Shutter Sensor (CGSS) Near Infrared (NIR) image sensor CGSS130, complementing ams’ recently announced 3D system. The CGSS130 enables 3D optical sensing applications such as face recognition, payment authentication and more to operate at much lower power than alternative implementations. This means that battery-powered devices …

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