Sensors Expo & Conference 2018: Supercaps Enable Efficient Energy Delivery

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April 23, 2018

The internet of things (IoT), industrial internet of things (IIoT), edge and cloud computing, plus a bevy of other applications is upping the ante for ever-smaller embedded portable devices. This in turn presents more than a few challenges to battery makers. For one, smaller applications require smaller batteries, which are limited in their energy storage […]


Is AI Hunting For Your Job, Or Headhunting You For A New Career

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April 23, 2018

Self-Calibrating Thermometer Wins Hermes Award

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April 23, 2018

Endress+Hauser’s iTHERM TrustSens, deemed the world’s first self-calibrating thermometer, has been recognized by Hannover Messe with the prestigious Hermes technology award. The compact thermometer is designed especially for hygienic and aseptic applications in the food and beverage and life sciences industries. With automated and fully traceable self-calibration during production, the sensor eliminates the risk of […]


Current Source Power Supply Enters Semiconductor Markets

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April 23, 2018

Lumina Power’s enhanced LPS series general-purpose, high-current high-voltage power supplies are groomed for semiconductor and specialty markets.  The line consists of five models ranging in power from 1 kW to 13.5 kW and output voltages to 5 kV.  Common applications include heater, filament and magnet supplies along with test and burn-in applications. All models can […]


SVG Boosts Efficiency, Ensures Load Balancing

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April 23, 2018

TDK’s EPCOS PQvar modular static var generator (SVG) delivers active, step-less power factor correction (PFC) and load balancing in industrial grids and large commercial buildings. With a response time of less than 15 ms and a dynamic reaction time of 50 µs, PQvar offers significantly faster compensation than conventional systems. The system is suitable for […]


Laser Trackers Making Headway Into The Marketplace

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April 23, 2018

According a report by MarketsandMarkets, the laser-tracker market is expected to grow from $290.9 Million in 2018 to $521.6 Million by 2023, at a CAGR of 12.39% between 2018 and 2023. High accuracy, precision, and portability, along with technological advancements in distance measurement technology and improvements in processing speed are driving demand. Automation of robotic […]


Oral Sensors Detect Impending Disease From Saliva

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April 20, 2018

Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the School of Engineering & Applied Science are developing what they call a smart-tooth technology. Their goal for the technology is to detect early signs of diseases common to high-risk patients by analyzing saliva or gingival crevicular fluid.   The researchers have created what […]


Kit Eases Design Of Blood Pressure Monitoring Apps

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April 20, 2018

Renesas Electronics expands its healthcare solution lineup with the launch of a blood-pressure monitoring evaluation kit. The kit includes a pressure sensor, arm cuff, pump, electronically controlled valve, LCD panel, and a reference board that incorporates an RL78 Microcontroller(MCU)-based ASSP (application specific standard product) that includes analog functions required for blood pressure measurement. Reference software […]