5G Prototype Debuts At 2018 Winter Games

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February 15, 2018

Leti research institute of CEA Tech reveals that the European and South Korean project, 5GCHAMPION, will demonstrate the world’s first 5G platform Feb. 20-22, during the 2018 Winter Games. The 5GCHAMPION consortium, which includes 21[1] universities, research institutes and companies from Europe and South Korea, is supported by the European Commission and the Korean Ministry […]


Processor Supervisor Monitors Voltage With Programmable Delay

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February 15, 2018

Diodes’ PT7M3808 family of microprocessor supervisory circuits monitor system voltages from 0.4V to 5V and a feature threshold accuracy from 0.5% and an adjustable delay time from 1.25 ms to 10 ms, Reportedly, this allows the devices to enable power-on reset functionality for microprocessors and other digital systems while also consuming minimal power. Applications include […]


Mini Laser Sensors Precisely Pinpoint Small Objects And Gaps

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February 14, 2018

Baumer’s range of miniature laser sensors are said to provide pinpoint accuracy for the detection of objects to within 0.1mm and with response times of less than 0.1 ms. The 0300 laser sensors with IO link will precisely detect very small gaps and objects, even when closely spaced, making them suitable for fast, or high […]


CMOS Sensor Performs Simultaneous 2D/3D Imaging

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February 14, 2018

ON Semiconductor’s AR0430 CMOS digital image sensor combines classic 2D video imaging and 3D image recognition on a single sensor. With a small 1/3.1-inch optical format, the device delivers images via 2-µm pixel stacked BSI technology with a 4-Mpixel resolution at 120 fps. A unique depth mode enables depth mapping concurrently, while shooting video at […]


Paddle Wheel Flowmeter Minds The Budget Reliably

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February 14, 2018

The DRB series paddle wheel flowmeters are an economical yet reliable solution for measuring liquid flows in pipes up to 3 inches in diameter. The unique “insertion” impeller design protrudes minimally into the flow stream, which minimizes head loss and allows for measurement of dirty liquids and liquids with high solid content, without risk of […]


Wireless Inclinometer Performs Tank Hatch/Pump Jack Monitoring

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February 14, 2018

SignalFire Wireless Telemetry’s TiltSCOUT is a patent-pending, intrinsically safe wireless inclinometer for tank hatch detection and pump jack motion monitoring.  The device helps mitigate environmental and safety risks associated with accidental emissions from tanks by monitoring and reporting the status (opened, partially opened, closed) of the tank’s hatch.  An integrated three-axis sensor continually monitors the […]


2D Hall Sensors Eye Motor/Encoder Apps

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February 14, 2018

Allegro MicroSystems’ family of 2D Hall-Effect Latch ICs feature both vertical and planar Hall elements. The APS12625 and APS12626 enable reduced system size and bill-of-materials (BOM) cost along with an increase in performance and flexibility due to two-dimensional (2D) sensing. They were developed in accordance with ISO 26262 and qualified per AEC-Q100, making them suitable […]


Sensor Transmitter Trims Power Consumption

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February 13, 2018

The MAX12900 4 mA to 20 mA sensor transmitter from Maxim Integrated Products suits applications that include industrial automation and process control, loop-powered current transmitters, remote instrumentation, and smart sensors.   System designers that develop enhanced 4 mA to 20 mA sensor transmitters have several considerations to deal with. These include improved measurement accuracy over […]