Technology Enables Simultaneous Non-Contact V/I Measurement

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December 4, 2017

Fluke has developed FieldSense technology that takes the open-fork, current-measuring functionality of its existing T5 Electrical Tester and adds ac voltage measurements. Electricians can use Fluke tools to take simultaneous voltage and current measurements without test leads. Traditionally, troubleshooting electrical systems requires gaining access to metallic contact points so the test leads can make contact. […]


Micro-Pressure Sensor Scrubs For Medical Duty

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December 1, 2017

Honeywell’s MicroPressure Series piezoresistive silicon pressure sensor offers a digital output for reading pressure over a specified full-scale span and temperature range in high-volume medical devices and consumer appliances. The sensor is calibrated and compensated over a specific temperature range for sensor offset, sensitivity, temperature effects and non-linearity using an on-board Application Specific Integrated Circuit […]


Strain Gage Load Cells Meet EN ISO 13849 / IEC 61508

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December 1, 2017

The BLH Nobel brand of Vishay Precision Group announces that four of its strain gage load cell product families are now available with EN ISO 13849 and IEC 61508 functional safety certifications. The EN ISO 13849 functional safety standard incorporates statistical analysis to help better predict component, device and circuitry reliability within the safety-related parts […]


Biosensors Add ECG Measurement

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December 1, 2017

Providing heart rate monitoring (HRM) and electrocardiogram (ECG) capabilities for wearable products, the Si117x biometric sensor modules are suitable for smart watches and wrist-based, patch-type and other wearables requiring long battery life and enhanced HRM accuracy. To simplify development and speed time to market, Silicon Labs offers a complete, end-to-end sensing solution featuring the Si117x […]


Smart Flowmeters For Hygienic Apps Get An Update

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December 1, 2017

Endress+Hauser updates its Proline 300 smart Coriolis and electromagnetic flowmeters for the hygienic industries. Their 316L stainless-steel housings are robust and optimized for reliability.  Additionally, they have been designed to support an optional IP69 ingress protection rating, impervious to water ingress from high pressure wash-down. The sensors are designed according to ASME BPE, EHEDG and […]


Photonics Market May Snag A Cool $795.54 Billion

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December 1, 2017

MarketsandMarkets’ report “Photonics Market by Product Type, Application, & End-Use Industry – Global Forecast to 2022” suggests the photonics market is projected to grow from USD 530.52 Billion in 2017 to USD 795.54 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 8.4% during the forecast period. Growth is driven by increased demand from applications such as […]


MEG Tech + Space Sensor Improves Epilepsy Diagnoses

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November 30, 2017

Although we get distracted with the leaps and bounds of IoT, virtual reality, robotics, autonomous vehicle, and other mainstream technologies, advancements in the medical sector also abound. One of the reasons these advancements often take a backseat is because they do not always relate to a universal audience. For example, a system for easing dialysis […]


Cellular Gateways Interface With Existing Sensor Networks

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November 30, 2017

BluCloud launches a line of cellular gateways this week that interface with existing sensors and actively streams data to a client-accessible database. In turn, data becomes available anytime and anywhere. They can be installed without extensive rewiring and can be preconfigured to begin streaming instantly upon activation. Compatible with BluCloud sensor packages, they are omni-compatible […]