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Optical sensors

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Optical sensors:

New smart health sensor from ams brings ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH:  ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces the AS7026, an optical sensor for continuous cardiovascular health monitoring which performs blood pressure measurement to...

2019-02-27

New ams light sensor with 50/60Hz flicker ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces a new color (RGB), proximity and flicker detection sensor, the TCS3707, which enables a mobile phone camera to take clean, unblemished...

2019-02-26

ams unveils slim IR laser flood illuminator ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announced the launch of MERANO-Photodiode (PD), an infrared (IR) laser flood illuminator module which provides the uniform light output needed in...

2019-02-25

New multi-channel spectral sensor from ams ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, launched a miniature spectral sensor chip that brings laboratory-grade multi-channel color analysis capability to portable and mobile devices. ...

2019-01-11

ams introduces world’s smallest 1D time-of- ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces the world’s smallest integrated 1D time-of-flight distance measurement and proximity sensing module. The sensor is ideal for...

2019-01-09

ams launches optical sensor which measures ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announced the release of the TCS3701, an RGB light and IR proximity sensor IC which can accurately measure the intensity of ambient light from behind...

2019-01-08

ams to ease implementation of 3D optical sensing

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and Face++, the leader in artificial intelligence software, have agreed a co-operation arrangement to accelerate OEMs’ and system...

2019-01-07
The new optical miniature sensors O200 from Baumer

The new optical miniature sensors O200 from ...

Baumer: The new O200 sensors from Baumer considerably raise the performance bar for optical miniature sensors.  Economical in operation and featuring an impressive  function variety in a standardized miniature housing, these sensors...

2018-12-17
The world’s smallest optical distance sensor

The world’s smallest optical distance sensor

SensoPart: This sensor fits into even the tiniest of gaps:  No bigger than a sugar cube, the laser distance sensor FT 10-RLA from SensoPart is ideally suited to challenging measuring tasks, for example in semi-conductor assembly or robotics...

2018-11-27
A compact and space-saving solution

A compact and space-saving solution

Leuze electronic: With the 412B series in metal housing, Leuze electronic presents a slim, cylindrical M12 sensor design that is especially well suited for use in tight installation spaces, as occur in, e.g., material flow or in packaging...

2018-09-07
Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio with new distance sensors

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio ...

Leuze electronic: With the new ODS 110/HT 110 and HRT 25B L distance sensors, Leuze electronic is expanding its series of distance sensors and offers its customers a large selection of different designs with long operating ranges and several...

2018-05-29
Optical rotary torque sensors suitable for low torque and high band width measurements

Optical rotary torque sensors suitable for ...

Sensor Technology has set new benchmark performance standards for optical rotary torque transducers, with the launch of the digital ORT 230/240 series. These new optical rotary torque sensors are ideal for applications when the demand is for low...

2018-03-29
Laser sensor LAH-G1 - optical distance sensors with measurement value display

Laser sensor LAH-G1 - optical distance sensors

Waycon: The analogue laser sensor LAH-G1 is setting new standards in optical distance measurement. Thanks to its sophisticated CMOS line sensor, the LAH-G1 series gives particularly precise measurements with a resolution of up to 0.5 µm....

2017-08-15
SiPM Module

SiPM Module

First Sensor presents a new development module for its silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) for the detection of ultra-low light levels in the wavelength range from 350 nm to 900 nm. The module integrates a stable voltage supply, signal amplification,...

2017-04-17
Leuze electronic presents the CML 700i measuring light curtain – now also in a model with PROFINET interface

Leuze electronic presents the CML 700i ...

Leuze electronic: With the new model of the CML 700i PROFINET measuring light curtain in IP65 housing, Leuze electronic continues the development of this series in the direction of flexible communication. In addition to the interfaces previously...

2017-03-03
Compact, even with the highest safety requirements

Compact, even with the highest safety ...

Leuze electronic: With the SLS 518, Leuze electronic expands its product line of single beam safety devices of the SLS series with a new, compact and economical type 4 model. It is especially well suited for access and point of operation guarding...

2017-01-16
Leuze electronic - with smart sensors at LogiMAT 2017

Leuze electronic - with smart sensors at LogiMAT

Leuze electronic: From March 14 to 16 Leuze electronic is appearing at LogiMAT 2017, the international trade show for distribution, material and information flow in Stuttgart as the leading manufacturer for optical sensors as well as an...

2017-01-16
Optical sensors from First Sensor lift off

Optical sensors from First Sensor lift off

First Sensor: In June, the DLR (German Aerospace Center) launched their satellite BIROS into space, the second from their FireBIRD mission. Both FireBIRD small satellites were developed under the direction of the DLR Institute for Optical Sensor...

2017-01-02
Leuze electronic is the world market leader champion 2017

Leuze electronic is the world market leader ...

Leuze electronic: In 2016, Leuze electronic was included in the world market leader index (WMF index) for the first time, as the champion in the field of optical sensors. Leuze electronic was also awarded the "World market leader champion 2017"...

2016-12-16
Leuze electronic on course for double-digit growth

Leuze electronic on course for double-digit ...

Leuze electronic: The combination of innovative technologies, user orientation and the company's most important asset, the sensor people, has been the secret of the company's success. In accordance with the strong growth of the company, new...

2016-11-17
Light array with separate amplifier

Light array with separate amplifier

Balluff: Optical window sensors are typically used for reliable detection and exact counting of fast-flying or falling parts in production or packaging processes. However, if the installation space is particularly small or if difficult working...

2016-11-01
Leuze electronic celebrates the one millionth switching sensor of the 46B series

Leuze electronic celebrates the one millionth ..

Leuze electronic: Since its market launch in 2005, the 46B series generation of sensors has set new standards in optical sensors. With the 46C series, its successor – a further development of the 46B series – is ready to go. The one...

2016-10-20
Leuze electronic in the world market leader index

Leuze electronic in the world market leader ...

Leuze electronic: On August 15, 2016, Leuze electronic was included in the world market leader index (WMF index) of the University of St. Gallen as the champion in the field of optical sensors. To qualify for the champions category, a company must...

2016-09-06
Sensor Technology pushes the envelope with key product developments

Sensor Technology pushes the envelope with ...

Sensor Technology: New and developing technologies will be the theme on the stand of one the regular exhibitors at this year’s Sensors & Instrumentation, the exhibition for test, measurement and control engineers, 28-29 September 2016,...

2016-08-18
Small, compact, resistant – LAR laser sensor

Small, compact, resistant – LAR laser sensor

Waycon: The new generation LAR laser triangulation sensors by WayCon Positionsmesstechnik are small, compact sensors for different applications. The optical sensors are extremely resistant to a variety of surfaces and are further suitable to...

2016-03-18
Optical sensors make the running

Optical sensors make the running

Micro-Epsilon: Racing cars from the Tuning Akademie Ingolstadt not only come with an immense horsepower but also include measurement technology provided by Micro-Epsilon. The laser-optical distance sensors optimize vehicle performance through...

2016-03-01
Tolerant Distance Sensors

Tolerant Distance Sensors

Leuze electronic: The measuring ODS 10 and the switching HT 10 are optical sensors that reliably detect objects and measure distances with an operating range of up to 8 m and an accuracy of +/-30 mm. The devices have high tolerance with respect to...

2015-10-28
Solid-state silicon photomultipliers offer performance and application advantages

Solid-state silicon photomultipliers offer ...

First Sensor extends its range of optical sensors with innovative solid-state silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) for the detection of ultra-low light levels down to single photons. Compared to conventional photomultiplier tubes, SiPMs offer...

2015-10-08
Robust 13 mm Miniature Photoelectric Sensors with a Range of Extras

Robust 13 mm Miniature Photoelectric Sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs: Optical sensors are used to safeguard a range of access points in indoor, transitional, and outdoor areas. In some situations, sensors are required to operate in extreme environmental conditions,  which places increased demands...

2015-09-30
Optical NextGen sensors with IO-Link

Optical NextGen sensors with IO-Link

Baumer: Through the integration of the communication interface IO-Link for the sensor principles diffuse mode sensor with background suppression and SmartReflect (the light barrier without a reflector), the optical O300 and O500 NextGen sensors...

2015-08-28
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