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Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the parameter server function

Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the ...

Baumer: Switching point, switching window, filter, sonic  beam width, output logic: when a new sensor is installed in a machine, a variety of parameters must be adjusted to the application. The parameter server function via the IO-Link...

2019-11-11
ams high-sensitivity optical sensor eliminates flicker  artifacts to deliver vibrant and distortion-free smartphone camera images and videos

ams high-sensitivity optical sensor ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces a sensor solution that enables smartphone worldfacing cameras with rolling shutter image sensors to eliminate unwanted image artifacts...

2019-10-29
New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts 3D  adoption in smart phones, HABA and IoT

New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions and a leader in all three forms of 3D sensing including Structured Light, Time of Flight and Active Stereo Vision (ASV) introduces a new ASV...

2019-10-17
Photoelectric mini-sensors with background suppression

Photoelectric mini-sensors with background ...

Balluff: The series BOS Q08M and BOS R01E series photoelectric mini-sensors with their small, bright light spot are used for reliable object detection in many areas of application, especially where mounting space is at a premium. Through-beam,...

2019-10-11
New type of contour measurement

New type of contour measurement

Leuze electronic: With the CMS 700i, Leuze electronic is brining a new 3D contour measurement system to market. It is based on the CML 730i measuring light curtains and can be adapted to specific customer requirements. The complete system includes...

2019-10-09
Edge detection of fabric strips in cutting machines

Edge detection of fabric strips in cutting ...

Micro-Epsilon: When cutting fabrics, optoCONTROL CLS-K fiber optic sensors from Micro-Epsilon determine the exact position of the fabric strip. Therefore, a sensor is mounted directly on one of the cutting blades and recognizes when the fabric is...

2019-10-01
ams launches extended operating range dToF module enabling smartphones with space-saving accurate distance measurement

ams launches extended operating range dToF ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces the release of the world’s smallest integrated module for direct time-of-flight (ToF) distance measurement providing accurate...

2019-09-27
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...

2019-09-18

Launch of world’s smallest digital IR proximity

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today launches the world’s smallest digital proximity sensor module. The ultra-small package of the TMD2635 occupies just 1mm3 of volume and...

2019-09-16
Quality all along the line

Quality all along the line

Baumer: Precise, non-contact inline-measurements by optical distance sensors without process interruptions are vital in high-quality product manufacture. In measurements on demanding surfaces such as galvanized or brushed metal, the OM70 laser...

2019-09-13

Sign Up Now for HBM’s Educational Webinars

HBM: Test and measurement specialist, HBM’s autumn webinars – providing practical knowledge for users of force and strain gauge measurement tools – are now available for registration. The company’s September sessions...

2019-09-05

HBM Technology Takes the Load During Bridge ...

HBM: As part of a major project to restore Brazil’s longest suspension bridge, construction company Teixeira Duarte used optical and strain gauge technology, provided by HBM, to ensure the 90-year-old structure would provide safe passage for...

2019-08-30
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

HBM Launches New Range of Robust and Reliable ..

HBM: newLight: Easy to configure – Versatile applications
Based on Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) technology, newLight reflects advances in optical measurement standards and merges the advantages of HBM’s former optical product...

2019-08-26
Best-in-class background suppression in miniature format

Best-in-class background suppression in ...

Baumer: With its O200 photoelectric miniature sensors, Baumer offers a new dimension in terms of reliability, speed and range for confined machine installation spaces. Thanks to their increased functional reserves, the O200 diffuse sensors with...

2019-08-05
Engineering made easy - the world's first photoelectric miniature sensors with CAD data and beam path

Engineering made easy - the world's first ...

Baumer: The Baumer optoelectronic sensors O200 are the first miniature sensors on the market to offer 3D CAD data with integrated beam path. This saves valuable time in the engineering process, which previously was quite an effort when integrating...

2019-08-02

ams to light up Sensors Expo 2019 with ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, will showcase innovative optical sensing technologies which are transforming personal health monitoring, the mobile phone, automotive evolution, and...

2019-06-17
O200 miniature sensors

O200 miniature sensors

Baumer: The O200 photoelectric miniature sensors from Baumer with IO-Link interface are the ideal solution for the detection demanding objects in confined spaces. With their unique ambient light immunity and their precise, reproducible and...

2019-06-04
Optical Sensors in Miniature Format

Optical Sensors in Miniature Format

Turck is now introducing the VS8 series miniature sensors. Optical sensor partners Banner Engineering developed the VS8 series for precise detection in confined spaces or near moving parts. Measuring 21.1 x 14.6 x 8 millimeter, the devices are...

2019-05-21
ams, Ibeo and ZF partner to deliver industry-first  solid-state LiDAR systems for the automotive  industry

ams, Ibeo and ZF partner to deliver industry ...

ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces today that it has signed an agreement to team with Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, the German specialist for automotive LiDAR sensor technology, and ZF Friedrichshafen...

2019-05-20
A smart sensor of outstanding performance

A smart sensor of outstanding performance

SensoPart: Thanks to excellent sensor characteristics with a class 1 laser, a wide scope of functions and intuitive use, SensoPart’s triangulation sensor FT 55-RLAM represents a new generation of distance sensors. The sensor is available in...

2019-04-15
Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Waycon: The distance sensors of the LAS-T5 series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik enable reliable, reproducible measurements, e.g. for factory automation, in keeping with the Industry 4.0 theme. Alongside positional measurements in industrial...

2019-04-03

Compact ams time-to-digital converter provides

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has introduced the AS6500, a new high-resolution time-to-digital converter (TDC) featuring CMOS inputs and compact packaging for use in space- and...

2019-03-05

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

ams showcases how sensor solutions enable ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, will showcase several industry-first technologies for mobile devices at MWC 2019 in Barcelona later this month. Digital transformation influences...

2019-02-12
R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for Longer Operating Distances

R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: With the R200 and R201 designs, the forward-thinking product design of photoelectric sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs enables applications with longer operating distances. Just like the compact R100, R101, and R103 series, both new...

2019-01-21

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
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