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Haptics + Sensing = Rich User Experiences

By Mat Dirjish

Haptics, sometimes defined as “the use of technology that stimulates the senses of touch and motion in remote-control operations”, is finding its way into a greater number of applications…….

Touchless Kiosks Are A Shoe In

By Mat Dirjish

The word ‘touchless’ is quickly becoming one of the big buzzwords emerging from the COVID-19 crisis, which should make marketing people very happy…….

Air Transducer Boasts Long Measurement Range

By Mat Dirjish

AIRMAR Technology’s ultrasonic ART15 Airducer, an air transducer for long-range level measurement of both solids and liquids, offers a 60m (197 ft.) measurement range…….

Chip Resistors Lower TCR

By Mat Dirjish

Vishay Intertechnology is extending its TNPU e3 series automotive-grade, ultra-precision thin film flat chip resistors with lower temperature coefficients down to…….

Evaluation Board & Reference Design Enable Efficient LED Streetlamps

By Mat Dirjish

Hoping to accelerate the creation of efficient LED streetlamps and other medium- to high-power lighting applications, STMicroelectronics’ EVL150W-HVSL LED-driver evaluation board and reference design integrates…….

Photodiodes Meet Major Sensor Player

By Mat Dirjish

Photodiode maker ActLight has signed a service agreement based on its single-photon sensitivity technology with a notable…….

Improved MOSFET Takes On Critical Gas-Sensor Applications

By Mat Dirjish

Linear Systems announces improvements to its 3N163 family of small-signal MOSFETs make the devices desirable for use in…….

Compact MSOs Trim Down

By Mat Dirjish

Distributor Saelig introduces four-channel versions of the PicoScope 6000E 500-MHz mixed-signal oscilloscopes (MSOs)…….

NFC Reader Meets Digital Key Release 2.0 Spec

By Mat Dirjish

For digital car-key applications, STMicroelectronics’ ST25R3920 next-gen NFC reader IC complies with the recent Digital Key Release 2.0 specification by the…….

SPINpad Sensors Outperform VR Resolvers in Terms of Economy, Functionality, and Flexibility in Hybrid/Electric Powertrains

By Mat Dirjish

The functionality and effectiveness of electric motors and driver assistance systems is critically dependent on the reliability of the sensors that convert physical variables, such as speed or position, into electrical signals and transmit them to the control unit…….

AI Tech Detects Coughs Symptomatic To COVID-19

By Mat Dirjish

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools developer SensiML is collaborating on a multi-group effort to use its AI technology to help predict whether people are showing symptoms of COVID-19 infection…….

ToF Sensor Enables Multi-Object Ranging, Supplants Ir Sensors

By Mat Dirjish

The VL53L3CX, STMicroelectronics’ latest time-of-flight (ToF) sensor, enlists patented histogram algorithms that allow…….

Popular Streaming Encoder Gets New Firmware

By Mat Dirjish

The latest free firmware update for Magewell’s Ultra Stream Encoders expands recording and live streaming capabilities. For example…….