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2011-05-08 00:05:47

ProDAQ 5716 Supports High-Accuracy Solutions for Structural Test Applications with More Than 300KHz Bandwidth Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 07, 2011 Bustec (http://bustec.com) announced today the ProDAQ 5716, a 1U rack-mountable signal-conditioning box for standard 19" racks. Advancing beyond traditional, limited data acquisition systems that either measure only lower frequency strain, or have to make compromises on accuracy when used at a higher bandwidth, this new signal conditioning box...

2010-10-29 10:00:00

GENEVA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leader in MEMS, has expanded its sensor portfolio with a new automotive-grade 3-axis low-g accelerometer. Combining low power consumption and small footprint with high precision and robust performance, ST's new accelerometer targets a wide range of automotive applications, including vehicle tracking, event recording, abuse monitoring, and dead-reckoning for enhanced navigation capabilities. ST's AIS328DQ senses acceleration...

2010-10-27 14:39:00

FAIRVIEW, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectrum Control, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPEC), a leading designer and manufacturer of custom electronic products and systems, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Summit Instruments, Inc. ("Summit"). Based in Akron, Ohio, Summit designs and manufactures custom accelerometers, gyros, inertial measurement systems, and related products and assemblies. The transaction is expected to...

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2010-08-10 20:10:00

TAU researchers develop improved MEMS devices for sport, electronics and defenseTiny sensors known as accelerometers are everywhere. The near-weightless technology can measure the impact of a dangerous tackle on a football player's helmet, control the flow of highway and runway traffic, analyze a golf pro's swing, orient the next generation of smart phones, and keeping fighter jets and missiles on target.And as sensing devices improve, the possibilities for what they can measure are...

2010-07-01 07:31:00

LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Motion sensing components are rapidly becoming part of the handset architecture and these will support the development of breakthrough applications and engaging user interface experiences. In a recent study of handset motion sensors by ARCchart, the research firm expects the market for accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers (compasses) and pressure sensors to exceed $1 billion by 2014. The study examines the technology behind these sensors, the factors...

2010-05-26 08:43:00

GENEVA, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and portable applications(1), has extended its motion-sensor portfolio with a 3-axis digital-output accelerometer that combines a drastically reduced power consumption - more than 90% lower than available solutions on the market - with miniature footprint and enhanced functionality. With operating current consumption as low as 2 microamps, the 3x3x1 mm accelerometer is a...

2010-05-10 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The rising demand for multifunctional personal electronics devices and intuitive applications has revved up the demand levels for sensors. Large-scale deployment of sensors is being witnessed in mobile devices, media players, game consoles, and cameras. New opportunities are unfolding for innovative applications, including gesture recognition, motion sensing, location sensing, and fingerprint biometrics. (Logo:...

2010-01-07 11:26:00

GENEVA, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and portable applications(1), has unveiled details of its new family of three-axis digital accelerometers that combine the market's smallest footprints with a drastically reduced current consumption and enhanced functionality. Samples and demonstration of ST's newest MEMS accelerometers are showcased in Las Vegas in a private suite near this year's Consumer Electronics Show...

2009-11-11 05:00:00

GENEVA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications(1), today introduced a high performance single-package analog gyroscope that accurately measures angular rates along three orthogonal axes(2). Combining superior accuracy with high stability and a small size, ST's 3-axis gyroscope heralds the widespread adoption of realistic-motion user interfaces in all kinds of...


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