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2014-01-27 16:27:05

STAEFA, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Mobile World Congress 2014, Sensirion AG is presenting its latest humidity and temperature sensor SHTW1, which opens up new possibilities in the wearable and mobile market with its chip-scale packaging technology. This global innovation combines minimal size with maximum performance to define the latest generation of humidity and temperature sensors, enabling unprecedented opportunities. Sensirion creates space for new ideas -...

2014-01-26 23:04:15

Lion Precision has announced wider temperature range and improved thermal stability of the their capacitive displacement sensors. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 Capacitive displacement sensors from Lion Precision have an increased temperature range in which they can hold temperature drift specifications. The micro-displacement sensors typically have a thermal drift specification of ±0.04% of full scale. That specification has now been expanded to include the entire rating...

2014-01-23 23:23:18

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Atomic Magnetometers. Market for Atomic Magnetometers is projected to witness strong growth encouraged by promising use in biomedical applications such as in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging. Innovations in microfabricated atomic magnetometers, and improvements in sensitivity to less than one femtotesla, also bode well for market growth. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 An atomic magnetometer is an intrinsic sensitive spin...

2014-01-22 16:22:09

Economical, compact sensors operate at exceptionally low strains HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Specialties (NASDAQ: MEAS), an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, has enhanced its series of ELAF compression and tension load cells to provide superior resolution and higher reliability, while remaining extremely cost-effective. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/PH50840 ) The "four-bar" design of the sensors offers better stability and resistance...

Turkeys Inspire Early Warning System For Toxins
2014-01-22 09:28:11

Sarah Yang - University of California, Berkeley Some may think of turkeys as good for just lunch meat and holiday meals. But bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, saw inspiration in the big birds for a new type of biosensor that changes color when exposed to chemical vapors. This feature makes the sensors valuable detectors of toxins or airborne pathogens. Turkey skin, it turns out, can shift from red to blue to white, thanks to bundles of collagen that are...

2014-01-20 23:24:35

The online store that brings consumers the most innovative home improvement merchandise is now displaying the new humidity detector. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 TheHardwareCity.com is continually enhancing their online store with new home improvement merchandise. The company is known for exhibiting quality products that match the industry’s latest standards. Now available on their online catalog is the Leviton Humidity Sensor and Fan Control. Offering home owners a solution...

Silver Nanowires Hold Promise For Wearable , Multifunctional sensors
2014-01-17 13:02:22

North Carolina State University North Carolina State University researchers have used silver nanowires to develop wearable, multifunctional sensors that could be used in biomedical, military or athletic applications, including new prosthetics, robotic systems and flexible touch panels. The sensors can measure strain, pressure, human touch and bioelectronic signals such as electrocardiograms. “The technology is based on either physical deformation or “fringing” electric field...

2014-01-16 23:26:48

Conference attendees can visit booth 518 to learn more about Lake Shore's Hall effect gaussmeters, fluxmeters, Hall probes, magnetometers, and other instruments and systems for magnetics measurement. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Lake Shore Cryotronics, a leading innovator in solutions for measurement under extreme temperature and magnetic field conditions, will be exhibiting at the Magnetics 2014 conference Jan. 29–30 in Orlando, Fla., where representatives will discuss the...

2014-01-15 12:22:05

Rugged titanium sensor provides reliable operation in harsh environments HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Specialties (NASDAQ: MEAS), an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, has released the rugged XP5, a miniature pressure sensor with SanShift technology that eliminates zero shifts caused by installation torque. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/PH46897) Designed for use in environments involving measurements in corrosive liquids and gases, as...

2014-01-14 23:05:09

New open access title from Apress and Intel provides a comprehensive overview of sensor applications in the critical domains of healthcare and the environment. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In a world that is becoming increasingly sensorized and monitored, the implications of sensor technologies on our personal and social lives are steadily rising. The applications of sensors in healthcare and the environment have the potential to transform these domains in groundbreaking ways....


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