NewTek Sensor Solutions expanded the capabilities of its DC LVDT technology with 4-20mA output capabilities to meet the needs of industrial monitoring and feedback applications. In addition to offering 4-20 mA versions of its free-core and spring-loaded LVDTs, the company customizes 4-20mA position sensors to customer specifications.
TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has introduced the HA74 series of surface-mount power inductors, which combine a low profile, small footprint, and 3MHz switching capability for efficient, space-saving DC/DC converters.
At Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), researchers have created a micro-electromechanical energy harvester that enables much more design flexibility, which is important for upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
At The University of Tokyo, researchers have devised a novel system to charge electronic devices like smartwatches and smartphones wirelessly.
Applications requiring efficient electric energy management can be enhanced by magnetic field sensors.
As a part of the FOWINA project, novel color sensors with a special microlens arrangement have been created by researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen and the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg.
Scientists using magnetic signals have discovered unique “fingerprints” on steel, which could help to verify weapons treaties and minimize the use of fake bolts in the construction sector.
Developing a system for the detection of threats to the electromagnetic space is the goal of a new research project, the SOCRATES project, headed by IMDEA Networks Institute (a networking research organization based in Madrid, Spain).
STMicroelectronics’ STPW12 programmable electronic power breaker provides a convenient, integrated solution for quickly and safely disconnecting a faulty load from a 12 V bus.
Bolometers, devices used for monitoring electromagnetic radiation by heating an absorbing material, are used by homeowners as well as astronomers.