Article - 10 Mar 2015
A thermopile detector is a passive radiation sensing voltage-generating device. It does not emit any radiation and require cooling or bias.
Article - 10 Dec 2013
Nicéphore Niépce is widely attributed as being the inventor of photography, but he may not have envisioned how far camera technology would advance. Printable image sensors are one such development...
Article - 24 Oct 2013
Motion can be detected through various means such as infrared, sound, and vibration. Motion detectors are primarily used for detecting moving objects (especially people), and gathering data regarding...
Article - 7 Oct 2013
An infrared sensor is an electronic instrument that is used to sense certain characteristics of its surroundings by either emitting and/or detecting infrared radiation.
Article - 4 Oct 2013
Most sensor systems rely on light as the signal source. LEDs are often ideal as a light source due to their high efficiency.
Article - 27 Sep 2013
A tachometer is a device for measuring the rotation speed of an object such as the engine shaft in a car. It basically indicates the revolutions per minute (RPM) performed by the object. It is also...
Article - 8 Mar 2013
A scintillation counter is a device used for the detection and measurement of ionizing radiation.
Article - 20 Oct 2012
This article discusses the different types of rain sensors and their applications.
Article - 16 Oct 2012
Since its release in 2007, the iPhone has evolved to become the most influential device in popular demand amongst a range of target markets.
Article - 17 Aug 2012
This article discusses the structural and functional principles of rain-sensing wipers and how they work in an automobile to help protect the interior of a car.