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New-Look Position-Encoder Interfaces Enhance Motor Control
Advances in position-encoder interfaces overcome typical challenges designers face regarding precision, safety, and meeting cost requirements.
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Feb 13, 2017
A Circuit for Sensors that Never Stop Listening
The circuit, which consumes little more than the power of a human cell, is one of the latest efforts to extend the battery life of sensors....
Jan 26, 2017
Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Transportation Technologies
Self-driving cars were the rage at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, but there were many more transportation technologies on display as well.
Jan 23, 2017
Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Consumer Drones
Technology Editor Bill Wong saw quite a bit at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Here are some of the drones he came across.
Jan 19, 2017
Sensors Bring Spectral Analysis to the Palm of Your Hand
Austria's Ams has released a pair of tiny spectral sensors for on-the-go analysis of foods or pharmaceuticals....
Jan 18, 2017
Sensor Interface Relieves Complexity from Smartphones to Cars
The MIPI Alliance, which specializes in chip-to-chip interfaces, recently unsealed its new I3C standard, which had only been available to members....
Jan 10, 2017
The Chemical Tests of the Future Could Move onto Chips
Engineers are increasingly finding ways to reduce the size of sensors that measure chemical levels in fluids. A new design from the Holst Center can be integrated on a chip for monitoring water quality or other fluids....
Jan 10, 2017
Piezo Disks Deliver Vertical Haptic Feedback
TDK uses piezo electric disks to deliver vertical haptic feedback efficiently and compactly....
Dec 27, 2016
TDK Swears by Sensor Fusion in $1.3 Billion Deal for InvenSense
The technology behind sensor fusion was the hidden gem in TDK's recent acquisition of InvenSense, a maker of gyroscopes and other motion sensors....
Dec 20, 2016
Device Harvests Energy from Wind, Rain, or Smartphone Scrolling
The new device contrasts from other methods of harvesting energy from motion, which normally involve constant vibrations....
Dec 15, 2016
Sensors Peer through Smartphone Screens to Verify Fingerprints
Synaptics, which revealed the new device Tuesday, said that their optical sensors can scan fingerprints from underneath glass, eliminating the home button at the bottom of smartphones....
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