FEATURED ARTICLESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback
By Edward E. Herceg, Alliance Sensors Group
Position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional...
How to set up a DAQ system
By Hank Hogan
Setting up a DAQ system properly requires getting things right at the beginning, matching sensor capabilities to...
Remote I/O becomes smaller, faster, customizable and intelligent
By Hank Hogan
Long used and familiar, remote I/O is undergoing changes and innovations. It’s getting smaller, faster,...
Enhancing Sensor Reliability through Venting
By Gary Chan, W.L. Gore
Designers often overlook the natural phenomenon of gas expansion and contraction. As internal and external...
NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
- Madison Area Technical College Partners with Rockwell Automation
- Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market $3.56 billion in 2020
- ZEISS acquires Steinbichler Optotechnik
- Early-Warning Sensor Network Advances Industry 4.0
- Billions of IoT devices in the next decade may be a pipe dream
- Will eddy current sensors replace thermocouples?
- March Manufacturing Technology Orders Up From February
- Balluff appoints Tony Canonaco President
- ADLINK to supply Computer-on-Modules to Sealevel Systems
- MCAA says 2014 Bookings up 14%
- DATEL buys itself from Murata Power Solutions
- NEMA Publishes Standard For Control, Thermocouple Extension, and Instrumentation Cables
PRODUCT NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Lion Precision introduces CPL230 Capacitive Displacement system
CPL230 sensor system can support up to six channels of capacitive sensing.
Data Translation announces DT7816 data acquisition module
For use in embedded applications, the real time module is an open-source Linux platform. Price: $1,195.
HIS Sensing releases Spot On Limit Switches
Spot On leverless switches can be activated by any ferrous metal -- like a metal valve or automation arm -- no magnet is required for operation.
MEDIAin Sensors & Industrial I/O
RESOURCESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
The program has a sensors element library, which allows non-RF and non-software savvy customers to develop wirelessly connected products.
Catalog covers Digital Panel Meters and Control Instrumentation
Guide covers sensors for displacement, distance, position and length measurement, 2D/3D laser sensors for dimensional measurements, and more
WHITE PAPERSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
By Gary Prentice, Moore Industries
White paper shows how to select the best sensor for a particular application and ways to improve the accuracy...
By Teledyne Dalsa
Line scan technology is ideally suited to applications in which large, high-resolution, or high-speed image capture is needed,...
By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...
CASE STUDIESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
At SPPF in France, a Keyence IM Series measures the dimensions of extrusions without any risk of variability.
By Gary Highley
These three applications illustrate how sensors are used to optimize production, eliminate manual intervention and...
RESOLUTE encoders provide position feedback and control accuracy in Instron’s ElectroPuls systems for fatigue testing.
EVENTSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
11th China International Industrial Automation Show 2015(AIAE-Beijing) offers its audience a comprehensive idea of the prevailing technological trends. Over 600 exhibitors from 40 countries & regions are presenting live demonstrations of an impressive range of machines, tools and systems across eight exhibition halls. More than 60,000 trade visitors from 38 countries and regions will attend...
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The annual event brings together Rockwell Automation and its comprehensive global network of partners in a single venue exclusive to manufacturers. Attendees from around the world have an opportunity to learn about smart, safe, sustainable solutions that can help manufacturers optimize their plants, improve performance of their machines, and produce products in a more sustainable manner.