FEATURED ARTICLESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Industrial Automation in China
By Georg Stieler, Stieler Technologie
The Chinese market for Industrial Automation is growing much faster than other sectors of the Chinese...
Industry 4.0 puts new demands on connection technology
By Andreas Huhmann, HARTING
Industry 4.0’s use of Cyber-Physical Systems has radically altered the face of industrial production. Still,...
The often overlooked proximity sensor
What’s New in Process Technology
One of the most overlooked or forgotten proximity sensors on the market today is the capacitive sensor. Why?...
Determining measurement uncertainty
Control Engineering Europe
By Evelyne Lösch, HBM
It’s necessary that a readily implemented, easily understood and, generally accepted...
NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
- AMS acquires CMOS sensor business from NXP
- Photonics Market to Expand at 5.8% CAGR between 2014 and 2020
- Printed and Flexible Sensors Market to be worth $7.51 billion
- Asia-Pacific Proximity & Displacement Sensors Market to Reach $1.8 Billion by 2020
- CAS DataLoggers carries Delphin Expert Logger
- Date Device acquires Emrise Electronics
- 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?
PRODUCT NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Micro-Epsilon releases eddyNCDT 3001 position sensor
The eddy current position sensor has a 2mm measuring range, and a resolution of 4µm.
T&D introduces TR-71nw temperature data logger
The 2 Channel TR-71nw supports automated, error-free data collection, remote monitoring and alerting with a simple Ethernet LAN connection.
Lion Precision introduces CPL350 capacitive displacement sensor
The single-channel system provides resolutions as high as 0.0007% at 100 Hz or 0.004% at 15 kHz.
MEDIAin Sensors & Industrial I/O
RESOURCESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
This Web Card by Fluke provides a brief tutorial on how to measure frequency with your digital multimeter.
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
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
Bonfiglioli is deploying Moxa Modbus gateways, network switches, Ethernet I/O, and serial-to-Ethernet controllers in its turnkey solar solutions.
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...
EVENTSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
NIWeek delivers technical networking and instruction with interactive sessions by NI R&D engineers and guest lecturers; targeted industry summits; hands-on workshops; exhibitions on the latest advancements in design, research, and test; and keynote presentations from leading technology thought leaders.
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.
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.