Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en Heavy-Duty Encoders for Harsh Environments http://machinedesign.com/sensors/heavy-duty-encoders-harsh-environments <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Baumer Ltd </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Heavy-duty optical encoders require clever design and robust construction to survive the most</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/heavy-duty-encoders-harsh-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/heavy-duty-encoders-harsh-environments#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 14 May 2015 19:52:00 +0000 38031 at http://machinedesign.com Low-cost Vision-Guided Motion with Baumer’s VeriSens Vision Sensor http://machinedesign.com/sensors/low-cost-vision-guided-motion-baumer-s-verisens-vision-sensor <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Baumer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vision guided motion has seen steady growth over the past several years. Technology advances defined by Moore’s Law have</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/low-cost-vision-guided-motion-baumer-s-verisens-vision-sensor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/low-cost-vision-guided-motion-baumer-s-verisens-vision-sensor#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 14 May 2015 18:53:00 +0000 27321 at http://machinedesign.com SmartReflect Provides Solutions for Troubling Light Barrier Applications http://machinedesign.com/sensors/smartreflect-provides-solutions-troubling-light-barrier-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Baumer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When using photoelectric sensors, the most reliable method to detect objects is via a light barrier, as this does not rely</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/smartreflect-provides-solutions-troubling-light-barrier-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/smartreflect-provides-solutions-troubling-light-barrier-applications#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 14 May 2015 18:50:00 +0000 27311 at http://machinedesign.com Smartphone Controls Migrate Away from the Screen http://machinedesign.com/sensors/smartphone-controls-migrate-away-screen <div class="field-deck"> What if iPod controls could be stuck to the back of your ear? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Saarland University and Carnegie Mellon University present thin, medically adhesive, flexible 'iSkin' controls.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/smartphone-controls-migrate-away-screen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/smartphone-controls-migrate-away-screen#comments Controllers Sensors News Tue, 12 May 2015 17:25:00 +0000 48791 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (5/4-5/11) http://machinedesign.com/gallery/machine-design-s-products-week-54-511 <div class="node-body gallery-body">From pumps to circuit-interrupting plug connectors, these products suit all types of applications.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/gallery/machine-design-s-products-week-54-511" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/gallery/machine-design-s-products-week-54-511#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Controllers Sensors Gallery Thu, 07 May 2015 17:59:00 +0000 48681 at http://machinedesign.com Early-Warning Sensor Network Advances Industry 4.0 http://machinedesign.com/sensors/early-warning-sensor-network-advances-industry-40 <div class="field-deck"> Continuous monitoring by a sensor network picks up on symptoms of machinery malfunction. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Detection of early symptoms of equipment malfunction could prove to be a major cost saver within the industrial sector. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/early-warning-sensor-network-advances-industry-40" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/early-warning-sensor-network-advances-industry-40#comments Manufacturing Equipment Sensors News Tue, 05 May 2015 19:48:00 +0000 48621 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Professor Andreas&nbsp;Sch&uuml;tze of Saarland&nbsp;University&nbsp;and graduate engineer, Nikolai Helwig, who co-developed the hydraulic test bench,&nbsp;presented the smart monitoring system at the 2015 Hannover Messe.</p> Embedded Electronics in Harsh Environments http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embedded-electronics-harsh-environments <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From steel mills to injection molding to advanced aerospace indus¬tries, manufacturers rely on precise linear measurement and control to ensure the</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embedded-electronics-harsh-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embedded-electronics-harsh-environments#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 04 May 2015 16:45:00 +0000 38371 at http://machinedesign.com Linear Position Sensors for Safety Functions and Hazardous Areas http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selecting the best product for operating in hazardous areas and safety related applications can be challenging. Hazardous areas include locations where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases, vapors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 04 May 2015 16:43:00 +0000 40791 at http://machinedesign.com Replacing Linear Encoders with Magnetostrictive Technology http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Linear encoders are used in numerous applications to provide feedback for motion control. There are numerous technologies for producing a linear...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 04 May 2015 15:35:00 +0000 39941 at http://machinedesign.com Improving Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper explores the exciting new trend toward designing smart medical devices that provide critical force feedback to eliminate guesswork, improve outcomes, and increase consistency. Technical</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 01 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34471 at http://machinedesign.com