Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en The Softer Side of Exoskeletons http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/softer-side-exoskeletons <div class="node-body article-body">Can a pair of pants help soldiers lift more and walk farther?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/softer-side-exoskeletons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/softer-side-exoskeletons#comments Defense Motion Control Sensors Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:27:00 +0000 45701 at http://machinedesign.com Sealed Sensor Assembly Gets A Reliability Boost http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/sealed-sensor-assembly-gets-reliability-boost <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Douglas Electrical </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Traditionally hermetically sealed wire feedthroughs are the best way to incorporate sensors and sensing electronics into a pressure or vacuum chamber. However, there is another lesser-known way: you can instead hermetically</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/sealed-sensor-assembly-gets-reliability-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/sealed-sensor-assembly-gets-reliability-boost#comments White Papers Fasteners Sensors Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:46:00 +0000 45671 at http://machinedesign.com MIGHTI Sensor Getting Ready for Launch http://machinedesign.com/sensors/mighti-sensor-getting-ready-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Research into weather changes of upper atmospheres to help increase the stability of long wave radio communications</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/mighti-sensor-getting-ready-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/mighti-sensor-getting-ready-launch#comments Sensors News Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:21:00 +0000 45631 at http://machinedesign.com <p>MIGHTI will be carried aboard a NASA satellite to measure temperature and wind changes in the upper atmosphere.</p> Magnetic Rotary Angle Sensor Helps Reduce Rotary Shaft Wear http://machinedesign.com/products/magnetic-rotary-angle-sensor-helps-reduce-rotary-shaft-wear <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Novotechnik U.S. introduces new magnetic programmable rotary angle sensor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/magnetic-rotary-angle-sensor-helps-reduce-rotary-shaft-wear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/magnetic-rotary-angle-sensor-helps-reduce-rotary-shaft-wear#comments Products Sensors Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:56:00 +0000 45511 at http://machinedesign.com Sensors Visualize 3D Color Spheres for Reliability http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-visualize-3d-color-spheres-reliability <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The expanded VeriSens XC series of vision sensors from Baumer are optimized for automation tasks in packaging, pick and pack, assembly monitoring, product encoding, and quality assurance applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-visualize-3d-color-spheres-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-visualize-3d-color-spheres-reliability#comments Products Sensors Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:57:00 +0000 45071 at http://machinedesign.com IR Camera Spots Problems Early http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/ir-camera-spots-problems-early <div class="node-body article-body">The Ti90 and Ti95 industrial infrared cameras from Fluke Corp. can help factory technicians uncover potential problems before they grow into catastrophic failures by revealing invisible hot spots. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/ir-camera-spots-problems-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/ir-camera-spots-problems-early#comments What's Inside? Sensors Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:55:00 +0000 45001 at http://machinedesign.com How to Improve a Sensor Node with Bluetooth http://machinedesign.com/sensors/how-improve-sensor-node-bluetooth <div class="field-byline"> Dave Richkas </div> <div class="field-deck"> Adding Bluetooth to a sensor node can make it more useful and more user friendly. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bluetooth technology and standards are opening the door for engineers to use portable smartphones and tablets to make sensor nodes more helpful in monitoring a host of parameters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/how-improve-sensor-node-bluetooth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/how-improve-sensor-node-bluetooth#comments Sensors Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:31:00 +0000 44811 at http://machinedesign.com PLCopen OPC UA Function Blocks Simplify Packaging-Machine Communications http://machinedesign.com/sensors/plcopen-opc-ua-function-blocks-simplify-packaging-machine-communications <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Leveraging the computing industry’s Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) technologies, PLCopen and other open standards organizations (including the OPC Foundation) developed an open standards ecosystem that simplifies the communications between packaging machines and other plant systems as well as the business enterprise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/plcopen-opc-ua-function-blocks-simplify-packaging-machine-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/plcopen-opc-ua-function-blocks-simplify-packaging-machine-communications#comments Controllers Packaging Sensors Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:24:00 +0000 44561 at http://machinedesign.com Eradicate Conveyor-Line Product Gaps http://machinedesign.com/sensors/eradicate-conveyor-line-product-gaps <div class="field-byline"> From Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Pack Expo 2014, SICK unveiled its DeltaPac MultiTask photoelectric sensor, which precisely counts, detects, and differentiates between successive packaging items on conveyor belts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/eradicate-conveyor-line-product-gaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/eradicate-conveyor-line-product-gaps#comments Packaging Sensors Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:57:00 +0000 44511 at http://machinedesign.com Industrial Inclinometer for Tilt Measurement http://machinedesign.com/products/industrial-inclinometer-tilt-measurement <div class="node-body article-body">BEI Sensors has introduced the T-Series industrial inclinometer which is a compact sensor for measurement of slope or tilt angles of an object with respect to gravity. It uses MEMS technology and </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/industrial-inclinometer-tilt-measurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/industrial-inclinometer-tilt-measurement#comments Products Sensors Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:09:00 +0000 41411 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of BEI Sensors