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As Small as a Finger, Magnetic Angle Sensor from ASM Can Fit into Door Hinges

Narrow and slim installation spaces in industrial applications require special sensor designs especially when they must withstand harsh environmental conditions such as humidity, dirt and intensive cleaning processes. ASM Sensors of Germany has developed a very small new angle sensor for meeting these requirements. […]

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Applied BioCode Granted Emergency Use Authorization for Covid-19 Detection

The value of magnetic particles for life science diagnostics is gaining recognition in biomedical testing laboratories as they race to find new techniques for rapid detection of Covid-19. One company paving the way is Applied BioCode, developer of an innovative Barcoded Magnetic Beads technology, whose SARS-CoV-2 Assay was granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. […]

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NVE Launches Breakthrough Line of High-Resolution TMR Rotational-Linear Sensors

Spintronics developer NVE has launched a versatile new series of tunnel magnetoresistance sensors that can be applied as rotary encoders or linear motion sensors. Creating a new range of options for design engineers, the new AET-Series of TMR off-axis rotational-linear sensors are the world’s only TMR encoder sensors, says the company. […]

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Magnetic NDT Continues to Advance at Eddyfi as It Triples in Size & Expands in Scope

In the high-stakes world of non-destructive testing where failure to detect flaws can lead to disastrous consequences in energy facilities, pipelines and aircraft, Eddyfi Technologies continues to build its magnetic systems while also growing aggressively into ultrasonic and other methods. Now a formidable global player providing both equipment and crews for testing, in little more than a year the company has tripled in size through acquisitions and expanding business activities. […]

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Zero-drift Hall-effect Current Sensors from TI Monitor High-Voltage Systems in Smart Factories

Ongoing demand for higher performance in industrial systems is driving the need for more precise current measurement, in addition to reliable operation, which often comes with the cost of increased board space or design complexity. In response, TI has developed what it says is the industry’s first zero-drift Hall-effect current sensor, enabling engineers to design systems that will provide consistent performance and diagnostics over a longer device lifetime, keeping its solution size compact without increasing design time. […]

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TE Connectivity Develops New Magnetic Encoder IC for Precise, Contactless Measurement

In today’s world where devices and equipment are being designed smaller and smarter and for applications requiring precise rotary and linear measurement, there is an increased demand for digitization and miniaturization in sensors. Designed to meet the growing need for sensors with a digital signal output and miniature footprint, TE Connectivity has developed a new magnetic encoder IC, the KMA36. […]