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Opto In Robot Vacuums

In this Sensor Magazine article Guest Contributor Jim Toal provides an overview of how optical sensors, and discrete emitters and detectors are being used to advance the navigation capabilities in … Continue reading

June 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vishay Opto – IR Receiver Decision Tree

Vishay’s IR Receiver product portfolio is large and can be confusing when trying to select the best receiver for your application. This video helps guide you through the decision process … Continue reading

May 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

New IR Receiver Overview Brochure now available.

Vishay is the world’s leading supplier of infrared (IR) receivers. No other supplier offers a similar breadth of products, holders, application and technical support, and overall knowledge of IR communication. … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment


Looking to evaluate one of our light-to-digital optical sensors for a proof of concept?  Or need an evaluation kit for early product development? SensorXplorer was created for just this purpose. … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

The VCNL4200 and Whack-A-Mole

The VCNL4200 digital proximity sensor is used in Vishay Opto’s Whack-A-Mole for wake-up and hammer sensing.

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Extension of Application TCUT1800X01 – Detecting more than just 16 rotary encoding positions.

The TCUT1800X01, Vishay opto’s 4 channel optical transmissive sensor, is a unique part in that it allows the encoding of 2^4= 16 absolute positions. This makes it perfect for many … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Revised Burst Lengths and Gap Times for IR Receiver Modules for Remote Control Systems

Corrected datasheets are now available for the TSOP11…, TSOP12…, TSOP13…, TSOP14… and TSOP18… Series IR receiver modules. Updates include revised burst lengths and gap times as per the following table: … Continue reading

March 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

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February 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

New Vishay Intertechnology 2.5 A IGBT and MOSFET Driver Delivers Increased Efficiency for Inverter Stages

Device Features High Peak Output Current of 2.5 A for Motor Drives, Alternative Energy, and Other High Voltage Applications MALVERN, Pa. — Feb. 4, 2019 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today broadened … Continue reading

February 13, 2019 · Leave a comment


Watch and learn how our new 800V SOP-4 PhotoTRIACs offer superior and economic isolated AC power switching

February 11, 2019 · Leave a comment