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VCNL4020C Proximity Sensor; Biosensor Heart Rate Demonstration Video

View Video View Video to see digital biosensor in heart rate monitoring with VCNL4020C View Video

October 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

IrDA Transceivers – We’ve Got EM!

  Need IrDA Transceivers? Vishay Has Them Not long ago, IrDA was the primary means of local ad-hoc wireless transmission of data used on mobile phones, laptops, PDAs, and printers. … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

VCNL4200 High Sensitivity Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor

Introducing a new high sensitivity proximity and ambient light sensor that combines long distance proximity detection up to 1.5 m with Filtron™ technology in a compact 8 mm by 3 … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

VLMTG1400 Series True Green LEDs

VLMTG1400 Series True Green LEDs in Tiny SMD 0603 ChipLED Package Increase Design-in Flexibility, Enable Smaller End Products Product Benefits: Offered in surface-mount 0603 ChipLED package measuring 1.6 mm by … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sneak Peak ~ Sensors EXPO 2017

  Sensors EXPO 2017 June 28-29 McEnery Convention Center San Jose, California Booth 1410

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

IR Receivers in TVCastSMD Package

TSOP39xxxTR1 and TSOP59xxxTR1 Series IR Receivers in TVCastSMD Package Offer High Remote Control Performance for Flat-Panel TVs and Monitors Vishay Intertechnology broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of two … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video – VCNL4035X01 Optical Sensor

Integrated proximity and ambient light sensor for gesture applications Watch Video Product Details

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

OPTO SQUAD at Sensors Expo 2017

June 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Using Vishay Infrared Receivers in a Wi-Fi Environment

Application Note discussing the effects of various factors in the Wi-Fi environment.  read article….  

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

VLD.1535.. Series of LEDs

VLD.1535.. Series of Space-Saving Super Red, Red, Amber, and Yellow Ultrabright LEDs in Compact Packages With Dome Lenses Introducing a new series of super red, red, amber, and yellow ultrabright … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

VCNL4035X01 Automotive Grade Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor

VCNL4035X01 Automotive Grade Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor Provides Design Flexibility for Gesture Applications The Optoelectronics group introduces a new fully integrated Automotive Grade proximity and ambient light sensor for … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

VEMD5080X01 High Speed PIN Photodiodes

  VEMD5080X01 High Speed PIN Photodiode Delivers Precise Signal Detection, Enables Slim Sensor Designs for Wearables Vishay broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of a new high speed silicon … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Minimold IR Receivers Withstand Infrared Reflow Soldering

Learn how the new Minimold IR Receivers eliminate requirement for 2nd wave soldering View Video

April 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Industry First Native Top View IR Receivers – TVCast

View the video to learn about the TVCast pacakge that accommodates applications requiring top-view IR receivers that reduce the PCB space requirement in products such as set-top boxes, air conditioners, … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hybrid Solid State Relays (SSRs)

New VOR1121A6, VOR1121B6, VOR2121A8, and VOR2121B8 Hybrid SSRs Provide Fast Operation, Wide Temperature Range, and High Load Voltage Vishay expands its VOR family of hybrid solid-state relays with four new … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from Vishay OPTO. Wishing you a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2017!

December 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Friendly Informative Chat: VCNL4100

The VCNL4100 can sense objects up to 1 meter away. It is a fully integrated sensor which includes an infrared emitter, proximity detector, ambient light sensor, signal conditioning IC, and I2C interface. It offers programmable high and low threshold interrupts, a built-in background light cancellation scheme, and Filtron™ technology for ambient light sensing close the human eye. Display control for home appliances, light controls, robot and drone collision detection, gaming attract mode. . .

December 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Optoelectronics for IoV and VR Applications

    VCNL4020X01 Short-Range Proximity Sensor Distance up to 20 cm Integrated proximity sensor and ambient light sensor, including infrared emitter Programmable drive current to control range 16-bit proximity resolution … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

VCNT2020 Reflective Optical Sensor

VCNT2020 Reflective Optical Sensor Saves Space and Lowers Costs for Smart Home, Industrial, and Office Applications Introducing a new reflective optical sensor for smart home, industrial, and office applications. Saving … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Optical filters for CMOS integrated photodetectors

FILTRONTM Technology Optical filters on CMOS integrated photodetectors make optoelectronic sensors possible for wavelengths from the ultraviolet to the near-infrared range. The compact, surface-mount technology components have 16-bit resolution and high … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Long Distance Proximity Demo ~ VCNL4100

Demo video showing the VCNL4100 long distance proximity detection.  click here to view the video or click here to get more information on the VCNL4100 product

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

SSRs, a Solid Alternative to an Age Old Challenge

Electrical relays have been around since the civil war. It is safe to say that they are not “leading edge” technology.  Yet, they are ubiquitous.  It is doubtful that you … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Round or Square? Vote for your favorite…

We are designing some OPTO coasters and need your expert eye (and subjective opinion). Round or Square?  vote below  

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Miniature Minimold Through-Hole IR Receivers

New Miniature Minimold Through-Hole IR Receivers Offer Improved Optical Performance and RF Noise Rejection, Wave or Reflow Soldering Options Introducing two new series of miniature infrared (IR) receiver modules for … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

VEML6075 UVA, UVB Light Sensor Video

Industry’s First UVA and UVB Light Sensor one of Vishay’s 2016 Super12 product picks.  Watch this quick introduction video to find out why. click here to view the video Learn more … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment
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