Vishay OPTO Squad

Infrared – In Song

A strong candidate for our song of the year for 2019. 

January 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

TCUT1630X01 Transmissive Sensor for Turn and Push Applications

The TCUT1630X01 is a compact transmissive sensor that includes an infrared emitter and three phototransistors, located face-to-face in a surface-mount package. The tall dome design supports additional mechanical room for … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 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

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

VSMD66694 Dual-Color IR Emitting Diode

A new dual-color IR emitting diode designed to save space in wearable devices and medical patient monitoring systems. Offered in a compact 2 mm by 2 mm by 0.87 mm … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Magic” Cat Doorbell

Creating a “Magic” Cat Doorbell with the TSSP4P38 Proximity Sensor By Andreas Freiherr Leonie and her family live in a building with seven other families. Like many cats, Leonie loves … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

Optical Sensors Application Notes

Sure, we’ve released some very cool optical sensor products over the past several months but I hear you asking yourself…  how and where do I use these bad-boys?  And no, we … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Part 4, the Final Episode of “A Brief History and Evolution of Automotive Transmissive Sensors”

The Fully Evolved TCUT1800X01 The TCUT1800X01 is a 4-channel transmissive sensor designed for incremental and absolute encoder applications. The sensor combines two infrared emitters with four detector channels in a … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Part 3 of “A Brief History and Evolution of Automotive Transmissive Sensors”

The TCPT- and TCUT1600X01 Period Imagine the lowly knob on your dashboard which controls the radio volume or the menu of your control display. It is an appendage that commands … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment