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Proximity Sensors Capabilities and Custom Options

Check out the capabilities and custom options of Vishay’s proximity sensors.  And don’t be shy, if you would like to see a sensor that does “xyz”, let us know in … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

3- and 4-Channel Optical Sensors for Turn and Push, Absolute, and Incremental Encoding

AEC-Q101 Qualified Transmissive Sensors Offered in Compact SMD Package for Automotive and Industrial Applications Introducing TCUT1630X01 and TCUT1800X01, the industry’s first 3- and 4-channel transmissive sensors, respectively. The triple-channel TCUT1630X01 … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

IoT in the Medical Market

Introduction The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) for consumer electronics was more than evident this last holiday season. Commercials and print ads for the Smart Home, synonymous with … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

VEMD5510C/CF High Speed PIN Photodiodes in Compact SMD Package

High Speed PIN Photodiodes Provide Reliable Signal Detection, Enable Slim Sensor Designs To meet the need for reliable signal detection in wearable devices and medical and industrial applications, Vishay’s Optoelectronics … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

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

OPTO SQUAD at Sensors Expo 2017

June 6, 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

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

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

Remote Control Window Sizing Tool

A new online tool from the Optoelectronics group is speeding up a time-consuming task for designers of home entertainment systems. Anything that uses a remote control needs a window with precise … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adafruit creates nifty 3rd-party board for VEML6070

Adafruit creates small PCB board using Vishay’s VEML6070 for a quick and simple way to add UV light sensing to any microcontroller project.  They also provide a nice library of design documents; pinouts, … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Accurate Control of Indoor White LED Light Scenarios

While the brightness and color effect must be specified and implemented at the time of installation of conventional light sources, the arrival of white LEDs for indoor use presents the … Continue reading

July 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Designing the VCNL4100 into an Application

INTRODUCTION AND BASIC OPERATION The VCNL4100 is a fully integrated proximity and ambient light sensor. It combines an infrared emitter and photodiode for proximity measurement, ambient light sensor (ALS), and … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

VEML6075 Integrated UVA and UVB Light Sensor

NEW integrated ultraviolet (UV) light sensor for the detection of UVA and UVB light intensity. Featuring Filtron™ technology for high UV sensitivity and linearity, the Vishay Semiconductors VEML6075 incorporates an … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Light-to-Digital: VEML6030 Ambient Light Sensor

New Ambient Light Sensor Enables Spectral Sensitivity Similar to Human Eye for Consumer Applications Links: View the video Read the NPI Download the datasheet Development boards and software

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Color Is IT! Demo Video

Demo video showing how the VEML6040 RGBW can see your color! click here to view the video

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

VEML7700 Ambient Light Sensor

NEW high-accuracy digital ambient light sensor for flat-panel televisions and consumer handheld devices. The VEML7700 combines a photo-diode, low-noise amplifier, and 16-bit ADC in a miniature, transparent surface-mount package measuring … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

VIDEO – Light sensor saves space and simplifies window designs in flat-panel TVs and consumer handheld devices

VEML7700 Ambient Light Sensor Product Overview. click here to view the video

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

VEML6040 RGB Sensor

On a single chip, the VEML6040 measures the intensity of the red, green, and blue content of the ambient light allowing for calculation of the Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) measured … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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