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Infrared – In Song

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

January 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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