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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

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

OPTO SQUAD at Sensors Expo 2017

June 6, 2017 · 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

The Science Behind Activity Trackers

Today, being physically fit has become a way of life for many. Eating healthy foods, sleeping seven to eight hours a night, and exercising daily are the basic building blocks. … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

TCPT1600X01 and TCUT1600X01 Sensors for Automotive and Industrial Applications

Introducing two new AEC-Q101-qualified surface-mount transmissive optical sensors for automotive and industrial applications. Offered in a compact 5.5 mm by 4 mm by 5.7 mm package, the Vishay Semiconductors single-channel … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

VCNL4040

The VCNL4040 like the VCNL4020 and VCNL4010 includes an infrared emitter, photodiode for proximity, an ambient light photodiode and signal processing IC all on a single CMOS chip. What is … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Proximity Sensors in Smart Phones

If it is truly smart, your Smartphone uses an ambient light sensor and a proximity sensor.  These sensors are located behind the black glass near the speaker.  The ambient light … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

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