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There are many different types of sensor that can be utilised through the electronics industry. This includes temperature, level, ultrasonic and IR sensors just to name a few.

Here are definitions of some sensors:
An IR sensor are mainly used for remote control technology – from garage door openers and drones, through to television and PVRs. They use photochips that have a photocell. This photocell emits and detects infrared light.

One of the most common sensors which is used to gauge temperature. They are broken down into sub categories that can include semiconductor, thermistor and thermocouple. They are used to measure a variety of applications including the temperature of a car, as well as in household appliances such as toasters and kettles.

Finally, there is the touch sensor, which as the name suggests is activated by pressure. Touch sensors are also called tactile sensors and are sensitive to touch, force or pressure. They are one of the simplest and useful sensors. The working of a touch sensor is similar to that of a simple switch.There are several different types of touch sensors including resistance, capacitance and piezo. Touch sensors are used in such applications as weighing machines and safety applications.
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Supplier news
13/03/14 - Datalogic Automation announces the launch of a new range of laser distance sensors based on Time of Flight technology.
Datalogic improves miniature sensor background suppression
Supplier news
13/03/14 - Datalogic announces enhancements to its S3Z miniature sensors line.
Pepperl+Fuchs' new 4000 square metre facility at Campbellfield Industrial Park.
Supplier news
10/12/13 - The company will manufacture customised enclosures including a range of multi-function local control stations and control panels.
Global radar level transmitter market (©2013 ARC Advisory Group).
Editorial
22/08/13 - Compliance with ever tightening safety and environmental regulations will play a positive role in the growth of the radar level transmitter market.
MeasureX releases miniature high accuracy pressure transducers
Supplier news
21/08/13 - MeasureX has released the MRV21, a miniature pressure transducer with a silicon diaphragm.
MeasureX launches pressure transmitter with embedded amplified circuit
Supplier news
21/08/13 - MeasureX has launched the MRH21 series of pressure transmitter, which have embedded amplified circuits and are designed for dynamic environments.
Industrial gas detector market driven by strict safety regulations
Editorial
13/08/13 - The threat that toxic and combustible gases pose to the safety of plant personnel and nearby communities has drawn greater attention in recent years.
Jason Mair demonstrates sensor solutions for hazardous point protection
Supplier news
02/08/13 - Product Market Manager Jason Mair discusses several SICK sensor solutions that can be used to provide hazardous point protection, protecting workers from hazardous machinery.
Bestech Australia @ National Manufacturing Week 2013
Supplier news
30/07/13 - Ferret.com.au visits the Bestech Australia stand at National Manufacturing Week 2013 to find out more about the company and take a detailed look at two testing instruments.
Temperature sensor
Supplier news
29/07/13 - Custom industrial sensors manufacturer Oven Industries presents a wide range of temperature sensors.
Device Type Managers for TDR sensors
Supplier news
17/07/13 - All DTMs for adjustment of VEGA sensors and signal conditioning instruments are available in DTM Collection 05/2013.
Wenglor colour sensor
Supplier news
15/07/13 - The Wenglor colour sensor provides reliable colour recognition even with changes in distance, and is designed for user-friendly operation.

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