LEDs: The Eyes and Ears of the Internet of Things
LEDs play a truly important role in the future of the Internet of Things. After all, by themselves, they’re just lights. Or are they?Read More
Avnet provides the solutions and technical expertise to help product designers choose the proper sensing solution, leading to reduced design cycles and time to market.
Advances in sensing technologies are increasing the functionality of devices in many industries including consumer, wearable devices, medical, industrial and automotive. The functionality can be delivered at various levels of integration in terms of number of diverse sensor type included in either a single package or sensor module. Determining the right types of sensor for your application, selecting the optimal technical characteristics such as precision, range of operation and speed along with ensuring interoperability with the balance of your design is no small task.
The engineering of wearable devices presents challenges in miniaturization and multi-functionality, rugged design, and sensor integration.
ST’s sensor portfolio includes MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) made from 3-dimensional structures produced using a specific micromachining process.
InvenSense delivers Motion Interface solutions with fully integrated sensors and robust MotionFusion™ firmware algorithms. Motion- and gesture-based devices from InvenSense are rapidly becoming a key function in many consumer electronic devices.