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United States : Mouser Announces Major Update to Sensor Technology Site

June 19, 2014

Mouser Electronics, Inc., has announced a major update to their Sensor Technology site on This update provides learning resources and new information on different types of sensors available from Mouser's suppliers, as well as the applications they are used in.

The updated Sensor Technology Site, available on, has several sections listing useful products, information, and resources involving sensors. The Technology section discusses the different types of sensors, including motion and position sensors which includes accelerometers, digital compasses, and motion sensors; pressure sensors which include linear displacement, liquid level, and air pressure sensors; optical sensors which includes photoelectric and proximity sensors; and thermal sensors which detect temperature and humidity.

The Featured Products section lists various sensors and their applications including the STMicroelectronics 3D Accelerometer and 3D Gyroscope, Omron E2B Proximity Sensors, and the Vishay Semiconductors Subminiature Transmissive Optical Sensors.

The Articles section includes many useful articles that focus on designing with sensors, including sensor fusion, using MEMS devices in medical systems, using MEMs sensors in LED lighting, testing sensors and actuators with digital oscilloscopes, and the role of sensors and sensor fusion in the Internet of Things.

Lastly the Technical Resources section includes informative videos on various aspects of electronic sensors, along with application-specific articles on the use of sensors in different systems.

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to design engineers and buyers by delivering What's Next in advanced technologies. Mouser offers customers 20 global support locations and the latest, most technologically advanced components for their newest design projects. Mouser Electronics' website is updated daily and searches more than 10 million products to locate over 4 million orderable part numbers available for easy online purchase. also houses an industry-first interactive catalog, data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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