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Charles Murray
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Sensor
Charles Murray   9/27/2013 5:46:16 PM
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Although tghis is a data converter, it really functions as a sensor. Becuase of the packaging advantages, it should appeal to mechanical engineers, as much as EEs.

Greg M. Jung
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Greg M. Jung   9/28/2013 11:37:49 PM
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Very impressed with the positional accuracy of this device (micron resolution).  I'm sure that this will find many applications for implementation.

a.saji
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Re: Sensing Development
a.saji   9/29/2013 10:16:15 AM
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@Ann: Same here and fingers crossed. Any idea on when it will be announced ? 

a.saji
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Re: Sensor
a.saji   9/29/2013 10:22:34 AM
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@Murray: Is the GPS system being implemented on this or a similar mechanism being used to track ? 

far911
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Re: Sensor
far911   9/30/2013 1:34:58 AM
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Yes i guess it will be useful for the engineers and at the same time for the tracker companies.

a.saji
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Re: Sensor
a.saji   9/30/2013 4:24:33 AM
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@far911: Yes and the accuracy too will be good. Also you can get the real time updates and integrating facility with other tools.          

Tool_maker
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Re: Sensing Development
Tool_maker   9/30/2013 12:44:47 PM
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  I think this would be a tremendous tool for safety devices in a press room and/or machine shops. Too often, in a punch press, ram and crank position is sensed by micro switches that can and do occasionally fail. Since OSHA, there are usually redundant safeties, but even now there are occasional failures.

Charles Murray
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Re: Sensing Development
Charles Murray   9/30/2013 8:16:17 PM
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Don't know if your question about the announcement was directed at this product, but this one has already been announced. It's available for order now at $2.95 in 1,000-unit quantitiies.

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position & motion sensor
taimoortariq   9/30/2013 10:26:51 PM
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Smart utilization of technology I would say. It would be great if this sensor can provide even better control in places like motor speed control and with more accuracy than hall effect sensors.

Charles Murray
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Re: position & motion sensor
Charles Murray   10/1/2013 6:30:59 PM
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I'll doublecheck with TI, taimoortariq, but I believe the resolution is better than that of a Hall Effect sensor.

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