Digi-Key ships Acconeer 3D PCR sensors

Following a distribution agreement with Acconeer, Digi-Key will ship its A1 SRD radar sensors.

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Digital image sensor combines 2D and 3D

ON Semiconductor announces the AR0430 CMOS digital image sensor, available from Framos. It combines 2D video imaging and 3D image recognition on a single sensor.

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Magnetic sensors combine with compass ASIC

A three-axis magnetometer combines a sensitive tunnel magnetoresistive (TMR) element developed by TDK and an advanced electronic compass ASIC designed by AKM in a small package, measuring just 1.6 x 1.6 x 0.6mm. It is claimed to have the industry’s lowest RMS noise of just 40 nT-rms and a low current consumption of only 40-micro A at an output data rate of 100Hz. 

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BMA400 accelerometer enhances battery life for always-on devices

Bosch Sensortec is launching the BMA400, a low power acceleration sensor for wearables and IoT applications at CES 2018 (9-12 January).

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