Digi-Key ships Acconeer 3D PCR sensors Andy Pratt February 16, 2018 Sensors Following a distribution agreement with Acconeer, Digi-Key will ship its A1 SRD radar sensors. The A1 radar sensor is based on a patented technology enabling mm accuracy with very low power consumption. The sensor is based on pulsed coherent radar (PCR) technology, which provides high range resolution while only consuming micro watts of power, claims the distributor. It also enables the sensor to be integrated into other devices, expanding its potential applications. A1 radar sensor attributes include accuracy, low current consumption, motion and gestures, material identification, and easy integration, adds Digi-Key. Acconeer’s 3D sensor technology creates possibilities in a range of applications for multiple industries, including robots and drones, mobile and wearables, IoT, power tools and industrial, healthcare and fitness, and automotive. Key characteristics are mm accuracy and continuous measurements up to 1500Hz. It is also able to distinguish between materials with different dielectric constant. The sensor is robust, and not compromised by any natural source of interference such as noise, dust, colour, direct or indirect light Acconeer is a radar sensor company based in Lund, south Sweden. It has developed a low power, high precision 3D sensor for applications ranging from virtual reality and gaming to security and robot control. Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA, is a global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than 6.8 million products, with over 1.4 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 750 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos and multimedia libraries. This news story is brought to you by softei.com, the specialist site dedicated to delivering information about what’s new in the electronics industry, with daily news updates, new products and industry news. To stay up-to-date, register to receive our weekly newsletters and keep informed of the latest technology news and new products from around the globe. Simply click this link to register here: softei.com Readers can also register to receive the monthly newsletter from our sister site, weartechdesign.com. This is the only website dedicated to developers of wearable electronic products. Simply click this link to register: weartechdesign.com We have a Fitbit to give away on both Softei.com and Weartechdesign.com! Register today to enter the competition to win a Fitbit at softei.com or weartechdesign.com. http://www.digikey.com WEARTECHDESIGN.COM – Latest News/Advice on Technology for Wearable Devices Weartechdesign is unlike any other website currently serving the technology for wearable devices. We carry the very latest news for design engineers and purchasers. Register on our mailing list to receive regular updates and offers from WearTechDesign REGISTER YOUR INTEREST Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.