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sen·sor

(sen'sŏr),
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and to transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control. See: sense.

sensor

(sĕn′sər, -sôr′)
n.
1. A device, such as a photoelectric cell, that receives and responds to a signal or stimulus.

SENSOR

(sen'sŏr)
Acronym for Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks.

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control.
See also: sense

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
In digital radiography, detector placed intraorally to capture an image.
See: sense
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The Global Position Sensors Market size is expected to reach $8 billion by 2025, rising at a market growth of 8.6% CAGR during the forecast period.
Consumer-grade wearable activity monitors include fitness trackers as well as smart watches with accelerator sensors; smart home technologies include sensors installed in the residential environment that allow for passive monitoring of health.
The faults in a vehicle used to be tricky to diagnose in the past, but with the wirings and connections in modern vehicles, diagnosing a fault when a vehicle malfunctions can becomes a lot more precise if the sensors are communicated with by using an external computer for diagnostics.
Samsung didn't mention which of these new camera sensors will be used for the Galaxy S9 or the Galaxy S9+.
Pavel Naiya, Senior Analyst at Counterpoint Research,says: "Sensors such as accelerometer, compass, gyroscope and ambient light sensors (ALS) have become ubiquitous across smartphones even down to a sub-$50 category.
Grace believes printed/flexible sensors will find their way into a number of wearable and disposable sensor applications in the health and medical field, due to their small size, low profile, ability to conform to attaching surfaces, and low manufacturing cost on existing batch mode processing.
The printing of electronics has been a standard manufacturing process in some aspects of the sensor industry for many years.
The ROHM SENSORSHLD1-EVK-101 Sensor Shield evaluation kit, available from Mouser Electronics, enables design engineers to create build a sensor environment for prototyping and initial set development for Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
The most common reason for sensor failure is due to a user's improper handling of the sensor and/or cable.
While the photoelectric sensors are predestined for applications with very small objects and high speed thanks to their precise light spot, the great advantage of ultrasonic sensors is that they detect almost every object.
The non-contact sensors market has been extremely positive and stable.
Many objects are receiving embedded sensor devices with communications capabilities in the Internet of Things (IoT) [1] environments.