contact sensor

contact sensor

[′kän‚takt ′sen·sər]
(engineering)
A device that senses mechanical contact and gives out signals when it does so.
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The Dimmable Light Switch, Connected Lighting, Door/Window Contact Sensor reference designs work with a WiFi and Ethernet ready ZigBee Gateway Reference Design running Linux on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B SBC.
99)-- Seven of the Iris by Lowe's core devices, which existing Iris consumers have found most beneficial in the home, now have sleeker, smaller profile designs and in most cases additional features: Contact Sensor ($22.
Well there's no television but everything else, including a selection of driving modes, intelligent high beam, interior lights and glovebox function by proximity sensor, reversing camera and touch screen system and a pedestrian contact sensor.
Well there's no television but everything else including a selection of driving modes and a pedestrian contact sensor.
A high-speed camera and a contact sensor measured and recorded the height of each jump.
Jaguar has kitted out the XJ with a comprehensive list of safety features including numerous airbags, parking aids with front and rear camera, a pedestrian contact sensor, dynamic stability control with three settings, Jaguar's Drive Control with normal, winter or dynamic modes and a whole lot more.
Previous researchers have used the HP 21050A (Medical Products Group, Andover, MA) piezoelectric crystal contact sensor that is no longer available likely because of the limited demand.
Thermoresistor was selected as a contact sensor for the temperature measurement.
End users who wish to achieve greater accuracy and stability in their temperature measurements can either switch to a different type of contact sensor, such as an RTD or thermistor, or can go to a different technology altogether such as infrared or fiber optic.
The dry contact sensor feature of the LX8000 can monitor the breakers using dry contact-sensor capabilities.
The contact sensor used, which is designed to set off the alarm when a door or a window is opened, works by detecting a magnetic field emitted by a magnet mounted on the door or window.
For 3D characteristics, the benefits of the contact sensor come into play.