magnetic field sensor

magnetic field sensor

[mag′ned·ik fēld ‚sen·sər]
(engineering)
A proximity sensor that uses a combination of a reed switch and a magnet to detect the presence of a magnetic field.
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Technavio's analysts forecast the global magnetic field sensor market to grow at a CAGR of 9.
Even this magnetic field sensor was considered as a primary sensor in the experiment to test it's ability to determine course.
The Vaavud smartphone app uses the magnetic field sensor that's built into the phone, which measures the speed of the anemometer's spinning magnets.
A semiconductor die contains several magnetic field sensor elements.
It's an orange spot that could fit on a pencil eraser, but the splotch of paint developed at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City may prove to be an inexpensive, highly accurate magnetic field sensor.
1 percent of the full-scale field range, high sensitivity up to 6 mV/V/Oe, and power consumption as low as five microwatts, which have never before been realised by any magnetic field sensor.
Features of the new sensor include contactless and thus entirely wear-free travel measurement using a magnetic field sensor as well as redundant signal recording.
According to the company, its new low-power magnetic field sensor device, implemented in its 0.
The motion controller includes a three-axis gyroscope, a three-axis accelerometer, and a terrestrial magnetic field sensor, as well as a colour-changing sphere that is tracked by the PlayStation Eye camera.
Electric field sensor (3) and magnetic field sensor (4) were placed close to the sample.
In addition, the magnetic field sensor allows high moisture content to be measured 4 to 6 times faster than other microwave systems.
A magnetic field sensor consists of a series of buried wire loops or coils.