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 set, which is valued at $199, comes with various accessories including a Base Station, Contact Sensor, Keypad, Passive Infrared Sensor and Z-Wave Extender.
In this paper, sensors like temperature sensor, LPG sensor, Contact sensor are proposed to be deployed for fire detection, and determination of whether any door is closed or open, respectively.
An efficient magnetic stirring device is built in to ensure efficient agitation of reaction mixtures, while an integrated contact sensor for temperature monitoring accurately monitors and controls the progress of experiments.
Traditional polygraphs usually use a contact sensor to detect blood pressure, pause and muscle activities of the targets, but sometimes it doesn't work on people who have received professional training," Zhou said,"the advantage of our new polygraph is the non-contact detector, which will lower the vigilance of targets.
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.
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.
In this area, the contact sensor maintains a distinct advantage in areas such as ease to manufacture, cost, and ease of use.