proximity detector


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proximity detector

[präk′sim·əd·ē di‚tek·tər]
(engineering)
A sensing device that produces an electrical signal when approached by an object or when approaching an object.
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The module is also equipped with a location tracker and proximity detector.
Some users have noticed that the cases, which no longer fit properly, now interfere with the iPhone's proximity detector, which tells the phone when it is close to your face (and turns off the touch screen in the process).
The phone, which also offers speakerphone, has a built-in infrared proximity detector that switches the phone off handsfree as the phone is brought close to the user's ear.
Tenders are invited for supply of high voltage non-contact proximity detector
The attachment can include a processor and one or more input devices, such as a magnetic stripe card reader, fingerprint scanner, and a proximity detector.
Sensing, where ST will build on its position as the world s leading manufacturer of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices and will also introduce a revolutionary proximity detector that cures smartphone hang-ups; Security, where ST s Near Field Communication and related Secure Elements provide the optimum solutions for mobile payments, mobile ticketing, securing personal data or interacting with equipment.
The QuickSense Si1102 proximity detector and Si1120 proximity and ambient light sensor are supported by reference designs and evaluation boards available at www.
New Interactive Video Demonstrates How to Build, Configure and Program a Proximity Detector in Minutes
The technology behind the feature uses sound waves from ultrasonic sensors and proximity detectors similar to those used to fill up fuel tanks in locomotives.
Single sign-on coupled with the swipe cards and proximity detectors enforces password compliance and provides another level of access controls.
This higher level of noise performance enables SMSC devices to be used as proximity detectors, which detect the small capacitance of an approaching finger, while ignoring other extraneous signals.
The PSoC[R]-based CapSense interface replaces mechanical buttons, switches, and sliders, while also supporting touchscreens and proximity detectors in systems including cell phones, cars, notebooks, PCs, white goods and industrial applications.