Research

Research August 1, 1999

Getting down and dirty: Product research about discrete sensor trends

Control Engineering product research shows discrete sensors are getting smaller and easier to setup, and they can include short-circuit protection. Sensors need to detect transparent objects, differentiate between the object and background, detect flaws in microcomponents, automatically adjust to changing conditions. See charts.

By Michael Drakulich, assistant editor
Research November 1, 1998

Cahners offers wealth of online information

Cahners Business Information offers a gamut of useful web sites to those who work in control engineering.The main web site for readers of Control Engineering and Control Engineering International is www.controleng.com. Among other features, the reader can search for current and back issues or a specific topic.

By Lara Jackson, Editorial Assistant