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IDM Instruments distibute miniature sensors for use in consumer goods.

Photograph of a variety of consumer goods containing miniature sensorsWhether it’s an altimeter built into a wearable band to measure how many steps we climb each day, or a sports watch charting the ascent up one of the world’s highest mountain peaks, our miniature sensors are used to convey critical information for the dashboard of our daily lives.

Dive computer sensors help provide safety in leisure activities, while our piezo film enables your bed to monitor your heart rate, breathing and even how well you sleep.

We’ve been making sensors for wearables before there were wearables. The IDM Instruments team have technical skill in miniaturization, low power consumption, and high-performance.

That’s why out sensors are in harsh environments, from the world’s highest parachute jump to the deepest dive.

  • Mobile (Smart) Phones
  • Multi-Function Watches
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Sleep Monitors
  • Dive Computers
  • Hobby Drone/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Air Quality Monitors/ Room Comfort
  • Weather Stations
  • Smart Writing Tools
  • GPS Devices
  • Cycle Computers
  • Smart Scales
  • Smart Sensor Hub

 

 

 


Sensor Types

Piezo Film Sensors

Piezo Film Sensors

The piezo film sensors provide durable vibration, accelerometer, or dynamic switch elements for a wide range of markets and applications.
Temperature Sensors

Temperature Sensors

We design and manufacture a wide variety of temperature sensors. These include NTC thermistors, RTDs, thermocouples, thermopiles, digital output and customized sensor assemblies.
Torque Sensors

Torque Sensors

Our torque sensors use advanced strain gage technology to satisfy the most demanding requirements for static and dynamic applications.
Ultrasonic Sensors

Ultrasonic Sensors

We offer a wide range of ultrasonic sensors using ultrasonictechnology used for Air bubble, point level, continuous level monitoring.
Vibration Sensors

Vibration Sensors

Our supplier has 20 years of designing and manufacturing vibration sensors based on proprietary Microelectromechanical System (MEMS), bonded gage and piezoelectric ceramic/film technologies. Voltage mode piezoelectric is the most popular accelerometer design due to its high level output and wide bandwidth.
Water Level Sensors

Water Level Sensors

We are a leading supplier of of water level and water quality sensors. Our expertise in media isolated pressure sensors offers unique advantages in creative product development and consistent product performance.

Applications of Sensors for Consumer Goods 

Mobile (Smart) Phones

  • Barometric pressure sensor to measure altitude and in-building telemetry for emergency call
  • Humidity sensor for personal environment adaption and home comfort control system
Hobby Drone/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Barometric pressure sensor to regulate and report altitude and confi rm vertical stability
  • MR sensors for the camera 3D stabilization platforms
  • NTC temperature sensors to monitor charging for high capacity LiPo batteries

Multi-Function Watches

  • Barometric pressure sensor to measure altitude and in-building telemetry
  • Photo optic (SpO2) sensor for heart-rate monitoring
  • Altimeter to measure floors climbed and calorie estimation

Smart Writing Tools

  • Piezo fi lm ultrasonic components in smartphone and whiteboard digitizers for graphics and handwriting capture
GPS Devices
  • Barometric pressure sensor for altitude and navigation dead-reckoning

Cycle Computers

  • Barometric pressure sensor for altitude profile and energy consumption
Air Quality Monitors/ Room Comfort
  • Humidity sensor for personal environment adaption andhome comfort control system
  • Miniature digital pressure sensor for barometric pressure

 Weather Stations

  • Miniature digital pressure sensor for barometric pressure and trend
  • Miniature digital humidity sensor for atmospheric humidity and trend
  • Reed switch or MR sensor for wind-speed measurement
  • Temperature sensor for environmental monitoring

 Smart Sensor Hub

  • TE Connectivity off ers a variety of smart sensor hub development tools optimized to
  • aid engineers with integrating sensors into their product design

 

Fitness Equipment

  • Force sensor for pedal force and energy measurement

Sleep Monitors

  • Piezo film detects body movement and vital signs to determine sleep phase and quality

Dive & Cycle Computers

  • Water pressure sensor to measure dive depth
  • Barometric pressure sensor for altitude profile and energy consumption