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Evaluation kit for Vishay sensors
30 January 2019, Computer/Embedded Technology

The Vishay SensorXplorer evaluation kit is based on a universal USB-to-I2C board for connecting individual sensor boards to a host PC. All software and connectors are included with the kit, which is backwards-compatible with existing SensorXplorer boards while also supporting the latest models. The comprehensive range of sensor boards supports the rich selection of sensors in Vishay’s portfolio and can be used for ambient light, proximity and bio-sensing applications.

The VCNL4020-SB supports the VCNL4020 sensor, which has similar proximity capability and adds an ambient-light sensor (ALS) with sensitivity close to that of the human eye, making it ideal for HMI management. There is also a board dedicated to the VCNL4020C, a short-range proximity sensor for distances up to 20 mm that can be used for bio-sensing applications such as heart-rate monitoring.

For mid-range proximity sensing, the VCNL4035X01-SB works at distances up to 500 mm, and with added gesture sensing in the VCNL4035X01-GES-SB lets engineers develop even more intuitive user interfaces for next-generation projects.

For fast response, high accuracy and low power, the VCNL4040, supported by the VCNL4040-SB board, features intelligent cancellation to eliminate crosstalk and implements smart persistence to combine high speed and accuracy.


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