Ultrasonic vs Infrared (IR) Sensors

Ultrasonic vs Infrared (IR) Sensors – Which is better?

Ultrasonic Vs Infrared (IR) Sensors Your choice of a sensor in your application can be challenging for any project.  The performance of your system depends greatly on the reliability of your sensor and other components of the application. In order to determine the right sensor for your application, there are things that need to be…
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smart parking vehicle sensors

How to Use Ultrasonic Sensors in Advanced Parking Technology

IoT isn’t slowing down and there’s an increase in the development of Smart Cities.   At the time this was written, Bill Gates announced his plans to develop Belmont, a smart city in Arizona, just west of Phoenix. “Belmont will create a forward-thinking community with a communication and infrastructure spine that embraces cutting-edge technology, designed…
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ultrasonic projects

Ultrasonic Sensor Projects with MaxBotix

Problem Solving Ultrasonic Sensor Projects  We started manufacturing ultrasonic sensors in 2004 to fulfill a need.  The problem we aimed to solve was to provide a high-quality sensor at a manageable price point.    For that reason, we’ve been widely used for applications as original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s), in Nonrecurring engineering (NRE), as well as…
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Sensing Trash Levels – Smart Waste Management

Smart Waste Collection and the Importance of Optimizing Routes with Sensors

Using IoT for Smarter Waste Management and Better Business According to Wikipedia, “Waste management or waste disposal is all the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things, collection, transport, treatment, and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation. It also encompasses the…
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