Vishay – New Gesture Control Sensor Board Demo Kit

The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) introduces a new gesture control sensor board that uses a digital proximity sensor and two discrete infrared emitters to cost-effectively add touchless swipe right, swipe left, proximity, and tap control to any device. The gesture board is being demonstrated in a special demo kit that is available for order now.

Product Benefits:

  • Inexpensive, streamlined method for adding gesture control
  • Supports swipe right, swipe left, tap, and push in and out
  • Integrates a VCNL4020 integrated proximity and ambient light sensor with two VSMF2890RGX01 infrared diodes mounted on either side of the sensor
  • High radiant intensity allows for the detection of hand gestures up to 25 cm above the sensor board
  • Demo kit is provided free of charge as an add-on to the VCNL4000 Demo kit

The Key Specifications:

  • Proximity and ambient light senor: VCNL4020
  • Infrared emitters: VSMF2890RGX01
  • Radiant intensity: 80 mW/sr typical at 200 mA
  • Detection range: up to 25 cm

Market Applications:

  • Gesture control for smartphones and tablets
  • Light switches and dimmers
  • Automotive radio and climate control
  • Restroom applications such as soap dispensing, hand towel dispensers, and automatic flush

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