Heilind Electronics Offers Omron USB, PCB Sensors for IoT

WILMINGTON, MA, May 8, 2019 – Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Omron, has expanded its sensor offering for the IoT device market with USB and PCB type environment sensors. These comprehensive sensors integrate various sensing capabilities into a single IoT unit.

Featuring wireless communication functionality in an ultra-small footprint, Omron’s environment sensor is a multifunction component capable of tracking eight different environmental factors: temperature, humidity, light, UV index, barometric pressure, noise, acceleration and VOC (volatile organic compounds).

Not only does this new product offer multiple sensors in one unit, but it also has built-in memory and connectivity through beacon communication as seen in its previous counterpart, the Omron 2JCIE sensor. Sensor data from the modules can conveniently be passed to the cloud through a smartphone or gateway. Alternatively, it can be stored in onboard memory.

Convenient in application due to its compact size, this reliable sensor can be accessed at all times and features its own embedded memory for data logging. The sensor can accumulate data for approximately three months (based on a communication frequency of once every five minutes) and connect to smartphones and other devices via Bluetooth. Data can be analyzed in the cloud, and threshold values can be set to provide alerts that notify the user of any abnormal sensor readings.

Potential applications include monitoring and controlling both industrial and office environments to improve the work space. The sensors are also suitable for home and outdoor applications.

Visit Heilind’s website for more information about Omron’s USB and PCB type environment sensors.

About Heilind Electronics

Heilind Electronics, Inc. is one of the world’s leading distributors of connectors, relays, sensors, switches, thermal management and circuit protection products, terminal blocks, wire and cable, wiring accessories and insulation and identification products. Founded in 1974, Heilind has locations throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.

For more information, visit www.heilind.com.

About Omron

Omron Electronic Components is a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced electronic components. The company’s extensive portfolio includes relays, switches, connectors, MEMS flow sensors, pressure sensors and optical components. These products can be found in applications like communications, transportation, HVAC, appliance, industrial automation, consumer electronics, test and measurement and gaming markets around the world.

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