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Winners Announced…Infineon Magnetic Sensor 2GO Evaluation Kit Giveaway

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Congratulations to our winners!

Congratulations to our winners!
Ray Pasco (Ambler, PA), Glenn Demers (Ludlow, MA), and Tobias Fechner (Berlin, DE).

Overview

Infineon is giving away 3 magnetic sensor 2Go evaluation kits from their 3D magnetic sensors product family. Infineon´s innovative new 3D magnetic sensor is designed to perform three-dimensional sensing on the lowest possible power consumption in a small 6-pin package. It is capable of measuring 3D, linear and rotational movement. Perfect for a wide range of industrial and consumer applications such as e-meters, joysticks, and control elements, as well as any other application that requires accurate 3D measurements in combination with low power consumption. 

Infineon's magnetic sensor 2GO kits can support you with your next design, so take a look at the information below and don't forget to enter the contest! 

About Infineon Sensor 2GO Kit 

Infineon´s sensor 2GO kits are new fully featured, budget-priced evaluation boards with features like: 

  • Plug-and-measure evaluation board
  • First measurements possible within minutes
  • Mechanical adapter (joystick/rotation knob) available for quick evaluation

Build your own application and gadget with the sensor 2GO Kits.

 

Product Information

  • TLV493D-A1B6 (three-dimensional magnetic sensor)
  • XMC1100 (ARM® Cortex™-M0 based)
  • On-board J-Link Lite Debugger (Realized with XMC4200 Microcontroller)
  • Power over USB (Micro USB), ESD and reverse current protection
  • GUI  for free download 
  • v2.0 for 2GO Kits with PCB marking: 3D magnetic sensor 2Go-V2

Applications

  • Industrial and consumer applications
  • White goods control elements
  • Joysticks control elements
  • Multifunction knobs
  • Anti-tampering for e-meters
  • Any other application that requires accurate 3D measurements in combination with low power consumption

For additional information, check out the document library.

For more information please visit www.infineon.com/sensors2go

Download the free software for the sensor 2GO kit.


Giveaway already ended 1237 days ago.

22 Comments
  • spock66 May 27, 2016

    Easy! As an electric wheelchair user I would love to team up a joystick with a magnetic sensor that would ‘trip out’ my own clumsiness at hitting door frames, shop displays etc - most of which have some ferrous element.

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  • Bverysharp May 27, 2016

    I am keen to have a versatile magnetic field detector, as I am working with electromagnets & field interactions.

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  • Shannonisanerd May 28, 2016

    With me going to school this would be a great tool

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  • psj33 May 28, 2016

    Biomedical RF measurements used in treatments. And it’s be cool to mess around with.

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  • Francisco Orozco May 29, 2016

    thanks i think its great keep it up guys

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  • mrsander June 04, 2016

    Currently working with a utility to develop the last ‘foot’ in terms of GPS/GIS and taking various measurements.  By being able to sense precisely a 3D area, where a lineman is doing his thing, would give the engineering staff much more information around various issues on the substation.

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  • arrbuc June 10, 2016

    Love t have one

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  • arrbuc June 10, 2016

    Love t have one

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  • 0tt0bassman June 10, 2016

    I would like to try and use this in a self balancing bicycle that I have been designing for physically challenged people

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  • jbhassoc June 11, 2016

    Going to try a Tractor Grater orientation sensor with this

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  • SparkIntelligence June 11, 2016

    Hello, I am working on simulating the neurological functions of the various parts of the human brain by recreating synaptic signal operation and communication networks, and I could use the Infineon Magnetic Sensor 2GO Evaluation Kit in my electronic sensor (input) circuit designs. Thank you very much for giving us this opportunity for a chance to acquire your Infineon Magnetic Sensor 2GO Evaluation Kit.

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  • Michael_w_kelly June 14, 2016

    We would like to develop a controller for phase angle shift to continuously provide a constant power source for one of our Power Lab experiments here at the University of Missouri - Kansas City

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  • kbogoski June 16, 2016

    I could use this with my robotics club, and FIRST FRC team.  We are a third year them and working hard to learn how to use sensors on our bots.

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  • bovi999 June 17, 2016

    I’d like one

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  • ThomasMD June 17, 2016

    Looks like the ‘jewel’ with which I’d love to experiment (in numerous magnetic particle testing applications). Looking forward to seeing how IT performs…(!)

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  • codeboy2k June 17, 2016

    As an engineer doing research in assisted living and mobility aids for disabled people, I would love to experiment with this as a head tracker or head-driven input device. I would be curious to experience it’s sensitivity and resolution as well as it’s noise immunity, and what can be done to either improve it or mitigate any sensitivity to noise, in order to provide a more accurate input signal to a micro-controller.

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  • techdcs June 18, 2016

    A great Sensor for monitoring change in position , definitely will try to think of using it in Bio-medical Applications.

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  • pregbara June 18, 2016

    This is more than luck; I think am favoured and that joystickis awesome and handy. Thanks to AAC, thanks to infineon

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  • MTech June 18, 2016

    I am currently investigating the “Bloch wall” and “bubble” phenomena in magnetics and a 3D magnetic sensor would be very helpful in my investigation.

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  • realrookie June 20, 2016

    Developing a handsfree gesture detection system..
    Would love to incorporate one of these.. 😊

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  • Vishuts6 June 20, 2016

    I would love to experiment and tinker with it!!

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  • Charl Lotter June 21, 2016

    Looks like a handy tool for detecting magnetic leakages which could influence efficiency.

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