Examples of sensor in a Sentence
Image sensors are used in digital cameras.
Infrared sensors can track an object's movement.
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There’s a sensor in the tank that floats up and down along with the level of gasoline.
The satellite took the image with a sensor called a Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, also known as MODIS.
The hardware side of the AACUS kit involves a LiDAR sensor for ranging and ground mapping, and cameras for obstacle avoidance and route planning.
Callaway said, referring to a compression sleeve with a sensor that tracks biomechanical data.
And the device can now be sold in the U.S. The band has a tiny sensor that can embed into an Apple Watch band.
Chief among those problems has been a sensor built into the smartphone that allows its Face ID function to accurately identify a person’s face, according to reports.
The Creole works as a stylus with a sensor at the end and a tablet connected to a laptop.
An accessory may still throw off a sensor's recognition, experts say, but not as easily.
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Sensors are used today almost everywhere. Radar guns bounce microwaves off moving cars. A burglar alarm may use a photosensor to detect when a beam of light has been broken, or may use ultrasonic sound waves that bounce off moving objects. Still other sensors may detect pressure (barometers) or chemicals (Breathalyzers and smoke detectors). Stud finders, used by carpenters to locate wooden studs under a wall, may employ magnets or radar. Wired gloves, which relay information about the position of the fingers, are used in virtual-reality environments. A cheap car alarm may be nothing but a shock sensor, in which a strong vibration will cause two metal surfaces to come together.
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