Sensor Solutions for Consumer Wearable Applications

Application

From Concept to Creation

TE Connectivity (TE) manufactures various wearable sensors for consumer, medical and health, and defense applications.

TE is now one of the largest sensor companies in the world, with innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform concepts into smart, connected creations. The expectation of connectivity anytime, anywhere drives the need for wearable products. And as TE sensor platforms bring wearable technologies to life, users become safer, more productive and healthier. To get powerful functionality to fit inside a watch or on a T-shirt, TE relies on cross-industry experience and an ongoing commitment to Research and Development. We can help you develop solutions for your wearable ideas. Our leading products include:

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CONSUMER WEARABLE SENSORS

For Healthier Decisions

Altimeter Watch

  • Humidity sensors monitor local relative humidity
  • Pressure sensors monitor altitude 
  • Temperature sensors measure local air temperature

 

Multi-Mode Watch

  • Pressure sensors monitor altitude changes 
  • Temperature sensors measure local air temperature or skin temperature
  • Humidity sensors monitor local relative humidity or skin moisture (Sweat)
  • Photo optic sensors measure heart rate and SpO2 level 

 

Diving Watch / Computer

  • Pressure sensors monitor altitude 
  • Pressure sensors monitor dive depth 
  • Temperature sensors measure water temperature 

 

Martial Arts Vest

  • Piezo cable determines impact location and intensity

 

Fitness Band

  • Pressure sensors monitor altitude changes
  • Temperature sensors measure local air temperature or skin temperature 
  • Humidity sensors monitor local relative humidity or skin moisture (sweat) 
  • Piezo film sensors monitor user motion and general activity level 

 

Ski Goggles

  • Pressure sensors monitor altitude changes for heads-up display data 
  • Humidity and temperature sensors help control goggle defogging fan 

 

Sleep Monitoring

  • Humidity sensors control moisture level in CPAP masks for comfort 
  • Temperature sensors measure skin temperature and respiration air for comfort 
  • Pressure sensors monitor inhalation and expiration cycles 
  • Photo optic sensors measure heart rate and SpO2 level
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MEDICAL WEARABLE SENSORS

For Better Quality of Life

Fall Detection

  • Piezo film sensors measure sudden impact and patient motions 
  • Pressure sensors measure rapid altitude change when patient falls to the floor 

 

Protective Vest 

  • Piezo cable determines impact location and intensity 

 

Prosthetics

  • Force sensors measure dynamic and static loads on the prosthesis 
  • Piezo film sensors monitor dynamic flexing and stresses on prosthetic components 
  • Position sensors monitor the location and motion of moving
  • Vibration sensors monitor orientation of the patient and prosthetic parts 

 

 

 

Heart Pacemaker 

  • Piezo film sensors monitor patient physical activity 

 

Vital Signs

  • Photo optic sensors measure heart rate and SpO2 level
  • Temperature sensors measure skin and expiration temperatures
  • Pressure sensors monitor inhalation and expiration activity 

 

Sleep Apnea Treatment

  • Photo optic sensors measure SpO2 level and heart rate
  • Temperature sensors monitor skin and expiration temperatures
  • Humidity sensors measure ambient relative humidity and expiration humidity level 
  • Pressure sensors monitor inhalation and expiration activity
  • Piezo film sensors monitor patient limb activity and Rapid Eye Movement (REM)
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DEFENSE WEARABLE SENSORS

For a Safer World

Helmet Impact

  • Piezo film sensors monitor impact intensity and location
  • Vibration sensors measure the impact orientation and intensity

 

 

 

Soldier Activity

  • Photo optic sensors monitor soldier heart rate and SpO2 level
  • Humidity sensors monitor skin moisture (Sweat)
  • Vibration sensors measure soldier activity level or lack thereof
  • Temperature sensors measure ambient and skin temperatures