Infrared sensors


Different types of sensors that use light in the infrared spectrum to detect presence or movement of living creatures. Their advantages and disadvantages, usage cases and price points.

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characteristics of infrared sensors
sensors of infrared light
infrared motion sensors
sensors of infrared
infrared light detectors
range of infrared sensors
infrared light sensors
prices of infrared sensors
types of infrared sensor
sensors for infrared light
detectors of infrared light

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Essential knowledge

Infrared sensors is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Infrared sensors is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Security alarm technician: Security alarm technicians install and maintain security alarm systems to protect against hazards such as fire and burglary. They install sensors and control systems and connect them to power and telecommunication lines if required. Security alarm technicians explain usage of the installed systems to the prospective users.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022