human sensor

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by pau, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. pau

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    can anyone tell me what sensor can i use to detect human other than pir?
     
  2. beenthere

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    You can use light beams or weight on a section of floor.
     
  3. jpanhalt

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    Are you asking about detecting humans as opposed to other animals/objects, or just any moving object? For animals, you might consider CO2, heat, and capacitative. John

    Edit: And sound.
     
  4. scubasteve_911

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    Don't forget ultrasonic

    Steve
     
  5. pau

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    actually i want to use the sensor at stand fan.when it detect human body it will turn on automatically
     
  6. Gompers

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    Capacity operated relay
     
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