offers expert consulting in the development of PIR based Occupancy
Sensors. Mr. Katz has been involved in the design and development of
over 15 individual motion sensor products. One of his specialties
is physical layout to allow for high sensor gain in the presence of
ambient electromagnetic design. Proper layout minimizes the antenna
effect of longer lead lengths.
Katz has extensive experience in modeling and simulation of the
bandwidth of the pyroelectric detector and associated circuitry in order
to establish a wideband design. A wideband design offers the capability
of having the same sensitivity over a wide range of target (intruder)
speeds. This permits setting a precision threshold that optimizes
'catch' and offers best immunity to all forms of noise.
Katz has extensive experience in developing test plans used to evaluate
motion sensing products. Some of these tests are white light tests,
temperature tests, pyroelectric sensor tests, electromagnetic
interference tests, walk tests, pet immunity tests and other types of
addition, Mr. Katz has worked in the extension of the development of Pet
Immunity technology. Fifteen years ago Mr. Katz developed the detection
algorithms for the 'Ademco Quest 2235' which was a dual technology,
infrared and doppler microwave detection sensor product. The algorithm and
variations of the algorithm was patented in February of 2001. This
product was sold as a 100 pound pet immune motion sensor. After sales of
over 2 million units, there were no product problems with false alarms
due to pets. In addition, this pet immune unit was able to detect small
human targets while they were crawling and wearing hooded clothing.
Mr. Katz worked on conversion of existing products for pet immunity
applications and tested competitor units under varied conditions for pet
immunity. Pet Immunity can prevent an Occupancy Sensor from responding
to house pets and rodents.
Katz has participated in Fresnel lens development, lens test and
evaluation and development of a lens simulation program.
Island, New York based electrical and electronics consultant serving New York,
United States and International clients. Specialist
in the design and development of PIR Motion Sensor and PIR Occupancy
Sensor products. Consultant for bringing designs and products to
and through manufacturing.