What is the difference between Analog and Digital Sensors?

Moklesur Rahman
3 min readMar 22, 2023

Sensors are ubiquitous in the world we live in. They are used in a wide range of applications, from measuring temperature and humidity in a home thermostat to detecting the presence of objects in an autonomous car. When it comes to sensors, they can be broadly categorized into two types: analog and digital sensors. In this story, I will explore the key differences between these two types of sensors.

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Moklesur Rahman

PhD student | Computer Science | University of Milan | Data science | AI in Cardiology | Writer | Researcher