This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE depicts key advancements and developments in nanocomposite ultrasound sensors, wireless vibration sensors, surface acoustic wave sensors for monitoring disinfection byproducts in water, Wi-Fi powered climate sensors, and autonomous sensors for carbon dioxide detection. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing.
Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz).
The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones.
1. Innovations in Ultrasound Sensors, Vibration Sensors, Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors, and Self-powered Sensors
- Sprayable Ultrasound Sensor for Monitoring Structural Health in Engineering
- Vibration Sensor Devices for Monitoring and Predicting Health of Industrial Machines
- Sensor Device to Control and Monitor Chlorine Levels in Water Treatment Plants
- Self-powered Smart Climate Sensor Device for Measuring Temperature
- Autonomous Wireless Sensor Device for CO2 Detection
- Industry Contacts