This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE identifies advancements in ear-worn infrared thermopile-based core body temperature sensors, millimeter wave radar sensors for industrial applications, sensors to determine lead concentration in water, sensors for parking space optimization, and ultra-accurate motion capture sensors.
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.
Recent Developments in Sensor Technologies
- Ear-worn Sensor Device to Detect Core Body temperature
- Enhanced Object Detection in Warehouses Using Millimeter Wave Sensors
- Novel Sensor to Detect Lead Deposits in Water Pipelines
- Wireless Sensor Device for Parking Space Optimization
- Novel Wireless Motion Capture Device that Uses 3D Motion Sensors
- Industry Contacts