This Sensor TOE highlights advancements in LiDAR sensors for autonomous vehicles, ADAS, wind speed and direction detection, and obstacle detection and positioning. Innovations include lower-priced LiDAR designed for manufacturability.
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. Recent Developments in LiDAR Technology
- CMOS Image Sensor Integrated LiDAR Solution for ADAS Applications
- LiDAR Sensor for Determining Wind Direction and Wind Speed
- 2D LiDAR Sensors for Object Detection and Position Determination
- Cost-effective 3D LiDAR Solution
- 64 Channel LiDAR Sensor
- Industry Contacts