This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE highlights innovations in smart parking systems that use magnetic or radar sensing technologies, building asset management systems, passive infrared occupancy sensing systems for improved space utilization, and ultrasonic-based wireless vehicle parking systems. 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
- Radar-based Smart Parking System Utilizing Narrow Band
- IoT-based Smart Parking Management System
- Cloud-based Sensor System for Autonomous Asset Management
- PIR-based Occupancy Sensor for Work Space Optimization
- Ultrasound Sensor-based Wireless Parking System
- Industry Contacts