This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE highlights innovations in smartphone-integrated biosensors, high-resolution image sensors with improved pixel sensitivity, MEMS piezoelectric ultrasonic sensors, ultra-low power vision processor chips, and biodegradable pressure 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.
1. Recent Developments in Sensor Technology
- Smartphone integrated with Biosensor for Healthcare Applications
- High Resolution 0.9-Micrometer Pixel Image Sensor to Enhance Smartphones
- MEMS Piezo-based Ultrasonic Time-of-flight Sensors
- Miniature Smart Vision Processing Chip
- Dissolvable Biodegradable Pressure Sensor for Healthcare Applications
- Industry Contacts