This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles developments in plasmonic sensors for detecting key cancer biomarkers, ultra-low power accelerometers for wearables and IoT applications, cameras comprising multi-aspect ratio image sensors with reduced megapixels and improved image quality, combined biometrics and gesture tracking, and indoor CMOS-based carbon dioxide 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 Innovations in Sensors and Instrumentation
- More Precise Detection of Cancer Biomarkers
- Extending Wearable Electronic Battery Life
- Camera Sensor Cuts Resolution, Maintains Image Quality
- Cost-effective 2-in-1Biometric and Gesture Imaging
- Accurate Indoor CMOS-based Carbon Dioxide Detection
- Industry Contacts