This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles innovations in occupancy and presence detection, spectrometers for studying photons, optronic systems, lighting detection, and robot guidance 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. Keywords: Occupancy detection, presence detection, IR LED, plenoptic, spectrometers, photons, optronic, multispectral cameras, lighting detection, electrostatic, robot guidance systems, magnetic sensors
1. Advancements in Occupancy Detection, Spectrometers, Optronic Systems, Lighting Detection, and Robot Guidance Sensors
Recent Innovations in Sensors & Instrumentation
- Occupancy Detector Cuts Building Energy Demand and Costs
- Spectrometer to Measure Single Photons
- Sensor Platform Enhances Airborne Optronics
- Cloud-to-cloud Lightning Detection
- Magnetic Sensors to Guide Robots
- Industry Contacts