This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles advancements in nanotechnology-based plasmonic biosensors, capacitive pressure distribution sensors, autonomous flying cameras, tooth sensors to determine food particles and food intake, and E. coli 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: SPR biosensors, nanotechnology, pressure distribution sensors, pressure imaging sensors, capacitive sensors, E. coli sensors
Recent Developments in Sensor Technology:
- Nanotechnology-based SPR Biosensor for Detecting Harmful Pathogens
- Novel Pressure Distribution Sensor for Monitoring Pressure Points
- Fully Autonomous Flying Camera System
- Novel Tooth Sensor for Monitoring Food Intake
- Novel Sensor Technology for Detecting Contaminants in Water
- Industry Contacts