This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles advancements in differential pyroelectric detectors, miniature LVDT (linear variable differential transformers) sensors, laser-based dust/particulate sensors, RF sensor interface modules, and microwave moisture 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: Pyroelectric detectors, signal-to-noise ratio, linear variable differential transformer (LVDT), spectroscopy, gas analysis, laser measurement, dust sensors, particulate sensors, sensor interface module, microwave sensors, moisture sensors
Recent Developments in Sensor Technologies
- More Sensitive Pyroelectric Detectors
- Miniature LVDT Sensors
- Long-life Indoor Fine Dust Sensor
- Global Integrated Wireless Sensor Interface Module
- Microwave Moisture Sensing Adds Value to Hay
- Industry Contacts