This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE identifies advancements in piezoelectric high-temperature accelerometers, Hall effect quadrature sensors, non-contact heart monitoring sensors, optical chirality sensors, and RFD 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: Piezoelectric, accelerometers, high temperature sensors, Hall effect sensors, quadrature sensors, rotational speed sensors, direction sensors, heart monitors, non-contact heart monitors, remote sensors, optical sensors, chirality sensors, RFID sensors
1. Recent Developments in Sensor Technologies
- High Temperature Accelerometer for Tight Spaces
- Quadrature Rotational Speed and Direction Sensors
- Non-Contact Heart Sensor Monitors at a Distance
- Optical Sensor Accurately Measures Molecular Chirality
- Building Sensor Networks from RFID Tags
- Industry Contacts