This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles advancements in measurement of optical plastic film thickness, ultrasonic height and pressure sensors, surface plasmon resonance biosensor, inductive proximity sensors, and low power 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.
Table of Contents
1. Innovations in Optical Plastic Film Measurement, Ultrasonic Sensors, Photonic Biosensors, Inductive Proximity Sensors, and Carbon Dioxide Sensors
Recent Developments in Sensor Technologies
- Four-in-one Sensing Serves Multiple Plastic Film Thicknesses
- Ultrasonic Sensor Saves Energy on Bus Air Springs
- Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor Detects Legionnaire’s Disease Faster
- Rugged Proximity Sensor Serves Harsh Aerospace Applications
- Robust, Low Power CO2 Sensor for Laboratory Incubators
- Industry Contacts