This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles advancements in wireless IoT platforms, multiparameter weather sensing, thermal imaging cameras, and fiber optic rotary position 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: Internet of Things (IoT), wireless sensors, subsurface sensing, weather stations, smart sensors, multiparameter sensors, thermal imaging cameras, infrared sensors, microbolometers, fiber optic sensors, rotary position sensors, rotary encoders. absolute encoder
Table of Contents
Recent Developments in Sensor Technologies
- Bringing the Internet of Things Underground
- Smart Multiparameter Weather Sensor Platform Maximizes Output
- Thermal Cameras See Through Fog and Smoke
- Hand-held Camera Helps Keep Law Enforcers Safe
- Interference Resistant Fiber Optic Position Sensor
- Industry Contacts