This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles advancements in smart patches and laser sensors for ocean monitoring, underwater inspection, or autonomous vehicles, and robotics applications.
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.
1. Recent Developments in Sensor Technologies
- Smart Skin Patch for Monitoring Ocean Ecosystem
- High Resolution Subsea LiDAR System for Underwater Inspection
- Multibeam Solid-State Real-Time LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles and Robots
- Solid State LiDAR for Automotive and Other Applications
- Laser-based System for Underwater Distance Measurement
- Industry Contacts