This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles advancements in tire pressure monitoring sensors, radar blind-spot detection systems, implantable glaucoma sensors, self-tuning displacement sensors, MEMS accelerometers, and particle monitors. Innovations include an improved tire pressure monitoring sensor for commercial truck fleets, a more accurate blind-spot radar detection system, an implantable glaucoma sensor, a self-tuning sensor that simplifies displacement measurement, and a wider-ranging particle counter.
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
- Improved Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensor for Commercial Truck Fleets
- More Accurate Blind-spot Radar Detection System
- Implantable Glaucoma Sensor
- Self-tuning Sensor Simplifies Displacement Measurement
- Wider-ranging Particle Counter
- Industry Contacts