This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE depicts advancements in ultrasonic personal air quality samplers, RFID for food safety, wireless air quality monitors for particulate matter detection, an imaging technology for food sorting and monitoring, and pyroelectric infrared detectors.
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. Recent Developments in Sensor Technologies
- Simple Sampler for Air Quality Monitoring
- RFID Technology for Food Safety Application
- Wireless Air Quality Sensor for Particulate Matter Detection
- Imaging Technology for Food Quality Monitoring
- Miniature Pyroelectric Infrared Detectors for Healthcare and Industrial Applications
- Industry Contacts