Sensors and sensor networks for smart structures – Presented by Rob Jansen, TNO

Sensors and sensor networks for smart structures – Presented by Rob Jansen, TNO An overview will be presented for two types of structures, an offshore wind turbine and a bridge, where innovative sensors are installed. The presentation will discuss what type of sensors are used, how they are connected to the sensor network (or sensor …

“Sensors, how to get them faster, smaller and add more functionality” – Presented by Rob Jansen, TNO

“Sensors, how to get them faster, smaller and add more functionality” – Presented by Rob Jansen, TNO, at Intelligent Sensor Networks Conference, Nov 15, at High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. I will highlight the development effort within TNO to make sensors smaller and faster and ways to add more functionality. I will focus …

“Photonics in Data Streams and Data Centers to enrich and accelerate IoT” – Presented by Jan Mink, VTEC Lasers & Sensors

Photonics is playing the enabling role for sensors and data transport to create the IOT. In this talk we will elaborate on the role of photonics sensors for data generating devices for IOT. Photonics sensing is becoming more important and especially sensors for monitoring the environment are. An example of a fine dust sensor will …

“Graphene as an enabler for flexible, transparent and wearable sensors” – Presented by Frank Koppens, ICFO – Institute of Photonic Sciences

Graphene and graphene-related materials (GRMs) are ideal materials for flexible electronic components, as graphene is inherent ultra-thin, flexible, elastic and almost completely transparent. Graphene-based photonic sensors have a remarkable performance and can be used for pollution sensing, security, night vision, automotive as well as health and fitness monitoring. ICFO has demonstrated wearable photonic sensors for …

Both startups and big companies are bringing connected sensors and data analytics into commercial offices

Both startups and big companies are bringing connected sensors and data analytics into commercial offices Motion sensors driving light switches used to be state of the art in office buildings, but now startups and big companies are bringing connected sensors and data analytics into commercial offices that will make building management look a lot more …

Making sense of sensors and sensor networks

From umbrellas that would update people about the weather to tunnels that communicate, from really small photonic integrated circuits to smart packages and even smart cows, the Intelligent Sensor Networks conference was an exciting platform where concepts and developments in Smart Infrastructure, Smart Industry and Smart Logistics were shared and discussed.

Researchers Develop Liquid-Based Wearable Sensors

A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering has developed a wearable liquid-based microfluidic tactile sensor that is small, thin, highly flexible and durable. Simple and cost-effective to produce, this novel device is very suitable for applications such as soft robotics, wearable consumer electronics, smart medical prosthetic devices, as …

Large Investments Are Directed Towards Development of Flexible, Sensible Sensors

Large investments have been made to enable flexible, thin sensors rather than rigid sensors. $75 million was recently awarded by the US Department of Defense to establish a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) for flexible hybrid electronics in San Jose, California. Under the acronym FHE MII, this new entity will follow a hub and node …