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By Mat Dirjish, Executive Editor

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Defining the IoT, Part Four: A Gauntlet Of Challenges
In part one we arrived at an operational definition the Internet of Things (IoT) as "autonomous products that share information" over a massive common network known as the internet. Now we discuss the challenges for innovation, growth, and profit. More>>

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By Roger H. Grace, Guest Contributor

Sensors Insights by Roger H. Grace
MEMS Commercialization Report Card, Episode 4: Industry Associations
In this fourth episode of the 2013 MEMS Commercialization Report Card, we look into an important topic that continues to have significant influence on the commercialization of MEMS: Industry Associations. More>>

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October 24, 2014 | News

Please consider speaking at the 2015 Conference if you have original research and/or compelling application- or implementation-based case examples. more>>


October 24, 2014 | Product

The Model 1012 Mini PCI-Express frame grabber simultaneously captures up to eight channels of NTSC/PAL video plus an optional eight channels of mono audio. more>>


October 24, 2014 | Product

The LR-19 series contactless inductive linear position sensors target factory automation and a variety of industrial and commercial applications. more>>


October 24, 2014 | News

SCHURTER expands its successful range of FMBC NEO 3-phase filters with a low leakage current series for applications where leakage currents are restricted to minimal allowable levels. more>>


October 24, 2014 | News

VICI Metronics’ Dynacal Permeation Tubes are small, inert capsules containing a pure chemical compound in a two phase equilibrium between its gas phase and its liquid or solid phase. more>>


October 24, 2014 | News

New flame retardant films from DuPont Teijin Films promise to help design engineers in the electronics, transportation, construction and label industries deliver high performance at low cost. more>>


October 24, 2014 | News

Field Attachable Connectors from Lumberg Automation Make EtherNet/IP and PROFINET Set-Up Easy with Insulation-Displacement Technology. more>>


October 24, 2014 | News

Xymox’s Flexible Printed Sensors Combined With Microchip’s Low-Power Touch Electronics to Meet the Growing Demand for Low-Cost, Faster-Time-to-Market Human-Interface Solutions. more>>


October 24, 2014 | News

Sandia National Laboratories has begun lab-based characterization of TransPower’s GridSaver, the largest grid energy storage system analyzed at Sandia’s Energy Storage Test Pad. more>>


October 24, 2014 | News

Introducing World's First Reusable range of Sensatec fall management products. more>>

October 24, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

In this fourth episode of the 2013 MEMS Commercialization Report Card, we look into an important topic that continues to have significant influence on the commercialization of MEMS: Industry Associations. more>>

October 24, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

In part one we arrived at an operational definition for the Internet of Things (IoT) as “autonomous products that share information” over a massive common network known as the internet. Now we discuss the challenges for innovation, growth, and profit. more>>

October 17, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

The hottest markets, sensor types, and future applications for sensors in the Internet of Things (IoT) are discussed leading OEMs and industry players in Sensor Insights. more>>

October 10, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Episode 3 of the MEMS Commercialization Report Card is an in-depth assessment of the topic of Technology Clusters. more>>

October 10, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

How has the concept of IoT affected sensor products? For an emerging initiative that is triggering visions of trillions of sensors deployed worldwide serving countless apps and offering staggering opportunities, the answers range from minimal to significant, essentially warm to cool, but... more>>

October 3, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

Sensor-industry professionals describe what they think the Internet of Things (IoT) is, will be, where it’s going, and what will be the hottest sensor products in the IoT space. more>>

September 26, 2014 | Article | By Chadwick Hodgkins, Chrisopher Townsend, Daniel O'Neil

Effective and accurate torque monitoring has been, and will continue to be, an ongoing challenge in the industrial, agricultural, and aerospace arenas. Torque measurements are useful as an indicator of mechanical system health and desirable for test and production run assets. Recent adoption of... more>>

September 26, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Episode one, which appeared in the September 5, 2014 issue of the Sensors Newsletter provided the rationale, background and methodology of the MEMS Commercialization Report Card Research Project. In this part, we will address the first two of the 14 MEMS Commercialization Report Card topics:... more>>

September 19, 2014 | Article | By Denise McKenzie

Reflecting the emergent Internet of Things (IoT), billions of sensors collect and transmit data every second from devices connected to people and things both consumer and industrial throughout the world. Much of this IoT data has, or will have, location tags. Location-based data is a critical... more>>

September 12, 2014 | Article | By Raghid Shreih

This article discusses sensor technologies that would allow municipal governments to monitor traffic flow in real time, directing assistance where it is needed, and gain important data for future city planning projects. Dr. Christian Claudel’s Distributed Sensing Systems Laboratory at KAUST has... more>>


October 20, 2014 | Blog

More evidence that the wearable electronics market is sizzling, Spanish not-for-profit Textile Industry Research Association (AITEX) is developing intelligent clothing more>>


October 14, 2014 | Blog

Technology startup Teiimo unveils what it’s calling the world's first intelligent leather jacket that heats shoulders, back, neck, and kidneys. more>>


October 13, 2014 | Blog

DU/ER Performance Denim essentially stops cellphone rays from penetrating skin on the other side of the denim pocket. more>>


October 7, 2014 | Blog

Pilot Labs is panning funds for its CoinGuard Internet of Things solution for personal home security. more>>


October 6, 2014 | Blog

According to its creator, the Newbeem power outlet uses SMART technology to completely reinvent how users connect to their homes. In addition to basic functions like turning lights on and off, this device allows users to set timing events, dim household lighting systems, protect equipment from... more>>


October 1, 2014 | Blog

Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars, in conjunction with Guitars for Vets (G4V), a non-profit organization that provides free guitars and lessons to veterans struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), announced today the release of the official Guitars For Vets Guitar. more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog

There’s no doubt that wearable electronics is a booming market at the moment. Everything from truly functional health and athletic aids to novelty items draw much interest and coin. One example of a novel idea that may catch your fancy is what is being called the “first wearable beacon”, the... more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

Sensors blog post: The Unexpected Benefits of Speaking at Conferences more>>


September 16, 2014 | Blog

Audio Precision of Beaverton, OR has been setting the standards for audio testing with high-quality instruments since 1984. And the flagship of the company’s offerings is its APx555 audio analyzer. more>>


September 11, 2014 | Blog

A research team at Florida State University has uncovered a molecule that looks like a butterfly that could find employment in the creation of novel sensors. more>>

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