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March 15, 2013     

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Sensors Insights By Melanie Martella

The Best of Sensors Expo Application Award
Last week I introduced our newly expanded Best of Sensors Expo Award program. This week I want to concentrate on one of our three new award categories—the Application Award that seeks to highlight the way sensors are used in the wider world. continued

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Canatu Closes $12 Million Funding Round
The company plans to use the resources to finalize its volume manufacturing line for conductive films and touch sensors in Helsinki, Finland, and provide additional support to key business development activities. continued

mPhase Pursues R&D Funding
To advance development of smart surface technology for products such as reserve batteries, drug delivery systems, and supercapacitors, the company will seek support from the STTR, SBIR, and ARL U.S. government programs. continued


ST Requests Patent Infringement Investigation
The company has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission for alleged violations of five ST patents covering all of InvenSense MEMS device offerings, as well as products from Black and Decker and Roku. continued



3D Mapping/Modeling System Sales to Grow
MarketsandMarkets research indicates the global market will be worth $7.7 billion by 2018. continued

Commercialization of mHealth Services Begins
A research2guidance study titled "Global Mobile Health Market Report 2013–2017" asserts that healthcare providers and consumers are embracing smartphones as a means of improving healthcare, with the market expected to reach $26 billion by 2017. continued


FEDC and PARC Unveil Large-Area Flexible X-Ray
The sensor prototype, measuring 7.9 in. diagonal, will be used to advance the development of flexible X-ray detectors for use in thin, lightweight, conformable, and highly rugged devices. continued

IBM Announces Smarter Planet Projects
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, city of Boston, Boston University, and IBM, will carry out these projects using new technology to increase energy efficiency, enhance coordination of major events, and reduce traffic congestion. continued

Thingsquare Offers Internet of Things Firmware
The open source code for Thingsquare Mist enables connectivity of battery-powered wireless microcontrollers to the Internet. continued

ThingWorx Upgrades Platform
Version 4.0 simplifies building, deploying, and running machine-to-machine and Internet of Things applications. continued

LumaSense Unveils Industrial IR Pyrometers
The IS 6 Advanced and IGA 6 Advanced digital devices deliver rapid, precise temperature measurement of industrial materials and dynamic manufacturing processes and are particularly well suited for steel-making processes. continued

Lattice Unveils FPGA for Miniature Systems
The tiny iCE40 LP384 simplifies innovation in compact, portable solutions by delivering system functionality at hardware-accelerated speeds, with 25 µW power consumption. continued

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