Frost.com - Sensors and Instrumentation Research http://www.frost.com/c/10463/home.do - Sensors and Instrumentation Research Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:17:55 Advancements in Ultrasonic Sensors, LiDAR, Optical Chemical Sensors, and Nano Gas Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-5C-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles key innovations in ultrasonic sensors, LiDAR sensors, sensing to defend against laser strikes, optical chemical sensors, and gas sensors for breath analysis that use semiconducting nanoparticles. 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. Keywords: Gas sensors, chemical sensors, fiber optic sensors, ultrasonic sensors, LiDAR, CCD cameras, laser strikes, semiconducting nanoparticles, breath gas analysis, acetone Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Industry 4.0: How Will this Affect the Semiconductor and Sensors Market? http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297933433 Industry 4.0 is a combination of physical form, product and intelligence in data, which brings together the digital, physical, and biological solutions. In this fourth revolution, machines and products communicate with each other with an objective of highly flexible, individualised and resource friendly mass production using sensing Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Thermal Imaging Cameras, Ultra-sensitive Palladium Sensors, Biodegradable Microsensors, Air Pollution Sensors, and Sensors for Construction http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-5B-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE depicts key developments in thermal imaging cameras for autonomous vehicles, biocompatible microsensors for food quality, hydrogen sensors based on palladium nanowires, and air quality monitors. It also profiles sensors for monitoring temperature, humidity, and light at construction sites. 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. Keywords: Thermal imaging cameras, autonomous vehicles, hydrogen sensors, palladium nanowires, air quality monitoring, Bluetooth, humidity sensors, temperature sensors, light sensors Fri, 6 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Electronics Manufacturing Industry in India http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297929620 Consistent local demand for electronic products, along with increasing manufacturing investment, is anticipated to catapult the industry into a high growth phase. Overall industry growth is also a reflection of the ecosystem development. Fri, 6 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Connected Living Redefining Sensor Applications Across Industries http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297917840 As perceived by many, the world is increasingly becoming a dangerous place to live. This perception is due to the potential hazards such as terrorism, organized crime, and theft. As a result, physical security has grown to become the most significant issue in recent years. Tue, 3 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Metabolic Breath Analyzers, MEMS Piezoelectric Microphones, Optical Encoders, Laser Displacement Sensors, MEMS Inclinometers http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-5A-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE highlights advancements in metabolic breath analysis, MEMS piezoelectric microphones with superior signal quality, blue LED-based optical encoders with enhanced efficiency, laser displacement sensors for improved measurement of micro components, and MEMS inclinometers for mobile hydraulic equipment. 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. Keywords: Microphones, MEMS, piezoelectric, acoustic sensors, LEDs, inclinometers, optical encoders, position sensors, laser displacement sensors Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 IIoT Driving Manufacturing Innovations http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7D4-01-00-00-00 With cyber physical system advancements transforming the manufacturing sector, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is set to create a high impact in the near future. Internet of Things (IoT) has garnered increased interest from various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, aerospace, utilities, oil and gas, metals and mining, retail, transportation, and agriculture for improving production efficiency and enabling transparency in the supply chain. The whole concept is advancing in terms of functionalities and user-friendly software solutions, enabling multiple applications to serve the rapidly changing demands of end users in multiple industries. The technology and innovation report captures noteworthy technologies that are transforming factories to a smarter environment through the whole platform of connectivity. Examples of such technologies include: smart sensors, wireless sensor network, cognitive computing, Big Data, artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, inspection drones, and cybersecurity. The ability of IIoT to provide real-time data, as well as perform monitoring and tracking functionalities will lead to smart factories of the future that are fully connected, eco-friendly, and drives on improved productivity and efficiency. IIoT establishes a strong connectivity between the operational and digital platforms. Key questions covered in the report. What is the significance of IIoT? What are trending technologies related to IoT in a manufacturing set-up? What are the funding trends and key focus areas? What are emerging technological innovations and who are the key innovators? What are the factors driving adoption? What are the growth opportunities beyond 2020 for IIoT in the manufacturing industry? Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Glucose Sensors, Multi-gas Sensors, Torque Sensing, Magnetic Position Sensors, and Self-activating Infrared Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-59-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles key innovations in sweat-based glucose sensing, mult-gas sensor chips. optical nano torque sensing, magnetic angular position sensors, and infrared sensors that remain dormant until activated by the presence of specific IR wavelengths from a target. 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. Keywords: Glucose sensors, sensor patches, sweat sensors, multi-gas sensing, nanosensors, torque sensors, optical sensors, magnetic sensors, angular position sensors, infrared sensors Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Introduction of Industry 4.0 in the Semiconductor and Sensors Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297862696 Industry 4.0 came into being first in Germany where the government wanted to promote high tech manufacturing. The concept has been compared to the fourth industrial revolution with pioneering entrepreneurs such as Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk etc., all having joined the fray in some way or the other. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Biosensors, Tomographic Sensors, LiDAR Sensors, Fiber optic Oxygen Sensors, and CMOS Image Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-58-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE identifies key innovations and advancements in sweat biosensors for applications such as diabetes management, tomographic sensors for industrial process monitoring and control, LiDAR sensors with improved sensing of the surroundings, breath monitoring sensors, and CMOS sensors for automotive security. 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. Keywords: Sweat biosensors, diabetes, tomographic sensors, LiDAR sensors, breath monitoring sensors, CMOS sensors Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Global Sensors Market in Security & Surveillance, Forecast to 2023 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K0CC-01-00-00-00 This research analyzes the global trends in the sensors market used in security and surveillance applications across industries such as industrial, commercial, institutional, building automation, infrastructure and security & defense. Growing significance of Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is paving the way for increasing emphasis on security and surveillance. The study includes sensors such as image; LiDAR; RFID; motion; gesture; biometric; sound; flame detection; smoke detector; biosensor; gas; and explosion detection. The study provides the overall market size of sensors in security & surveillance applications that include perimeter security, intrusion detection, and access control among others. The study also provides revenue breakdown by geography, by sensors, and by vertical markets. The study focuses on the various market dynamics, challenges, Mega Trends, and other factors that are likely to drive market growth by 2023. The base year of the study is 2016, with forecasts up to 2023. The study provides a thorough analysis of the competitive landscape with market shares (only at the global level) and SWOT analysis of top companies. The study, however, does not provide information on unit shipments and revenue breakdown by applications. This deliverable will provide key market participants with the necessary business intelligence to help them understand the future of the RFID market in healthcare. Key Questions this Study will Answer: What are the different types of sensors used in security & surveillance? Which sensors are expected to experience growth in the coming years in this vertical? What are the key application areas for sensors in security & surveillance? How does the competitive landscape look for sensors in security & surveillance? What are the opportunity areas for existing participants and scope for new entrants? What are the key market, technology, and economic trends that will have an impact on sensors in security & surveillance? Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Plant Monitoring, Electronic Noses, LiDAR Sensors, Distributed Acoustic Sensing, and Equipment Monitoring http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-57-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles advancements in leaf monitoring sensors, monitoring of critical equipment, fiber optic distributed acoustic sensors, LiDAR systems for wind speed measurement, and electronic nose sensors that use metal oxide semiconductor nanowires. 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. Keywords: Leaf sensors, plant management, crop management, thickness sensors, electrical capacitance, equipment monitoring, fiber optic sensors, distributed acoustic sensors, electronic nose, LiDAR sensors, odor sensors, metal oxide semiconductor sensors, nanowires, wind speed, oil pipelines, food quality, environmental monitoring, security Fri, 8 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Body Worn Sensors, Water Quality Sensors, Nanosensors, Soil Condition Sensors, and Airflow Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-56-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles developments in body worn sensors made of silk material, water quality sensors, graphene nanosensors for insulin monitoring, sensors for soil monitoring, and airflow sensors for indoor air quality monitoring. 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. Keywords: Body worn sensors, silk-based sensors, water quality sensors, 3D printing, nanosensors, graphene, insulin monitoring, semiconductor sensors, soil sensors, airflow sensors, ultrasonic sensors, indoor air quality, demand-controlled ventilation Fri, 1 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 City Surveillance Market Outlook and Projects in India http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297872224 This document gives a brief outlook on the global surveillance outlook, emerging technology trends and information on city surveillance projects across India Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Infrared Temperature Sensors, Millimeter Wave Sensors, Lead Concentration Sensors, Parking Sensors, and Motion Capture Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-55-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE identifies advancements in ear-worn infrared thermopile-based core body temperature sensors, millimeter wave radar sensors for industrial applications, sensors to determine lead concentration in water, sensors for parking space optimization, and ultra-accurate motion capture sensors. 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. Keywords: Infrared thermopiles, millimeter wave sensors, radar sensors, metal concentration sensors, lead concentration sensors, parking sensors, motion capture sensors, smart cities Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100