We have entered the age of “smart” technology. The application of new technologies is enhancing people’s lives in almost every field. Sensors and sensor engineering are fundamental to these smart developments.
Sensor engineering is the science of putting together an ensemble to mitigate situations, draw a response, and act. In general, it has a wide range of applications in safety, security, surveillance, monitoring, and general awareness. It is the telecom industry’s innovation boom that can be held accountable for giving other sectors and industries the push to innovate smartly. It has come a long way from mobile phones and tablets to industrial equipment, toys, medical electronics, wearables, and even safety in vehicles.
An in-depth look at sensor technology: What you need to know
Sensors are critical for gathering basic diagnostic information from industrial machinery and equipment. Smart sensors provide enhanced functionalities that make machinery and equipment setup, maintenance, and troubleshooting considerably more efficient. The success of sensor engineering in delivering solutions and systems that are relevant and customizable to specific industrial concerns will determine the future of sensor engineering.