Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Sensors Expo & Conference Is the Only Industry Event Focused Exclusively on Sensors and Sensor Integrated Systems: First Day Keynote to Be Presented by SENSEable City Laboratory Associate Director Assaf Biderman

Abstract:
The 2012 Sensors Expo & Conference will bring together over 4,000 engineers, scientists and industry professionals from around the world to see the latest innovations in sensor technology, learn about the most important sensing trends, and network with industry leaders. The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center will be hosting the conference again this year in Rosemont, IL June 6-7, 2012. Highlights of the event include a MEMS Pavilion featuring a MEMS Innovation Area, Energy Harvesting Pavilion, Wireless Pavilion, Big Data & Cloud Pavilion, a Technology Update Theater, the Best of Sensors Expo Awards presented by Sensors Magazine and much more.

Sensors Expo & Conference Is the Only Industry Event Focused Exclusively on Sensors and Sensor Integrated Systems: First Day Keynote to Be Presented by SENSEable City Laboratory Associate Director Assaf Biderman

Newton, MA | Posted on March 6th, 2012

"As the leading sensors event in North America, with a 25 year history, we have kept our finger on the pulse of the most pressing issues and have added several new conference tracks focused on Applied Sensors, Big Data & Analytics, RFID/M2M and Sensor & System Design," said Wendy Loew, Group Show Director for Questex Media Group, LLC, producers of Sensors Expo. "We have worked closely with leaders in the industry to create a comprehensive education program, which will feature futurist, Assaf Biderman, an MIT Professor and Associate Director at SENSEable City Laboratory."

The Pre-Conference Symposia will be held Tuesday, June 5 from 9 am - 5 pm. Topics will include:

MEMS in the Mainstream: Commercialization and Product Realization - Leveraging the MEMS Infrastructure led by Session Chairman and Organizer: Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group. Organized and hosted by MEMS Industry Group (MIG), the leading trade association advancing MEMS across global markets, this pre-conference symposium will explore the many models of achieving MEMS commercialization and product realization. System-level customers attending this pre-conference will learn how to leverage a mature MEMS infrastructure capable of delivering system-level components without the cost, development time or performance risks of years past. Speakers will discuss how MEMS fabrication has evolved, creating a new era of in-house fabrication as well as fabless and fab-lite manufacturing. Presentations will include different perspectives on how companies have incorporated MEMS solutions into their current product line -- while using their existing infrastructure. They will also address the product development challenges and the market-pull vs. technology-push issues that are unique to MEMS. In other words, MEMS is in the mainstream.

Energy Harvesting for Powering Sensors Tutorials led by Session Organizer: Randy Frank, President, Randy Frank & Associates, Ltd. Presenters in this symposium will provide an in-depth analysis of the challenges and solutions of using energy harvesting techniques of varying types for powering sensors. In addition to exploring the energy harvesting technologies, other system aspects will be addressed including high efficiency, low-power microcontrollers, wireless connectivity, and power management. By explaining the design-in requirements for existing energy harvesting products in real-world applications, attendees will have new tools to consider in the design of next-generation sensor systems.

Over fifty sessions will be offered during the two day conference broken down into nine tracks on the following topics: MEMS, Energy Harvesting, Wireless Sensing Solutions, Sensor and System Design, Novel Approaches to Measurement & Detection, Big Data & Analytics, Mobile Sensing, Applied Sensors, and RFID/M2M. For specific conference sessions and speaker information visit the Conference Tracks section of www.sensorsexpo.com.

Engineers and executives planning to attend the Sensors Expo & Conference will have the opportunity to hear from Assaf Biderman who is currently teaching at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is the Associate Director of SENSEable City Laboratory -- a research group that explores the "real-time city" by studying the increasing deployment of sensors and networked hand-held electronics, as well as their relationship to the built environment. Biderman will deliver the keynote presentation "A Human-Computer-City Interface" on Wednesday, June 6 at 9 am.

In this keynote, Assaf Biderman will present a view of the role sensors and other data capturing methods can play in making new connections between people and the built environment as a way to address some of today's more pressing urban challenges. The presentation will focus on how cities are facing unparalleled opportunities now that distributed digital technologies like sensing, microprocessors, and network connectivity are becoming an integral part of the built environment. This new condition allows individuals to monitor the city and make smarter decisions as they move around, consume, and interact with the urban environment. We can view this as a new type of human-computer-city interface, through which individuals and organizations can create and connect with new urban services, and which opens multiple avenues for innovation to make its way into our cities. With the global move toward urbanization, and given the challenges that cities face -- environmental impact, energy consumption, transportation -- such opportunities have become particularly relevant.

The Expo Hall, featuring leading hundreds of vendors showcasing the latest sensing technologies and systems, will be open on Wednesday, June 6 from 10 am - 5 pm and on Thursday, June 7 from 10 am - 3 pm. Conference sessions will run from 10 am - 4 pm both days with keynote presentations starting at 9:00 am. The event will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL. Silver Sponsors of the event include EPSON and ROHM Semiconductor. Registration is open at www.sensorsexpo.com and packages are available at low early bird rates for a limited time.

####

About Sensors Expo & Conference
Sensors Expo & Conference is the leading sensor event in North America exclusively focusing on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. The conference program is dedicated to exploring the most up-to-date innovations in sensor technology including physical sensors, sensor networks, biosensors, MEMS/nanotechnology, instrumentation & controls, intelligent systems, machine-to-machine communication, wireless sensing and IT technology. For more information, visit www.sensorsexpo.com.

The Sensors Expo & Conference is produced and managed by Questex Media Group LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. For more information, visit www.questex.com.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Amy Riemer
Media Relations
978-475-4441 (office)
978-502-4895 (cell)

Copyright © Marketwire

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Cryo-electron microscopy achieves unprecedented resolution using new computational methods March 25th, 2017

Argon is not the 'dope' for metallic hydrogen March 24th, 2017

Promising results obtained with a new electrocatalyst that reduces the need for platinum: Researchers from Aalto University have succeeded in manufacturing electrocatalysts used for storing electric energy with one-hundredth of the amount of platinum that is usually needed March 24th, 2017

Artificial photosynthesis steps into the light: Rice University lab turns transition metals into practical catalyst for solar, other applications March 23rd, 2017

MEMS

Smart multi-layered magnetic material acts as an electric switch: New study reveals characteristic of islands of magnetic metals between vacuum gaps, displaying tunnelling electric current March 1st, 2017

Engineers shrink microscope to dime-sized device February 17th, 2017

Leti Coordinating Project to Adapt Obstacle-Detection Technology Used in Autonomous Cars for Portable and Wearable Systems: INSPEX to Combine Knowhow of Nine European Organizations to Create Portable and Wearable Spatial-Exploration Systems February 2nd, 2017

Manufacturing platform makes intricate biocompatible micromachines January 7th, 2017

Sensors

UC researchers use gold coating to control luminescence of nanowires: University of Cincinnati physicists manipulate nanowire semiconductors in pursuit of making electronics smaller, faster and cheaper March 17th, 2017

Optical fingerprint can reveal pollutants in the air: Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have proposed a new, sophisticated method of detecting molecules with sensors based on ultra-thin nanomaterials March 15th, 2017

New optical nanosensor improves brain mapping accuracy, opens way for more applications: Potassium-sensitive fluorescence-imaging method shines light on chemical activity within the brain March 3rd, 2017

Smart multi-layered magnetic material acts as an electric switch: New study reveals characteristic of islands of magnetic metals between vacuum gaps, displaying tunnelling electric current March 1st, 2017

Announcements

Cryo-electron microscopy achieves unprecedented resolution using new computational methods March 25th, 2017

Argon is not the 'dope' for metallic hydrogen March 24th, 2017

Promising results obtained with a new electrocatalyst that reduces the need for platinum: Researchers from Aalto University have succeeded in manufacturing electrocatalysts used for storing electric energy with one-hundredth of the amount of platinum that is usually needed March 24th, 2017

Artificial photosynthesis steps into the light: Rice University lab turns transition metals into practical catalyst for solar, other applications March 23rd, 2017

Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage

Argon is not the 'dope' for metallic hydrogen March 24th, 2017

New nanofiber marks important step in next generation battery development March 14th, 2017

Imaging the inner workings of a sodium-metal sulfide battery for first time: Understanding how the structural and chemical makeup of the material changes during the charge/discharge process could help scientists advance battery design for future energy storage needs March 9th, 2017

Tweaking electrolyte makes better lithium-metal batteries: A pinch of electrolyte additive gives rechargeable battery stability, longer life March 2nd, 2017

Events/Classes

Leti Presents Advances in Propagation Modeling and Antenna Design for mmWave Spectrum: Paper Is One of 15 that Leti Presented at European Conference on Antennas and Propagation March 19-24 March 23rd, 2017

Next-gen steel under the microscope March 18th, 2017

UC researchers use gold coating to control luminescence of nanowires: University of Cincinnati physicists manipulate nanowire semiconductors in pursuit of making electronics smaller, faster and cheaper March 17th, 2017

Harris & Harris Group Issues Its Financial Statements as of December 31, 2016, Posts Its Annual Shareholder Letter, And Will Host a Conference Call for Shareholders on Friday, March 17, 2017 March 15th, 2017

RFID

Nanowire 'inks' enable paper-based printable electronics: Highly conductive films make functional circuits without adding high heat January 4th, 2017

Conformal transfer of graphene for reproducible device fabrication August 11th, 2015

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Launches Industry’s First 22nm FD-SOI Technology Platform: 22FDX offers the best combination of performance, power consumption and cost for IoT, mainstream mobile, RF connectivity, and networking July 13th, 2015

New micro-supercapacitor structure inspired by the intricate design of leaves: A team of scientists in Korea has devised a new method for making a graphene film for supercapacitors July 2nd, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project