Sensors Online Names 2017 “Best of Sensors Expo” Award Winners

32nd annual Sensors Expo & Conference showcases industry-leading innovations and innovators

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NEWTON, Mass., June 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensors Expo & Conference (#Sensors17), the nation's leading event focusing exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems, in conjunction with Sensors Online, revealed the winners of the 2017 Best of Sensors Expo Awards.  Designed to spotlight the advances in both innovations and real-world applications of sensors, the prestigious awards were presented on Wednesday, June 28th at the 2017 event by Executive Editor of Sensors Online, Mat Dirjish.

2017 Innovation Award Winners include:

  • Gold Level: ams AG - Smart Accessory Communications Interface (ACI)
  • Silver Level: Analog Devices, Inc. - ADXL1002 MEMS Accelerometer
  • Bronze Level: LeddarTech - LeddarVu - Vu8 Solid-State LiDAR Sensor
  • Honorable Mention: Vesper - VM1010 Piezoelectric MEMS Microphone

2017 Application Award Winners include:

  • Gold Level: Libelium - MySignals
  • Silver Level: ISORG and FlexEnable - 500 DPI Large Area Fingerprint Sensor on Plastic for Biometric Applications
  • Bronze Level: ROHM Co., Ltd. - Machine Health Sensor Collection Environment
  • Honorable Mention:  Health for America - KnightCap

In addition, awards were given for Engineering Excellence. Dr. Michael Cullinan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, was named the 2017 Rising Star and the team at Vesper was awarded Engineering Team of the Year.

“We congratulate all the winners of the Best of Sensors Expo awards and applaud their innovative application of sensing technology to solve real world challenges,” said Mat Dirjish. “It is an exciting time for this market and we are grateful to showcase the incredible talents of today’s engineers catapulting the sensors market to the next level.”

“We are honored to be recognized by Sensors Expo for both product innovation and the strength of our engineering team,” said Matt Crowley, CEO, Vesper. “Sensors Expo is the de facto event for the sensing industry, and it is validating to be included among the best of the best. We will continue to invest in our product, our team, and our vision for the future of this industry, and we look forward to sharing our advancements with the Sensors Expo & Conference community for years to come.”

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About Sensors Expo & Conference
Sensors Expo & Conference will take place June 27-29 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.  Sensors Expo is supported by the event's official publication, Sensors Magazine, the industry's leading resource and authority on sensing, communication, and control. Sensors Expo is produced by Questex LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA.

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