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sen·sor

(sen'sŏr),
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and to transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control. See: sense.

sensor

(sĕn′sər, -sôr′)
n.
1. A device, such as a photoelectric cell, that receives and responds to a signal or stimulus.

sensor

[sen′sər]
an apparatus designed to react to physical stimuli, such as temperature, light, or movement.

SENSOR

(sen'sŏr)
Acronym for Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks.

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control.
See also: sense

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
In digital radiography, detector placed intraorally to capture an image.
See: sense

sensor

a device, usually electronic, which detects a variable quantity and measures and converts the measurement into a signal to be recorded elsewhere.
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Passenger Car Sensors Market - Trends & Forecast to 2019
A logical step is that many of the car sensors will be wirelessly interconnected via ZigBee especially those that are not critical and will report to the driver's dashboard as well as to the car's central control and data storage.
The system relies on car sensors like GPS and lane-keeping cameras to map the road ahead and work out where the vehicle is.
As the trip continues, "augmented reality" advertising screens appear on the windshield, triggered by various landmarks that the car sensors see.
This included energy efficiency solutions (with 73 percent expressing interest), smart home appliances such as washing machines and TVs (66 percent), and car sensors to optimize car insurance premiums (63 percent).