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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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The growth of the market is fueled by increasing adoption of smart sensors in automobile sector.
Some of the digital features that have made smart sensors particularly useful include the integration of real-time clocks, threshold activated alarms, virtual sensor creation through multi-sensor data fusion and CPU-based intelligent signal interpretation.
The AES1660 TruePrint smart sensor offers expanded functionality, biometric performance, low-power consumption, multiple packaging and form factor options, as well as low bill of materials cost.
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Sport industries have also emerged as one of the emerging sectors for smart sensors market.
com/research/c4fd5a/advances_in_wsn_an) has announced the addition of the "Advances in WSN and Smart Sensors Developments: Technologies and Markets" report to their offering.
NEW YORK, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Smart Sensors Market is expected to reach at US$9.
com/research/lz2knk/japan_smart) has announced the addition of the "Japan Smart Sensors Market - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2014-2020)" report to their offering.
Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it is embarking on the development of new smart sensors and actuators using electroactive polymer technology.
com), the world's leading supplier of data loggers, today announced its new Wind Direction Smart Sensor, a research-grade plug-and-play sensor for measuring and logging wind direction data.
Giuseppe Noviello, Marketing Director High-End Sensors and Analog Division, STMicroelectronics, explained the objective of the project, Smart sensor technology will significantly change the world we live in, from Smart Homes, Smart Cars and Smart Cities to Healthcare, Wellness and Fitness.
The EyeCON-2 line laser incorporates Smart Sensor technology to internally process image data and output the measured 3D raw profile of the tire surface.