The 2011 "Best of Sensors Expo" Award Winners Announced
ROSEMONT, IL, Jun 07, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Sensors Magazine today announced the 12 companies that received the
magazine's 2011 "Best of Sensors Expo" Awards for outstanding
achievement, which were presented by Executive Editor Melanie
Martella at Sensors Expo and Conference, being held June 6-8 at the
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.
Twelve gold, silver, bronze and honorable mention awards were
presented in four categories: Sensors; Sensor Components;
Technologies; and Data Acquisition. In addition to Martella, this
year's judges included Ed Ramsden from Lattice Semiconductor.
Exhibitors submitted new product nominations, and entries were judged
on the basis of potential impact, application, distinctiveness,
timeliness and availability.
"The nominations demonstrated exceptional innovation, integration and
ease of use," said Martella. "We applaud them all."
Following is a list of award recipients.
-- Austriamicrosystems, in the Sensors category, for the AS5410 3D Hall
-- InfraTec Infrared LLC/Fraunhofer, in the Sensor Components category,
for the Model LFP-80105-337 tunable microspectrometer detector
-- Plessey Semiconductors Ltd., in the Sensor Components category, for
the EPIC electric potential IC
-- Synkera Technologies Inc., in the Sensors category, for the MikroKera
family of chemical sensors
-- Meggitt Sensing Systems, in the Sensors category, for the Endevco
Model 72 Series High-G shock accelerometers
-- MicroStrain Inc., in the Data Acquisition category, for its mXRS
extended-range wireless sensing system
-- MicroStrain Inc., also in the Data Acquisition category, for its
SensorCloud sensor data storage, visualization and remote management
-- DTS Inc., in the Data Acquisition category, for its SLICE MICRO IEPE
standalone data recorder
-- Libelium, in the Data Acquisition category, for its Radiation Sensor
-- GTI Spindle Technology, in the Technologies category, for its iPad
-- Hoffmann + Krippner Inc., in the Sensors category, for its Moog
QuieSense Model QU66601L noiseless thin-film position sensor
-- Nextreme Thermal Solutions, in the Sensors category, for its
Thermobility WPG-1 wireless power generator
Best of Sensors Expo award winners will be featured on the Sensors
website at sensorsexpo.com and sensorsmag.com.
Sensors is the authority for smart design, applications and networks.
It provides focused news in the markets where sensor and related
technologies are applied as part of a company or organization's
business and competitive strategy: Electronics & Computers; Machine
Manufacturing; Process Industries; Automotive;
Aerospace/Military/Homeland Security; Medical Devices;
Engineering/Architectural; R+D; Wireless Networking & M2M; and more.
For more information, visit www.sensorsmag.com.
Sensors Expo & Conference brings 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. This
year's event is co-located with the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC)
Chicago and features a MEMS Pavilion, Energy Harvesting Pavilion and
Technology Update Theater. Conference sessions focus on today's most
important sensing trends and technologies, including new tracks on
Mobile Sensing and Cutting-Edge Technologies, as well as MEMS, Energy
Harvesting, Wireless Sensor Networking and Novel Approaches to
Measurement & Detection. Pre-Conference Symposia featured MEMS
Commercialization, Power Management and Sensor Selection.
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,
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