Little Sensors Collect Big Data

Wearable devices are becoming more common each year. These devices come in many shapes, and carry out numerous functions. The website reported in 2014 that 1 in 5 Americans own a wearable device and 1 in 10 wear it on a daily basis. reported in January of 2016 that global wearable market is expected to exceed $19 billion dollars in 2018. At the heart of these wearable devices are tiny sensors and energy harvesters. This lesson focuses on the capabilities of, and applications for, these tiny sensors.

Thom Tomlinson

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