The 2021 Best of Sensors Award Winners Announced During Questex’s Sensors Converge

Honors the Best in Sensor Technologies and the Sensor Ecosystem, People and Companies

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This morning, Questex’s Sensors Converge and Fierce Electronics announced the winners of the Best of Sensors Awards 2021, which honor the best in sensor technologies and the sensor ecosystem, people and companies.

“After reviewing all of the Best of Sensors award submissions, it is clear that the sensors industry continues to thrive with new, innovative solutions,” said Charlene Soucy, Senior Director, Sensors Converge. “The goal of our program is to honor and promote wide recognition of the industry’s most transformative technologies and teams. Congratulations to this year’s award winners.”

The awards program was created to spotlight the year’s best innovations, technologies, teams and individuals in the sensors industry.

The 2021 Innovative Product of the Year Award winners 

  • AI & MACHINE LEARNING: Novelda AS - The NOVELDA Human Presence Sensor
  • CHEMICAL & GAS SENSORS: Sensirion AG - SEN5x Environmental Node
  • COVID-19: Powercast - Wirelessly-Powered RFID Temperature Scanning System
  • DATA ACQUISITION & ANALYTICS: Kaman Precision Products - AMS-3946 Non-Contact High Precision Proximity Measuring System
  • EMBEDDED TECHNOLOGY: Socionext America - SC123x Series All-in-One 24GHz Radio-Controlled FMCW Radar Sensors
  • INDUSTRIAL IOT: Rockwell Automation - FactoryTalk Edge Gateway
  • IOT & WIRELESS: InvenSense, a TDK Group Company - TDK SmartBug
  • MEDICAL: OmniVision Technologies - OH0TA OVMed® Medical Image Sensor
  • MEMS: Blickfeld GmbH - Blickfeld Cube 1
  • OPTICAL & CAMERAS: Jabil - Jabil Omnidirectional Sensor
  • WEARABLES: TracPatch Health - TracPatch Knee

Additional Best of Sensors Award winners

  • WOMAN OF THE YEAR: Dr. Milena Vujosevic, InvenSense, a TDK Company

Submissions were judged based on the value to the marketplace, the impact of the problems it solves or issues it addresses and the uniqueness of the design. The judges for the Best of Sensors awards were Jack Gold, J. Gold Associates, LLC; Roger Grace, Roger Grace Associates; Matt Hamblen, Fierce Electronics; Catherine Liao, Blumio; and Brian Zahnstecher, PowerRox.

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About Sensors Converge
For 36 years Sensors Expo & Conference has brought together the design engineering community to network, share ideas, and define the future roadmap for the sensors industry. In 2021, we’re excited to curate a live, in-person experience called Sensors Converge, where the industry can come together, safely, to collaborate and conduct business. Sensors Converge is part of the Fierce Technology Group, a division of Questex, which also produces the Best of Sensors Awards, Fierce Sensors, and daily content and newsletters on Fierce Electronics at

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