Awards Program

Congratulations to the 2020 Winners!

Scroll down to view the winner from each category. All winners are also included in the Awards Press Release here

AI/MACHINE LEARNING

  • Maxim Integrated - MAX78000 Neural Network Accelerator Chip

AUTOMOTIVE/AUTONOMOUS

  • Wells Vehicle Electronics - Rotary Position Sensor

COVID-19

  • TDK InvenSense - Ultrasonic Social Distancing Reference Design Dev Kit

DATA ACQUISITION & ANALYTICS

  • IFOS Inc. - I*Sense distributed fiber-optic sensing interrogators

IIOT

  • Applied Physics Systems - ACCEL Model 40 Nanoacc

INDUSTRIAL

  • Texas Instruments - TMCS1100 and TMCS1101 zero-drift Hall-effect current sensors

IOT

  • TDK InvenSense - TDK ICS‐40800

MEDICAL

  • Fujitsu Components America - 24GHz Doppler Radar Sensor Module

MEMS

  • Menlo Micro - The Ideal Switch

MOBILE DEVICES

  • SWIR Vision Systems Inc. - Acuros CQD SWIR Sensor

WEARABLES

  • Shimmer Research Ltd - Verisense

STARTUP OF THE YEAR

  • Perceive Corporation

WOMAN OF THE YEAR

  • Jennifer Zhao, ams AG

About the Program

For over 20 years, Sensors Expo and Fierce Sensors have been working to uncover and spotlight the year’s best innovations, technologies, teams, and individuals in the sensors industry. The Best of Sensors Awards will identify and showcase outstanding innovation that is driving improvements and transforming the industry into the future. This year's updated program includes categories for Innovative Product, Startup of the Year, and Woman of the Year, as well as new product categories including one addressing COVID-19 innovations.

Award Categories

Important Information

Innovative Product Categories

  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Automotive/Autonomous
  • COVID-19
  • Data Acquisition & Analytics
  • IIoT
  • Industrial
  • IoT
  • MEMS
  • Medical
  • Mobile Devices
  • Wearables

Pricing: $199

  • Innovative Product of the Year
  • Startup of the Year
  • Woman of the Year

Key Dates

  • Open for entries: August 17, 2020
  • Entry Deadline: October 16, 2020
  • Finalists Announced: November 2, 2020
  • Winners Announced: November 16, 2020 during Sensors Innovation Week Fall

Where and How to Submit? Submission forms are below:

Judging Process

The online nomination forms will provide qualifying information on each prospective nominee. The Judges will then review all nominations with the Judging Panel, and will contact nominees to secure more in-depth details as necessary.

What Do Winners Receive?

When you or your product/company is selected for a Best of Sensors Award, you will receive:

  • A distinguished 2020 Award
  • Exclusive use of the Award Winner logo for one year
  • Inclusion in a press release announcing the year's Award winners and accomplishments
  • Press release template for your distribution

JUDGES

Karen Field

Karen Field
Fierce Electronics

Matt Hamblen

Matt Hamblen
Fierce Electronics

Randy Frank

Randy Frank
Randy Frank Associates

Roger Grace, Roger Grace Associates

Roger Grace
Roger Grace Associates