More than 7,000 Engineers & Technologists Worldwide Experienced Annual Sensors Expo & Conference


With hundreds of technologies on display, annual event continues tradition as the number one venue for burgeoning sensors industry  

Newton, MA – July 31, 2018Sensors Expo & Conference (#Sensors18), the industry’s largest event dedicated to sensors, connectivity, and systems, wrapped up its annual event in San Jose, California late last month. More than 7,000 attendees, representing 56 countries, came together to learn about the latest advancements in sensor technologies, hear from over 100 thought provoking industry speakers, and witness innovation in action as more than 300 featured exhibitors were on hand to showcase cutting-edge applications. New this year, Sensors featured two co-located events, Autonomous Vehicle Sensors Conference and Medical Sensors Design Conference, expanding the conference agenda and highlighting the critical role sensors play across industries. From Wearable tech to MEMS to Industrial IoT, the Sensors Expo & Conference assembled the industry’s most notable brands and hottest startups to demonstrate the unlimited potential of sensor technologies and sensor-related applications.

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During the event, more than 100 speakers across 65 sessions discussed the latest trends in sensor technologies. Keynote speakers included Mark Pollefeys, Director of Science, Microsoft; Jason Shepherd, IoT CTO, Dell Technologies; and Dr. Carol Stoker, Astrobiologist, NASA Ames Research Center.  New this year, industry heavyweights including Cisco, Dell, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft among others, were featured at Sensors. In addition, the highly anticipated Pre-Conference Program kicked off the event with four Symposia covering topics such as MEMS, IoT, Energy Harvesting, Embedded Technology, and Wearables and Embedded Hands-On Workshops.


Year after year attendees from around the globe continue to find value in the event. Angelique Gilbert, Electrical Engineer, Honeywell FM&T noted, “This year’s Sensor Expo & Conference was great. There were many vendors and wide range of products which made it easy to network and find new products. I really enjoyed my time and would recommend this conference to anyone interested in technology.” 


Francis Forest, Ph.D. Sr. Member of Technical Staff, Gogo LLC commented, “Sensors Expo & Conference is an event well worth attending. I love to attend each year to witness and feel first-hand the immense passion each of the speakers, exhibitors, and attendees have for the sensors industry.”


More than 300 exhibitors were on site showcasing their innovations including real-world applications from the 2018 Best of Sensors Expo Award winners including Advanced TeleSensors Inc., ams, Axzon, Kinetic Reality, Inc., Maxim Integrated, ROHM, STMicroelectronics, and Velodyne LiDAR.


The two new co-located events, brought together even more content, industry experts, and cutting-edge solutions across industries. The Autonomous Vehicle Sensors Conference, spearheaded by Will Tu, Senior Director, Automotive Business Unit, Xilinx, provided the only forum for design engineers and OEMs to learn about the sensor technologies driving the automotive industry forward. Similarly, the Medical Sensors Design Conference, spearheaded by Bunny Ellerin, Director, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program, Columbia Business School, provided unique educational and networking opportunities to help drive sensor development and foster innovation in medical and healthcare applications.


“Sensors Expo & Conference gave me the opportunity to understand the direction of the industry and know what innovation can be applied in my industry to keep us on the cutting edge,” said Steven Perry, Hardware Engineer, Vivint Smart Home.

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About Sensors Expo & Conference

Sensors Expo & Conference is widely known as one of the world's largest and most important gatherings of engineers and scientists involved in the development and deployment of sensor systems. For more information, visit Sensors Expo is supported by the event's official publication, Sensors Online, the industry's leading resource and authority on sensing, communication, and control. For more information, visit Sensors Expo & Conference is produced and managed by Questex LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA.  For more information, visit

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