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Growth Opportunities In 3d Metrology Scanning, Inertial Sensors, Chemical Sensors, Robotic Sensors, Submersible Fluorescence Sensors, And Biosensors

Growth Opportunities In 3d Metrology Scanning Inertial Sensors Chemical Sensors Robotic Sensors Submersible Fluorescence Sensors And Biosensors

Published on : Nov-2022

3D scanner captures the shape of an object, environment, and people known as 3D scanning. Results can be saved in the form of a 3D file of the object which can be edited, saved and 3D printed. 3D metrology is a physical measurement that precisely measures an object’s geometrical data in 3 axes (x, y, z). 3D scans are compatible with 3D printing and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software after and can provide a lot of information about the design of an object, in a process called reverse engineering.

A sensor is a machine, device, subsystem, or a module that detects events or changes in its environment and transfers the information to other electronics usually a computer processor. A sensor is always used along with other electronics. With the advancements in easy-to-use microcontroller platforms and micromachinery, the uses of sensors have increased beyond the traditional fields of flow measurement temperature or pressure. Various types of sensors include inertial sensors, chemical sensors, submersible fluorescence sensors, robotics sensors, biosensors, etc.

Growth Opportunities for Biosensors

Biosensors are referred to as devices that consist of a physiochemical detector and biological element useful in detecting the concentration of a biological analyte such as biological structure or microorganism. Biosensors comprise three parts: a component used for recognizing analyte and producing signals, a reader device, and a signal transducer. These instruments are widely applicable in various fields such as General healthcare monitoring, Clinical analysis, and diagnosis of disease, Environmental pollution control, Screening for disease, Veterinary and agricultural applications, Food industry, etc.

Source: KNOEMA

With the rising prevalence of diabetes around the world with 6.45% in 2010 to 8.81% in 2019, the requirement for biosensors to detect the blood-glucose levels is anticipated to rise which provides a convenient alternative for the patients to check their sugar levels at home. Likewise, biosensors are also used to test microorganisms or content of various other bio elements present in the food which may also foster the demand for biosensors in the future.

Chemical Sensors: Budding opportunities

A chemical sensor is a device that detects and examines chemical properties in an analyte (any chemical substance) and converts the recognized chemical data into electronic data. These sensors are used in myriad applications, such as automotive, nanotechnology, medical, and home detection systems.

A chemical sensor is commonly used in the breathalyzer. A breathalyzer is a type of chemical sensor which is specially designed to measure blood alcohol content (BAC) in a person, as people exhale a proportional amount of alcohol molecules to the amount, they drink consume alcohol. It is used to test the driving capability of a person since greater risks are involved with drink and drive situations and are prone to accidents.

Driving under the influence of alcohol contributes to between 10% and 30% of fatal crashes in most countries.”

- The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Growth prospects of 3D Metrology Scanning and Sensors

Fatpos global predicts a boost in the demand for 3D Metrology scanners and sensors due to emerging requirements in pharmaceutical and healthcare, food and beverages, automotive verticals. Biosensors are anticipated to grow with the rise in the prevalence of diabetes, convenience to initiate checkup at home such as pregnancy tests etc., similarly, chemical sensors are expected to witness rise in demand due to several uses, most commonly used for testing blood alcohol content (BAC) in a person due to rising road casualties.

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