Sensors Announces Winners of Best of Sensors Expo Awards

ROSEMONT, IL /Marketwire/ -- Questex Media Group LLC. announced the recipients of the Sensors 2008 Best of Sensors Expo Awards, honoring the most exciting new products on display at Sensors Expo & Conference, taking place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Melanie Martella, Executive Editor of Sensors, presented gold, silver, bronze, and honorable mention awards to 14 exhibitors in eight categories: sensors, sensor components, peripherals and interfaces, special materials, data acquisition products, communications and networking products, control products, and technologies. Exhibitors submitted new product nominations, and entries were judged on the basis of potential impact, application, distinctiveness, timeliness, and availability.

In addition to Martella, this year's panel of judges included Deborah Lickness, John Deere, and Ed Ramsden, editorial advisory board member and sensor industry expert.

"The awards program recognizes cutting-edge solutions in the sensors marketplace," said Martella. "All of the nominations demonstrated exceptional innovation, integration, and ease of use. We believe this year's winners will be leaders in the sensors marketplace and offer our congratulations to the companies recognized."

The following is a list of award recipients and their winning products:

Gold Awards

  • Category: Sensors
      Analog Devices' ADIS16209 digital inclinometer


  • Category: Sensor Components
      Cymbet's EnerChip CBC050


  • Category: Data Acquisition Products
      Diversified Technical Systems Inc.'s Slice and Slice Nano DA systems


  • Category: Sensors
      MicroStrain Inc.'s Shear-Link

Silver Awards

  • Category: Communications & Networking
      Arch Rock Corp.'s PhyNet v3.0


  • Category: Sensor Components
      KCF Technologies Inc.'s Model WSK100


  • Category: Sensors
      Omron Electronic Components LLC's Model D6F-P


  • Category: Sensors
      Solidica Inc.'s Solo Volt Model MSPN-SVBHM0801

Bronze Awards

  • Category: Communications & Networking
      Millennial Net Inc.'s MeshScape 5, Model 5524


  • Category: Sensors
      SignalQuest Inc.'s SQ-MIN Model 830P


  • Category: Sensors
      Sporian Microsystems Inc.'s AssetOverseer Model SS-200

Honorable Mention

  • Category: Sensor Components
      Endevco Corp.'s Model 67


  • Category: Communications & Networking
      MeshNetics's ZigBit AMP Model ZDM-A1281-PN


  • Category: Sensors
      Millennial Net Inc.'s MeshScape 6242 Wi-Stat II Model

Best of Sensors Expo award winners will be featured on the Sensors Web site.

About Sensors
Sensors is the premier publication dedicated to sensors, supporting technologies, and their applications. Serving an audience of 195,000, spanning online and e-mail newsletters, Sensors' integrated media offer greater access to targeted news, analysis, and technical information surrounding sensors and related technologies. Reaching high-tech professionals in the sensing community, including product and system design engineers, production engineers, and managers, Sensors delivers focused news, trends, and product reviews in the areas of process industries; automotive; electronics and computers; machine manufacturing; aerospace, military, and homeland security; specialty markets; and wireless and M2M.

About Sensors Expo & Conference
Sensors Expo & Conference is the leading sensor event in North America, exclusively focusing on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. The conference program is dedicated to exploring the most up-to-date innovations in sensor technology, including physical sensors, sensor networks, biosensors, MEMS/nanotechnology, instrumentation and controls, intelligent systems, machine-to-machine communication, wireless sensing, and IT technology. Sensors Expo & Conference identifies cutting-edge trends, explores them in an information-packed conference program, and reflects those trends throughout the exhibit floor, with new product announcements, technology-focused tours, and a showcase of hundreds of products and services.

About Questex
Questex Media Group LLC. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries, including technology, beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and service industries through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media, research, information, and integrated marketing services. The company's media properties include over 100 print and digital media publications, 45 conferences, tradeshows and events, as well as a range of research, data, and information products. The company's businesses are managed through operating companies, including Questex Media Group; InfoTrends Inc., Imaging Networks, and McLean Events International Ltd, a world-leading producer of appointment-based events. The company's combined operations include more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia, and Europe.

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