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This monthly e-newsletter, written by the editors of Sensors & Transducers Magazine and Journal (ISSN 1726-5479), delivers the product and research news, end-use application news, information on upcoming events for MEMS and sensors professionals, and updates you on happenings in the sensor science, industry and markets. The Newsletter reports the latest developments in sensor industry as it happens from leading research centers, universities and manufacturers. Who should read this Newsletter ? All who are interested in the newest information and trends in sensors, transducers, MEMS and sensor instrumentation, including DAQ.

 

IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), February 2017

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Bullet In this Issue:

 

1.   New Issue of Sensors & Transducers journal: Vol. 209, Issue 2, February 2017

2.   Call for Chapters in Open Access Books:

        - 'Advances in Automatic Control and Systems: Reviews', Vol. 1. Deadline: 30 September 2017

        - 'Advances in Microelectronics: Reviews', Vol. 1. Deadline: 30 June 2017

        - 'Advances in Intelligent Systems: Reviews', Vol. 1. Deadline: 30 June 2017

        - 'Advances in Communications: Reviews', Vol. 1. Deadline: 30 June 2017

3.   Excelera (IFSA Group's Company) Announces Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. as New Distributor Partner

4.   Sensors Web Portal's Up-Date

5.   Subscription

6.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions

 

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Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal: Contents and Downloads
    
Vol. 209, Issue 2, February 2017

 

 

Research Articles:

 

1) Water Quality Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Network and Smartphone-based Applications: A Review

    Herlina Abdul Rahim, Syahidah Nurani Zulkifli, Nurul Adilla Mohd Subha, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim and Hafilah Zainal Abidin, pp.1-11

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

2) Image Reconstruction of Metal Pipe in Electrical Resistance Tomography

    Suzanna Ridzuan Aw, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Yusri Mohd Yunus, Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Yasmin Wahab, Fazlul Rahman Mohd Yunus,
    Elmy Johana Mohamed, azian Abdul Aziz, Chiew Loon Goh, Jayasuman Pusppanathan, 7 R. G. Green and 8 Zhen Cong Tee, pp.12-19

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

3) Properties of Spray Pyrolysied Copper Oxide Thin Films

    S. S. Roy and A. H. Bhuiyan, pp.20-27

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

4) Study of GeSn Alloy for Low Cost Monolithic Mid Infrared Quantum Well Sensor

    Prakash Pareek and Mukul K. Das, pp.28-34

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

5) Performance and Analysis of an Asynchronous Motor Drive with a New Modified Type-2 Neuro Fuzzy Based MPPT Controller
    Under Variable Irradiance and Variable Temperature

    Pakkiraiah B. and Durga Sukumar G., pp.35-44

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

6) Harmonic Power Angle Monitoring for Unsymmetrical Fault Diagnosis in Distribution Network

    Debopoma Kar Ray, Surajit Chattopadhyay, Kaushik Das Sharma and Samarjit Sengupta, pp.45-49

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

7) Generator Rescheduling under Congested Power System with Wind Integrated Competitive Power Market

    Sadhan Gope, Arup Kumar Goswami and Prashant Kumar Tiwari, pp.50-55

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

8) Investigations on Evaluation of Some QoS Aspects of Service Oriented Computing System Based on Web Services

    Subhash Medhi, Abhijit Bora and Tulshi Bezboruah, pp.56-64

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

9) An Ideal Multi-Secret Sharing Scheme with Verification

    Arup Kumar Chattopadhyay, Amitava Nag and Koushik Majumder, pp.65-73

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

10) Convergence Property of Relaxation Rabling Under Two-Way Sinkhon Normalization

      Jong-Ha Lee, pp.74-81

      [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

11) Performance Evaluation of a System to Detect Awakening Behavior of Bedridden Patients with a Quilt Using a Depth Sensor

      Geer Cheng and Hideo Furuhashi, pp.82-89

      [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

12) Estimation of Human Heart Activity Using Ensemble Kalman Filter

      Pradhnya Arun Priyadarshi and Surender Kannaiyan, pp.90-96

      [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

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Bullet Call for Chapters in Open Access Books:

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1) Advances in Automatic and Control: Reviews, Book Series, Vol.1

 

Published by: International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

Formats: print (paper) and pdf (Acrobat)

Series Lead Editor: Prof. Sergey Y. Yurish

 

 

Topics of Interest Include (but not limited to):

  • Components and Technologies for Control

  • Process Control Systems

  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

  • Control Techniques and Algorithms

  • Control System Modeling and Simulation

  • Fuzzy-logic and Artificial Neural Networks in Control Systems

  • Industrial Automation

  • Automated Manufacturing Systems

  • Linear Control Systems

  • Non-linear Control Systems

  • Optimal Control

  • Robust Control

  • Distributed Parameter Systems

  • Telematics

  • CAD / CAM / CIM / SCADA

  • Network Control and Security

  • Web-enabled Manufacturing Control and Wireless Automation

  • Computers for Control

  • Computational Intelligence in Control

  • Information Control in Manufacturing

  • Intelligent Traffic Control

  • Chemical Process Control

  • Control in Agriculture; Biological and Medical Systems

  • Modeling and Control of Environmental Systems

  • Education and Training in Automatic Control and Systems

 

Authors are welcome to submit also state-of-the-art reviews on related topics.

 

The minimum page number per chapter is 11-12. The maximum number of pages is not limited.

 

 

Important Deadlines:

 
Chapter Submission: 30 September 2017
Publication fee:  7 October 2017
Preliminary publication date: November 2017

 

More details, requirements and book chapter template are available at  <here>

 

 


 

2) Advances in Microelectronics: Reviews, Book Series, Vol.1

 

Published by: International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

Formats: print (paper) and pdf (Acrobat)

Series Lead Editor: Prof. Sergey Y. Yurish

 

 

Topics of Interest Include (but not limited to):

  • Analog, digital, mixed, and RF circuits and related design methodologies

  • Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADC)

  • Frequency-to-Digital Converters (FDC)

  • Time-to-Digital Converters (TDC)

  • Logic, architectural, and system level synthesis

  • Testing, design for testability, built-in self-test

  • Area, power, and thermal analysis and design

  • Mixed-domain simulation and design

  • Embedded systems

  • VLSI systems

  • Non-von Neumann computing and related technologies and circuits

  • Design and test of high complexity systems integration

  • SoC, MPSoC, NoC, SIP, and NIP design and test

  • 3-D integration design and analysis

  • Emerging device technologies and circuits, such as FinFETs, SETs, spintronics, SFQ, MTJ, etc.

  • Microelectronics processing and materials

  • Nanoprocessing, nanotechnology and nanofabrication

  • MEMS and NEMS

  • CAD tools for microelectronics

  • Hardware/software co-design

  • Algorithms, methods and tools for modeling, simulation, synthesis and verification of ICs

  • Microelectronics reliability

  • Packaging

Authors are welcome to submit also state-of-the-art reviews on related topics.

 

The minimum page number per chapter is 11-12. The maximum number of pages is not limited.

 

Important Deadlines:

 
Chapter Submission: 30 June 2017
Publication fee:  15 July 2017
Preliminary publication date: October 2017

 

 

More details and book chapter template are available at <here>

 

 


 

3) Advances in Intelligent Systems: Reviews, Book Series, Vol.1

 

Published by: International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

Formats: print (paper) and pdf (Acrobat)

Series Lead Editor: Prof. Sergey Y. Yurish

 

 

Topics of Interest Include (but not limited to):

  • Adaptive and Self-adapting Systems and Networks

  • Intelligent Sensor and Measuring Systems

  • Intelligent Data-Acquisition Systems

  • Cyber-Physical Systems

  • Design and Implementation of Adaptive Components

  • Adaptive Hardware and Software

  • Adaptive Protocols and Algorithms

  • Intelligent Complex Adaptive Systems

  • Intelligent Distributed Systems

  • Artificial Intelligence Neural Networks

  • Fuzzy Logic Systems

  • Adaptability and Self-organization in Technical Systems

  • Embedded Systems and System-on-Chip

  • Ambient Intelligence

  • Intelligent Signal Processing

  • System Simulation, Testing and Validation

  • Smart Cities and Houses

  • Intelligent Information Processing and Data Analysis

Authors are welcome to submit also state-of-the-art reviews on related topics.

 

The minimum page number per chapter is 11-12. The maximum number of pages is not limited.

 

Important Deadlines:

 
Chapter Submission: 30 June 2017
Publication fee:  15 July 2017
Preliminary publication date: September 2017

 

More details and book chapter template are available at <here>

 


 

3) Advances in Communications: Reviews, Book Series, Vol.1

 

Published by: International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

Formats: print (paper) and pdf (Acrobat)

Series Lead Editor: Prof. Sergey Y. Yurish

 

 

Topics of Interest Include (but not limited to):

  • Communication Systems

  • Communication Theory, Protocols and Signal Processing

  • Telecommunications

  • Digital Telecommunications

  • Telecommunications in Smart Cities

  • Wireless and Mobile Communications

  • 3G And 4G Mobile Communications Services

  • Satellite and Space Communications

  • Sensor, Mesh, and Ad hoc Networks

  • Underwater Sensor Networks

  • Radio Communications Systems

  • Cognitive Radio

  • Cognitive Technologies

  • Radars and Lidars

  • Energy Harvesting and Power Management in Communication Systems

  • Converged Communication Networks

  • Web-based Communication Services and Applications

  • Future Networks: Protocol and Standards

  • Telemetry and Telecontrol

  • Coding and Modulation

  • Wireless Communications Antennas and Propagation

  • RF Subsystems

  • Optical Communications

  • Vehicular Communications

  • Smart Grid Communications

  • Green Communications and Networks

  • E-Learning and Telecommunications

Authors are welcome to submit also state-of-the-art reviews on related topics.

 

The minimum page number per chapter is 11-12. The maximum number of pages is not limited.

 

Important Deadlines:

 
Chapter Submission: 30 June 2017
Publication fee:  15 July 2017
Preliminary publication date: September 2017

 

More details and book chapter template are available at <here>

 

 

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Bullet Excelera (IFSA Group's Company) Announces Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. as New Distributor Partner

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Barcelona, Spain - 2 March 2017- Excelera (former Technology Assistance BCNA 2010, S. L.) is pleased to announce that it has recently appointed Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. as a distributor of the company's Universal Frequency-to-Digital Converters (UFDC) and Universal Sensors and Transducers Interface (USTI) Series of Integrated Circuits (ICs) in Asia. The territory covered by Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. includes China and Taiwan.

 

Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. was established in 1986 as a professional electronic components distributor. It has a strong technical team, which can provide integrated solutions. They represent many brands, have a broad scope of business and for more than 19 years have built up a solid technical team providing technical pre-sales and after-sales customer services in and around the Greater China region. Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. distributes semiconductor sensors, interfacing circuits, wireless and GPS modules, touch key ICs, etc.

 

“With Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. as our distributor, we increase our presence in one of the major semiconductor manufacturing areas of the world” said Sergey Yurish, Co-founder and CTO of Excelera. “Our goal is to continuously improve our customers’ experience in every aspect. Expanding our network of sales and support personnel and being in close proximity to where our customers are is a key initiative towards achieving that. Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd. strong sales team, extensive electronic experience and complementary product offerings are a perfect fit with our efforts in this region," commented Mr. Yurish, "This relationship is a key step in the global expansion of our business".

 

Excelera's technologies and components let to simplify the complexity of existing digital output sensors and smart sensor systems, reduce costs, power consumption and development time, improve accuracy and speed, and enable system miniaturization at the nanoelectronic scale below 100 nm and less.

 

 

About Excelera

 

Since its founding in 2010, Excelera, S.L. (former Technology Assistance BCNA 2010, S. L.) has continued to design and manufacture novel integrated circuits and sensor systems solutions based on precision measurements of frequency-time parameters of signals, and offering a new generation of smart technologies with best-in-classes features.

 

The company has been awarded by the Best Sensors Products Awards 2010-2012 from the Sensors & Transducers magazine for introduction on the European market the UFDC-1, UFDC-1M-16, USTI and USTI-EXT integrated circuits, and nominated for the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award in the sensors market for the strategic development of the Universal Sensors & Transducers Interface (USTI) IC in 2011.

 

One of Excelera's main objectives of is to promote a new generation of cost effective smart sensor integration technologies and to establish our digital measuring technology as an alternative to common analog and mixed solutions.

 

 

Contacts:

 

Excelera (IFSA Group's Company)

 

Parc UPC-PMT, Edifici RDIT-K2M

c/ Esteve Terradas, 1

08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain

Tel.: +34 696067716

E-mail: ifsa@sensorsportal.com

 

 

Shoky Electronics Co., Ltd.

 

Taiwan, 6G05, No.5, Xinyi Road, Xinyi District, Taipei
Tel.: 886-2-2720-8045
Fax: 886-2-2758-5431
E-mail: sales@shoky.com.tw



Shenzhen Office:
Shenzhen Longhua New District Baohua Road 173, tide back to the floor 308 room
Contact: Mr. Wu
Tel.: 0755-84715679 84715883
Fax: 0755-84715078
E-mail: sales@shoky.cn

 

 

 

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