Intelligent Sensing: The Impact of AI on Sensor Capabilities

November 14, 2018 | Research Report

Advances in AI provide powerful methods to analyze and derive insights from sensor data, unlocking new sensor capabilities and applications. While this trend is already readily apparent in a domain like computer vision for analyzing image sensor data, other sensor types such as mechanical, acoustic, and thermal sensors will also be impacted by AI. Using patent analysis and the Lux tech signal, this report identifies the sensor types, industries, and key applications where AI is poised to have the biggest impact on sensing capabilities.


  • Chemicals
  • CPG
  • Government & Non-Profit
  • Industrials
  • Oil and Gas
  • Utilities

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Landscape
  • Analysis
  • Health and medical
  • Automotive
  • Industrial
  • Consumer IoT
  • Client recommendations and outlook

Lead Analyst



Kevin See, Ph.D.

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