Today almost every high end smartphone integrates a barometric air pressure sensor. With the rise of IoT-enabled market and the development of more capable environmental sensors, new use cases such as smart homes and smart buildings are within reach. This presentation will cover current applications as well as trends in environmental sensing for IoT-enabling applications.
Speaker Biography (Francois Beauchaud)
Francois Beauchaud is based in Sunnyvale, California in the Business Development team at Bosch Sensortec where he actively works on the topic of Internet of Things and on new product initiatives. From 2010 to 2014, he held the position of Senior Field Applications Engineer North America at Bosch Sensortec. Previously, he worked as Applications Engineer for Bosch Sensortec in Germany from 2008 to 2010. He graduated with a Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering from the Institut des Sciences Appliquees (INSA) of Lyon, France in 2007. While pursuing his Engineering Diploma, Francois Beauchaud obtained a Master Degree in Microelectronics from the University Claude Bernard of Lyon.
Company Profile (Bosch Sensortec)
Bosch Sensortec GmbH, a fully owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, develops and markets a wide portfolio of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors and solutions tailored for smartphones, tablets, wearable devices and IoT (Internet of Things) applications. The product portfolio includes 3-axis acceleration, gyroscope and geomagnetic sensors, integrated 6- and 9-axis sensors, environmental sensors, optical microsystems and a comprehensive software portfolio. Since its foundation in 2005, Bosch Sensortec has emerged as the MEMS technology leader in the markets it addresses. Bosch has been both a pioneer and a global market leader in the MEMS sensor segment since 1995 and has, to date, sold more than 9.5 billion MEMS sensors. More than every second smartphone worldwide uses a Bosch Sensortec sensor.