Selecting the right sensing solutions for IoT and smart city applications


Discover how selecting the right IoT sensors can ensure reliability and accuracy when implementing new automatic environmental response systems.

The emergence of the Internet of Things has changed the way engineers approach environmental control systems. It is now easier than ever to control the direct and indirect environmental factors to which housing, urban areas, or industrial plants are subject, through cloud-based solutions, thresholds and automatic response procedures. Sensors play a key role in these systems, gathering the data from which intelligent decisions can be made by a central control system.

Hosted by Martin Keenan, Avnet Abacus’ Technical Director, with a technical presentation from Gabriele Fulco, European Product Marketing Manager Sensors, Omron, this webinar will provide an overview of OMRON sensor technologies, with an in-depth look at sensor types, use cases and system integration.

Topics covered

  • OMRON Electronic Components
  • Sensor solutions
    • Environmental sensors
    • Air quality sensors
    • Facial recognition sensors
  • Use cases
  • Product roadmaps
  • Q&A



Presented by

Gabriele Fulco, European Product Marketing Manager Sensors

Gabriele has nearly 15 years experience in the electronics industry having graduated with a degree in electronic engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan in 2004. He joined Omron in 2006 as a product engineer following roles with STMicroelectronics and Carlo Gavazzi Space Group. In 2015 he assumed the role of product marketing manager for Omron's sensor business. 

About Omron

Founded in 1933, Omron is a global leader in electromechanical and sensing technology. Its sensor portfolio includes MEMS sensing for pressure, flow, vibration and thermal. Its switch range includes tact, rocker & microswitches, and DIP. A full range of relays is also offered including solid state, power, signal and automotive.

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