This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Sensor startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Sensor industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Sensor Startups
Zadar Labs is developing next generation imaging radar platforms. Our vision is to empower perception systems with compact, high performance, and low-cost imaging radar.
We don’t just build black boxes, we collaborate with our partners to build the optimal solution for their application. We see a future where every system that perceives the world, does so better with a Zadar radar..
Provizio develops an accident prevention platform that embeds safety-first thinking to radically transform vehicle safety. They perceive, predict, and prevent automotive accidents in real-time using proprietary long-range imaging sensors and AI on-the-edge.
The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Limerick, Ireland.. .
NextGenics is working on Intelligent face masks! With use of state of the art technology smart face masks protects and monitors patients lungs, to save lives Our ambition is to bring the next generations of smarter, intelligent face masks worldwide available to make people’s lives safer and easier. By researching the needs of patients and specialists.
Our team is able to develop new solutions and features that are qualified and certificated according to European and global standards.. .
JOGO is the future of football. This revolutionary player development platform provides productive insights of players to predict the future faces of football.
Via an easy to use app linked to insole sensors, JOGO helps the football stars of tomorrow get noticed and supported. Trainers, scouts, and agents can optimize training, find that hidden gem, and create new opportunities for their players with our platform.
Imagine getting actionable insights on a player’s specific needs, based on 200 data points. Insights on acceleration, top speed, number of ball touches, leg distribution, shot speed, and much more.
Not just plain data, but suggested actions that can help to improve on these improvement points. Always.
Even though football is the number one sport in the world, it falls behind when it comes to the usage of factual, objective data. In a tech-savvy world most training, coaching and scouting are still done purely based on plain, subjective data.
Miraex develops, manufactures and offers photonic and quantum solutions for next generation sensing, networking and computing. Our industrial sensing solutions prevent asset failure before it happens in the most demanding environments, where standard electronic sensors do not work.
At Miraex, we also build quantum integrated circuits for high sensitivity measurements and distributed quantum computing infrastructures.. .
VisualARise, an international technology-centric startup, is developing a brand-new technology – “4D imaging holographic AR Head-up display”. Basically, it’s a next-generation head-up display technology that is going to disrupt the markets of Connected Cars, Head-up displays (HUDs) and Human-Machine Interface (HMI).
Without expensive sensors (LiDARs etc.) using our proprietary True holographic AR technology, we make every car become autonomous-ready, maximize driving safety and bring the ultimate experience of driving in new world of holographic AR. We bring a cure of distracted driving to every car/truck.
Leveraging the power of AI and cutting-edge technologies, we change the paradigms of how we (humans) interact with machine and environment, how we drive vehicles (cars, trucks etc.). With VisualARise technology, we make come true one of the biggest trends of Connected Cars market of next decade – replacing traditional car instrument clusters and dashboards with next-generation Head-up displays and sensors..
FoodFul is a cloud-based monitoring system for dairy cows. Its DairyX product uses a combination of sensors and software to measure feed efficiency, monitor bovine health, and reduce on-farm visual inspections.
FoodFul modernizes outdated practices by allowing farmers to make data-driven management decisions.. .
BioLoomics develops novel biosensors to profile dug effects in live cells. The company provides custom assays for drug discovery, lead optimization, and off-target analysis.
BioLoomics’ technology uses high-throughput multiplexed profiling of biochemical events in mammalian cells to screen chemical libraries, complex mixtures of chemicals, and bioactive nanoparticles for unique cellular responses that effectively trick cells to produce their own hormones sustainably, allowing clients to improve the success and lower the cost of drug development.. .
Smartec Products is a developer of a pet door for pet protection. The company’s product is an Automatic Pet Door that Features Wi-Fi and BlueTooth technology that only opens for the user’s pet and keeps out predators and unwanted animals like raccoons, and coyotes and also provides an additional barrier against the weather with its airtight seal to keep out heat and cold, enabling pet owners to protect their pet in a smart way and also watch them via live video.
It was established in 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona.. .
We have a vision for the future in which data, computing, networks, and other digital and deep technologies deliver meaningful outcomes and insight for improving health and the provision of care. We believe the creation of new businesses is built on in-depth understanding of the complex network of healthcare system participants, and marrying that with meaningful engineering innovation, advanced data science, and information technology-enabled products and services.
We look for and seed founders determined to effectively and efficiently serve these participants on the european continent and internationally. We are committed to addressing needs across the care continuum, healthcare systems, and all specialties..
NutzenTech is a green-technology initiative that provides data and technology-focused B2B and B2G solutions to customers to improve their environmental footprint. As NutzenTech, we ensure that our customers receive environmental and camera data, interpretation of all data through our company instead of this dispersed service they receive from more than one company, thanks to a single product and completely unmanned.
We offer our customers EnveDrone, a sustainable, mobile and completely unmanned product. EnveDrone enables companies that generate waste as a result of production to report the contents and amounts of air and water wastes, and to see the pollution source determinations and pollution data on 2-3 dimensional maps in these reports; At the same time, it is a system that allows the tracking of damage and repairs in the facilities to be monitored by the thermal, high resolution and multispectral cameras on it.
Thanks to the Drone-In-A-Box system, which produces its own electricity and the customer does not spend any effort and cost, our product, which we have brought together with the facilities of our customers as a kit, is produced with the imported parts and the software is integrated into the customer’s facility. After this process, after the system login information is given to the personnel in the relevant unit of our customer, all the personnel need to do is send flight requests, check the incoming mail section of the e-mail box after the flight and download and review the reports..
A.D Knight is developing the most innovative technologies for non-cooperative people’s location data acquisition, understanding and predicting allowing safer driving and improving the cities of today and tomorrow. A.D Knight’s solution allows radiolocation of vehicles, pedestrians and micro-mobility platforms based on its proprietary technology for wireless devices detection and classification.
The technology allows a real-time, non-cooperative 1-meter location accuracy of any WiFi, Bluetooth, and Cellular devices without any hardware and/or software changes in devices while preserving privacy. A.D Knight’s sensor can be mounted on the cities’ infrastructure for real-time pedestrians’ safety, intelligent traffic control and smart city applications.
Furthermore, the same technology can be used as automotive sensors for safety applications.. .
Nanolyse Technologies Ltd was founded in 2020, by an Oxford University academic, Dr Imad Ahmed (Executive Director and CTO). The company Director is Dr Graham Hine, a highly successful technology entrepreneur with a track record in leading, growing and successfully exiting technology companies.
Our mission is to create ground-breaking innovations in analytical science. Nanolyse is working on building simple, low-cost chemical measurement and testing instruments to address global needs across industries, from environmental and food to biomedical, mining and nuclear.
Our nano-enabled technology solves challenging problems related to the separation, determination and monitoring of toxic inorganic and organometallic chemical species in a broad spectrum of real-world samples. See also: Nanolyse Water & Environmental Analysis: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nanolyse-water-environmental-analysis @2020 Nanolyse Technologies Ltd.
Company Registration Number:12658132. .
Technology scouting for industrial digitalization – We are a young start-up based in Siegen (Germany), which has set itself the goal of digitizing traditional Technology scouting. The technological challenges of companies are matched with the appropriate problem solvers from our community.
ensun offers a large network of technological experts in the field of industrial digitization, which enables us to uncover and access hidden and unused potential.. .
Sensorise develops and manufactures intelligent machine components for continuous monitoring and predictive maintenance. The Sensorise SmartScrew System increases operational safety, decreases maintenance costs, and extends equipment lifetime.
Sensorise SmartScrews are suitable for both new-builds and retrofits. They are standard screws with a wire sensor, as thin as a hair, integrated into the base of the thread, and exhibit the same mechanical properties as standard screws and bolts.
The SmartScrew is designed for harsh environmental conditions. The sensor element is completely passive, eliminating the risk of failed active electronic components inside the mechanical part.
The system was created for applications in wind power, offshore infrastructure, and large-scale machinery.. .
OmnySense began operation independently of RespiDx to commercialize its platform to create the Multimometer, a thermometer-shaped device that performs a complete medical checkup during the 30 seconds required to take the patient’s temperature. It stores this medical-grade information in the cloud and enables remote physicians to perform check-ups while in video conference with the patient.
Its cloud-based storage and rule-based algorithms enable users to monitor their elderly family members and can generate automatic alerts. The Multimometer aims to provide simple compliance, quality, and low-cost care..
We develop highly accurate Battery Management Analytics that can accurately estimate both the State of Charge of Lithium-Ion batteries and the State of Health degradation. Combined with industry leading prognosis of End of Discharge, State of Maximum Power and End of Usable Life.
We are currently developing our systems for primarily the Electric Vehicle market but, our technology can be applied equally to: – Satelites – Electric Vehicles – Unmaned Aerial Vehicles. .
Cannopeia is developing proprietary technology to ensure the safe and effective use of cannabis. They have devices such as the Smart Vaporizer and Formulation Device that enables medical and non-medical cannabis users to manage their cannabis consumption.
This device effectively controls the dosage and mixing formulations on-demand. In addition, these devices integrate sensors and instruments designed to gather data about the effects and efficacy of physician-prescribed and over-the-counter cannabis treatments and to serve as a personal digital cannabis coach for medical and wellness users.
Cannopeia was founded by Bernard Juster in 2019.. .
In these changing times personal hygiene has become the new fashion and food hygiene a new concern. According to WHO, each year foodborne illnesses sicken 600 million people worldwide and more than 23 million people in European region.
But today, more than ever, the hygienic condition of the production lines have become more crucial. We, at BOSETEIN, have developed an autonomous hygiene inspection sensor ‘ReBIS’, which can estimate the amount of bacteria on food products and the production lines in real-time.
Thus, providing valuable insights about their hygiene levels and effectiveness of HACCP implementation. It is also helpful in estimating the efficacy of the hygiene solutions (detergents and disinfectants) used to clean food production lines which is highly relevant in current situation.
ReBIS utilizes smart optical sensor and innovative Artificial Intelligence algorithms to scan and predict the hygiene level of food items in real time. The sensor is completely automated and does not require trained personnel to operate it..
Ai4 Technologies, Inc.
Ai4 Technologies, Inc. (Ai4) provides real-time remote sensing intelligence products and services.
Our AI software georeferences and analyses LiDAR, imaging and environmental sensor data in near real-time. This takes place in minutes without compromising accuracy.
The immediate and precise results support the use of remote sensing also in time sensitive and mission critical applications. The end users are empowered with the tools to quickly visualize and communicate the insights using an intuitive dashboard, which also allows the end-users directly to create new analysis for their needs.
The analytics runs directly at the location of the measurement such as in aircraft, ground vehicles, field equipment, and stationary sensor devices providing near-real time results and insights.. .
ELON Smart Technologies
ELON is an engineering startup specialized in sensing places (rooms, buildings, streets…) for its transformation into intelligent environments. We provide control over these spaces to companies, administrations and citizens.
Right now, the products we are offering for digitalization of environments are the following ones: ELON i: Energy monitoring, and control over plugs, luminaires and appliances. Modular and adaptable to any electrical installation.
It is very valid to visualize and control in a single platform what happens in several different buildings. ELON M +: Environmental sensing station (outdoor version and indoor version) capable of measuring with high precision all harmful pollutants recognized by the WHO.
In short, we develop hardware and software for smartcity and smarthouse applications.. .
Second Star Robotics
Founded by former National Geographic engineers, Mike Shepard and Eric Berkenpas, Second Star Robotics has over 30 years combined experience developing reliable tools to collect never-before-seen imagery and data from the deepest places in the ocean to the highest mountain peaks. Second Star Robotics was founded to apply this unique set of world-class engineering and R&D skills towards the creation of innovative, field-ready systems for any terrestrial or marine environment.
We are passionate about creating solutions for tough problems and apply a ‘nothing is impossible’ approach to obstacles. To do this, Second Star Robotics provides unique consulting services from advice on sub-system design to deployment of complete end-to-end products.
We combine state-of-the-art mechanical, electronic, and software development practices with the latest manufacturing techniques to deliver solutions to our customers at any scale, on time, and at low cost. Second Star Robotics serves a spectrum of markets from academic research and media production to utilities and energy and is always hungry for new challenges..
Actuate Health develops and markets technologies in the biosensor and digital health industry. The company’s focus is on developing technologies that can provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative tools to fight the current Covid-19 pandemic and future respiratory viruses.
Actuate’s technology is also being applied to the wellness and fitness market, providing systems to train pulmonary function for improved athletic performance and general wellness. It was founded in Castle Rock, Colorado in 2020..
AU senses everything in the universe. Every object can be detected with the proper selection of sensors and detection algorithms.
Their current interests include but not limited to the detection of lifeforms, especially humans, using millimeter-wave radar sensors with the aid of deep learning. Millimeter-wave radar sensors can detect a human itself but also its vital-signs, which are the characteristic signals generated due to heartbeats and respiration.
This enables us to distinguish humans successfully from non-life form objects, or even detect humans staying still behind obstacles. AU was established in 2019 by five graduate students of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology studying RF Engineering.
Based on their knowledge and experiences, AU is planning to provide full-custom designing services, from designing RFIC to signal processing and target detection, in the future.. .
Extheria creates a trusted digital reflexion by combining technologies like IoT, printed electronics, and artificial intelligence. Extheria, also creates unprecedented customer experiences, better and transparent processes and new business models.
Giving things a digital identity and making proper their information Industrial chain efficiency and consumers’ customer experience can be brought to new levels.. .
Entwicklung einer Sensorplattform für den urbanen Raum. An diese Plattform können Sensoren für Luftqualität, Verkehrszählungen uvm.
angebracht werden. Die Plattform wird sehr kompakt, einfach zu befestigen, wetterunabhängig und kostengünstig sein..
DeepFine is an AI and sensor fusion solution company that makes life easier with innovative technology. Its first project is an AI personal shopper called Fairy Cart which provides a variety of information and benefits for smart shopping.
It is equipped with AI technology to analyze customer’s consumption pattern and provide personalization service.. .