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SGP Gas Sensors use multi-pixel technology.

Press Release Summary:

SGP Gas Sensors use multi-pixel technology.

April 1, 2017 -

Suitable for environmental monitoring in smart home, appliances and Internet of Things applications, SGP Gas Sensors are housed in 2.45 x 2.45 x 0.9 mm^3 DFN package. Using Sensirion’s proprietary metal-oxide technology and multi-pixel platform, units offer long term stability and accuracy. Units can be integrated into mobile devices.

Original Press Release

The First and Only Long-Term Stable Metal-Oxide Gas Sensor

Press release date: March 1, 2017

At this year’s Sensor+Test 2017 in Nuremberg (May 30 – June 1), Sensirion AG, the expert in environmental and flow sensor solutions, introduces the SGP - the first and only long-term stable metal-oxide gas sensor.

The SGP gas sensor is based on Sensirion’s multi-pixel platform, which integrates four gas sensing elements into a very small 2.45 x 2.45 x 0.9 mm^3 DFN package featuring a fully calibrated air quality output signal. The unprecedented combination of long-term stability and multi-pixel technology opens up new possibilities for environmental monitoring in smart home, appliances and Internet of Things applications. Thanks to its unique performance, the SGP allows for the first time the integration of metal-oxide gas sensors into mobile devices.

Traditional metal-oxide gas sensors suffer from poor long-term stability including a rapid loss of sensitivity and a strong increase in response time. This degradation is caused through irreversible contamination by certain chemical compounds which are ubiquitous in real-life applications due to their widespread use in consumer products and production environments. Sensirion’s proprietary metal-oxide technology and multi-pixel platform provide the SGP with an unmatched robustness against these contaminants resulting in unique long-term stability and accuracy. Thus, with the SGP a reliable metal-oxide gas sensor is truly available for the first time!

Visit Sensirion at Sensor+Test 2017 (Hall 1, Booth 316) to experience the first and only long-term stable metal-oxide gas sensor and learn more about its enormous potential.

Discover more about the most relevant environmental parameters and Sensirion’s other innovative environmental sensor solutions at www.sensirion.com/environmental-sensing.

About Sensirion

Sensirion AG, headquartered in Staefa, Switzerland, is the world's leading manufacturer of digital microsensors and systems. The product range includes humidity and temperature sensors, mass flow controllers, gas and liquid flow sensors, and differ-ential pressure sensors. An international network with sales offices in the USA, Germany, China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea supplies international OEM customers with tailor-made sensor system solutions for a vast range of applications. Among other things, these include analytical instruments, consumer goods and automobiles, as well as the medical and HVAC industries. One of the hallmark features of Sensirion products is the use of patented CMOSens® Technology. CMOS-based sensor elements and systems permit intelligent system integration, including calibration and a digital interface. Sensirion's credentials as a reliable OEM supplier are underscored by its ISO/TS 16949 certification.

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SENSIRION AG

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Phone: +41 44 306 40 00

Direct: +41 44 927 25 13

Fax: +41 44 306 40 30

philipp.seidel@sensirion.com

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