Sensing the Future - Article - Dimensions - Summer 2016

When we think about the Internet of Things, most of us picture a smartphone, a tablet, a smart watch or a fitness monitor. Underlying all these devices — and many others that you don’t see — are advanced sensors that collect critical information in real time. Tim Saxe, CTO of sensor technology leader QuickLogic, points out that most businesses are overlooking the strategic value of these sensors to generate insights on product performance, customer needs and other key strategic considerations. Here, Saxe offers practical advice for executives on joining the sensor revolution.