Optical and Infrared MEMS Sensors and Packaging Challenges for IoT and Other Applications

Optical and Infrared MEMS Sensors and Packaging Challenges for IoT and Other Applications

This paper will focus on new optical and infrared sensors for consumer and mobile applications, in particular thermopile and pyro-electric sensors for human presence and movement detection, for which Excelitas Technologies is well-known as a leading supplier.  Many examples of typical sensors and their packaging and applications will be given.  However, we also raise the challenge of how to improve, miniaturize and lower the cost of these sensors. Some aspects of how that might be achieved will be discussed.