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Sensors 2010, 10(5), 4756-4760; doi:10.3390/s100504756

Introduction to the Special Issue on “State-of-the-Art Sensor Technology in Japan”

Department of Knowledge-Based Information Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology; 1-1, Tempaku, Toyohashi, Aichi 441-8580, Japan
Received: 30 April 2010 / Accepted: 10 May 2010 / Published: 10 May 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Japan)
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The combination of sensing technology with information and communication technology (ICT) could serve both as global eyes that monitor the environment for environmental issues, and as local eyes that monitor humans for aging society issues. System technology is also required to form such global and local eyes. This special issue, “State-of-the-Art Sensor Technology in Japan”, contains articles and reviews related to the monitoring of humans and the environment, and the integration of sensor systems. [...]
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