The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the wide range of biomimetic sensor technology and innovations.
The reader is introduced to biomimetic sensors, their types, their advantages and how they are different from traditional sensors. Background information is also provided regarding sensor design, inspiration and innovation.
There are two approaches to sensor design, which lead to diverse advantages and innovations. Classification of biomimetic sensors indicated which natural senses are underutilized by sensor designers and researchers.
The paper provides information of value for those seeking innovative sensor designs and research information for those who want to research in this area.
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