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Area View Kit Was Recognized for Real-World Application

Berlin, Germany - July 5, 2016 - First Sensor has been named a 2016 Best of Sensors Expo Award winner. A bronze level award winner, the company's Area View Kit was recognized for its unique, real-world application of sensor technology by Sensors Magazine. Mat Dirjish, Executive Editor of the magazine presented the awards at the 2016 Sensors Expo & Conference on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

The Area View Kit from First Sensor allows to quickly and easily build up, develop, and test a demo 360° all-round view system for applications in special vehicles and machines. It accelerates the development process and minimizes technology risks. The kit consists of four digital HDR-CMOS cameras, software and a range of accessories.

"The market for sensors and sensor-related technologies has continued to gain significant momentum over the past year. From IoT to wearables, drones to energy harvesting, the real-world implications of this technology are far-reaching and we have only just begun to see the extent of the impact," said Dirjish. "We are thrilled to highlight the market's most innovative applications and congratulate First Sensor along with all the winners on their industry-leading advancements."

"The Area View Kit delivers real-time images not only from a bird's eye view, but from any angle in a 360° all-round view. It allows the programming of arbitrary viewing angles and zoom functions," explained Prinz von Hessen, CEO, First Sensor Mobility GmbH. "The Area View Kit is ideal for solution providers, integrators and OEMs in the area of motor vehicles, commercial vehicles, special vehicles, as well as agricultural, construction and mining machines."

The annual Best of Sensors Expo awards program honor the most exciting new products on display at the Sensors Expo & Conference. All entries were judged on the basis of potential impact, application, distinctiveness, timeliness, and availability. For more information on the award program, please visit

About Sensors Expo & Conference
Sensors Expo & Conference is widely known as one of the world's largest and most important gatherings of engineers and scientists involved in the development and deployment of sensor systems. The 2016 event is taking place June 21-23 with Pre-Conference Symposia being held on Tuesday, June 21 and Conference and Exhibits open Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23. For more information, visit Sensors Expo & Conference is produced and managed by Questex LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. For more information, visit

About First Sensor AG
First Sensor AG is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems. Our company develops and manufactures both standardized and tailor-made sensor solutions for the detection of light, radiation, pressure, flow, level and acceleration for applications in the Industrial, Medical and Mobility growth markets. The company produces in-house and along the value-added chain from component to system level.
With over 800 employees, we are represented at six German locations and also have development, production and sales sites in the USA, Canada, China, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Sweden and Denmark along with a worldwide partner network. We guarantee our compliance through regular successful certifications of the sites according to ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001, EN ISO 13485, EN 9100 and ISO 9001 - matching the respective business field.
First Sensor AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the German stock exchange in Frankfurt.

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Peter-Behrens-Straße 15
1512459 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 6399 2399
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July 2016

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