Micro to Macro scale…capacitive force sensors.



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Summary
Leading developer of capacitive sensors

• Initial focus on load/force measurements
• Capacitance enables small, l...
Representative Customers
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Key Innovations – World’s First USB Load Cell




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What is the Problem with Traditional Load Cells?




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Our Capacitive Solution




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Key Innovations – World’s First Hybrid Load Cell




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Key Innovations – Wireless Zigbee Load Cell Interface




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Key Innovations – Small, Flexible Load Cells




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Key Innovations – Sensors 2.0
              Integrated Smart Sensors accessible & shareable through the Internet




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New Small, Low Cost, Digital Products Enable New Markets
Inventory Management Example




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iVMI Portal – your one stop solution




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iVMI – Real Time Inventory Status




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$4 billion+ market opportunity for load/force sensors
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Extensive IP Portfolio: Capacitive Force Sensing & Digital Interfaces

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Loadstar looking for good partners
   Addressing multi-billion dollar market opportunity
   Engaging with high-value cus...
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  1. 1. Micro to Macro scale…capacitive force sensors. Solar Gaming Sports Medical Device Robotics Automotive for your demanding application! Single Multiple iLoad iLoad iLoad MEMs Sensor MEMs Sensor Mini Digital Pro November 2009 © Loadstar Sensors 2008. Proprietary & Confidential.
  2. 2. Summary Leading developer of capacitive sensors • Initial focus on load/force measurements • Capacitance enables small, low cost digital sensors • 10 issued patents + ~30 in process • Addresses large, established markets • Enables new sensor applications • Shipping products • 1000+ early adopters with ~100 Fortune 500 customers © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 2
  3. 3. Representative Customers Education/ Auto/ Consumer/ Government/ Medical Research Aerospace Industrial Military © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 3
  4. 4. Key Innovations – World’s First USB Load Cell • Software programmable • No need for signal conditioning • Powered directly by PC • Calibrated data output in pounds • Patents for both capacitive and resistive sensors © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 4
  5. 5. What is the Problem with Traditional Load Cells? Signal Data Software + Resistive Load Cell Conditioner Acquisition Programming $350 - $ 1000+ $189-$300 $99-$3,000 $3,000-$5,000 Analog Big Complex Expensive Traditional solutions are bulky, complex and expensive © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 5
  6. 6. Our Capacitive Solution Capacitive LoadVUE Load Cell software $99 - $ 699 $99 - $ 299 Digital Integrated Low Profile Easy to Use Low Cost © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 6
  7. 7. Key Innovations – World’s First Hybrid Load Cell © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 7
  8. 8. Key Innovations – Wireless Zigbee Load Cell Interface © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 8
  9. 9. Key Innovations – Small, Flexible Load Cells © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 9
  10. 10. Key Innovations – Sensors 2.0 Integrated Smart Sensors accessible & shareable through the Internet Level Internet Humidity Force Processing & Sensor Com Module Temp Position Vibration Plug and Sense. Anytime. Anywhere. © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 10 .
  11. 11. New Small, Low Cost, Digital Products Enable New Markets Inventory Management Example • Weight sensors that are placed under bins • Sensor concentrators that read data and upload to central database • Browser based software that lets you log in and monitor inventory remotely • Connect to your existing ERP/Warehouse Management Systems © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 11
  12. 12. iVMI Portal – your one stop solution © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 12
  13. 13. iVMI – Real Time Inventory Status © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 13
  14. 14. $4 billion+ market opportunity for load/force sensors $1 Billion+ $0.5 Billion+ Inventory Control Medical Device • Manage inventory • Heart Catheter with levels at points of use force • Eliminate manual sensing tips counting/reorder process • Spinal disk pressure • Optimize supply chain sensing • Sense needle pressure Software Small Size and Addressable Robust Signal $0.5 Billion+ $2 Billion+ Automation Existing & Other Apps • Freight Containers • Scales • Fill & Pack stations • Automotive/Aerospace • Provide robots •Test & Measurement with a sense of touch • Fitness & gaming • Consumer Rugged but Lower Cost sensitive No recalibration © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 14
  15. 15. Extensive IP Portfolio: Capacitive Force Sensing & Digital Interfaces Title Patent Number Date Issued Capacitive force sensing device 7,047,818 5/23/2006 Linear force sensing device 6,026,694 2/22/2000 Area-change sensing through capacitive techniques 7,187,185 3/6/2007 Multi-zone capacitive force sensing device and methods 7,343,814 3/18/2008 Flexible apparatus and method to enhance capacitive force sensing 7,353,713 4/8/2008 Gap-change sensing through capacitive techniques 7,451,659 11/18/2008 Gap-change sensing through capacitive techniques 905,309 6/23/2009 Cylindrical capacitive force sensing device and method 7,570,065 8/4/2009 Capacitive sensor based structure and method with tilt compensation TBD 10/20/2009 capability Resistive force sensing device and method with an advanced communication TBD 10/21/2009 interface 30+ Patent filings in process. 6 Issued trademarks & 4 more pending © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 15
  16. 16. Loadstar looking for good partners  Addressing multi-billion dollar market opportunity  Engaging with high-value customers  Developing innovative sensor technology and solutions  Leveraging strong intellectual property position  Generating revenue Please call or email Div Harish div@loadstarsensors.com 650-465-3004 © Loadstar Sensors 2009. Proprietary & Confidential. Slide 16

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