Wells Vehicle Electronics, through its Wells Engineered Products business unit, was named the winner of the most innovative product in the Automotive/Autonomous category of the Best of Sensors Awards 2020, for its Rotary Position Sensor. The announcement was made during the Fierce Electronics Sensors Expo Fall 2020 Awards Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 16.
Wells’ Rotary Position Sensor is an innovative product that performs the same core function as a VR resolver in an electric motor, but does it better, while reducing cost and taking up less space, says the company. This gives electric motor designers more space for other uses, integrates easily into existing motor designs, saves weight and is serviceable in the field, according to Wells Vehicle Electronics.
“We’re honored to have been selected as the winner of the Best of Sensors Awards 2020 in the Automotive/Autonomous category for our newest product, the Rotary Position Sensor,” said Greg Burneske, director of Wells Engineered Products. “Thank you to Fierce Electronics and the judges for the recognition, and the entire team at Wells Vehicle Electronics and Wells Engineered Products for making this product possible.”
Entries were judged and winners were selected on the basis of value to the marketplace, uniqueness of the design and the impact to the sensors industry.
When asked about why Wells’ Rotary Position Sensor was named the winner, Judge Roger Grace, founder of Roger Grace Associates, stated that with its unique and comprehensive set of benefits, “What else can a design engineer ask for?”