DirectShear Sensors: The Latest Tool in the Quest for Greener Aircraft

by Jared Anderson on Dec 6, 2019 2:14:16 PM

IC2’s DirectShear Sensors offer a breakthrough new tool for engineers and scientists to design cleaner, quieter aircraft. Every single day, the global commercial aircraft industry consumes 250 million gallons of fuel. Moreover, noise pollution...

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - Part 1 - Overview

by Jared Anderson on Nov 13, 2019 10:12:13 AM

The ability to accurately measure wall shear stress has numerous potential applications across the industrial and scientific communities. Actual measurement applications have been limited though, due to inadequacies of techniques historically...

IC2 Selected for 2nd Contract to Extend Shear Stress Sensing to Two Dimensions

by Steve Horowitz on Jun 3, 2019 12:35:57 PM

IC2 announced today that NASA has selected the company for a new Phase 2 contract from the 2018 SBIR program, accelerating critical R&D into two-dimensional shear-stress sensing.  Under this new two-year contract, IC2, in partnership with the...

IC2 Wins Contract to Extend Shear Stress Sensing to Two Dimensions

by Steve Horowitz on Sep 6, 2018 8:52:38 AM

IC2, a pioneer in precision MEMS sensors for aerospace applications, announced today that NASA has awarded the company a new Phase I contract for the 2018 SBIR program.  Under this new contract, IC2, in partnership with the University of Florida, 

IC2 Introduces Industry-First Microsensor to Directly Measure Shear Stress in Wind Tunnels

by Steve Horowitz on Feb 20, 2018 8:47:56 AM

IC2 announced today an industry-first microsensor capable of directly measuring time-resolved wall shear stress in wind tunnel testing.  Reducing aerodynamic drag is a major factor to improving fuel efficiency of aircraft and automobiles, but...

IC2 Successfully Finishes NASA Contract - Optical MEMS 5-Hole Probe for 3D Flow Sensing

by Steve Horowitz on Feb 13, 2018 9:19:00 AM

IC2 today announced the company has recently concluded a Phase I contract with the NASA SBIR program to develop a Fast Response, Fiber-Optic Micromachined Five-Hole Probe for Three-Dimensional Flow Measurements in Harsh Environments.   This work...

IC2 Awarded Air Force Contract to Develop a High-Frequency Pressure Sensor Calibration Method

by Steve Horowitz on Jan 8, 2018 4:32:55 PM

IC2 is pleased to announce that the Air Force has awarded the company an STTR Phase I contract to develop a novel, high-frequency dynamic pressure sensor calibration method and accompanying calibration system for sensors used in the measurement...

IC2 Wins 2nd NASA Contract | Wind Tunnel Microphone Arrays

by Steve Horowitz on Jul 1, 2017 11:29:00 PM

IC2, a pioneer in the development of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) based sensors for aerospace applications, announced today that NASA has awarded the company a 2nd NASA Phase I contract for the 2017 SBIR program. Under this new award,...

IC2 Wins NASA Contract | Optical MEMS 5-Hole Probe for 3D Flow Sensing

by Steve Horowitz on Jun 9, 2017 6:16:04 PM

IC2, a pioneer in the development of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) based sensors for aerospace applications, today announced that NASA has awarded the company a new NASA Phase I contract for the 2017 SBIR program. This is one of two new...

IC2 Awarded Follow On Contract – Dynamic Pressure Sensor Arrays

by Steve Horowitz on Jun 14, 2016 6:21:00 AM

Highly miniaturized instrumentation – IC2 is developing dynamic pressure sensors arrays with sub-millimeter spacing and resolution. Designed from the ground up to be non-intrusive and compact while still delivering high performance measurements.