Loadstar Sensors is a load cell manufacturer that designs and builds capacitive and resistive load cells, torque sensors, displacement sensors, pressure sensors and other types of sensors with USB & wireless output for automotive, aerospace, medical device, industrial and consumer applications. Our sensor interface products enable users to communicate via USB, Bluetooth or wireless protocols via PCs, Tablet or Smartphones. We partner with leading OEMs to incorporate load cells and digital interfaces into mass market products.

Key Highlights:

  • Developed capacitive force sensing technology
  • Developed the world's first USB load cell
  • Developed world's first USB Load Cell Interface
  • Developed world's first WiFi and ZigBee based Wireless Load Cell Interfaces
  • Developed USB, WiFi, ZigBee based sensor interfaces
  • Developed weight based Inventory Tracking and Management Solution in the Cloud (iOT, SaaS) 
  • Products are ssed by over ten thousand customers
  • World class team with expertise in sensors and digital communications
  • Technology protected by over sixteen issued patents:
  • Patent Number Issue Date Title of Patent
    6026694 Feb 22, 2000 Linear Force Sensing Device
    7047818 May 23, 2006 Capacitive Force Sensing Device
    7187185 Mar 06, 2007 Area-Change Sensing through Capacitive Techniques
    7343814 Mar 18, 2008 Multi-Zone Capacitive Force Sensing Device & Methods
    7353713 Apr 08, 2008 Flexible Apparatus and Method to Enhance Capacitive Force Sensing
    7451659 Nov 18, 2008 Gap Change Sensing Through Capacitive Techniques
    905309 Jun 23, 2009 Gap Change Sensing Through Capacitive Techniques (Korea)
    7570065 Aug 4, 2009 Cylindrical Capacitive Force Sensing and Method
    7644628 Jan 12, 2010 Resistive Force Sensing Device & Method with an Advanced Communication Interface
    7673530 Mar 9, 2010 Capacitive sensor based structure and method with tilt compensation capability
    7743667 Jun 29, 2010 Capacitive device and method with an enhanced measurement error correction
    7775130 Aug 17, 2010

    Capacitive sensor based inventory control

    7897884 Mar 1, 2011 Method and system of a multi-zone capacitive force-measuring based load sensing platform
    200780011717.4 Mar 30, 2011

    Multi-Zone Capacitive Force Sensing Device & Method (China)

    7921728 Apr 12, 2011 Flexible Apparatus and Method to Enhance Capacitive Force Sensing
    7980145 Jul 19, 2011 Microelectromechanical Capacitive Device
    8191428 Jun 5, 2012 Thermal effect and off-center load compensation of a sensor
    8174272 May 8, 2012 Analysis of a material with capacitive technology
    8495263 Jul 23, 2013 Universal interface compatibility of a sensor
    8700828 Apr 15, 2014 Universal interface for one or more sensors