About Us

Loadstar Sensors is a leading provider of sensors and sensor based solutions for a wide variety of applications. We offer capacitive and resistive load cells, torque sensors, displacement sensors, pressure sensors, level sensors, temperature 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, WiFi, ZigBEE or other wireless protocols with 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 weight based Inventory Tracking and Management Solution
  • Products are used by over ten thousand customers in eighty five countries
  • World class team with expertise in sensors and digital communications
  • Innovative Solutions offered include: StockVUE Autonomous Inventory Management Solution, PunchSensor fitness product, iBite Bite Force Sensor, Impacto Impact Force Sensor
  • Technology protected by twenty+ issued patents


We believe sensors are a key enabling technology making life better on this planet. Our goal is to make it easy for anyone to work with and use sensors to solve myriad problems and improve on the status quo. In short we live by the credo " Sensing Made Easy!"

Intellectual Property

Issued Patents

Patent Number

Issue Date

Title of Patent

February 22, 2000

Linear Force Sensing Device

May 23, 2006

Capacitive Force Sensing Device

Mar 06, 2007

Area-Change Sensing through Capacitive Techniques

Mar 18, 2008

Multi-Zone Capacitive Force Sensing Device & Methods

Apr 08, 2008

Flexible Apparatus and Method to Enhance Capacitive Force Sensing

Nov 18, 2008

Gap Change Sensing Through Capacitive Techniques


Jun 23, 2009

Gap Change Sensing Through Capacitive Techniques (Korea)

Aug 4, 2009

Cylindrical Capacitive Force Sensing and Method

Jan 12, 2010

Resistive Force Sensing Device & Method with an Advanced Communication Interface

Mar 9, 2010

Capacitive sensor based structure and method with tilt compensation capability

Jun 29, 2010

Capacitive device and method with an enhanced measurement error correction

Aug 17, 2010

Capacitive sensor based inventory control

Mar 1, 2011

Method and system of a multi-zone capacitive force-measuring based load sensing platform

Mar 30, 2011

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

Apr 12, 2011

Flexible Apparatus and Method to Enhance Capacitive Force Sensing

Jul 19, 2011

Microelectromechanical Capacitive Device

Jun 5, 2012

Thermal effect and off-center load compensation of a sensor

May 8, 2012

Analysis of a material with capacitive technology

Jul 23, 2013

Universal interface compatibility of a sensor

Apr 15, 2014

Universal interface for one or more sensors

Powering the World's Most Advanced Applications

HeadQuarters Location

48521 Warm Springs Blvd. Suite #308,
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 274-1872

Directions To Our Facility

Our Customers

We serve 10, 000+ customers in 75+ countries!

Loadstar Sensors Customers - Load Cells, Sensors, and Sensor Based Applications
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