The current world in which we operate is filled with sensors. There are various types that you can find throughout your home, homes, offices, cars etc. Their function is to make lives run more smoothly and efficiently by way of either turning on the lights by detecting our presence, altering the room temperature, detecting smoke or fire, making delicious coffee, opening garage doors as soon as the car is near the door and for many other tasks. These are just a few examples of automation that you can find. All these and many other automation tasks are possible because of sensors. If you want to learn more about sensors, read the article below for details on different sensor types, particularly on aircraft type sensors.