Accelerometer

08.18.14
Violinist fiddles with a smart bow to help his brain surgery
08.18.14

Violinist fiddles with a smart bow to help his brain surgery

It's common for brain surgery patients to stay awake. That's how surgeons know everything is going...

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05.01.13
Daily iPhone App: House of the Dead Overkill - The Lost Reels is gross but innovative
05.01.13

Daily iPhone App: House of the Dead Overkill - The Lost Reels is gross but innovative

There are some really excellent apps arriving on the App Store tonight (including Firaxis' great...

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02.21.13
Sony preps extra-low power mobile GPS chips, draws on motion sensors for help
02.21.13

Sony preps extra-low power mobile GPS chips, draws on motion sensors for help

Many of us can vouch for smartphone navigation being something of a battery hog. Sony would like u...

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02.13.13
New in-car GPS tech uses motion sensors for accurate, autonomous city driving
02.13.13

New in-car GPS tech uses motion sensors for accurate, autonomous city driving

In-car GPS developers have long had to wrestle with the urban canyon effect that blocks or bounces...

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02.08.13
DropTag tells phones when packages are bruised before they're opened (video)
02.08.13

DropTag tells phones when packages are bruised before they're opened (video)

Many of us have had the misfortune of receiving a package that has been roughhoused in transit, an...

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12.23.12
Xsens teases wearable 3D body sensors that won't cost, will track an arm and a leg (video)
12.23.12

Xsens teases wearable 3D body sensors that won't cost, will track an arm and a leg (video)

When we think of full-body motion capture, we most often associate it with movie-grade equipment t...

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10.23.12
Nikon patent would perfect the art of camera tossing, protect us from our folly
10.23.12

Nikon patent would perfect the art of camera tossing, protect us from our folly

If you're one of the more daring (or foolhardy) photographers out there, you've tried camera tossi...

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10.20.12
Node modular iOS sensor hands-on
10.20.12

Node modular iOS sensor hands-on

With the spate of bad publicity surrounding all those Kickstarter projects that never make it beyo...

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10.19.12
Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads
10.19.12

Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

One way that sensors can track your position without using an array of satellites is by measuring...

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