Accelerometers

05.22.12
Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)
05.22.12

Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)

We love finding out how things work, and arguably one of the most important parts of the smartphon...

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08.15.11
Windows Phone 7 turned into Windows 7 controller, 3D mice put on notice
08.15.11

Windows Phone 7 turned into Windows 7 controller, 3D mice put on notice

You can pack all the gyroscopes, accelerometers and other motion-detecting sensors you want in...

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05.23.10
flOw wireless speaker concept flips jams based on your handling
05.23.10

flOw wireless speaker concept flips jams based on your handling

She's but a concept at the moment, but David Boyce's flOw mockup certainly has legs. The five-speak...

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03.10.10
KDDI concocts snooping mobile phones, line managers rub hands with glee
03.10.10

KDDI concocts snooping mobile phones, line managers rub hands with glee

Sci-fi movies often present us with omniscient villains who are able to track the most minute actio...

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01.12.10
Casio EX-10HG 'hybrid GPS' prototype taps into accelerometers for pinpoint accuracy
01.12.10

Casio EX-10HG 'hybrid GPS' prototype taps into accelerometers for pinpoint accuracy

It's not a completely new idea, accelerometers have been enhancing GPS devices for a while now with...

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06.21.07
Labyrinthine games with the DS Motion Cart
06.21.07

Labyrinthine games with the DS Motion Cart

Looking back at the game now, Super Monkey Ball: Touch & Roll's stylus controls can't compete wi...

Posted   06.21.07
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04.13.07
Virginia Tech football helmets monitor hits wirelessly
04.13.07

Virginia Tech football helmets monitor hits wirelessly

While the Virginia Tech Hokies tend to rely more on dazzling special teams teams play than sheer def...

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04.05.07
Your own private planetarium
04.05.07

Your own private planetarium

Who knew that having a dome could be so cool? Paul Bourke outfitted one to create an immersive envir...

Posted   04.05.07
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