Pressure

06.21.15
Dark Sky uses your iPhone's sensors to improve weather forecasts
06.21.15

Dark Sky uses your iPhone's sensors to improve weather forecasts

Your iPhone gives you weather forecasts right from the get-go, but it's now ready to shape those f...

By J. Fingas,   06.21.15
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10.27.14
BeBop's smart fabric puts sensors in everything you wear
10.27.14

BeBop's smart fabric puts sensors in everything you wear

Wearable sensors don't tend to do much; they're usually limited to health data like EKG readings o...

By J. Fingas,   10.27.14
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10.25.13
Processing trick turns off-the-shelf earphones into pulse rate monitors
10.25.13

Processing trick turns off-the-shelf earphones into pulse rate monitors

We've seen earphones that double as health sensors, but they frequently require integrated (and so...

By J. Fingas,   10.25.13
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08.13.13
Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)
08.13.13

Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)

Outside of pen input, pressure sensors don't get much love these days. However, Georgia Tech has j...

By J. Fingas,   08.13.13
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07.21.13
Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)
07.21.13

Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)

Flexible circuitry is frequently a one-way affair -- we've seen bendy displays and touch layers, b...

By J. Fingas,   07.21.13
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06.01.13
Indie Royale 'Hammerhead' bundle includes Richard & Alice, Primordia and more
06.01.13

Indie Royale 'Hammerhead' bundle includes Richard & Alice, Primordia and more

The latest Indie Royale bundle is now available for the current minimum price of $5.68. The Hamme...

By M. Suszek,   06.01.13
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05.10.13
Surface Pro driver enables Pen pressure sensitivity in Adobe Photoshop
05.10.13

Surface Pro driver enables Pen pressure sensitivity in Adobe Photoshop

After a long and awkward delay, there's been some movement in the saga known as "Surface Pro's Pen...

By S. Sakr,   05.10.13
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03.06.13
Apple patent would have devices sense a squeeze through metal
03.06.13

Apple patent would have devices sense a squeeze through metal

Apple likes to build devices using metal. Unfortunately, the material isn't usually conducive to t...

By J. Fingas,   03.06.13
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10.15.12
'Pressure' forces racing and vintage quack medicine together
10.15.12

'Pressure' forces racing and vintage quack medicine together

Pressure, developed by Chasing Carrots and published by TopWare Interactive, is definitely the firs...

By JC Fletcher,   10.15.12
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