Sensing

08.05.12
Ford, GE and University of Michigan team up on sensor to track EV battery life, keep us on the road
08.05.12

Ford, GE and University of Michigan team up on sensor to track EV battery life, keep us on the road

Believe it or not, EV battery life is still something of a Pandora's Box, even for automakers: the...

By J. Fingas,   08.05.12
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07.26.12
ARM forms UK group to foster an Internet of Things, put 50 billion devices online by 2020
07.26.12

ARM forms UK group to foster an Internet of Things, put 50 billion devices online by 2020

ARM isn't content with dominating the mobile space. It's been by the far the most vocal about an I...

By J. Fingas,   07.26.12
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05.25.12
Nokia and X-Prize put medical sensors on the spot for next challenge
05.25.12

Nokia and X-Prize put medical sensors on the spot for next challenge

Sometimes the X-Prize foundation gets a little ahead of itself. We couldn't get a private mission...

By T. O'Brien,   05.25.12
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05.22.12
Insert Coin: Knut WiFi-enabled sensor hub (video)
05.22.12

Insert Coin: Knut WiFi-enabled sensor hub (video)

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit pro...

By Z. Honig,   05.22.12
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05.05.11
Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together
05.05.11

Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together

Harvard researchers have married a smartphone to a metal detector to create PETALS, a low cost way...

By T. O'Brien,   05.05.11
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01.31.11
Scientists stumble upon bomb-sniffing laser with a boomerang effect
01.31.11

Scientists stumble upon bomb-sniffing laser with a boomerang effect

You might think of a laser as light forced into a single, directed beam, but scientists have recent...

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12.06.10
Kinect turned into a quadrocopter radar (video)
12.06.10

Kinect turned into a quadrocopter radar (video)

Every night we go to bed thinking that we've finally seen the best Kinect hack done and every morni...

By Vlad Savov,   12.06.10
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09.20.10
Ubuntu prototype uses face recognition to intelligently move UI elements (video)
09.20.10

Ubuntu prototype uses face recognition to intelligently move UI elements (video)

Digg Not that we haven't seen mock-ups before for systems using webcams to intelligently move use...

By D. Murph,   09.20.10
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09.19.10
PlayStation Move gets broken down -- so easy, an end-user could do it
09.19.10

PlayStation Move gets broken down -- so easy, an end-user could do it

Another week, another well-detailed tear down from the kids at iFixit. Blessed with an eight out of...

By D. Murph,   09.19.10
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