Sensors

09.06.12
Researchers take full control of cockroach's movement, turn it into a wireless sensor
09.06.12

Researchers take full control of cockroach's movement, turn it into a wireless sensor

Built-in power supply? Check. Ability to survive anything? Check. Easy to control? Okay, anyone wh...

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09.06.12
Apple patent application details method for detecting and displaying hand position on screen
09.06.12

Apple patent application details method for detecting and displaying hand position on screen

We've had a glimpse at Apple's conception of a sensor-based keyless layout, and the latest patent...

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09.06.12
STMicroelectronics details pressure sensor in your Galaxy S III, can tell when you're mountaineering
09.06.12

STMicroelectronics details pressure sensor in your Galaxy S III, can tell when you're mountaineering

If you're the sort to tear down your Galaxy S III, you might have noticed a mysterious STMicroelec...

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09.04.12
Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers
09.04.12

Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

Since we last heard about Mosoro's Lego-brick sized Bluetooth LE modules, they've changed their na...

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08.22.12
Wireless Sensor Tags alert you to movement and temperature changes, fit on your keyring
08.22.12

Wireless Sensor Tags alert you to movement and temperature changes, fit on your keyring

There's plenty of sensor gear around for hobbyists to play with, but not so many polished products...

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08.21.12
TechBASIC 2.3 links iOS to world of sensors through Bluetooth, no pesky computers in the way (video)
08.21.12

TechBASIC 2.3 links iOS to world of sensors through Bluetooth, no pesky computers in the way (video)

If a Bluetooth sensor doesn't already have iOS support, pairing it up will often involve a patient...

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08.08.12
Disney Research's Botanicus Interacticus adds capacitive touch to ordinary plants, we go hands-on
08.08.12

Disney Research's Botanicus Interacticus adds capacitive touch to ordinary plants, we go hands-on

Sure, you spend plenty of time talking to your plants, but have you ever made them sing? In partne...

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08.01.12
FDA approves Proteus Digital Health's e-pills for dose monitoring
08.01.12

FDA approves Proteus Digital Health's e-pills for dose monitoring

An "ingestible sensor" doesn't sound like the tastiest of snacks, but soon it might be just what t...

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07.19.12
N-Trig pen tech whittled down to single DuoSense chips and sensors, shrinks scribblings to travel size
07.19.12

N-Trig pen tech whittled down to single DuoSense chips and sensors, shrinks scribblings to travel size

As much as N-Trig is an old hand at supporting styluses, it's had to focus on tablets and other la...

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