Sensors

08.22.14
Engineers develop damage-detecting 'skin' for airplanes
08.22.14

Engineers develop damage-detecting 'skin' for airplanes

Modern aircraft require lots of ground checks to ensure they're safe to fly, but researchers at BA...

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08.11.14
Microsoft Research project turns a smartphone camera into a cheap Kinect
08.11.14

Microsoft Research project turns a smartphone camera into a cheap Kinect

Microsoft's been awfully busy at this year's SIGGRAPH conference: embers of the company's research...

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06.20.14
WSJ: Apple's smartwatch will feature 'more than 10 sensors'
06.20.14

WSJ: Apple's smartwatch will feature 'more than 10 sensors'

Apple is said to be creeping ever closer to launching a smartwatch, and there could be more than o...

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05.28.14
Samsung launches a flexible platform of sensors for wearables
05.28.14

Samsung launches a flexible platform of sensors for wearables

At Samsung's "Voice of the Body" event today, the company announced SIMBAND, a modular reference p...

By N. Lee,   05.28.14
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07.09.13
Researchers say new development could give artificial skin a wider range of senses
07.09.13

Researchers say new development could give artificial skin a wider range of senses

We've seen a number of efforts to build a better artificial skin, or "e-skin," over the years, and...

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05.30.13
SmartThings opens up its home automation platform to developers
05.30.13

SmartThings opens up its home automation platform to developers

To say SmartThings' Kickstarter campaign was a success is an understatement: the Internet of Thing...

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05.07.13
Hidden sensors in Google Glass could enable AR apps
05.07.13

Hidden sensors in Google Glass could enable AR apps

One of the bigger digs against Glass so far has been its rather limited feature set. In particular...

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03.16.13
Insert Coin semifinalist: Observos environmental monitoring sensors hands-on (video)
03.16.13

Insert Coin semifinalist: Observos environmental monitoring sensors hands-on (video)

We first heard about Observos a month ago when it became a participant in our Insert Coin semifina...

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01.27.13
The Weekly Roundup for 01.21.2013
01.27.13

The Weekly Roundup for 01.21.2013

You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, h...

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