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Sticking to your diet? This tooth-mounted food sensor could transmit the truth
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Logan Garbarini models the 2×2 mm sensor that monitors ingested fluids and transmits information wirelessly. (credit: Fio Omenetto, Tufts University) With this latest wearable gadget, you could really sink your teeth into tracking your diet and health. A tiny tooth-mounted sensor can wirelessly transmit radio frequency data about the foods you’re noshing, reporting on sugar, […]

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Uber sensor supplier says its tech isn't to blame in fatal Arizona crash     – Roadshow
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Velodyne, one of Uber’s main self-driving sensor suppliers, denies that its lidar technology had anything to do with this week’s fatal crash.

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Ocean-wide Sensor Array Provides New Look at Global Ocean Current
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An anonymous reader shares a Nature article: The North Atlantic Ocean is a major driver of the global currents that regulate Earth’s climate, mix the oceans and sequester carbon from the atmosphere — but researchers haven’t been able to get a good look at its inner workings until now. The first results from an array […]

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Apple plans to add a 3D sensor to the back of the iPhone, too
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Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) The iPhone X’s front-facing TrueDepth sensor array could be used for more than just Face ID authentication, and it fits neatly into Apple’s broader march into augmented reality on the iPhone, but the iPhone X’s rear camera still uses a combination of motion sensors and two rear cameras for AR. That […]

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Tactile soft sensor can turn anything into a controller
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Researchers at Purdue University have developed a soft sensor toolkit that could pave the way for more tactile wearables. Tragically dubbed "iSoft," the thin, rubbery device reacts to continuous movement, including touch and stretch controls. With it…

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This tiny sensor could sleep for years between detection events
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 It’s easy enough to put an always-on camera somewhere it can live off solar power or the grid, but deep in nature, underground, or in other unusual circumstances every drop of power is precious. Luckily, a new type of sensor developed for DARPA uses none at all until the thing it’s built to detect happens […]

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A Supercharged Sensor That Could Soon Make Homes Scary-Smart
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University researchers create a simple device that plugs into an electrical outlet and connects everything in the room. The post A Supercharged Sensor That Could Soon Make Homes Scary-Smart appeared first on WIRED.

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Sony Launches A9 Camera With Full-Frame Stacked CMOS Sensor
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Sony has recently announced the launch of its new digital camera dubbed as the α9 (model ILCE-9), which it claims to be the most technologically advanced digital camera the company has ever created. Well, it is being said that the new camera offers a level of imaging performance that is simply unmatched by any camera […]

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Nikon Launches D7500 DSLR Camera With 20.9 MP Sensor
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Nikon has recently announced the launch of its new D7500 DSLR camera, which is claimed to be the successor of the popular Nikon camera D7200. According to a recent press release, Nikon has claimed D7500 as an advanced level DX format DSLR that provides a robust yet lightweight camera with powerful performance and premium features. […]

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