Amid the rumors swirling around its next flagship, OnePlus confirms that its OnePlus 6T will have a fingerprint reader in the display.
Mobile phone cameras are about to get a significant performance boost. Sony on Monday introduced a 48-megapixel sensor for cellphone cameras that measures less than one-third of an inch diagonally. The sensor is slated for release in September. To pack that many pixels into such tight quarters, Sony had to shrink their size to 8 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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…
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 […]
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.