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Robot hand could make defusing a bomb a lot safer
Satellite technology makes it easier and cheaper to map remote ocean locations and governments better prepare for natural disasters
A digital clone could cut costs and still provide personalised service
Sensors in the mouthguard collect data on performance and injuries
The seats are made from a smart textile that reacts to passengers’ size, weight and movement
What are digital twins and how will they help deliver the innovations of the future?
An easy to install connected device for brick-and-mortar stores monitors foot traffic via thermal detection, providing insight into peak business hours without invading consumer privacy.
A startup is using blockchain technology to collect and share data on entire food supply chains.
An ad campaign has adopted the viral trend of social activism off the back of #MeToo.
Researchers in Canada have developed smart acoustic sensors that can pinpoint small leaks in water mains and can easily be retrofitted onto fire hydrants.
A new type of optical gyroscope could allow mobile devices to shrink even further.
US scientists are using advanced 3D printing to create machine components that alert users when they are damaged or worn.
An app-controlled wearable can detect hidden high voltage points and warn users with vibrations, in addition to storing detailed information of incidents for supervisors.
Scientists have developed a breathalyser that they claim can diagnose Parkinson’s disease.
Wearable fitness trackers are continuously enhanced thanks to technological advances in material design and sensors. It’s no longer enough to measure steps and active minutes. Find out how fitness trackers have evolved and how they’re now been used in our latest Tech Explained.
Wall climbing robots rapidly scale industrial tanks, using a variety of sensors to rapidly establish safety levels without emptying.
A charity has created a sensor kit that assesses the health of a house by measuring cold and mould levels.
A new patent has been filed for a drone that can sense when people need a hot beverage.
Researchers in Austria have developed a robotic system for identifying and charging e-vehicles.
A London based design studio has created a museum installation of a huge airship that visitors will be able to operate using the power of their minds.
A new smart case uses sensor technology to detect when a phone is in free fall and immediately triggers a protection mechanism.