A winter sports helmet can automatically detect when a user falls, sending distress signals, and allows for simple long-distance group communication.
Posts Categorized: Sensors
Student researchers have developed microchips that use ‘backscattering’ to transmit data with almost no power to IoT devices.
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.
A new design of bikes hopes to influence user’s habits and behaviours by taking up less space on city streets.
Researchers in Canada have developed smart acoustic sensors that can pinpoint small leaks in water mains and can easily be retrofitted onto fire hydrants.
Researchers in Germany have a developed a wafer thin e-skin wearable that detects the Earth’s magnetic fields and can be used to control devices or for navigation.
A new tape measure connects to an app to allow an audio read-out of the measurements.
This simple yet smart technology could help several different areas of society read with greater ease and independence.
Hardware and software improvements continue to excel in computer vision (CV) and deep learning technology. Depth sensors are fundamental to the understanding of innovations using these technologies. Find out more about how they are being used in this 2-minute read.
A Chinese company has developed a device that uses WiFi signals to detect when someone has fallen.
US scientists are using advanced 3D printing to create machine components that alert users when they are damaged or worn.
This wearable device uses ultrasound technology to predict when users will need to go to the bathroom.
In an event of a fire a new smart device can help direct firefighters to those most in need of rescue.
How do haptics add a sense of touch to devices and virtual environments? Find out more in our latest Tech Explained feature.
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.
An affordable smart air vent is designed to replace airbricks in homes, using weather data to open or close for efficient heating without compromising air quality.
A new robot can travel through pipes to identify leaks and help reduce water waste.
A new ventilation system controls room temperature, tracks air quality and reduces energy use.
An Israeli startup created a focused sound speaker system that delivers audio directly to a user’s ear to enhance the driving experience.
Scientists have developed a breathalyser that they claim can diagnose Parkinson’s disease.
A multinational organisation specialising in e-commerce and AI has launched a new service robot at The Computing Conference 2018 in Hangzhou, China.