Researchers get better view of penguins with affixed cameras and accelerometers (w/ video)
Robot snake automatically wraps around an object when thrown (w/ Video)
Research shows smartphone sensors leave trackable fingerprints
Fingerprints—those swirling residues left on keyboards and doorknobs—are mostly invisible. They can affirm your onetime presence, but they cannot be used to track your day-to-day activities.
Intel: Ultrabooks will be thin and light but heavy in innovation
Team develops tooth embedded sensor for oral activity recognition
Speeding algorithms by shrinking data
In computer science, the buzzword of the day is "big data." The proliferation of cheap, Internet-connected sensors—such as the GPS receivers, accelerometers and cameras in smartphones—has meant an explosion ...
Physician, glove thyself: Med Sensation has exam tool (w/ Video)
Turning iPhone into spiPhone: Smartphones' accelerometer can track strokes on nearby keyboards
It's a pattern that no doubt repeats itself daily in hundreds of millions of offices around the world: People sit down, turn on their computers, set their mobile phones on their desks and begin to work. What ...
Smartphones as seismometers intrigue Berkeley researchers
Researchers apply computer vision technique to see tiny vibrations in large structures
To the naked eye, buildings and bridges appear fixed in place, unmoved by forces like wind and rain. But in fact, these large structures do experience imperceptibly small vibrations that, depending on their ...
Tiny sensor used in smart phones could create urban seismic network
A tiny chip used in smart phones to adjust the orientation of the screen could serve to create a real-time urban seismic network, easily increasing the amount of strong motion data collected during a large earthquake, according ...