Researchers get better view of penguins with affixed cameras and accelerometers (w/ video)
Smartphones as seismometers intrigue Berkeley researchers
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 ...
Intel: Ultrabooks will be thin and light but heavy in innovation
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 ...
Microsensors without microfabrication
(PhysOrg.com) -- Miniature motion sensors are everywhere these days, detecting the orientation of cell phones, deploying air bags in cars and measuring stresses in buildings and mechanical systems. But manufacturing ...
Room's Ambience Fingerprinted By Phone
(PhysOrg.com) -- Your smart phone may soon be able to know not only that you're at the mall, but whether you're in the jewelry store or the shoe store.
New technique helps robotic vehicles find their way
(Phys.org) —A Wayne State University researcher understands that the three most important things about real estate also apply to small ground robotic vehicles: location, location, location.
US army seeks new technology to replace GPS
The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon's research agency said Wednesday.
Smart bracelet uses RFID to bleep dirty hands
Researchers find accelerometers may pose security risk for smartphones
Researchers gain new insights into the behaviour of the coconut crab Birgus latro
(Phys.org)—Researchers from Jena and Greifswald used GPS satellites for a long-term behavioural monitoring of land crab migration on Christmas Island. In cooperation with colleagues from the Zoological ...