Robot snake automatically wraps around an object when thrown (w/ Video)
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.
Accelerometer in phone has tracking potential, researchers find
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 ...