Bluetooth Smart radio with record battery lifetime
Imec, Holst Centre and Wicentric introduce today their integrated ultra-low power Bluetooth Smart radio solution for a range of smart applications. With a power consumption up to five times lower than state-of-the-art ...
Bluetooth gets smart
You may know Bluetooth as the wireless technology you use to connect your phone with your wireless headset or your car's hands-free speaker systems. But in the near future, you may use the wireless technology ...
Sony's $200 smartwatch works with Android phones
Sony says its new computerized wristwatch will sell for $200 in the U.S. and will work with a variety of Android phones.
Using bluetooth to track crowds at the Paléo music festival
For her semester project, an EPFL Master's student applied a different approach to tracking the flow of the crowds at the Paléo music festival – using cell phone data and statistics.
MYO armband to muscle into computer control (w/ video)
In smartphone's wake comes the intelligent watch
After the smartphone, the intelligent watch promises to become the latest hi-tech trend, allowing wearers to peek at messages and even take calls without touching their phones.
Review: Acer's Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet
During the rise of the iPad and Android tablet devices, there were a trickle of Windows-based slabs, but since the October release of the more touch-friendly Windows 8 operating system, it's turned into a ...
Wearable display meets blindfold test for sensing danger
World class circuits by chip architects
Thanks to their designs, the battery of a mobile phone stays charged for longer, the signal is better and more data can be transmitted for a lower price. The Integrated Circuit Design group headed by Prof. ...
Tethercell battery could redefine smartphone control
Gadget Watch: Long-battery watch talks to iPhone
"Smart" watches that talk to cellphones have been around for some time, but they've been hampered by their high battery drain—usually needing recharging every few days. At this week's International CES ...
Company unveils haptic EMP feedback keyboard at CES
New Lego robotics kit talks to iPhones
Lego bricks are getting cozy with the iPhone and other Apple devices in the latest incarnation of the Mindstorms robotics kit.