San Francisco airport to test sensors that talk to smartphone apps to help the blind find their way
Review: Wireless blood pressure monitor transmits reading to smartphone
If you've seen my mugshot, you can probably tell I can stand to lose a few pounds. It's a constant battle, and I'm trying to take it seriously. My doctor likes to remind me to monitor my blood pressure, and ...
Indoor mapping iOS solution bypasses Wi-Fi, Bluetooth beacons (w/ Video)
Bluetooth group ushers in updated Bluetooth 4.1
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. ...