News tagged with electronic sensor

Biologist gets a squid's eye view (w/ video)

( —Pursuing the misunderstood Humboldt squid, Hopkins Marine Station's William Gilly has strapped video cameras and electronic sensors to the animals, exhaustively analyzed their habitats, tracked them with sonar ...

dateMar 29, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Engineers develop 'electronic nose' prototype

( -- Research by Nosang Myung, a professor at the University of California, Riverside, Bourns College of Engineering, has enabled a Riverside company to develop an "electronic nose" prototype that can detect small ...

dateAug 21, 2012 in Engineering
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New method for detecting explosives

A group of researchers in Tennessee and Denmark has discovered a way to sensitively detect explosives based on the physical properties of their vapors. Their technology, which is currently being developed into prototype devices ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in General Physics
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Sniffing out terrorists

A new intelligent system has been developed to help identify terrorists carrying explosives. Sensitive electronic noses capture the smell of the explosives; the system processes the acquired data, correlates it with individuals' ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Engineering
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