News tagged with sensor technologies

Smart agriculture

Integrating embedded systems into the IT infrastructure holds immense potential for the productive sectors of the economy. At the "Embedded World 2013" trade show in Nuremberg from Feb. 26 to 28, Fraunhofer researchers—using ...

dateFeb 22, 2013 in Engineering
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When energy-saving becomes a game

( —A smartphone application bringing gaming dimensions to energy awareness has helped householders in Finland, Sweden and Italy reduce their electricity consumption by up to 19%.

dateMar 22, 2013 in Software
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A low-cost, finger-nail sized radar

European researchers have squeezed radar technology into a low-cost fingernail-sized chip package that promises to lead to a new range of distance and motion sensing applications. The novel device could have important uses ...

dateNov 23, 2012 in Engineering
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