News tagged with sensor technologies

Wireless network detects falls by the elderly

University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help for the elderly ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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Fujitsu technology puts big data to use in minutes

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has developed new parallel distributed data processing technology that enables pools of big data as well as continuous inflows of new data to be efficiently processed and put to ...

dateApr 05, 2012 in Hardware
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The perfect connection between guitar and computer

Guitar virtuosos have to master all kinds of playing techniques. But how can the intricate process of playing the instrument be captured digitally? A special thin film on the tailpiece has the answer. Functioning as a sensor, ...

dateJul 11, 2011 in Engineering
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A nano-transistor assesses your health via sweat

Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible with advanced electronics, this technology boasts exceptional ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Nanophysics
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