News tagged with sensors

Breakthrough in powering wireless sensors

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are a step closer to harvesting renewable or ambient energy from mobile phone base stations to power battery-operated wireless sensors used in industries including health ...

dateJul 13, 2016 in Engineering
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How plants sense electric fields

An international group of researchers has pinpointed the sensor plants use to sense electric fields. A beneficial side effect: Their work could contribute to the understanding of how the Ebola virus enters human cells.

dateJul 08, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Your smartwatch is giving away your ATM PIN

Wearable devices—Fitbits, Jawbones, Nike+, Apple Watches and the like—are white-hot. The tech segment is already producing an estimated $14 billion in sales worldwide, and expected to more than double within four years, ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Security
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