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, ...
Detecting pesticides and nerve gas in very low concentrations. An international team of researchers led by Ivo Stassen and Rob Ameloot from KU Leuven, Belgium, have made it possible.
LG Innotek today announced a development of new concept textile flexible pressure sensors. This sensor senses pressure from the entire surface of the sensor and it is even bendable.
Using the power of the light around us, Dartmouth College researchers have significantly improved their innovative light-sensing system that tracks a person's behavior continuously and unobtrusively in real time.
A new type of electronic sensor that might be used to quickly detect and classify bacteria for medical diagnostics and food safety has passed a key hurdle by distinguishing between dead and living bacteria cells.
The iconic rubber duck has gone digital—but maybe it doesn't need to.
It is impossible to see when the "lead" in a pencil cracks within the pencil, but an acoustic sensor can "hear" the change in the way the pencil vibrates. Now, researchers in China have reported in the International Journal ...
Just in time for summer, Samsung is unveiling a new fitness tracker that aims to undercut gadgets from market leader Fitbit.
An adversary who steps inside a boxer's sense of rhythm may land a punch the boxer never saw coming.
Seiko Epson Corporation today announced the development of its S250 series of high-precision force sensors. The S250 series, which will be rolled out worldwide from early June, will be available as an option for the company's ...