News tagged with sensor technologies

Sensor boutique for early adopters

Every chemical substance absorbs a very individual fraction of infrared light. Like a human fingerprint, this absorption can be used with optical methods for identifying substances. Such methods are used in the chemical industry, ...

dateJun 01, 2017 in Engineering
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Ultraviolet light sensor for wearable devices

Mass production technology for silicon based ultraviolet (UV) light sensors, suitable for smartphones and wearable devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) era, has been jointly developed by a research team at Tohoku University ...

dateApr 21, 2017 in Engineering
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Preventing infant deaths in hot cars

So far this year, 39 U.S. infants and toddlers have died of heat stroke due to being left unattended in hot cars. In an effort to prevent such tragedies, two Harvard students are developing a tech-driven car seat alert system.

dateNov 04, 2016 in Engineering
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