Low-power applications take advantage of MEMS accelerometer sensors for increasing battery life.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has invented a robot car that is claimed to see better than humans in foggy conditions and can navigate without stopping.
The technology consists of three sensors embedded in socks that patients wear while performing exercises, plus a web interface that displays the captured data in real time.
STMicroelectronics has announced the validation of its LSM6DSL 6-axis inertial sensor and LPS22HB pressure sensor for Alibaba IoT's ecosystem, which enables users to create complete IoT nodes and gateway solutions with good time to market.
The ICP-10100 MEMS capacitive barometric pressure sensor offers a full pressure operating range of 30 to 110 kPa, and ensures good temperature stability with a temperature coefficient of ±0.5 Pa/°C.
Wearable sensors are not just useful for personal fitness tracking — they can also be used to gain new insights in several fields of biomedical research.
Testing lithium-ion batteries' internal temperatures and their electrodes' potentials, researchers have found that the batteries can be safely charged much faster than the recommended charging limits.
Acconeer's A1 SRD radar sensors enable mm accuracy with low power consumption. The sensor is based on PCR (Pulsed Coherent Radar) technology, which has high-range resolution while only consuming microwatts of power.
A pilot study using Internet of Things technology to help reduce traffic congestion and create the foundations for the deployment of autonomous vehicles is underway in South Australia.
Silicon chips from semiconductor company STMicroelectronics have enabled the creation of zForce AIR touch-sensing modules.
Researchers are developing an atom-sized quantum sensor that will be able to measure the tiny magnetic fields we can expect to see in the next generation of hard discs.
HERE Technologies has announced its safety services suite for intelligent vehicles, as well as its work to develop a telematics solution for autonomous vehicles.
Qeexo and STMicroelectronics have announced a collaboration to further accelerate integration of Qeexo's FingerSense technology by OEMs.