Sensors

VR glove brings physical touch to the metaverse

25 January, 2023

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed the HaptGlove, a virtual reality glove that reportedly makes the sense of touch more realistic in the virtual world.


Wearable device takes the sense of touch to the metaverse

23 November, 2022

Researchers have developed a novel wearable tactile rendering system that mimics touch sensations with high spatial resolution and a rapid response rate.


'Wi-Peep' drone allows Wi-Fi-enabled devices to be seen through walls

17 November, 2022

Leveraging a loophole in Wi-Fi, researchers have built a drone that can determine the position of connected devices within seconds.


Self-driving AI model combines perception and control

08 November, 2022

Researchers have created an artificial intelligence model that handles multiple perception and control tasks simultaneously, to safely drive a vehicle in diverse environments.


Miniature cold-atom inertial sensors help navigation without GPS

08 November, 2022

Physicists have built a cold-atom interferometer, a core component of quantum sensors, that is small and rugged, to safely guide vehicles when GPS systems are jammed.


Strength in numbers when it comes to inertial sensors

26 October, 2022

Researchers working in navigation have developed a method that allows several low-cost inertial sensors working in combination to replace a single expensive sensor.


Dytran model 3184F rugged industrial accelerometer

20 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Dytran model 3184F is a rugged IEPE piezoelectric accelerometer with a built-in Faraday shield for electrostatic noise immunity, a sensitivity of 100 mV/g and a good low-frequency response.


Dytran 3115AH miniature, high-temperature IEPE accelerometer

19 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Dytran's 3115AH is a miniature, high-temperature IEPE accelerometer with an overall weight of 2 g. It was created for embedded shock monitoring of drilling tools.


Tiny optical sensors could help prevent pressure sores

12 August, 2022

UniSA scientists have designed small optical fibre sensors that can be attached to hospital mattresses to monitor patient movement and cardiac and respiratory rates.


Dytran 3055D and 3056D series high-temperature IEPE accelerometers

05 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The 3055D7-D10, D13, D14 and 3056D9-D14 models feature an extended operating temperature range of 163°C for use in high-temperature testing environments.


Dytran Instruments 3099A Series high shock accelerometers

14 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Dytran Instruments has released the 3099A IEPE Series of mechanically and electrically filtered high shock accelerometers, available in a variety of measurement ranges.


Wearable motion sensors created by extrusion printing

30 June, 2022

Researchers explore a high-resolution extrusion printing approach to develop tiny devices with dual functionality — EMI shields and a body motion sensor.


ams OSRAM AS7050 medical and health sensor

22 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The AS7050 is a medical and health sensor from ams OSRAM. It provides design engineers with next-generation biosignal conversion for a variety of applications.


Smart jumpsuit provides info on infants' development

21 June, 2022

The smart jumpsuit is a wearable medical device equipped with multiple movement sensors which assist in assessing and predicting children's neurological development.


Touch-sensitive e-skin helps robots learn from feeling pain

17 June, 2022

Engineers developed the artificial skin with a processing system based on synaptic transistors, which mimics the brain's neural pathways in order to learn.


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