Sensors

Power and secure your devices as you walk

29 May, 2017

Researchers have developed technology which uses a person's gait — ie, the way they walk — to power wearable devices, as well as serve as an authentication method.


Creating a smart campus with the IoT

25 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Hitachi Australia Ltd

Curtin University has selected Hitachi to deploy an Internet of Things (IoT) solution to advance its vision of a smart campus that enhances the student experience.


Amphenol Advanced Sensors Telaire AAS-AQS-UNO air quality evaluation boards

03 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

The Amphenol Advanced Sensors Telaire AAS-AQS-UNO air quality evaluation boards help engineers evaluate air quality sensors.


Wearable sensor diagnoses disease from your sweat

20 April, 2017

Researchers in the US have developed a wristband-like sensor that collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents and then electronically transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics.


Powering an exoskeleton for paraplegics

06 April, 2017 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

FUTEK recently partnered with the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition on its latest exoskeleton, the Mina v2, which will provide paraplegics with gait mobility.


Fujitsu Biometric Authentication Palm Vein Authentication Board control board

14 February, 2017 | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

The Fujitsu Biometric Authentication Palm Vein Authentication Board is a compact, smartcard-sized control board with firmware that processes such functions as image capture, registration and authentication.


Fujitsu Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro sensor

13 February, 2017 | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

The Fujitsu Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro is a sensor that can be embedded into equipment.


Temperature sensor developed for artificial skin

09 February, 2017

ETH Zurich researchers have developed a highly sensitive and flexible temperature sensor that could soon be integrated into artificial skin on prosthetic limbs or robotic arms.


Texas Instruments LDC2114 Evaluation Module inductive touch sensing

19 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics (Hong Kong) Ltd

The Texas Instruments LDC2114 Evaluation Module inductive touch sensing detects and measures the presence of conductive objects to implement inductive touch buttons.


Valencell and STMicroelectronics development kit for biometric wearables

12 January, 2017 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Valencell and STMicroelectronics have announced a development kit for biometric wearables that includes ST's compact SensorTile turnkey multisensor module integrated with Valencell's Benchmark biometric sensor system.


Street lighting sensory network in Swaziland

31 October, 2016 | Supplied by: gridComm

gridComm has partnered with Somerset Group to install smart street lighting sensory networks across the Kingdom of Swaziland — a developing country flanked by the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Mozambique.


ST motion-sensing device certified for Daydream and Tango

21 October, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics' LSM6DSM 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) has earned certification for use in next-generation mobile devices running Google Daydream and Tango.


Car-mounted sensors to monitor streetlights

29 September, 2016

MIT researchers have collaborated with infrastructure contracting company Forrevial in developing a monitoring system for streetlights that is inexpensive and highly automated.


Smartphone sensor to reduce driving accidents

23 September, 2016

The Driving Barista smartphone app aims to reduce the number of traffic accidents in Japan's Aichi Prefecture, which has had the highest number of traffic fatalities in the country for 13 consecutive years.


Context detection is the next MEMS wave

19 September, 2016 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Thinking about the evolution of sensing and the IoT in mobile applications, smart watches, fitness bands and other wearable devices has STMicroelectronics seeing waves rolling onto the sand.


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