We've all had that moment when we've been so angry or upset while driving that we just wish we could hand the wheel to someone else. It's a frustrating feeling — one that semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics has set out to solve.
US engineers have developed a smart glove that translates the American Sign Language (ASL) alphabet into text and controls a virtual hand to mimic sign language gestures.
WA researchers are using thermal sensors attached to aircraft and drones to detect feral pigs, as part of a trial aimed at strengthening management of the significant pest animals.
Engineers at UC San Diego are using soft robotics technology to make light, flexible gloves that allow users to feel tactile feedback when they interact with virtual reality environments.
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.
The Amphenol Advanced Sensors Telaire AAS-AQS-UNO air quality evaluation boards help engineers evaluate air quality sensors.
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.
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.
The Fujitsu Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro is a sensor that can be embedded into equipment.
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.
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 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.
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.