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Making smartphones smarter with see-through sensors!

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 14:56

The researchers, collaborating with the New York-based company Corning Incorporated, used lasers to carve out transparent pathways called waveguides into the glass.

Now, bug sensors to help save crops

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 18:52

Scientists have developed an inexpensive wireless sensor to classify different insect species with up to 99 per cent accuracy, that could help protect crops from insect damage and limit the spread of insect-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever.

Wireless speaker with light sensors, microphone

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 21:51

Move over run-of-the-mill speakers. A Germany-based company has created a clever wireless speaker that has an accelerometer, light sensors and microphones that is going to change the way people look at sound.

Mars` atmosphere analyzing sensor could help cut Earth`s greenhouse emissions

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 10:19

Researchers have developed a new portable device that promises a greener future by readily analysing the composition of gases, solids and liquids using the light they emit.

Computer to use living slime mould in future

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 17:59

Solid silicon devices may soon be a thing of past as scientists have now built logical circuits using living slime mould that might act as the building blocks for computing devices and sensors.

A wearable antenna to ease health monitoring

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 19:48

Keeping a tab on patients can become a tad easier for doctors as scientists have designed a new flexible antenna that could be stretched and easily integrated into wearable health monitoring devices.

Mathematical formula that leads to 20pc cuts in energy consumption in buildings developed

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 20:29

A team of researchers have devised a mathematical formula that detects unreliable systems and faulty equipment that affects energy consumption in buildings.

Now, a smart mattress system to make you sleep sounder!

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 19:07

An innovative smart sleep system reportedly uses under-the-mattress sensors and beside clock to monitor and improve a user`s sleep patterns.

Harry Potter`s invisibility cloak to soon become reality

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 14:27

A team of researchers have proposed the first design for an active cloak that draws energy from a battery, allowing objects to become undetectable to radio sensors over a greater range of frequencies.

iBeacon reaches out to US Apple shoppers

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 17:15

Apple used freshly deployed iBeacon sensors to virtually -- and personally -- accompany iPhone, iPad or iPod-toting shoppers through its US stores on Friday.

Sony may buy Renesas plant to boost sensor production: Sources

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 14:57

Sony Corp may buy a factory from chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp to boost production of its imaging sensors to meet rising demand from Chinese smartphone makers, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

Soon, biomedical sensors to keep astronauts fit in space

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 10:05

In an attempt to keep astronauts healthy in space, engineers from the Kansas State University are designing new tools and biomedical sensors for spacesuits.