The touchscreen technology used in billions of smartphones and tablets could also be used as a powerful sensor, without the need for any modifications.
Youth vaping, or e-cigarette use, has risen significantly in recent years, even as rates of other types of nicotine use by youth have fallen. The lack of proven nicotine-use cessation options for youth makes prevention critically important.
Each fingertip has more than 3,000 touch receptors, which largely respond to pressure. Humans rely heavily on sensation in their fingertips when manipulating an object.
Lidar solutions provider Cepton Technologies, Inc. announced that it has secured an ADAS lidar series production award at a leading, Detroit-based global automotive OEM, which is the industry’s largest award to-date.
When a major UK-based structural health monitoring systems company were called in to urgently evaluate problematic expansion joints on a reinforced concrete motorway bridge, they required not just an extremely fast delivered solution for several linear displacement sensors but also a combined accuracy, temperature stability and environmental specification that would be beyond the capabilities of most suppliers.
Q-CTRL, a startup that applies the principles of control engineering to power quantum technology, has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the Australian government's Modern Manufacturing Initiative to expand the development and manufacture of quantum-based remote sensing technologies for space deployment.
Flinders University sleep experts are becoming embedded in a new trial to help people with their individual sleep disorders - via tests on a new mattress sensor.
Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurement, today announced the availability of its best-in-class air quality sensor and monitoring solution, which is cost-effective, scalable, accurate, and easy-to-set-up – putting cities in control of air quality decisions.
Imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, presents a proof-of-concept for determining arterial stiffness, a risk marker for cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart failure, and monitoring blood pressure.
Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies company and part of the Teledyne Imaging group, introduces Tetra, a low-cost, high-performance quad linear CMOS sensor family.