News - 23 Jun 2017
Traditional cameras—including those found on the thinnest of cellphones—cannot be really flat because of their optics: lenses that need a specific size and shape in order to function. Recently,...
News - 13 Apr 2015
Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes according to newly reported research. This...
News - 8 Oct 2012
UCLA researchers have for the first time measured the activity of a brain region known to be involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep. They discovered that this region,...
News - 4 Mar 2021
Scientists have taken cues from the eyes of mantis shrimp to design a new type of optical sensor that is small enough to fit on a smartphone but can also perform polarimetric and hyperspectral...
News - 24 Nov 2020
At the University of Birmingham, researchers have designed a new sensor to quantify weak magnetic signals in the brain, with the ability to increase the understanding of connectivity in the brain, and...
News - 9 May 2013
Innovative projects including: smart-phone test and tracking systems for infectious diseases; fibre optic probes that can monitor people’s condition in intensive care; and in-home sensors that...
Article - 29 Jan 2020
The continuously advancing field of sensor technologies has supported the widespread application of three-dimensional (3D) imaging technology.
Article - 24 May 2018
For some time, the development of infrared sensor technology was supported mostly by military applications. Today, the introduction of silicon technology in the last few decades has resulted in a...
Article - 16 Mar 2018
This article discusses how to measure temperature with thermometers that in past proved difficult.