Sensors

  • New shirt lets football fans feel what players on the field do 13-03-2014 06:16 PM

    A new shirt can allow football fans to feel some of the physical sensations - such as despair, exhaustion and adrenalin rush - that their favourite players on the field are experiencing. Australian telecommunications company, Foxtel, claims to have created the shirt which uses wearable technology to let the user...
  • Why fingerpring security on smartphones still has a long way to go 26-02-2014 01:45 PM

    Barcelona: Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership with PayPal. The sensor brings convenience for entering passcodes and could encourage more people to lock...
  • How the heart-rate sensor in the the Samsung Galaxy S5 works 25-02-2014 02:20 PM

    Samsung Galaxy S5 is claimed to be the first smartphone with a built-in Heart Rate Sensor which enables users to measure their heart rate directly on their phone. Users can now check their heart rate at any time of the day and manage their condition accordingly.To measure their heart rate,...
  • Sony in talks to supply front, rear camera sensors for 'iPhone 6': Report 12-02-2014 11:04 AM

    Bangalore: Sony Corp is in talks with Apple Inc to double its supply of camera components for a new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year, the Nikkei reported. Sony supplies nearly all of the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) sensors for the current iPhone 5S's rear-mounted main...
  • 2013: 5 tech surprises of the year 17-12-2013 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: Quite like other years, the year 2013 also witnessed the launch of many new devices including smartphones (with large screens and improved specifications), slimmer tablets, smartwatches, hybrid devices and premium video game consoles, but unlike many recent years, 2013 was a year when many groundbreaking mobile devices took...
  • Smartphones with fingerprint sensor to be mainstream in 2014: Report 11-12-2013 04:23 PM

    Stockholm: Biometric smartphones are expected to become mainstream next year as leading handset makers follow the lead of Apple into fingerprint recognition technology, an Ericsson report on consumer trends showed on Wednesday. In September, Apple launched its iPhone 5S which was the first smartphone with a sensor to recognise fingerprints,...
  • Samsung expected to launch phone with fingerprint sensor in 2014 05-12-2013 11:22 AM

    Stockholm: Fingerprint Cards is aiming to sell its identity technology to most of the world's biggest smartphone makers, which are likely to follow Apple in offering touch recognition for mobiles from next year. Apple's September launch of the iPhone 5S was the first smartphone with a fingerprint identity touch sensor,...
  • Indian sensor to sniff out methane in Mars orbit 04-11-2013 05:01 PM

    India's tryst with Mars could lead to finding methane on the Red Planet for the first time by a sensor onboard the spacecraft being launched on Tuesday from Sriharikota spaceport, 80 km northeast of Chennai. Of the five scientific instruments, the 1.3-tonne Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will carry to the...
  • Little girl exposes security flaw in iPhone 5s' fingerprint scanner 12-09-2013 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: A security flaw - that might now seem obvious - in Apple's much touted Touch ID fingerprint sensor in Apple's just-announced iPhone 5s was brought to light via an image posted on Reddit by a user iZeeHunter. The image shows his little niece, with an impish laugh on...
  • Chandrayaan develops snag 17-07-2009 07:56 AM

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  • MCD sensors to track illegal rickshaws 08-02-2007 02:14 AM

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  • Head-banging snakes to predict quakes 28-12-2006 02:01 PM

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