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Tag: Sensor

PIP Biosensor Turns Relaxation into a Game

PIP Biosensor Turns Relaxation into a Game
Relax. Take it easy. For some people, those words are easier said than done. I mean, how hard can it be to relax and just bum around? Apparently, it’s hard if you’re stressed out at work or have to broker deals that just aren’t coming together.

Robots Tell You If You Have Bad Breath or Smelly Feet

Robots Tell You If You Have Bad Breath or Smelly Feet
If you have a body odor problem, you’ll want stay away from this disembodied robotic head and dog. The one shaped like a girls head smells your breath and the robot canine smells your feet.

Smart Skin Could Give Robots a Sense of Touch

Smart Skin Could Give Robots a Sense of Touch
Like most of you, I’m patiently waiting for the day when I can buy a robot that will take care of all the irritating things around house I want to deal with. I want a robot to wash the dishes, bathe the dog, mow the lawn, and take out the trash.

Plant Doctor: Never Let Your Plants Die Again

Plant Doctor: Never Let Your Plants Die Again
There are some people who are just don’t know how to take care of plants. Or it might be that you’ve got some special plants in your house that need special care. It’s for reasons like that some designers decided to come up with this device, which allows you to detect the health of your plants.

CubeSensors: Track the Fitness of Your Home

CubeSensors: Track the Fitness of Your Home
While fitness sensors are cool, there are plenty of other uses for remote sensors. These environmental sensors allow you to keep track of indoor spaces in your home.

EveryTouchFX Touch Sensor: Switch from Switches

EveryTouchFX Touch Sensor: Switch from Switches
Are you eagerly waiting for Disney’s mind-blowing touch technology to become mainstream? You might want to settle for this touch sensor for the meantime. It’s called the EveryTouchFX, a system that’s meant to replace mechanical switches with a hidden touch-based switch.

Carbomorph Plastic Lets 3D Printers Print Electronics: Rapider Prototyping

Carbomorph Plastic Lets 3D Printers Print Electronics: Rapider Prototyping
The 3D printing projects we’ve seen are usually made of plastic material. We’ve also seen ones made from chocolate, sandstone and even living cells, but we haven’t seen a 3D printed electronic gadget. Until now. Researchers at the University of Warwick have invented a plastic composite that can be used to do just that.

Amiigo Activity Monitor Tracks Movements and Vital Signs While You Work Out

Amiigo Activity Monitor Tracks Movements and Vital Signs While You Work Out
There are a number of wearable devices on the market these days which can monitor your activity when you exercise, but they’re all pretty much glorified motion sensors, which extrapolate your activity level based on movement.

RISR: The App/Sensor That Reads Body Language for You

RISR: The App/Sensor That Reads Body Language for You
You’ve probably wanted at some point in time to be able to fully engage your date or a client. Here’s another tool to help you accomplish your goal. RISR is a “sensor web” that will help you get the most out of each conversation.

Wi-Fi Sensor Tells You When Your Plant Needs Some H2O

Wi-Fi Sensor Tells You When Your Plant Needs Some H2O
Some people have green thumbs while others are known for their plant-killing black thumbs. The former are naturally great at keeping their potted plants and gardens alive and green, while the latter are notoriously known for causing plants to die or wilt a few weeks after they start ‘caring’ for them.

Lapka Sensors Turn iPhones into Tricorders

Lapka Sensors Turn iPhones into Tricorders
Are your curious about your environment? Have you always wanted a tricorder in your pocket? Well, check out Lapka’s iPhone sensors. They will pack a bunch of sensors in a svelte, compact package that you can take everywhere with you.

Intellego UV-Sensing Wristband: Never Get Fried by the Sun Again

Intellego UV-Sensing Wristband: Never Get Fried by the Sun Again
Tanning can be dangerous, especially if you fall asleep on the beach while soaking in some rays. These UV-sensing wristbands will let you know when you’ve had too much sun. Once you’ve had your fill, they change colors to let you know when to cover up.

FDA Approves Indigestible Medical Sensor You Swallow Like a Pill

FDA Approves Indigestible Medical Sensor You Swallow Like a Pill
The FDA has issued approval for an interesting medical gadget that is designed to be swallowed. The digestible sensor is designed to report back to doctors on a patient’s adherence to medications, as well as to share their vital signs.

Sensordrone Gives Your Smartphone the Sixth Sense to Do Amazing Stuff

Sensordrone Gives Your Smartphone the Sixth Sense to Do Amazing Stuff
Imagine how much easier life would be if we had sensors on all of our stuff. You could just raise your hand and the lights would go off, clap your hands to turn the TV on and off, and snap your fingers to run a bath.

Philips ErgoSensor Display Makes Sure You’re Posture Perfect in Front of Your PC

Philips ErgoSensor Display Makes Sure You’re Posture Perfect in Front of Your PC
It doesn’t matter how comfortable your computer chair is. Give it a few hours and you’ll probably be slouching or bending your head this way or that as you do your work. It’s not very good for your posture or bones, but you probably already know that.

Tweeting Sensor: Posts Temperature, Humidity and Radiation, Eventually

Tweeting Sensor: Posts Temperature, Humidity and Radiation, Eventually
People use Twitter for various reasons. Some users tweet senseless stuff everyday (like “I just farted” or “My cat is sleeping.”) Some re-tweet quotes that they find meaningful, while some just post jokes, rants, and anything that they feel like posting about.