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In Development – Wallpaper Sensors

In Development – Wallpaper Sensors

From left: Professors James Sturm, Naveen Verma and Sigurd Wagner draw on a wide range of expertise to build complex electronic devices on thin plastic sheets. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) Researchers at Princeton University have created ultra-thin radios which can ...

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New Sensor – 1000 Times More Sensitive to Light!

New Sensor – 1000 Times More Sensitive to Light!

The new groundbraking graphene sensor (Credit: Nanyang Technological University) Engineers from Singapore have created a new type of camera sensor made from graphene that is said to be 1,000 times more sensitive to light than current imaging sensors. Researchers from ...

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Wireless Implant Predicts Heart Attack Hours Ahead

Wireless Implant Predicts Heart Attack Hours Ahead

The tiny prototype lab – to be implamented under the skin Swiss researchers developed a tiny portable personal blood testing laboratory that can be inserted under the skin and can provide immediate analysis of substances in the body and transmit ...

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Canon Tests the most Sensitive Sensor in the World

Canon Tests the most Sensitive Sensor in the World

The new super sensative CMOS sensor by Canon A prototype camera which uses the new sensor Canon announced today that it successfully developed a super high-sensitivity full-frame CMOS sensor developed exclusively for video recording. The new Full HD sensor can ...

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FIT T-shirt Will Monitor your Health Wirelessly

FIT T-shirt Will Monitor your Health Wirelessly

FIT medical sensing shirt (Credit: Maxim Integrated) California based company Maxim Integrated recently announced a model for a vital signs monitoring shirt. The T-shirt is able to measures 3-lead ECG, body temperature, and motion and report record this information wirelessly ...

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Q-Sensor Will Tell you How Stressed You Are

The Massachusetts based Company Affectiva developed a special watch-like sensor which measures emotional arousal via skin conductance that grows higher during states such as excitement, attention or anxiety and lower during states such as boredom or relaxation.   Q-Sensor There ...

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Super Chemical Sensor

Super Chemical Sensor

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new approach for “electronic noses.” The new noses are comprised of 16 microheater elements and eight types of sensors with a pattern-recognition module that mimics the way ...

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Diagnosing Cancer by Breathing

Scientists from the University of Oklahoma, led by Dr. Patrick McCann, have created a new method for cancer diagnosis using an infra-red based sensor that could identify markers released from the lungs of cancer patients. This development may make diagnosis ...

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Carbon Nanotubes for Chemical Detection

Carbon Nanotubes for Chemical Detection

Researchers at Rice University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have recently been able to use carbon nanotubes to make the “blackest black” — the darkest material ever created, reflecting only 0.045 percent of all light shown on it.   Schematic of ...

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Monitoring Vest to Help Understand Asthma

Monitoring Vest to Help Understand Asthma

Researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have developed a sensor that will constantly monitor the air in the vicinity of asthma patients. Analysis of the data collected by the sensor will hopefully help scientists understand the causes of ...

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