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Researchers have used off-the-shelf components to create a sensor device that is not only cost-effective but can quickly detect 32 different pathogens and has sensitivities on par with the state-of-the-art biosensors used in pathology labs. The novel device could have a range of applications, from monitoring the effectiveness of cancer therapies to predicting the course of viral illnesses.Continu
Researchers have developed a battery-free sensor that reacts to sound waves, such as particular spoken words, producing enough vibrational energy to power an electronic device. The novel sensor would not only reduce battery waste but could also power medical devices like cochlear implants or monitor buildings for faults.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Battery, Battery Technology, M
Researchers have used a novel manufacturing technique to create a minimally invasive, customizable sensor that can wirelessly record deep brain activity down to a resolution of one or two neurons. The device has potential applications in a wide range of neurological conditions such as treatment-resistant epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and chronic pain.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTag
Soft robotic devices often need to sense both mechanical deformation and changes in temperature, requiring multiple integrated sensors. ChromoSense technology, however, combines both functions in one simple, robust, color-changing device.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: EPFL, Sensors, Soft Robotics, wearable electronics, Colors

anouk wipprecht’s screendress aims to detech the wearer’s mental workload in real-time using a 3D-printed dress with wearable moving eyes. The post 3D-printed dress with moving eyes for surveillance is mind-controlled using brain sensor appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
It's been less than a year since the launch of the Osmo Action 3 actioncam, but DJI is ready to rock its successor. The Osmo Action 4 boasts a larger image sensor plus improved low-light and dynamic-range performance.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, TechnologyTags: DJI Innovations, Actioncam, Video Cameras
Researchers have developed a wearable, noninvasive sensor that monitors for a biomarker of inflammation in the wearer’s sweat. They say the device could be used at home by people with chronic inflammatory diseases.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Wearable, wearable electronics, Inflammatory, Sensor, Caltech
Humans waste a lot of food, some of which is due to spoilage. Researchers have developed a tiny sensor that monitors the freshness of protein-rich foods like meat, chicken and fish in real time and sends the data to your smartphone. The device has the potential to transform food safety and security worldwide.Continue ReadingCategory: TechnologyTags: Food, Food technology, Food security, Sensor
Sensors used to monitor extreme environments need to provide reliable measurements despite high temperatures and harsh conditions. Now, researchers have developed a piezoelectric sensor that works at the temperature of erupting mafic lava, the hottest type of lava on Earth.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Piezoelectric, Sensor, Temperature, volcano, University of Houston


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