sensors

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The Tires of the Future Are Filled With Lots of Data and Little Air

Let's reinvent the wheel.
David Silverberg
7.5.18
Moveable

Car Sensors Will Help Solve Traffic Jams

Stop tailgating already, say MIT researchers.
Tracey Lindeman
12.14.17
sensors

This Tattoo Can Monitor Your Heart Rate and Brain Waves

A graphene sensor could eventually replace dozens of cumbersome medical devices.
Anni Irish
9.11.17
clean water

Take a Dip Into the Internet of Lakes

Smart lakes and smart forests are helping researchers understand how we’re hurting nature—and what we can do to fix it.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
8.6.17
wearables

Nanomesh On-Skin Electronics Are a New Biointerface Frontier

New sensors are basically temporary tattoos that act as electronics interfaces.
Michael Byrne
7.17.17
Paris

This Bionic Nerf Gun Can Be Fired Without a Hand

Parisian maker collective Hackerloop has lots of Nerf battles. They wanted their friend with no hand to be able to join in the fun, so they built him a custom nonlethal weapon.
Grennan Milliken
1.6.17
You'll Sleep When You're Dead

Making a Car that Won't Let You Sleep

Algorithms, sensors—there's There's even talk of using biometrics and wearables, data derived straight from a driver's body, to determine if a person is too tired to drive.
Matthew Braga
1.19.16
News

Autonomous Cars Can Now Drive on Snow-Covered Streets

Good news for Canadians.
Jordan Pearson
1.11.16
News

The ISS Is Getting a New Camera to Check Itself for Space Debris Damage

The $1.7-million vision system will launch in 2020, and is 'roughly the size of a microwave oven.'
Matthew Braga
1.7.16
News

The Canadian Space Agency's Plan to Engineer Super-Thin Wearables for Astronauts

Montreal company Hexoskin is helping the agency develop an "On-Astronaut Wireless Sensor System" that could one day be used on long-term missions.
Matthew Braga
1.7.16
Music

How Neon Indian Uses a Kinect to Sync Their Live Show Visuals with the Band

We’re just all piles of data waiting to be used in the end.
Clinton Nguyen
11.30.15
Music

What Real Sex Music Sounds Like

"Let's Get it On" it ain't.
Brian Merchant
10.27.15
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