Tag: Sensor

  • Affectiva Q Sensor 2.0 wristband detects emotions; broadcasts them on Facebook and Twitter

    Affectiva Q Sensor 2.0 wristband detects emotions; broadcasts them on Facebook and Twitter

    There are more than a few social-networking individuals around us today, who prefer having their moods and emotions being broadcasted around on their Facebook status messages and Tweets. If you’re one of those, who simply loves all the cyber attention you get every time you suffer from mood-swings, the Affectiva Q Sensor 2.0 mood-sensing wristband…

  • Lavnav lights your poo pot up

    Lavnav lights your poo pot up

    When you’ve got the whole house lit up with those jazzy looking neons then why spare so much for the toilets? Night time is the prime time for some people to visit the lavatory. That’s where the Lavnav system comes into play. It detects motion in the toilet and kicks itself to light as soon…

  • Logitech G300 Gaming Mouse packs 9-button magic!

    Logitech G300 Gaming Mouse packs 9-button magic!

    This cool gaming mouse isn’t for those with phobia for buttons. It’s got a whole nine of them for you to jab and exploit as you take your mouse from being a little navigation bubble-head to a full-grown gaming accessory. The Logitech G300 has a 2500dpi optical sensor for better detection of movements (both, slow…

  • Implantable “Hydrogel” sensor might soon measure your blood glucose levels

    Implantable “Hydrogel” sensor might soon measure your blood glucose levels

    A research group in Japan is working on an alternate means to measure blood glucose levels which will largely benefit people with diabetes. It’s a sensor that needs to be implanted in the body and its color changes owing to the level of sugar in the blood. They first tested the sensor in a mouse’s…

  • iPhone 5 proximity light sensor, now an object of retail!

    iPhone 5 proximity light sensor, now an object of retail!

    The iPhone 5 surely makes it to the top of many wishlists, but is quite some ime away from making it to people’s eager hands yet. However, you can gain access to and purchase the light proximity sensor that the device is said to contain. Trust Chinese manufacturers to not let you down in a…

  • HAL may be the savior robot we all fantasized

    Who can be a bigger superhero than the one who does more than protect you from dangers? Behold, the HAL robot, who is there for you when your very own body breaks down. The robot suit was demonstrated and exhibited at Cybernics International Forum 2011. The robot detects weak bioelectric signals emitted from the brain…

  • The cute Tama-Robo moves around with a light sensor

    The cute Tama-Robo moves around with a light sensor

    So fancy a light sensor moving robot? The Tama-Robo is your toy. No only is he terribly cute, Tama-Robo comes in a round ball cup with a friendly smile and four light sensors. Shine a torch at him and he’ll roll his way over to you, changing directions as you cahgne the course of light.…

  • Automatic Trash Can from Simplehuman is Simply Sensitive

    Automatic Trash Can from Simplehuman is Simply Sensitive

    Right, just how lazy do you consider yourself? Lazy enough to use an automatic trash can? If so, then you had better start counting your cents, because not only is this the gadget for you, but it is mighty expensive. The automatic trash can from Simplehuman has a multi-sense sensor that claims it can guess…

  • Not Naturally Green-Fingered? Try the Docomo Garden Sensor

    Not Naturally Green-Fingered? Try the Docomo Garden Sensor

    It is rare that I get genuinely excited over new gadgets, but this one actually made me squeal with delight like a Japanese schoolgirl shopping for accessories in Harajuku. The Garden Sensor from Docomo is a tiny little sticky thing, topped with a cutsie four-leaf clover design that will help you look after your veggies…

  • HP developing ‘Smart Dust’ micro sensors to monitor the planet, Big Brother just went microscopic

    HP developing ‘Smart Dust’ micro sensors to monitor the planet, Big Brother just went microscopic

    If you’ve ever read Michael Crichton’s ‘Prey’ the idea of Kris Pister’s “smart dust” particles would not seem as fantastic as it sounds. In fact it just might scare the beejeebers out of you. His idea was that humans could develop tiny microbial sensors fitted with all sorts of technology like sensors, transmitters, cameras batteries…