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Vivo, not Samsung, will have the first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner

VIVO, NOT SAMSUNG, WILL HAVE THE FIRST PHONE WITH IN-SCREEN FINGERPRINT SCANNER

Synaptics has just recently officially announced the world's first in-screen fingerprint sensor and said that one of the top 5 biggest...

Vivo will bake fingerprint sensors right into its phone displays

VIVO WILL BAKE FINGERPRINT SENSORS RIGHT INTO ITS PHONE DISPLAYS

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo - which ranked fifth among the world's biggest handset brands in Q1 2017 - is set to begin including...

 
 
 
High-Pitched Noise Meant To Deter Pooping Dogs Annoys Neighbors Instead

HIGH-PITCHED NOISE MEANT TO DETER POOPING DOGS ANNOYS NEIGHBORS INSTEAD

In 2012, the Orange County Bar Association installed two boxes on their Orlando building that emit a high-pitched squeal when activated...

Apple doubles down on Face ID, grants $390 million to TrueDepth sensor maker Finisar

APPLE DOUBLES DOWN ON FACE ID, GRANTS $390 MILLION TO TRUEDEPTH SENSOR MAKER FINISAR

Apple's fresh Face ID tech on the iPhone X relies on four components, including a structured light transmitter and receiver, a front-facing...

 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy S9 Schematic Reveals Single Camera And Rear Fingerprint Sensor

SAMSUNG GALAXY S9 SCHEMATIC REVEALS SINGLE CAMERA AND REAR FINGERPRINT SENSOR

We recently saw some sketches of the new Samsung Galaxy X and now a schematic has been leaked for the new Samsung Galaxy S9. The schematic...

'Skywalker' Prosthetic Hand Uses Ultrasound for Finger-Level Control

'SKYWALKER' PROSTHETIC HAND USES ULTRASOUND FOR FINGER-LEVEL CONTROL

With an ultrasound sensor, this new type of prosthetic hand allows precision control over each finger

 
 
 
Buyer beware: embedded fingerprint sensors will make phones look boring

BUYER BEWARE: EMBEDDED FINGERPRINT SENSORS WILL MAKE PHONES LOOK BORING

As bezels on smartphones have gotten thinner, their designers are faced with a challenge that becomes more difficult with each passing...

A Hungarian startup is betting cameras will help it deliver self-driving cars more quickly and cheaply than Waymo

A HUNGARIAN STARTUP IS BETTING CAMERAS WILL HELP IT DELIVER SELF-DRIVING CARS MORE QUICKLY AND CHEAPLY THAN WAYMO

AImotive, a Hungarian startup, is developing self-driving car technology that relies on cameras, instead of Lidar laser sensors, to...

 
 
 
Synaptics announces world's first in-display fingerprint sensor, launching with 'top 5' smartphone OEM

SYNAPTICS ANNOUNCES WORLD'S FIRST IN-DISPLAY FINGERPRINT SENSOR, LAUNCHING WITH 'TOP 5' SMARTPHONE OEM

Bezels are about to get smaller, and buttons are about to start going away. One of the leading biometrics technology companies, Synaptics,...

Synaptics' Clear ID puts the fingerprint sensor under your smartphone's display

SYNAPTICS' CLEAR ID PUTS THE FINGERPRINT SENSOR UNDER YOUR SMARTPHONE'S DISPLAY

Even with Apple's Face ID making a splash, don't think fingerprint sensors are going away just yet. Synaptics has unveiled Clear ID,...

 
 
 
Galaxy S9 fingerprint sensor location confirmed by Health app

GALAXY S9 FINGERPRINT SENSOR LOCATION CONFIRMED BY HEALTH APP

Samsung had a nearly perfect 2017 if not for one nitpick. It obstinately placed the rear fingerprint scanner in an inconvenient and...

 
 
 
Dark Fiber: Using Sensors Beneath Our Feet to Tell Us About Earthquakes, Water, and Other Geophysical Phenomenon

DARK FIBER: USING SENSORS BENEATH OUR FEET TO TELL US ABOUT EARTHQUAKES, WATER, AND OTHER GEOPHYSICAL PHENOMENON

Shan Dou , Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, and Nate Lindsey were on a Berkeley Lab team that used fiber optic cables for detecting earthquakes...

ReWalk, Ekso Race to Sell Exoskeletons in Tough Rehab Market

REWALK, EKSO RACE TO SELL EXOSKELETONS IN TOUGH REHAB MARKET

Every day, Ashley Barnes straps a battery-powered device onto her waist, legs, and feet, which allows the paraplegic to stand up from...

 
 
 
Apple launches study to identify irregular heart rhythms with the Apple Watch

APPLE LAUNCHES STUDY TO IDENTIFY IRREGULAR HEART RHYTHMS WITH THE APPLE WATCH

Apple has launched a new app today that will allow the company to gather irregular heart rhythm data from the Apple Watch's heart rate...

Molecular "Detector" Developed to Identify and Kill Potential Cancer Cells

MOLECULAR "DETECTOR" DEVELOPED TO IDENTIFY AND KILL POTENTIAL CANCER CELLS

A novel sensor that recognizes mutations in tumor-suppressor gene TP53 and then initiates killing the cancer cells has been developed.

 
 
 
SensorTower Data Shows Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Surpassing 15 Million Downloads Worldwide

SENSORTOWER DATA SHOWS ANIMAL CROSSING: POCKET CAMP SURPASSING 15 MILLION DOWNLOADS WORLDWIDE

Early estimates based on Sensor Tower's Store Intelligence data indicate that Nintendo's third mobile game, Animal Crossing: Pocket...

Sensor Tower: Animal Crossing gets 15 million mobile downloads in 6 days

SENSOR TOWER: ANIMAL CROSSING GETS 15 MILLION MOBILE DOWNLOADS IN 6 DAYS

Judging by the flood of memes on Twitter about Nintendo's Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp , it's no surprise to hear that it had a successful...

 
 
 
Rent a Hasselblad, Because No One Can Afford a $9K Camera

RENT A HASSELBLAD, BECAUSE NO ONE CAN AFFORD A $9K CAMERA

Hasselblad recently introduced the sexpot X1D-50c mirrorless camera-tall, slim, and cool to the touch, with a medium format sensor....

Medical POLICE STATE: FDA approves "Big Brother" digital sensor that tracks your compliance with psychiatric medications

MEDICAL POLICE STATE: FDA APPROVES "BIG BROTHER" DIGITAL SENSOR THAT TRACKS YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially granted its approval for a newfangled tracking device that pharmaceutical companies...