Sensory

By Murali | Tracking sensor technologies with special interest on food

Advancements in Sensor Technology for Agriculture

By Benedette Cuffari<p><b>The United Nations’ food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is an international entity with three key goals involving the</b> …

Agriculture

You Can Now Buy a Device that Tells You When You’re About to Eat Gluten

It’s finally here -- Nima, the highly anticipated portable gluten sensor, is now available for purchase in the United States.<p>The San Francisco-based …

Gluten

In-Display Biometric Sensors Are Coming To Smartphones

Leading companies in the smartphone biometrics industry are hard at work trying to bring fingerprint sensors into the glass displays of mobile …

Phones

‘Sensing Skin’ Detects Cracks, Harmful Chemicals in Structures

Researchers have developed a multi-layered “sensing skin” to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures. The skin can also detect …

North Carolina State University

How a microscopic bio-heat engine works

doi:10.1038/nindia.2016.113 Published online 31 August 2016<p>Physicists have designed a microscopic heat engine by optically trapping a colloidal bead …

Nanotech

New sensor device spots bacterial infection in food and water fast

Kanpur, Sep 7 : Scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) have built a new sensor that can detect bacterial infection in food …

Microbiology

Sainsbury's sets tongues wagging with new machine that lets humans 'taste' pet food

Has your pet ever refused to eat the food you’ve given it? Perhaps your dog is picky about Pedigree Chum, or your cat thinks Whiskers tastes like …

Machine Learning

Nestlé and Samsung Explore Digital Sensor Technologies and Nutrition Science with New Platform

29 Jul 2016 --- An innovative collaboration between Nestlé and Samsung will combine Internet of Things (IoT) technology with breakthrough …

Internet of Things

Food pathogen detection via handheld 'nanoflower' biosensor

At present, harmful pathogens in food are mostly only discovered when people get sick. Earlier detection - preferably before food reaches consumers - …

Food Safety

Growing Demand from the US and Europe Predicted to Drive the Global Sensors Market Through 2020, Says Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<b>Technavio</b> research analysts are forecasting positive growth for many segments of the global sensors market over the next …

Digital Health

Allergic to Peanuts? A New Device Could Scan Your Food for You.

You can’t always tell what’s in your food just by looking at it, though one startup is attempting to change that.<p>San Francisco-based Nima is getting …

Gluten

York U invention promises rapid detection of E. coli in water

The results of the water test can be instantly broadcast using a mobile app already developed by the research team<p>TORONTO, May 17, 2016 - Tragedies …

E.coli

Plug and Play Internet of Things Selects Startups for its Fourth Batch

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug and Play's highly popular innovation platform, Plug and Play IoT, has just accepted 25 leading …

Wearable sensor tracks calories by recognising chewing sounds

The hands-free technology provides an automated way of continuously measuring daily calorie intake. Current solutions rely on users’ self-reports, …

Food

Film-like sensor shows when fresh fish is spoiling

TOKYO -- A research team at Yamagata University has developed a freshness sensor in the form of a plastic film that can detect when fish and meats …

Medical Technology

ORBCOMM Launches M2M Cargo Monitoring Solution

<i>Leader in shipment monitoring focuses on ensuring security, greater visibility and awareness of cargo while in transit and in storage with</i> …

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things to revolutionise food safety

Various smart technologies – from smart fridges which tell their owners to restock, to other devices which monitor the perfect condition of foods …

Food Safety

ADI and Consumer Physics IoT Platform Enables Material Analysis of Food, Drugs and More for Quality, Content and Composition

NORWOOD, Mass. & TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) and Consumer Physics, Inc. (CP) today announced a collaboration to …

Internet of Things

Researchers Use Mobile Sensors to Collect Swath of Health Data at NIBIB-Funded MD2K Center

Science

Researchers Use 20th Century Radio Tech To Improve Modern Day Internet Security

By taking cue from the developments in quantum computing of the 20th century to build a quantum light that could better today's internet security …

Quantum Mechanics

Edyza sensor Promo

Sensor patch is powered by body heat

The biggest downside to the glut of wearable electronic devices on the market today is that they all need to be charged. Runtime varies greatly from …

BioStamp RC Uses Sophisticated, Flexible Sensors

MC10, a digital healthcare solutions developer based in Massachusetts, has unveiled what it calls an “end to end solution for seamlessly gathering …

Digital Health

Qualcomm's new fingerprint sensor uses ultrasonic waves, could be built into screens

Fingerprint sensors have become common on modern smartphones — even midrange devices are starting to ship with them. The hardware has gotten much …

Phones

Beyond the tech at CES: 5 makers shaping the future of fitness

Typically, CES focuses on showy unveils and groundbreaking new technologies that make attendees "ooh" and "aah," as well as ask, "When can I buy it?"<p>In recent years, fitness technology has had more than a cursory presence at the renowned conference. From wearables to devices intended to help you …

Innovation

These technology trends will dominate 2016 says IHS

From 3D printing of prosthetic arms to investing billions in virtual reality handsets, in 2015 technology saw many milestones reached and barriers …

Internet of Things
Innovation

Behavioral studies from mobile crowd-sensing

Using mobile phones for research is not new. However, interpreting the data collected from volunteers' own smart phones—which has the potential to …

Birmingham, UK

Linear Position Sensors: LVDT Sensors

<b>LVIT/LVDT Position Sensors.</b> TE technologies for inductive linear absolute position transducers include the LVDT (Linear Variable Differential …

Arduino