Sensor

OmniVision OV6948, the world’s smallest commercially available image sensor

The OVM6948 is the only ultra small “chip on tip” camera with backside illumination, which provides excellent image quality.

Injectsense’s implantable sensor allows eye pressure monitoring at home

The device is designed for long-term in-vivo monitoring of intra-ocular pressure (IOP) to assess glaucoma therapy effectiveness.

Robot dogs can move more naturally thanks to algorithms and sensors

Virginia Tech's research team is working on enhancing agility, stability, and dexterity of four-legged robots.

New ultrasound transducer delivers fast, reliable diagnosis of middle-ear infection

Currently, doctors likely use a lighted instrument called an otoscope to look into your ear or to check for middle-ear infections. Now, researchers have developed...

New sensor system hidden in sewage canal helps to expose polluters

While most companies dispose of their wastewater properly, but some want to avoid the costs associated with it, so they quietly and secretly release...

New battery-free underwater IoT sensors explore oceans over long periods

Underwater communication relies on sound waves. This requires lots of power and drains the battery from ocean sensors, which makes exploration more difficult. To address...

Super sensitive, cheap ‘whiskers’ can aid sensing in small drones

All mammals (apart from humans and some primates) of all sizes and shapes possess whiskers of some sort. Animals can use their whiskers to...

New sensors detect air-polluting vehicles in a matter of seconds

Air pollution kills an estimated 7 million people worldwide every year. According to WHO data, 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high...

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