Canon develops 250 megapixel photographic sensor

Posted in Hardware on 8th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Canon develops a 250 megapixel sensor for surveillance, astronomy and other specialized imaging systems.

Gartner Says the Internet of Things Installed Base Will Grow to 26 Billion Units By 2020

Posted in Hardware on 16th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

IoT, which excludes PCs, tablets and phones, will grow to 26B units installed in 2020, almost a 30-fold increase from 0.9B in 2009.

Camera chip provides super depth resolution for 3D printing

Posted in Hardware on 7th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

You take a snapshot with your smartphone, send it to your 3D printer, and within minutes you have a replica accurate to within microns of the remote original object.

Japan scientists develop micro-fine adhesive sensors

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists in Japan have developed a sticky sheet of tiny sensors that can be put directly on moving joints, beating hearts or other living tissues.

Smartphone app reads blood oxygen levels, forewarns of life-threatening pre-eclampsia

Posted in Hardware on 16th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

LionsGate Technologies has secured its first major financial backers to scale up development of the Phone Oximeter.