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Sigma dp2 Quattro

Dubbed "Quattro", the new sensor is slated to appear in the new trio of dp models.

By Feb. 9, 2014

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Apple patent points to next-gen Siri with sensors

The technology would allow users to place sensors around the home to provide a more well-rounded Siri experience.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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Apple eyes fingerprint sensors to connect various devices

In a patent application, the iPhone maker explains a system for wireless pairing and device communication using biometrics like fingerprint scanners, retina scans, and voice signatures.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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E-whiskers put sensitive catlike sensors on robots

Berkeley researchers have created flexible sensors that mimic a cat's whiskers from elastic fibers, nanotubes, and nanoparticles. Science: making robots cuter as well as more useful.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Apple envisions trackpad with sensors instead of click buttons

A freshly-published patent application describes a trackpad that jettisons the usual click buttons in favor of sensors and tactile feedback.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Hasselblad overhauls sensors with new 50-megapixel camera

A move to an image sensor made with CMOS chip manufacturing technology will mean more adaptable cameras, the medium-format camera maker promises.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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iPhone 6 may include sensors to detect the weather, says analyst

Taking a page from Samsung's Galaxy S4, the next iPhone may be able to feel the temperature and humidity, claims a Chinese analyst.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Supertiny sensors could improve antibiotics in the fight against superbugs

Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Sony patents 'smart wig': Toupee with sensors on the way?

Smart watches? Smart glasses? Nope. If this patent is any indication, the future lies in hairpieces that could notify wearers of a text message, phone call, or e-mail.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.

By Sep. 3, 2013