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The OnePlus Concept One smartphone will hide all of its camera sensors

As OnePlus spins up the hype train leading up to the unveiling of a ‘concept’ smartphone at CES 2020 they are announcing many future-facing features including having all cameras hidden. OnePlus as a company is extremely fond of cultivating hype in the lead-up to new product launches, and the brand’s first ‘concept’ phone – a […]

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Bosch is finally making LiDAR sensors for autonomous cars

Bosch says it's developed production-ready LiDAR sensors for use in vehicles. It's hoping to keep costs down by making them at scale. That way, it might be able to offer them at a lower price and bolster more widespread adoption of autonomous driving…
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Uber reportedly reduced the number of sensors on its autonomous cars

Uber is facing some intense scrutiny after one of its self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona ten days ago. The company (along with it's partner, NVIDIA) has stopped testing its autonomous vehicle in cities across the US, and the…
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Synaptics will provide in-display fingerprint sensors for Vivo smartphones

Samsung and Apple have both struggled to integrate fingerprint sensors into smartphone displays, creating workarounds like iris scanners and Face ID instead. The latter technologies are still big advancements in the mobile space, but the Holy Grail has been an invisible fingerprint sensor within your screen. That illusive tech has finally become a reality, but […]

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Fitbit smartwatch leaks show colors and new heart rate sensors

Fitbit’s upcoming smartwatch has leaked a few times before, but this is probably the best look we’ve gotten of the wearable yet. It’s still definitely a Fitbit smartwatch, and there are only so many form factors you can use for a watch, but the device still has a few tricks up its sleeve. The watch […]

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Synaptics’ new fingerprint sensors come in all shapes and sizes

Synaptics, the company behind touch-sensitive keyboards and laptop fingerprint sensors, announced a new series of phone scanners: The FS4600. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

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New York buildings are getting sensors to study city’s noise pollution

Sounds of New York City is a new multi-year project described as a “first-of-its-kind comprehensive research initiative to understand and address noise pollution in New York and beyond.”

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Futuristic hydrogel bandages use sensors to deliver medicine to all the right places

A team of MIT engineers have developed a smart bandage that is made of hydrogel and biopolymers. Embedded heat sensors and medication delivery pathways can deliver drugs to the wound when the body needs it most, and LEDS indicate when reserves are low.

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Newly developed artificial brain cells allow robots to navigate without sensors

Inspired by human anatomy, researchers at Singapore’s A*STAR have simulated the activity of location-sensing brain cells to help robots navigate.

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