Tag: sensor

Sony outs new 3-Layer Stacked CMOS Image Sensor with DRAM for mobile devices

Sony is at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) this week in San Francisco and the company has just introduced some of the latest...

Nougat 7.1.2 on the Nexus 5X allows swiping down on fingerprint sensor, shows notifications

We didn’t know that fingerprint sensor gestures would become a thing, really. Because screen gestures are not enough? Really? But don’t mind us, we’re...

Fingerprint Quick Action app does exactly what it says, may need root

Since Google debuted the Pixel smartphones with the nifty fingerprint swipes, gestures, and actions, a lot of people have been wanting to see if...

OmniVision announces new 13MP PureCel Plus-S sensor

OmniVision Technologies has always been known for its advanced digital imaging solutions. We know its image sensors can be found in Google's Project Tango...

LG’s new ultra-slim bio sensor needs less power for health tracking

LG Innotek, a tech and materials outfit owned by LG, has announced a new ultra-slim bio sensor module that would be a good fit...

New MyShake app crowdsources earthquake data, smartphone as sensor

A new app released by scientists from University of California, Berkeley attempts to use smartphones as sensors for earthquakes, and the resulting recorded data...

Google intros Android Sensor Hub, aims to greatly improve battery life

We're excited about the new Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X because Google has promised a lot of great new features. That's expected especially since...

Omnivision now offering 8MP selfie cam sensor for smartphones

Love them, loathe them, or get annoyed by them, but we have to accept that selfie cams, or technically, front-facing cams, are now one...

Samsung outs 1.0μm-pixel-based 16MP CMOS image sensor

Samsung isn't just known for its mobile devices. Its semiconductor division is one of the top manufacturers in the world today. The South Korean electronics...
Sony Smart Tennis Sensor

Sony outs Smart Tennis Sensor, be ready to improve your tennis skills

My tennis knowledge is very much limited. I have played the sports but only on Wii and Xbox. Don't ask me for pro tips...

Caltech researchers develop 3D scanning camera chip for mobile

Doing things in 3D (three dimensions) is still a “thing” these days, decades after it officially became a trend. These days, 3D printing and...

Project Ara gets a radiation sensor

We have talked several times about the Project Ara smartphone that has modules that can be added and removed from the device itself to...

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