Wearable monitors blood-oxygen levels

Healthcare is one of the industries being reshaped by sensor technology. We have reported many innovations in this field, and the latest comes from engineers at the University of California, Berkeley. The fl...

Sprayable sensor tracks safety levels

(HONG KONG) Researchers in Asia have developed a sprayable sensor ideal for use in monitoring the health of major structures of engineering. The 'nanocomposites-inspired sensors' - created by a team from ...

New wearable sensors monitor diabetes

(USA) Researchers at the University of Texas have developed biosensors that can monitor diabetes from minuscule amounts of sweat. The wearable diagnostic biosensor - made by a team of biomedical engineers...

Simple sensor can detect disease

(USA) Your breath could soon reveal more than what you last ate - it could be used to indicate signs of disease. That's because a team of researchers from the University of Illinois has developed a throw ...

Sensors could reduce food wastage

(SWITZERLAND) Fruit-shaped devices with inbuilt sensors are collecting vital data on foods travelling long distances. Scientists at the Empa Materials Science and Technology Institute in Switzerland have ...

Security robots ‘to keep offices safe’

(USA) An innovative California-based startup has developed an indoor security robot that interacts with employees and works alongside human guards. Cobalt's robots are "designed to work alongside human gu...

Collaboration key to success

|17 February 2016| Scotland A groundbreaking new collaborative research and development (R&D) project will place Scotland at the forefront of the £7 billion global sensors and imaging systems market, ...