NeuroSky today secured an undisclosed sum from Softbank, a Japanese corporation, in a round that chief executive Stanley Yang describes as ”strategic.”
Pyreos, a spin-off of Siemens which makes extremely efficient infrared sensors using semiconductor manufacturing techniques, has raised $4 million in venture capital to expand globally.
New Relic gets hip to the age of connected everything with circuit boards standing in for conference badges at its first FutureStack event.
Editor's Pick The iOS 7.03 update that Apple released today completely fixes Apple’s iPhone 5S sensor problems.
There’s finally a fix for Apple’s faulty iPhone 5S sensors — provided by a tiny company that develops technology for iPhone developers who need accurate spatial orientation and movement data.
Four days ago, I tested my iPhone 5S sensors and found that the phone’s level and gyroscope sensors were reporting anomalous data, data that was very different from what my iPhone 5 was reporting — and different from what other, analog sensors, such as a simple mechanical bubble level, were telling me.
Apple appears to have a serious hardware problem on its hands as the internal sensors of its new flagship phone, the iPhone 5S, are not reporting accurate numbers.
“I’m a dad, I’ve got 2 kids,” project co-founder Jacob Colvin told me this morning. “I had a really close friend who lost their child while we were actually visiting them. We want to be able to provide parents with peace of mind.”
Guest Post For all the hype, smartwatches as we’re thinking of them will likely fail.
The ubiquitous sensors on our mobile gadgets are both a blessing and a curse.
It’s more than just bandwidth holding back the mobile industry.
A company called GeoMetWatch just closed a $6 million funding round to improve the accuracy of weather prediction. It will use the capital to deploy six data-gathering sensors into orbit, 22,236 miles above the equator.
Google used 400 custom-built data-sensing “motes” to collect 150 million database records during Google I/O. Here’s how the team built the devices and collected the data.
Guest Post Digital health may be garnering all the glory for its promise to transform health care, but take a closer look and you’ll find a promising next wave of health care investments.
Google will be collecting and publishing 4,000 individual data streams from its Google I/O conference this week, providing real-time visualizations on crowd activity.
Now Wave Glider robots come with hybrid engines, using wave or solar power.
Movea uses sensor expertise for both motion capture and indoor navigation.
Editor’s Pick AMD’s APUs are one way to handle all of the computing tasks in the era of Surround Computing
Veutility is a new addition to the crowded energy management market. The company’s main selling point is that it uses data from a single smart meter to calculate a signature for each appliance drawing electricity. Veutility calls this signature “appliance DNA”. This signature is then used to track that appliance’s energy consumption via a web interface.
IBM’s smartcamp global entrepreneur competition culminated in Dublin today with 9 startups from all around the world competing for the title of the “world’s smartest startup”. From 660 original applicants the final winner was Streetline, which helps cities track parking violations and drivers to find parking spots.
Just when you thought cellphone cameras couldn’t squeeze in any more megapixels, Sony announces a new cellphone camera sensor that supports 16MP photos and 1080p high-definition video.