Nests new smart home camera lets you zoom and enhance, for real

With a 4K sensor, the Nest Cam IQ combines night vision, high dynamic range imaging, and a 12x digital zoom, so you can monitor your home clearly and confidently any time of day or night.

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New microcontroller runs on radio waves, can be reprogrammed in the field

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A new type of wireless sensor can run entirely off ambient energy and be reprogrammed in the field. It’s a breakthrough for this type of device and could lead to major advances in wearable and wireless computing.

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Apple camera supplier Sony picks up Toshiba's image sensor business for $155M

Article Image Sony on Friday confirmed the takeover of Toshiba’s image sensor business, in a deal that could potentially reinforce its position as a supplier for cameras in Apple devices.

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iPhone 6s display teardown offers close-up look at 3D Touch sensor

Article Image A teardown published on Monday suggests that the 3D Touch sensor in the iPhone 6s is relatively easy to remove from the rest of the display, and that an accompanying change may actually make it simpler to fix iPhones.

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Metaio acquisition brings Apple's PrimeSense pickup into focus

Apple’s heretofore puzzling buyout of Israeli sensor firm PrimeSense –?which created hardware designed to “see” in three dimensions –?now makes more sense in light of last week’s acquisition of Metaio, a German software company specializing in augmented reality technology.



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Apple Watch's heart rate sensor on par with Mio's dedicated Alpha monitor

The heart rate sensor in the Apple Watch is nearly on par with Mio’s Alpha, a popular dedicated heart rate tracker also worn on the wrist, a new comparison of the two devices has found.



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Apple's next iPhone to include updated Touch ID sensor for safer, superior Apple Pay experience

The Touch ID fingerprint sensor will get an upgrade this year with Apple’s next-generation iPhone, according to well-connected insider Ming-Chi Kuo, who said on Tuesday that the new model will improve the Apple Pay experience with fewer reading errors.



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Apple shows continued interest in embedding Touch ID fingerprint sensors into touchscreen displays

Future iPhones and iPads could move Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor from the device’s home button to the display itself, allowing a more seamless and potentially dynamic way for a device to securely authenticate a user.



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Apple testing mysterious camera-equipped vehicles in the Bay Area

A number of minivans with what appears to be camera equipment and a LiDAR sensor mounted to the roof that have appeared around California in recent weeks could be part of a new Apple project, as at least one of the vehicles is registered to the iPhone maker.



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Fingerprint sensor for Google's Nexus 6 was nixed after Apple bought AuthenTec

Motorola did intend to include a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in its Android flagship Nexus 6 smartphone, the company’s then-CEO has revealed, but canceled the plan following Apple’s acquisition of would-be component supplier AuthenTec.



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New app will tell you whether your breath stinks

Sticking a sensor into your mouth to calculate your hydrogen sulfide, hydrogen disulfide, and methyl mercaptan levels may sound at first like something you’d see in a sci-fi movie or in NASA astronaut training, but it’s actually designed for a more practical, everyday purpose: to measure how bad your breath is.

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New sensor technology boosts visibility for military helicopter pilots

New sensor technology will increase U.S. military helicopters’ ability to detect, identify, and engage targets, allowing forces to operate where adversaries cannot.

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Could the Apple Watch save lives?

The forthcoming smartwatch, due next year, will have a built-in sensor to monitor a wearer’s heart rate. Could this information be used to predict a heart attack or warn of the onset of heart disease?

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Apple Watch to use skin contact for secure Apple Pay purchases

Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus both have the Touch ID sensor for authorizing contactless payments, but how about the Apple Watch? According to reports, the tech giant’s new smartwatch will use skin contact for secure Apple Pay purchases. 

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Apple rumored to improve durability of new Touch ID hardware in 2014 iPhones, iPads

With the Touch ID sensor expected to come to all of Apple’s new iPhones and iPads later this year, the fingerprint scanning hardware is also rumored to see internal improvements that will make the home button more durable, according to a new report.



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Every new iPhone and iPad expected to ship with Touch ID in 2014

Apple is expected to include its Touch ID fingerprint sensor technology in all new iPhone and iPad devices introduced this year, one analyst says, which will grow shipments of the package to some 120 million in 2014.



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