iPhone 6 may include sensors to detect the weather, says analyst

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iPhone 6 may include sensors to detect the weather, says analyst

Will the next iPhone be able to detect the weather?

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It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. You might just hear those words coming out of the mouth of Apple ‘s next iPhone .

Due to arrive this year, the iPhone 6 could come equipped with its own barometer to automatically detect the temperature, humidity, and air pressure, according to ESM-China analyst Sun Changxu. In a story (more…)

Apple envisions three sensors to improve iPhone’s color photos

Uncategorized | Tuesday July 30 2013 10:17 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Apple envisions three sensors to improve iPhones color photos

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Your iPhone of the future could deliver better color photos if equipped with three separate sensors.

Granted Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, an Apple patent dubbed “Image capture using luminance and chrominance sensors” envisions a way to include one sensor for luminance and two for chrominance as a way to better capture colors in your moble device’s photographs.

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Sony’s New 13-MP CMOS Image Sensors With HDR Video Hints at The Possibility of Thinner iPhones

News | Saturday January 21 2012 8:25 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Sony’s backside-illuminated CMOS image sensors, newly out of the development stage, may further improve the quality of images and videos captured through smartphone cameras, and also help shrink the size of the camera module as a whole, leading to thinner devices.
This image sensor layers the pixel section containing formations of back-illuminated structure pixels onto chips containing the circuit section for signal processing, which is in place (more…)

Leaked Press Release Reveals AR.Drone 2.0 to Get HD Cameras, New Flight Modes, Better Sensors And Improved Design

News | Sunday January 8 2012 4:19 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Parrot is expected to launch the next generation of their popular remote control quadicopter – AR.Drone 2.0 at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012, which kicks off at Las Vegas on Tuesday, January 10th.
However, Engadget seems to have stumbled on the press release at AR Drone Flyers, which reveals that A.R.Drone 2.0 will come with HD cameras, new flight modes, better sensors and improved design.
AR.Drone was first launched at 
. It is a remote (more…)

Future iPhones Could Come With Sensors To Detect Elevation, Mood & Lots More

News | Tuesday May 17 2011 5:45 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Apple ’s iPhone already comes with a number of sensors such as GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity light sensor, ambient light sensor and digital compass that enhance user experience.
So what should we expect in the future iPhones? The New York Times’ Nick Bilton spoke with Benedetto Vigna, General Manager of the MEMS division of STMicroelectronics, a company that creates sensors for mobile devices to find out the answer to that question.
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Next Generation iPhones Could Come With RFID Sensors

News | Saturday November 7 2009 12:30 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

on the iPhones. According to Einar Rosenberg, the CTO at Narian Technologies, a company focusing on mobile commerce and technology, Apple has now built prototypes of iPhones with RFID readers in them. In a message posted on the Near Field Communications Group on LinkedIn, Rosenberg writes:
RFID as you would have known, is a technology that works on radio frequency signals that can be used to track and manage objects embedded with IC chips that store (more…)