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Top 10 Sensor Trends to Watch
2/10/2014

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FLIR One phone accessory uses infrared sensors to see thermal data, which is in longer wavelengths and therefore invisible to humans. (Source: FLIR One)
FLIR One phone accessory uses infrared sensors to see thermal data, which is in longer wavelengths and therefore invisible to humans.
(Source: FLIR One)

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Susan Rambo
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Samsung GS4: sensor smorgasbord
Susan Rambo   2/10/2014 12:28:19 PM
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In working on this slideshow, I was amazed how the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, for this one brief moment, is really influential and a good example of these trends: it has humidity and temperature sensors, IR sensors for gesture recognition, ambient light sensors, the usual sensors that make the camera work, pressure (barometer), accelerometers -- all i need is my fuel cell sensor so the phone can be its own breathalyzer. If you get a chance, take a look at iFixit's teardown photos here. It's a pretty amazing piece of engineering.

zewde yeraswork
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other sensor applications
zewde yeraswork   2/10/2014 12:01:08 PM
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Are there any other type of sensor applications not mentioned here that you see as especially relevant?

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