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The Sensors Are Coming!
Posted By Gabrielle Blue On May 20, 2011 @ 5:24 pm In Hardware | No Comments
Oh, boy! It’s kind of exciting to think about the cool new things our mobile devices, and other electronic devices, will soon be capable of doing, and here’s a little sneak peek. According to Benedetto Vigna, general manager of the MEMS division of STMicroelectonics, a company based in Geneva that creates sensors for mobile devices and other consumer electronics, the new sensors coming out soon will make our current devices look like something from the Stone Age.
“Sensors will be everywhere in the next few years and will be able to help people become more conscious of the environment and our own health,” says Vigna. “Your socks, shoes, glasses and even your garbage can will have sensors inside designed to help you manage everything from your effects on the environment to your health.”
Read more from The New York Times .
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