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Turning Regular Smartphone Cameras into 3D Depth Sensors

August 12, 2014 - in Modeling

Just about everybody carries a camera nowadays by virtue of owning a cell phone, but few of these devices capture the three-dimensional contours of objects like a depth camera can. Depth cameras are quickly gaining prominence for their potential in pocket-sized…

DOT Plans to Mandate ‘Talking’ Cars

February 4, 2014 - in Transportation

The Obama administration said Monday that it plans to require new cars to be able to communicate with each other, a move that transportation planners…

MEMS Sensors Lead Smartphones to the Internet of Things

October 15, 2013 - in Sensors

Various sensing technologies will enable handsets to match the future trend for interconnected smart systems. The single most prominent trend in the mobile…