Breathing sensors built into romper suits could help prevent sudden cot deaths in the future. The basis for this is a stretchable printed circuit board that fits to the contours of the body and can be manufactured using routine industrial processes.
The Internet of Things will consist primarily of machines talking to one another, with computer-connected humans observing, analysing and acting upon the resulting 'big data' explosion. Here's how the next internet revolution is shaping up.
Many tech-savvy kids can operate a smartphone before they can swim or make their own meals. If the folks behind Lego Mindstorms have their way, they'll be creating robots before doing those other things too.