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IBM's Brain-Mimicking Chip Has 256 Million "Synapses" | Big Think

IBM's Brain-Mimicking Chip Has 256 Million "Synapses" | Big Think | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
IBM has created a computer chip that mimics the functioning of the human brain, opening wider the possibility for a vast Internet of Things.
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From contextual awareness to contextual intelligence : How sensors are making mobile truly brilliant

From contextual awareness to contextual intelligence : How sensors are making mobile truly brilliant | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
When Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone in 2007 he spent some time talking about its sensors - the capacitive multitouch sensors in the screen that let you use your bioelectric finger as the best pointing device ever, the accelerometer that...
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From responsiveness to anticipation sensor combination and information fusion technologies are making our devices more intelligent and personal. We'll just have to event a system where privacy and safety is of no concern and where humanity thrives.

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Movea Releases Indoor Navigation Design Suite for Android

Movea Releases Indoor Navigation Design Suite for Android | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it

Movea rolls out its own robust indoor navigation solution for Android, enabeling  application developers to integrate valuable data including users’ trajectory, step and distance calculation outputs into location-based end-user applications. 

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Building maps, motion processing, data fusion and RF technologies like GPS and WiFi can now be easily combined to provide an accurate solution for indoor navigation and location services for mobile devices.

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Motion Processing for Android KitKat

Motion Processing for Android KitKat | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
InvenSense enhanced the digital motion processor in its MPU-6515 to handle new contextual awareness functions in Android 4.4 KitKat.
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ST and Movea offer low-power sensor hub controller

ST and Movea offer low-power sensor hub controller | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
STMicroelectronics and Movea have partnered to integrate Movea’s SmartMotion technology into the STM32F401 microcontroller operating as a low-power sensor-hub controller.
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How The M7 Motion Co-Processor Will Improve The iPhone 5s Battery Life And Performance

How The M7 Motion Co-Processor Will Improve The iPhone 5s Battery Life And Performance | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
Alongside the new 64-bit A7 CPU, Apple announced the M7 motion co-processor at the launch of the iPhone 5s today.
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a Sensor hub that off-loads the main application processor... Context awareness will be taken to the next level...

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Movea Delivers Most Complete, Highest Accuracy, Lowest-Power Sensor-Hub Evaluation Kit for Mobile Devices | Business Wire

Movea Delivers Most Complete, Highest Accuracy, Lowest-Power Sensor-Hub Evaluation Kit for Mobile Devices | Business Wire | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
Movea, a leader in data-fusion and motion-sensing technologies, announced today the availability of its first SASH (Smart Architecture Sensor Hub) eva
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PE2014 Plastic Electronics Conference to rotate between Dresden and Grenoble

PE2014 Plastic Electronics Conference to rotate between Dresden and Grenoble | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it

 Co-located with SEMICON Europa, one of the largest exhibitions in Europe, PE2014 is the ideal forum to meet technology leaders and professionals focused on developing the next-generation of plastic and organic electronics.

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Google, Qualcomm, and Motorola Top ABI Research’s Indoor Location Competitive Assessment

Google, Qualcomm, and Motorola Top ABI Research’s Indoor Location Competitive Assessment | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
Directions Magazine, the first regularly published online news magazine covering gis and geospatial technology.
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Sensirion Joins Amtel's Sensor Hub Platform Ecosystem

Sensirion Joins Amtel's Sensor Hub Platform Ecosystem | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
Sensirion has partnered with leading platform manufacturer Atmel to create an easy-to-use and power efficient sensor hub solution.
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GPUs Help Process Big Data Sets in Milliseconds

GPUs Help Process Big Data Sets in Milliseconds | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
A new database tool dramatically improves processing speeds using technology that’s already in your computer.
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The iPhone 5s M7 Motion Coprocessor Is Way, Way More Useful Than You Think

The iPhone 5s M7 Motion Coprocessor Is Way, Way More Useful Than You Think | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
MoCoPro. The M7 Motion Coprocessor (MoCoPro?) in the iPhone 5s is something of a mystery beast. It’s function is clear – it is an always-on low-power chip
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The Apple M7 chip is accessible to applications through the Core Motion API to allow fitness apps that track physical activity and access data from the M7 co-processor without constantly engaging the main application processor. It will enable applications to be aware of what type of movement the user is experiencing, driving, walking, running or sleeping. Another application is indoor navigation.

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The future of Web Search, You become the query

The future of Web Search, You become the query | Sensors and Processing Technologies | Scoop.it
Technology companies are rushing into predictive search, developing apps like Google Now that process digital clues to anticipate what users want to know. (Context awareness and mobility are a match made in heaven.
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