Tag Archives: sensors

  • Sense: Keep Track of Your Electricity Usage

    Sense: Keep Track of Your Electricity Usage

    If you pay your power bill every month, you may be interested in finding a way, any way, to reduce your electricity consumption and thus your monthly power expenses. There are lots of ways for you to do this, some of them general and intuitive, but there’s also Sense, a device that gives you detailed […]

  • Aerochromics: Shirts That Change Color When Exposed to Air Pollution (Video)

    Aerochromics: Shirts That Change Color When Exposed to Air Pollution (Video)

    “Earth!” “Fire!” “Wind!” “Water!” “Heart!” “A shirt that changes colors when exposed to pollutants in the air!” Few remember that sixth Planeteer, probably because I just made her up, but Nikola Bentel has released a new line of shirts that make that power real. It’s called Aerochromics. Aerochromics shirts contain small sensors that detect various […]

  • Eight: “The Most Advanced Heating Pad”

    Eight: “The Most Advanced Heating Pad”

    In most parts of the western hemisphere, this winter has been unseasonably warm from the start, but you wouldn’t know that from when you get out of bed in the morning. However,┬áto achieve the next step in bed warmth technology, you pretty much have to turn to Eight. Eight is billed as “the most advanced […]

  • AirBar: Make Any PC Display Into a Touchscreen (Video)

    AirBar: Make Any PC Display Into a Touchscreen (Video)

    Touchscreens are a huge part of daily life for many people nowadays, but there are still plenty of screens that don’t do much of anything (and certainly nothing good) if you touch them. That figure can be significantly reduced, though, by using the AirBar, a sensor that can convert any PC screen to a control-by-touch […]

  • Mother Smart Sensors Maternally Monitor Your Home (Video)

    Mother Smart Sensors Maternally Monitor Your Home (Video)

    They say that one’s mother is the first person we meet during our life on this planet, and arguably the most important. Which might be why it feels a little bit creepy that the new smart sensor system from Sen.se is called Mother – or maybe it’s just because I remember the evil computer by […]