Tag Archives: Sensor

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Feature In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor: KGI

Reports have suggested for months now that the in-screen fingerprint scanner has been a tricky feature to implement for both Apple and Samsung. As per a new report by research firm KGI Securities, the latter company will only be introducing the under-display fingerprint sensor with its Galaxy Note 9 smartphone. This effectively means that the company will be skipping this feature with the… Read More »

Samsung ISOCELL Image Sensor Brand Launched, Dual Camera Setup Demoed at MWC Shanghai

Samsung is at MWC Shanghai, and has used the platform to introduce its new image sensor brand ISOCELL. The image sensor brand is named after Samsung’s own ISOCELL technology, and is aimed at providing high camera output in thin smartphone designs. The company even demoed its dual camera setup technology that uses its ISOCELL technology as well –… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air Refresh Brings Kaby Lake Processors, Fingerprint Sensor

Xiaomi launched its first laptop in July last year, the Mi Notebook Air. Seen as a direct competition to Apple’s MacBook Air, the Mi Notebook has now been refreshed with some performance upgrades, which now see Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processors inside three new 13.3-inch variants. The new Mi Notebook Air with 13.3-inch display now comes with a… Read More »

This technology can turn any surface into a touch sensor

hile touch sensing is common on small, flat surfaces such as smartphone or tablet screens, researchers have now developed a technology to turn surfaces of a wide variety of shapes and sizes into touchpads using tools as simple as a can of spray paint. The technology, called Electrick, can turn walls, furniture, steering wheels and even toys into… Read More »

Xiaomi WeLoop Hey 3S Smartwatch Launched, an Apple Watch Clone With a Heart Rate Sensor

It will be an understatement to say that some of Xiaomi’s products have uncanny resemblance to products from a certain Cupertino-based company. However, this time around the company seems to have taken the design approach to an altogether different level as Xiaomi partner WeLoop’s new Hey 3S smartwatch seems to be an exact replica of Apple Watch. The… Read More »

Fitbit Alta HR, ‘World’s Slimmest Fitness Wristband With Heart Rate Sensor’, Launched at Rs. 14,999

  Fitbit has launched its Alta HR fitness wristband, which as per the company’s claims, is the “world’s slimmest wristband with continuous heart rate tracking.” The Alta HR fitness wristband has been priced at Rs. 14,999 and can be pre-ordered from Amazon India from March 15 to March 31. While the wearable will be made available with Amazon… Read More »

Fujifilm X-T2 Mirrorless Camera With 24-Megapixel Sensor and 4K Video Launched

Fujifilm launched the X-T1 more than two years ago and now the company has announced the next iteration called the Fujifilm X-T2. This new premium mirrorless interchangeable lens camera sports a better sensor, 4K video recording, and more autofocus points. The X-T2 starts shipping in September and is priced at $1,599.95 (approximately Rs. 1,07,700) in the US for… Read More »

LG Unveils Fingerprint Sensor That Sits Under a Smartphone Display

Apple began pioneering smartphone fingerprint sensors in its smartphones a few years ago, with the iPhone 5s. Since then, numerous manufacturers have introduced fingerprint sensors on their smartphones. Now, LG is doing the pioneering, and is touting its new fingerprint sensor that sits under the display. This means that when you will place your finger on the cover… Read More »

Japan Quakes Disrupt Sony Image Sensor Production Used in Apple iPhones

Electronics giant Sony Corp said a factory producing image sensors for Apple Inc and other smartphone makers will remain closed while it assesses the damage from two deadly earthquakes which hit southern Japan. Sony said it will extend the closure of its image sensor plant in Kumamoto, which is in the southern island of Kyushu, after major tremblors… Read More »