New Flexible Image Sensors Could Enable Eyeball-Cams, More Realisitc Cyborgs

Traditional camera lenses have to have beefier optics to make up for the fact that the sensor is flat-but one reason why the human eye is such an efficient little cam at (576 megapixels! ISO 800!) is because our image sensors (err, retinas) are rounder to better capture the light transmitted by the lens on the other… »8/06/08 10:30pm

Sensor-Packed Pajama Pants Analyze Grandpa's Walk For Potential Falls

Researchers at Virginia Tech hope to combat injuries suffered from elderly falls with these teched-out pants, which employ multiple sensors sewn into your standard flannel jams (aka blogging pants) to monitor the gait of the wearer for early diagnosis potential problems. So long as he doesn't shuffle out of Bluetooth… »7/30/08 6:10pm