All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sensors’

What If Your Smartphone Could Detect Your Behavior – Cool or Freaky?

As technology has advanced and smartphones have become ubiquitous, we’ve seen the rise of some very interesting applications. Many of these apps make our lives easier, help us make decisions, and even offer up some fun and games. At SXSW this year, we saw an especially big emergence of “social discovery” apps that essentially allow users to find friends, colleagues, …

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Siri Knows You’re Close With Constant Infrared Sensor

Everyone that owns an iPhone 4S or has at least played with its voice assistant Siri knows that there are two ways to activate her. You can hold down to home button and she will pop right up, ready to assist. Or, you can simply hold the phone up you your head and Siri will come alive. She knows that …

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