EMSense Will Allow Smartwatches To Detect Objects On Touch

Posted: Nov 11 2015, 8:01pm CST | by , in News | Technology News

EMSense Will Allow Smartwatches To Detect Objects On Touch
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A $10 hack will let your smartwatch sense objects you touch.

We know that in future years, the technology landscape and its scope is going to enhance a lot. But, today we heard about a new technology that is truly going to be promising.

This new news came through researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Disney Research.

The investigators are working on a chip that will detect the objects you are touching. The $10 chip will be installed into a watch and it will tell you when you are touching a door, climbing stairs or holding a cell phone.

The new chip is called EMSense. It will sense the magnetic field which is radiated from the objects, the wearer is touching.

After the identification of the magnetic field, it will demonstrate to you what the object is. The designers claim that the chip will identify signals within no time.

It will enable quick and robust detection of the object. They also announced that EM sense has been already built into a prototype smartwatch.

The new technology would be beneficial in many ways. One function would be that the smartwatch will start a timer when the wearer picks up something specific.

Although, the idea is quite difficult, it is unique at the same time and it will be a perfect combination with Apple Watch.

EM sense is currently under the development and prototype phase. The designers and researchers have promised that there are going to be number of amazing features attached to it.

Let’s wait and see if they fulfill their promise or not!

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