New technology could revolutionise smartphone use

An innovative technology, created by researchers at the University of St Andrews, can allow your smartphone to carry out a range of tasks just by recognising the surface it is sitting on. SpeCam is a program which would enable existing phones to utilize their camera function to recognise different materials they have been exposed to. […]

New App Replaces Ultrasound with Smartphone Camera to Measure Heart Health

      Engineers at Caltech have developed a smartphone app that can measure left ventricle ejection fraction, a key indicator of heart health, simply by having a user place the phone's camera against his or her neck. Credit: Caltech   Effectiveness of the app, which measures pressure waveforms of blood flow through the cardiovascular […]