Home > News > Mobile electronic devices learn to smell
September 16th, 2004
Mobile electronic devices learn to smell
Siemens researchers have succeeded in developing novel mini-sensors that can detect gases and smells. Mobile electronic devices will be used in future to measure the ozone level in the air and warn if it exceeds the limits, or emit a signal in reaction to the smell of burning or leaking gas. A possible application would be a portable warning device for travelers that would wake them up in case of danger when they were asleep.
“We’ve discovered new functional principles and then developed new materials to exploit these principles industrially using all the potential offered by nanotechnology,” says Siemens researcher Dr. Maximilian Fleischer.
The "Tipping Point" February 12th, 2014
UCF Researcher Bringing 3-D TV Back From The Dead February 12th, 2014
Diamond Defect Boosts Quantum Technology February 4th, 2014
Iran to Hold 2nd Prototype Nanotechnology Products Competition January 21st, 2014
Production of New Type of Electrochemical Drug Sensors for Cardiovascular Diseases March 10th, 2014
Colored diamonds are a superconductor’s best friend March 6th, 2014
Nanotracer tester tells about wells: Rice University lab builds rig to evaluate oil, gas wells in fracturing operations February 24th, 2014
Researchers Control Amount of Food Dyes Used in Food, Beverage Using Nanotubes February 23rd, 2014