Editors Blog – The weartech industry shapes up for sporting success

Wearable technology for sports can do more than record than record performance stats, of how far, how fast but can correct gait and style and alert them before injury strikes, writes Caroline Hayes

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Qualcomm 215 mobile platform extends battery for entry-level smartphones

The latest addition to Qualcomm’s 2-series, the Qualcomm 215 mobile platform aims to bring leading mobile experiences to entry-level smartphone buyers. It has a 64-bit CPU and dual-ISPs (image signal processors).  Kedar Kondap, vice president of product management, Qualcomm Technologies, said: “We’re raising the bar for mass market devices and enabling experiences that were never before possible in the 2-series”.

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Colour ambient light sensor has flicker-detect to enhance cameras

Low-power and miniature multi-spectral colour sensors can be integrated and hidden to adjust screen colour temperature and brightness in bezel-less smartphones, says STMicroelectronics.

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Waterproofing protects all smartphone components

A waterproof coating, developed by P2i protects all smartphone components, even when water enters the handset.

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