Biden Administration approves Huawei to buy auto chips

According to two sources familiar with the matter at hand, the Biden Administration has approved license applications worth hundreds of millions of dollars for blacklisted telecom company Huawei to buy chips for its growing auto component business. While the Trump Administration had imposed trade restrictions on the Chinese company following non-compliance of US sanctions, the…

Tesla’s interactive, millimeter wave radar sensor can help prevent children being left behind in car, boost theft prevention systems

California based Tesla Inc has applied for permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to market a short-range interactive motion-sensing device that could help prevent children from being left behind in hot cars. The system could also help improve theft-prevention systems. Tesla aims to get permission for its devices, which will use unlicensed millimeter-wave sensors,…

Google’s Soli sensors herald the coming age of realtime 3D portable motion sensors

Google Soli sensors have won approval from the FCC, which includes their usage aboard aircraft. Google’s Soli sensors, which use radars to capture motion in realtime in a 3D space, can enable touchless control of functions. Google’s Project Soli got a shot in the arm after it received an approval from U.S. regulators to deploy…

France’s Sigfox develops tiny sensors to track and monitor endangered species

Sigfox has collaborated with conservationists and specialized groups, including the International Rhino Foundation, to develop this tiny sensor. In a development that could potentially positively impact the environment, Sigfox, a French tech company has developed a bite-size tracker that once inserted into the horns of rhinoceros can help conservationists track, monitor and protect the endangered…

Foxconn relocates production of facial recognition sensors from Japan to China

These sensors are used by Apple’s iPhone X, which was launched in 2017. In a development that underscores the growing debate in Japan as to whether foreign workers should be allowed in the country midst a labour shortage,Japan’s Sharp Corp has laid off around 3,000 foreign workers, said a labor union, as the electronic giant…