Archive for October 2nd, 2009

Your mobile phone’s sensors can help locate you, wherever you are!

Did you ever try to use a mobile phone with GPS locator inside your home? It is practically useless, as the system’s accuracy level (around 10 meters) would not recognize your exact position within the house. And if you are inside an office building or a shopping mall, 10 meters can make a real difference. […]

An intelligent CCTV system for buses and trains, to prevent crime

The ever present fear of acts of terrorism and crime against persons has caused a dramatic growth in sales of video surveillance systems; for example, in the UK alone, over 4 million closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras are installed. This growth, though, is not enough to guarantee a higher security for citizens, as only a small […]