Mobile phones and devices are packed with more and better sensors every year. I want to look at what sensors are available today in the devices, but which will be available in the near future. Then explore ideas like; what if there was sensor "X" in billions of devices, how would that affect our daily-lives?
I want to run the parallels between human senses (our wet-ware sensors) and how the state of today's hardware matches biological life pretty well. Are they on par with humans or have they already surpassed today's homo sapien? Where there are gaps, I'd predict are the next generation sensors, but we'll have to discuss and see.
In many ways the Internet is a large biological system and more sensors are added every day to make it even more aware.
This session looks at some of the interesting abilities of todays sensors, but also into the future of possibilities and new sensors in store for our ubiquitous devices.