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Slideshow: Making Sense of Connected Sensors
11/26/2012

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Murata Manufacturing showed off a running shoe embedded with clear piezo film devices and a Bluetooth smart module. Five small patches of piezo film placed on the sole can detect friction and foot movement inside the 'smart' shoe, allowing it to measure and help regulate the user's walking or running habits.
Murata Manufacturing showed off a running shoe embedded with clear piezo film devices and a Bluetooth smart module. Five small patches of piezo film placed on the sole can detect friction and foot movement inside the "smart" shoe, allowing it to measure and help regulate the user’s walking or running habits.

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Fascinating slide show
Rob Spiegel   11/26/2012 10:49:57 AM
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Nice slide show, Junko. It offers a peek into the future. On the plant level, companies are using sensor technology for safety and optimization. Quite amazing what's going on with sensors.

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