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SmartPhone Sensors Keep An Eye On Crumbling Bridges Could Potentially Save Millions of Lives

Scientists say they can use various sensors on smartphones such as a gyroscope, an accelerometer to measure speed, and camera, or tiny external sensors such as an infrared sensor, to determine the specific makeup and deterioration of a road’s surface in real-time. New technology that uses smartphone-based sensors to monitor crumbing roads and aging bridges could potentially save millions of …

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